May 11, 2012
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball dropped a 10-0 ballgame to #24 TCU on a rainy Friday afternoon at Falcon Field. The loss dropped the Falcons to 13-34, 5-14 and improved the Horned Frogs to 30-16, 14-5.
TCU starting pitcher Preston Morrison (8-0) remained unbeaten on the season, allowing just two hits in eight innings. Morrison struck out seven. Closer Kaleb Merck pitched a scoreless ninth.
TCU had 14 hits. Left fielder Jason Coats led the Frogs at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a homer, three runs and three RBIs. Designated hitter Kevin Cron also had three hits, including a three-run homer.
TCU scored a run in the first and two in the second to jump ahead 3-0. The Frogs added three runs in the fifth and four in the eighth.
Game two of the three-game set is tomorrow. First-pitch is slated for 1 p.m.