Abrecht, Ceci and Sortor named MW Scholar-Athletes.
Seniors Abrecht and Ceci earn fourth all-academic honor.
Falcons conclude 2012 with 11-5 loss at UNM.
Ceci pitches 6.2 innings in final start as a Falcon.
Falcons looking to get into MWC Championships with solid weekend.
Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - 4/19/11
Air Force vs. Kansas - March 6, 2011 (Photos by Dr. Gene Salazar)
Air Force vs. Northern Colorado - April 20, 2010
Air Force vs. Colorado Christian - March 30, 2010
Junior (2011): Pitched in 11 games, making nine starts...posted 2-4 record and 5.40 ERA in 40.0 innings pitched...struck out 16...earned wins against Washington and Portland...pitched seven innings in win against Washington...struck out a career-high four batters in six innings against Kansas...named All-Academic Mountain West and MW Scholar Athlete.
Sophomore (2010): Pitched in 15 games, making three starts...pitched 23.2 innings, striking out six and walking five...posted 11.41 ERA...did not allow a run in five appearances...held batters to the second-lowest batting average on the team...named All-Academic Mountain West Conference.
Freshman (2009): Pitched in 11 games, making five starts...five starts was the second-most by a freshman...also second amongst freshmen with 37.1 innings pitched...posted 8.20 ERA...made debut against Colorado Christian...pitced four scoreless innings of relief at the Citadel and 4.2 innings of scoreless relief vs. BYU...made first-career start vs. Creighton at Rosenblatt Stadium...pitched a career-high six innings vs. Northern Colorado and earned first-career win...held batters to a .316 average, the lowest on the team.
Harrison HS (Kennesaw, Ga.): Lettered four years in baseball...had a 1.07 earned run average as a senior and 1.16 career ERA...did not walk a batter in 19 innings as a senior...helped lead Harrison to the Region 5AAAAA Championship and a berth in the state playoffs...National Honor Society member...in the Beta and Spanish Club...high school baseball coach was Mark Elkins...played summer ball for the Atlanta Blue Jays, coached by Anthony Dye.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 27...hobbies are basketball and reading...favorite movie is Good Will Hunting...enjoys hanging out with friends and relaxing when away from baseball...favorite non-traditional sporting event to watch on TV is curling...spent part of last summer at Dover, AFB, Del., as part of Operations Air Force...credits his father has having the biggest influence on his sports career...has a sister, Vanessa...son of James and Dianna Ceci.
Why I came to the Academy: "I came to the Air Force Academy to serve my nation and pay back my country for all the great things it has given me, to receive a great education, and of course to play baseball."
Getting to know Michael:
Favorite Food: Viva el Taco.
Person in history you'd like to meet and why: Abraham Lincoln, how he came to face all the challenges and obstacles during our nation's most difficult time.
Something not many people know about me: My great Uncle won six Stanley cups.
Favorite athlete and why: Jose Reyes because came from poverty, is passionate about the game, and I enjoy learning about his Spanish heritage.
What do you have on your iPod? Dave Matthews Band, Led Zeppelin, Jack Johnson, Outkast.
If you could trade places with one of your teammates for day, who would it be and why? Blair Roberts. I wonder how he can be so quiet all the time.
How did you spend your summer? Went on Ops to Dover, Went home to Atlanta, worked as safety medical officer during BCT.
Favorite quote: Robin William's monologue in Good Will Hunting.
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