Air Force Baseball Downed By San Diego State Thursday
April 21, 2011
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Right fielder Chris Wilson hit three home runs to lead San Diego State past Air Force 15-1 Thursday afternoon at Falcon Field. The loss dropped the Falcons to 14-24, 0-8, while the Aztecs improved to 12-26, 6-7.
San Diego State hit four homers on the day, as Brandon Meredith also added a long-ball. The Aztecs had 18 hits on the day, plating runs in seven different innings.
Air Force was held to six hits on the day. SDSU starting pitcher Corey Black (2-3) held the Falcons to one run off five hits in eight innings, striking out six.
After scoring a run in the first inning, AFA was unable to put any more runs in the game. San Diego State broke open a close 4-1 game with five runs in the sixth inning to pull out to a 9-1 lead.
Wilson and Meredith led the Aztecs offensively. Wilson went 4-for-6 with four RBIs and Meredith went 3-for-5 with three RBIs.
Game two of the three-game series is tomorrow at 2 p.m.