Air Force Drops 16-9 Ballgame to San Diego State On Saturday
April 10, 2010
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force baseball team dropped a 16-9 ballgame to San Diego State, Saturday afternoon at Falcon Field. The loss dropped the Falcons to 7-23, 1-6, while the Aztecs improved to 14-18, 3-5.
San Diego jumped out to an early 6-1 lead after three innings and used an eight-run fifth to hold off another late charge by Air Force. The Aztecs led 16-1 before Air Force scored eight unanswered runs, plating one in the seventh and seven in the eighth, to make it 16-9. Both team suffered from control problems on the mound, combining to issue 16 walks.
Brandon Meredith let SDSU's 15-hit attack by going 5-for-6 with four runs scored. Chris Wilson added five RBIs.
Aztec starting pitcher Bryan Crabb (3-3) pitched seven innings for the win. Crabb held the Falcons to two runs while striking out four.
Air Force and San Diego State play game three of the series tomorrow, April 11, at 12 p.m.