Sept. 20, 2012
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force baseball kicks-off its Fall season this Saturday, Sept. 22 with its first Fall practice. The Fall season will run through September and concludes Nov. 4 with an exhibition game at UNLV.
The first Fall practice will be Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 10 a.m. at Falcon Field. The Falcons will play the annual the Blue-White series from Oct. 27-29. Air Force will wrap-up Fall ball on Nov. 4 in Las Vegas, taking on UNLV.
The Falcons are coming off a 14-39 season in 2012. Air Force returns nine starters in the field and two weekend starting pitchers. Some of Air Force's top returners include Sr. C/OF Garrett Custons (.316 Avg., 4 HR, 34 runs), a two-time All-Mountain West catcher selection, Sr. OF Alex Bast (.305, 4 HR, 31 RBIs), Sr. SS Matt Thorne (.329 avg) and All-MW designated hitter Jr. 1B Seth Kline (.322, 5 HR, 21 RBIs).
All Air Force baseball practices are free and open to the public. Contact the Falcon baseball office at 719-333-7914 for practice dates and times.