The Bulldogs' pitching tandem of Tyler Linehan and Jordan Brink combined for 14 strikeouts and freshman Taylor Ward delivered the game-winner with a tenth-inning walk-off solo home run.
Fresno State and Air Force will play doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday before wrapping up the series on Sunday afternoon. Members of the United States military will receive free admission all weekend long.
Fresno State hits the road for three-game weekend MW series at New Mexico.
Fresno State will host the UNLV Rebels on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Beiden Field.
The Fresno State baseball team has spent Spring Break on the road and will take on the Nevada Wolf Pack in Reno on Thursday, Friday and Saturday for a Mountain West series.
Last Updated: Sept. 11, 2012
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Made 15 appearances with 14 starts and one relief outing ... recorded a season ERA of 3.83 (10th in the WAC) with a 9-7 record ... pitched 83.0 innings on the season ... named a "Louisville Slugger" National Player of the week by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper after striking out 13 batters in 7.2 innings pitched and leading the 'Dogs to a 3-0 shutout of Butler on opening night (Feb. 17), making him the third Bulldog to ever receive this honor ... named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week May 7 through May 13 after striking out eight batters and allowing only two earned runs in the 9.0 innings of work ... ranked fifth in the WAC for number of batters struck out with a record of 82.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 13 games, earning eight starts ... finished with a 4.27 ERA and 5-2 record ... struck out 42 batters in 46.1 innings pitched ... went a career-high seven innings against Hawai'i (May 1) striking out seven to tie another personal mark ... caught first runner stealing against Hawai'i (May 28).
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Sheldon High School ... drafted in the 14th round by the Mariners in the 2010 MLB draft ... lettered three years ... named all-league three times ... named team captain and most valuable player.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 30, 1991 in Vallejo, Calif. ... son of Patrick Linehan ... has two sisters, Amber and Erin ... favorite athlete is C.C. Sabathia ... admires his aunts and dad because without them he wouldn't be who he is.