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Posts Tagged ‘AFA’

Falcons Lose 2-1 Pitcher’s Duel Saturday At Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - Air Force baseball was held to three hits in a 2-1 loss at Utah in Mountain West Conference action Saturday afternoon at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The Falcons dropped to 11-14, 0-2 on the season while the Utes improved to 10-9, 4-1. Sophomore right-hander Sean Carley (2-3) turned in his second complete game of the year in the tough-luck loss. Carley held Utah to six hits while striking out eight. It was Carley’s third start this season where he failed to get a win despite ... Full Story

Yale beats Air Force, 2-1, in overtime

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Chad Ziegler scored at 3:16 of overtime as third-ranked Yale, the top overall seed in the tournament, defeated 20th-ranked Air Force, 2-1, Friday, March 25, in the NCAA East Regional at Webster Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. Air Force’s season ends with a 20-12-6 overall record. Yale, 28-6-1 overall, advances to the Elite Eight against Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday night at 6:30 p.m. ET. The winner of the regional final advances to the NCAA Frozen Four, April ... Full Story

Error Proves Costly For Falcons In 5-3 Loss At Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - A botched pickoff throw helped lead to Air Force baseball’s 5-3 loss at Utah in its Mountain West Conference opener Friday night at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The Falcons dropped to 10-12, 0-1 on the season while the Utes improved to 9-9, 3-1. Falcon starting pitcher Evan Abrecht (5-1) took his first loss of the season despite holding Utah to three earned runs. Abrecht went seven innings, allowing eight hits, while striking out five. Ben Bertelson pitched a scoreless eighth ... Full Story

Air Force baseball downed by #24 Wichita State 6-0

WICHITA, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 6-0 contest at #24 Wichita State Wednesday afternoon at Eck Stadium. The loss dropped the Falcons to 11-12 on the season, while the Shockers improved to 15-6. Five Wichita State pitchers combined to shutout the Falcons, scattering eight hits. Shocker starting pitcher Zach Beringer (1-1) picked up the win, striking out five in 3.2 innings. Beringer was given the win based on a predetermined pitch count. The first eight batters in Air Force’s lineup ... Full Story

Air Force baseball downed by #24 Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. - Air Force baseball dropped a 10-2 contest at #24 Wichita State Tuesday night at Eck Stadium. The loss snapped the Falcons’ four-game winning streak and dropped the team to 11-11 on the season, while the Shockers improved to 14-6. Wichita State led 5-0 early on, after scoring three in the first and two in the third, and was never really threatened by the Falcons. Shocker starting pitcher Charlie Lowell (4-2) struck out 10 in 5.2 innings to pick up the win. The Falcons were ... Full Story

Air Force Baseball Completes Four-Game Sweep Of

March 20, 2011 Air Force Baseball Completes Four-Game Sweep Of Portland With 10-2 Win Sunday USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball completed a four-game series sweep of Portland with a 10-2 win Sunday at Falcon Field.  The Falcons have now won five of their last six and improve to 11-10, while the Pilots fell to 8-10.  Air Force completed its first series sweep of an opponent since 2003 and has its first four-game winning streak since 2002. The Falcons continued to get solid starting ... Full Story

Field Event Athletes Pace Falcons at UC Irvine

IRVINE, Calif. – Highlighted by five first-place finishes and multiple incursions to the program’s all-time top-10 list, the Air Force track and field team opened the 2011 outdoor season on Saturday, March 19, with an impressive showing at the UC Irvine Spring Break Collegiate Invitational in Irvine, Calif. Junior Rob Drye paced the Falcons with two improvements on the Academy’s top-10 list. Drye won the hammer throw with the second-best toss in Academy history at 202’11”. Improving ... Full Story

AFA Women’s Gymnastics team places second

Brittany Dutton and Lisa Wong Share Beam Title at MPSF Championships USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – Highlighted by seniors Brittany Dutton and Lisa Wong sharing the conference title on the balance beam with career-best scores, the Air Force women’s gymnastics team finished second at the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships on Saturday, March 19, at the Academy’s Cadet West Gym. Dutton and Wong tallied career-best scores of 9.775 on the balance beam to win their first conference ... Full Story

Air Force wins fourth AHA Championship

Air Force wins fourth AHA Championship in last five years with 1-0 win over RIT ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jason Torf made 40 saves and Jacques Lamoureux scored the only goal as Air Force beat RIT, 1-0, in the Atlantic Hockey Association championship game, Saturday, March 19, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. Air Force earned its fourth AHA championship in the last five years and advances to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in school history. Air Force will be one of 16 teams in the ... Full Story

Falcons Take Both Games of Saturday Doubleheader

Falcons Take Both Games of Saturday Doubleheader With Portland USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball swept a doubleheader with Portland Saturday  at Falcon Field.  The Falcons took game one, 8-3, and game two 9-4.  The Falcons, who have won three in a row, and four of their last five, improve to 10-10 on the season. Portland falls to 8-9. In game one, Sean Carley (2-2) gave the Falcons eight solid innings to pick up his second-straight win.  Carley struck out six and scattered nine ... Full Story

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