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Monday, June 27, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘AFA’

Air Force beats Holy Cross, 3-2, in AHA Semifinals

Lamoureux scores two in third as Air Force beats Holy Cross, 3-2, in AHA Semifinals ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Senior Jacques Lamoureux scored two goals in the third period to lift Air Force to a 3-2 win over Holy Cross in the Atlantic Hockey Association semifinals, Friday, March 18, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. With the win, Air Force advances to the AHA Championship game on Saturday, March 19, at 7:05 p.m. The Falcons’ opponent will be the regular-season champions and defending ... Full Story

Big Inning Lifts Falcon Baseball Past Portland 12-4

March 18, 2011 USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - A seven-run fifth inning highlighted Air Force baseball’s 12-4 win over Portland Friday afternoon at Falcon Field. The win lifted the Falcons to 8-10 on the season and dropped the Pilots to 8-7. Trailing 4-2, the Falcons batted around in the fifth, racking up five hits and seven runs to jump ahead 9-4. Air Force tacked on three more runs in the eighth. Junior right-hander Evan Abrecht (5-0) continued his outstanding pitching, allowing four runs in eight ... Full Story

AFA Women sweep tennis matches

The Air Force women’s tennis team swept a pair of matches Friday morning at the Academy. The Falcons downed CSU-Pueblo and Metro State, each by a 7-0 score, in the team’s final non-conference matches of the season. With the wins, Air Force improved to 14-4 this spring. The Falcons won all 12 singles matches in straight sets, including five 6-0, 6-0 scores, and did not lose more than two games in any of the six doubles matches. Junior Tahlia Smoke, who won the No. 3 singles match against ... Full Story

Falcons split Wednesday doubleheader with Creighton

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball split a doubleheader with Creighton Wednesday at Falcon Field. The Falcons (7-10) took game one, 2-1, while the Blue Jays (13-4) took game two 11-9. In game one, the Falcons rallied back from a 1-0 deficit with two runs in the seventh to pull out the win. Nathan Carter tied the game with an RBI single then scored the winning run on a throwing error by the Creighton second baseman on a grounder by Jon McMahon. Three Falcon pitchers combined to hold the ... Full Story

AFA Men’s Gymnastics claims first-ever top 10

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – For the first time in program history, the Air Force men’s gymnastics team is ranked in the nation’s top-10. Following a strong weekend of competition, that saw two of the top four team scores of the season, the Falcons are ranked 10th in the GymInfo National Rankings, with a three-score average of 343.300. It is the first time that the Falcons have ever been ranked in the GymInfo Top-10, which debuted during the 1996 season. In addition, it’s the first time since ... Full Story

AFA Hockey in final four of AHA

Air Force (18-11-6 overall and 14-7-6 in the AHA), the second seed in the AHA Tournament, will face third-seeded Holy Cross (17-15-5, 14-8-5 AHA) on Friday, March 18, in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals at 7:15 p.m. ET at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. The Falcons finished second in the AHA regular season and defeated Sacred Heart in two games in the quarterfinals last weekend at Cadet Ice Arena. In the other semifinal game, top-seeded RIT (18-10-8, 15-5-7 AHA) will face ... Full Story

Page nets overtime game-winner for AFA

Page nets overtime game-winner for AFA

  Page nets overtime game-winner in 3-2 win over Bentley WATERTOWN Mass. – Blake Page scored the game-winning goal 13 seconds into overtime as Air Force came from behind to beat Bentley, 3-2, in an Atlantic Hockey Association game Thursday, Dec. 30, at the John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown, Mass. Air Force battled back from a 2-0 deficit to improve to 7-7-2 overall and 5-3-2 in the AHA. Bentley fell to 5-9-2 overall and 4-6-1 in the league. After a scoreless first period, Bentley scored the ... Full Story

Air Force falls to 12th-ranked Denver, 3-1

Air Force falls to 12th-ranked Denver, 3-1

DENVER, Colo. -- Denver scored two power play goals and then added an even-strength goal with a minute left as the 12th-ranked Pioneers beat Air Force, 3-1, in the championship game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament, Saturday, Nov. 27, at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force, who earned its first ever win in the Denver Cup last night against Clarkson, placed second in the tournament with a 1-1 record. Air Force fell to 5-7-1 overall while Denver improved to 10-4-2. Denver ... Full Story

Air Force beats Clarkson, 2-1, in Denver Cup

Air Force beats Clarkson, 2-1, in Denver Cup

DENVER, Colo. – Freshman Jason Torf made a career high 36 saves as Air Force beat Clarkson, 2-1, in the first game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force improved to 5-6-1 overall while Clarkson fell to 6-5-2. The win was Air Force’s first ever in the Denver Cup, snapping a 14-game losing streak in the tournament that was started in 1992. Air Force scored first as Matt Becker gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead at the 4:30 mark. Blake Page ... Full Story

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

By Jerry Cross Athletic Communications Office Air Force Academy Evan Washington scored seven of his 14 points in overtime and Air Force shot 51 percent from the field as the Falcons won their first road game in nearly two years, defeating Wofford 72-66 Wednesday night in Spartanburg, S.C. The Falcons, who had not won a true road game since a 71-64 victory at Northern Colorado on Dec. 6, 2008, led the game for over 37 of the 40 regulation minutes and the last four minutes of the extra period. ... Full Story

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