David Baska
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    David Baska

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Overland Park, KS

    High School:
    St. Thomas Aquinas

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Position:
    SPC

    12/12/2012

    Air Force Football Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Notes

    Falcons to face Rice on Dec. 29 in Forth Worth, Texas. Game televised by ESPN.

    11/19/2012

    Falcon Football Closes Out Regular Season at Fresno State

    Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 24, is 12:30 PST at Bulldog Stadium.

    11/12/2012

    Air Force Football hosts Hawai'i in Home Finale

    Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Falcon Stadium. Game to be televised by ESPN2.

    11/05/2012

    Falcon Football Travels to San Diego State

    Air Force-SDSU kicks off at 12:30 pm PST on Saturday, Nov. 10 in San Diego.

    10/29/2012

    Air Force travels to Army for Service Academy Game

    Falcons and Black Knights play Saturday, Nov. 3, in West Point, NY.

    10/13/2011

    Air Force vs. San Diego State

    Air Force vs. San Diego State - AP Photo Gallery

    10/03/2011

    Air Force 35, Navy 34 (OT)

    Air Force 35, Navy 34 (OT)


    2012 (Junior)- Started every game at punter ... averaged 39.2 yards per punt ... had a career-long punt of 71 yards vs. Michigan ... had 11 punts inside the 20 and forced 16 fair catches ... had five punts of 50 yards or longer ... averaged 46.0 yards per punt vs. UNLV ... also ran 10 yards for a first down on a fake ... two punts for a 53.5 average at Michigan.

    2011 (Sophomore)- Started every game at punter ... averaged 40.8 yards per punt ... had two 50-plus yard punts vs. Wyoming ... rushed for a four-yard touchdown on a fake field goal vs. San Diego State ... hit a career-long 65 yard punt at Navy ... 56.5 punt average vs. Navy was the highest single-game average in MW ... six-of-32 punts on the season inside the 20 ... seven punts over 50 yards ... first-career punt went 58 yards ... converted two fakes for first downs ... had 57 yards rushing on three carries (19.0 ypc).

    2010 (Freshman)- Played on the junior varsity.

    High School- Lettered three times in baseball and two in football ... was a two-time all-conference kicker and an all-conference punter once ... earned all-county honors in each ... named all-conference and all-county in baseball as a pitcher ... high school football coach was Kevin Kopecky.

    Personal- Son of Scott and Susan Baska ... is the oldest of four children ... member of cadet squadron 21 ... majoring in humanities ... this past summer, took an electrical engineering class and also was the director of operations for the academics support squadron ... would like to go to pilot training and then graduate school after graduation ... one word to describe himself is "ambitious" ... person in history he would like to meet is Michael Jordan ... favorite NFL team is the Kansas City Chiefs ... hobbies include playing all sports ... Two-year letterman on the baseball team ... In 2013, earned second-team all-Mountain West honors as an outfielder ... led the Falcons with six home runs and led the conference with 18 hit by pitches ... hit five home runs and batted .324 in conference play ... In 2012, played in 20 games as an infielder/outfielder and had five hits, including a double and a triple and six runs scored ... made 11 appearances on the mound with one start ... led the team with a 4.08 ERA ... 15 strikeouts in 17.2 innings but did not have a decision.

    Baska's Career Statistics

    Year G P Yds Avg I-20 50+ Long
    2011 13 32 1,306 40.8 6 7 65 (Navy)
    2012 13 40 1,567 39.2 11 5 71 (Michigan)
    Totals 26 72 2,873 39.9 17 12

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