Baska homers for Falcons in loss.
Falcons fall 7-0 and 8-6 on Saturday.
Falcons drop game one 9-4 and game two 8-5.
Falcons play back-to-back doubleheaders in April 19-21 series in Fresno, Calif.
Thorne hit by pitch with bases loaded to draw game-winning run in ninth.
Notable:Joined baseball team in 2012 as walk-on ... also the punter on the football team the last two seasons ... averaged 40.7 yards per punt as a sophomore ... first baseball-football player at AF since Jason Brown (WR-RHP/1B) in 2003-04.
Sophomore (2012):Appeared in 11 games as a pitcher and 20 games in the field ... led Falcon relievers with a 4.08 ERA ... struck out 15 in 17.2 innings, walking just three ... made one start on the mound, against Northern Colorado, throwing four shutout innings ... batted .200 with five hits ... scored six runs ... went 4-for-5 with three runs, a double and triple in season finale vs. New Mexico ... played five different positions, seeing action at second and short, center and right field, in addition to pitching duties.
HIGH SCHOOL (Aquinas): Lettered three times in baseball and two in football ... was a two-time all-conference kicker and an all-conference punter once ... earned all-county honors in each ... named all-conference and all-county in baseball as a pitcher.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 21 ... son of Scott and Susan Baska ... is the oldest of four children ... majoring in social sciences ... went to Luke AFB, Ariz., on Operation Air Force this past summer ... also served as the superintendent of services for Global Engagement and took advanced chemistry this past summer ... is the athletic NCO in his squadron ... person in history he would like to meet is Michael Jordan ... favorite NFL team is the Kansas City Chiefs ... favorite player is Eagles' quarterback Michael Vick ... hobbies include playing all sports.
Baska Hitting Stats
Baska Pitching Stats