Air Force Baseball Wins Third In A Row With 4-1 Win At Northern Colorado

    Fr. RHP Cameron White.

    Fr. RHP Cameron White.

    April 26, 2011

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    GREELEY, Colo. - Freshman right-hander Cameron White (1-1) allowed one run in six innings pitched to lead Air Force baseball to a 4-1 win at Northern Colorado Tuesday afternoon at Jackson Field. The win gave the Falcons a 3-1 edge in the series vs. UNC and improved the team to 17-24.

    White picked up his first collegiate win in the game, allowing just one run in the third inning. Relievers Matt Zettler, Alex Baker and Stephen Colangelo each pitched scoreless innings to close out the game. Colangelo picked up his sixth save of the season with a 1-2-3 ninth.

    The Air Force offense was held in check to start the game, but scrapped its way to some runs late. The Falcons went scoreless till the fifth inning, when Matt Thorne singled up the middle to score Jon McMahon to tie the game. McMahon reached base the at bat before with a double.

    The Falcons overtook the Bears in the seventh when Parker Mayo tripled in Patrick Lobo to make it 2-1 in AFA's favor.

    Air Force added two insurance runs in the eighth to go up 4-1. McMahon singled in Nathan Carter for the first run and Thorne's single knocked in Garrett Custons for the second.

    AFA had 10 hits in the game. McMahon, Thorne and Lobo had two hits each.

    Northern Colorado had eight hits in the game. Adam Hilker doubled and scored UNC's lone run. Bear starting pitcher Brendan Hall pitched four scoreless innings, striking out four. Reliever Chris Hammer (2-4) took the loss.

     

     

    The Falcons snapped Northern Colorado's five-game winning streak and dropped the Bears to 12-27 on the season.

    Air Force returns to action Friday, April 29, hosting Utah in a Mountain West Conference series.

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