Nevada Baseball Falls to Air Force in Series Finale
Reno, Nev. – On Sunday afternoon at Don Weir Field at Peccole Park, Nevada (14-13, 5-7 MW) lost to Mountain West foe Air Force (12-12, 4-3 MW) by a score of 4-1. The Wolf Pack’s lone run of the day came off the bat of Dillan Shrum in the bottom of the ninth.
Nevada will face the Reno Aces at Greater Nevada Field this Tuesday in a friendly exhibition at 6:05 p.m. Tickets are available online or by calling (775) 348-PACK.
The Pack tallied its first hit in the fifth inning thanks to junior Daniel Perry smacking a double with two outs in the frame. Nevada’s next three hits all came in the ninth inning with two outs.
Joshua Zamora singled for his first hit of the day with two outs in the ninth, and made it to second thanks to a Jaylon McLaughlin single. Shrum then drilled Nevada’s only RBI of the day by bringing Zamora home.
Air Force scored all four of its runs in the first four innings, tallying one in each of the first four frames. Pack starter Jake Jackson (0-2) suffered the loss after tossing 3.1 innings with a strikeout and four earned runs.
The Falcons’ Ethan Nichols threw 8.2 innings with no walks and only four hits and one earned run. He went into the ninth inning with only one hit allowed.
Following the exhibition against the Aces, Nevada will be back at Don Weir Field at Peccole Park to face Sacramento State on Wednesday and a three-game series against San Diego State that weekend.