Falcons Downed 4-2 At Northern Colorado
May 5, 2007
GREELEY, Colo. - Despite racking up 15 hits, Air Force struggled to get runs up on the scoreboard, falling 4-2 to Northern Colorado Saturday at Jackson Field. The Falcons fall to 8-38 while the Bears improved to 12-28 prior their game with Utah Valley State.
UNC reliever Matt Collins (2-1) picked up the win with two scoreless innings of relief. Tyler Pearson threw a scoreless eighth and ninth innings for the save. Bear starter Chris Reap allowed the two runs off 12 hits in five innings pitched.
Air Force struck first with a run in the fourth inning to take an early 1-0 lead. UNC came right back with a run in the bottom of the inning to tie the ball game at 1-1.
The Falcons immediately re-took the lead with a run in the fifth to go back up 2-1. Northern Colorado tied the game up with John Ray's homer and went ahead with another run in the sixth to make it a 3-2 game. UNC tacked on an insurance run in the eighth.
The Bears had 10 hits in the game with four players collecting two hits each.
Air Force returns to action next Friday, May 11, hosting Utah.