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Doubleheader Sweep Over AFA

COLORADO SPRINGS -- Strong pitching performances by Jeff Mousser and Ryan Adams led BYU to a pair of victories over Air Force 4-2 and 9-5 Friday afternoon.

Mousser threw only 74 pitches over seven complete innings in the first game to pick up his fourth victory of the season.

In the second game, Adams improved his record to 2-3 after pitching seven strong innings allowing only one earned run.

The Cougars relied on late rallies in both games to pull out the victories.

Matt Carson scored the first BYU run in game one after Rob Itri singled to right field. Itri was one of four defensive changes by BYU Coach Vance Law who juggled his lineup. Itri moved from second to third, Cameron Couglan went from left field to second, Ryan Chambers started in center field and Doug Jackson switched from center to left to start the AFA series.

BYU added three more runs in the sixth when Itri's sacrifice fly scored Carson, Jake Stubblefield's double brought Dave Jensen home and Lars Birkeland's single up the middle knocked in Chambers.

In the nightcap Jensen's four hits and three RBI combined with Carson's three hits proved too much for the Falcons.

Air Force jumped on the Cougars in the first inning scoring four unearned runs, but Adams and the BYU defense settled in holding the Falcons to only one run over the final eight innings.

BYU waited until the sixth inning to make the game close. A combination of timely hits by Jensen, Itri and Stubblefield and poor defense by the Falcons allowed the Cougars to make the score 4-3.

The Cougar scoring barrage continued over the final three innings as BYU never looked back scoring one run in the seventh, two in the eighth and three in the ninth.

BYU improved its record to 11-14-1, 5-2 in the Mountain West Conference, and Air Force fell to 14-16, 2-6 in the league.

The Cougars and Falcons meet again Saturday at 1 p.m. for the final game of a three-game series.

Air Force Baseball

BYU at Air Force Falcons (Game 1)

Mar 29, 2002 at Air Force Academy,CO (Falcon Field)

BYU 4 (10-14-1,4-2 MWC)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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JACKSON, Doug lf......... 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

COUGHLAN, Cameron 2b..... 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1

CARSON, Matt rf.......... 3 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0

JENSEN, Dave 1b.......... 4 1 3 0 0 0 10 0 1

ITRI, Rob 3b............. 3 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 2

STUBBLEFIELD, Jake dh.... 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

CHAMBERS, Ryan cf........ 2 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 2

BIRKELAND, Lars c........ 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0

WIENS, Ranger ss......... 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1

MOUSSER, Jeff p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0

Totals................... 29 4 10 4 2 2 21 11 7

Air Force Falcons 2 (14-15,2-5 MWC)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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LABASCO, Brian 2b........ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0

SHOCKLEY, Tony cf........ 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

HOWES, Adam 1b........... 3 1 1 2 0 0 12 1 0

PHIFER, Josh rf.......... 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

KASEL, Derck dh.......... 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0

FROST, Bowie 3b.......... 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0

PARAMORE, Price lf....... 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2

PETRO, Dan c............. 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0

MEARS, Scott ss.......... 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0

KOEGEL, Johnny p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0

Totals................... 24 2 3 2 1 3 21 13 2

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 000 103 0 - 4 10 1

Air Force Falcons... 000 200 0 - 2 3 1

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E - ITRI; PHIFER. LOB - BYU 7; AF 2. 2B - JACKSON(5); CARSON M.(5);

STUBBLEFIELD(3); FROST(11). HR - HOWES(2). SF - ITRI. CS - STUBBLEFIELD.

BYU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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MOUSSER, Jeff....... 7.0 3 2 1 1 3 24 25

Air Force Falcons IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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KOEGEL, Johnny...... 7.0 10 4 4 2 2 29 32

Win - MOUSSER (4-2). Loss - KOEGEL (3-3). Save - None.

Umpires - Home:Keith Bailey 1st:John Cortez 2nd:Tony Sender

Start: 11:00 Time: 1:28 Attendance: 119

Game: AF-BYU1

Game notes:

Mountain West Conference Game

First Game of Doubleheader

Air Force Baseball

BYU at Air Force Falcons (Game 2)

Mar 29, 2002 at Air Force Academy,CO (Falcon Field)

BYU 9 (11-14-1,5-2 MWC)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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JACKSON, Doug lf......... 6 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2

COUGHLAN, Cameron 2b..... 5 3 3 2 1 1 0 5 1

CARSON, Matt rf.......... 4 1 3 1 1 1 5 0 0

JENSEN, Dave 1b.......... 6 1 4 3 0 1 12 0 4

ITRI, Rob 3b............. 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0

STUBBLEFIELD, Jake dh.... 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3

CHAMBERS, Ryan cf........ 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3

WEINGARTEN, Mike c....... 5 1 1 1 0 0 6 0 0

WIENS, Ranger ss......... 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0

ADAMS, Ryan p............ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

FERNLEY, Sam p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

DABO, Tyler p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 43 9 17 8 4 6 27 12 13

Air Force Falcons 5 (14-16,2-6 MWC)

Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB

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HOWES, Adam 1b........... 5 1 1 0 0 0 6 0 1

SHOCKLEY, Tony rf........ 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1

WINTERS, Steve 2b........ 4 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 1

PHIFER, Josh dh.......... 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

FROST, Bowie 3b.......... 4 1 3 3 0 0 1 3 0

ROSE, Mike lf............ 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0

KASEL, Derck ph......... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

ROLLEG, Don lf.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PETRO, Dan c............. 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0

LABASCO, Brian ph....... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PARAMORE, Price c....... 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1

LIEGL, Nick cf........... 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 2

MEARS, Scott ss.......... 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0

FITZGERALD, Ryan ph..... 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FISHER, Erik p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

STUBBENDORFF, Jesper p.. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

ZICARELLI, Scott p...... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PRATT, Paul p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals................... 36 5 7 5 1 5 27 8 6

Score by Innings R H E

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BYU................. 000 003 123 - 9 17 3

Air Force Falcons... 400 000 010 - 5 7 2

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E - COUGHLAN; ITRI 2; LIEGL; FISHER. DP - AF 1. LOB - BYU 13; AF 6. 2B -

JACKSON(5); CARSON M.(5); JENSEN(11); ITRI(8); FROST 2(13). 3B -

COUGHLAN(2). HR - WEINGARTEN(2). HBP - CARSON M.; WIENS. SH - SHOCKLEY. SB -

JACKSON; COUGHLAN; LIEGL.

BYU IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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ADAMS, Ryan......... 7.0 5 5 1 1 3 28 30

FERNLEY, Sam........ 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 4 4

DABO, Tyler......... 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 4 4

Air Force Falcons IP H R ER BB SO AB BF

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FISHER, Erik........ 5.0 8 3 3 1 3 22 24

STUBBENDORFF, Jesper 1.0 1 1 1 2 0 4 6

ZICARELLI, Scott.... 1.2 4 2 2 0 2 9 9

PRATT, Paul......... 1.1 4 3 3 1 1 8 10

Win - ADAMS (2-3). Loss - ZICARELLI (2-2). Save - None.

HBP - by FISHER (CARSON M.); by PRATT (WIENS). PB - WEINGARTEN.

Umpires - Home:John Cortez 1st:Tony Sender 2nd:Keith Bailey

Start: 1:15 Time: 2:45 Attendance: 119

Game: BYU2

Game notes:

Mountain West Conference Game

Second game of doubleheader

FISHER faced 4 batters in the 6th.

STUBBENDORFF faced 2 batters in the 7th.

ADAMS faced 1 batter in the 8th.