COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The UNO baseball team opened a midweek series at Air Force on Tuesday with a 2-0 loss.
Brett Bass, Clayton Taylor and Alex Mortensen each had two hits for the Mavericks (4-9), who stranded eight runners on base.
UNO struggled against Falcons starter Alex Baker (2-2), who allowed seven hits while striking out eight and walking two in 723 innings.
Zach Williamsen took the loss for the Mavs, allowing two runs on seven hits over six innings. Williamsen struck out four while walking one.
Anthony Falcone pitched the last two innings for UNO, giving up two hits while striking out one.
Peter Johnson and Tyler Saleck each had RBI doubles to pace the Falcons (7-12).
The teams meet again at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
UNO (4-9) ............... 000 000 000—0 8 0
At Air Force (7-12) . 010 001 00x—2 9 0
W: Baker, 2-2. L: Williamsen, 0-1. S: Yokley (1). 2B: UNO, Bass (1), Taylor (4). AFA, Johnson 2 (6), Saleck (2).