April 26, 2013
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball dropped a 8-4 ballgame to Nevada in Mountain West action Friday at Falcon Field. The Falcons drop to 11-28, 4-14, while the Wolf Pack improved to 20-20, 7-11.
Air Force had nine hits in the game. Catcher Garrett Custons went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored for the Falcons. Designated hitter Peter Johnson added two hits and two RBIs and first baseman Seth Kline added a pair of hits.
Wolf Pack starting pitcher Braden Shipley (6-2) pitched seven innings for the win, allowing three runs and striking out one.
Nevada had 17 hits in the game. Catcher Ryan Teel went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs.
The two teams traded run in the first. Nevada took the lead with a run in the second and added a run in the third and two in the fourth. The Falcons scored a run in the bottom of the fourth to make it a 5-2 ballgame.
Nevada then scored three runs in the sixth inning to go up 8-2. The Falcons scored a run in the seventh and eighth innings to make it 8-4.
Game two of the three-game series is tomorrow back at Falcon Field. First pitch is 1 p.m.