2nd Lt. Ben Yokley of Air Force baseball was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 29th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft today. The recent graduate was is Air Force's first-ever pitcher drafted by an MLB team and the sixth all-time.
Air Force baseball has several players playing summer baseball during their a portion of their summer in 2015. Rising juniors Jacob DeVries, Griffin Jax and Tyler Jones are spending a portion of their summer playing in wood bat leagues.
Sophomore centerfielder Adam Groesbeck was named team MVP for Air Force baseball in 2015. Junior Trent Monaghan earned team pitcher of the year and senior Tyler Saleck earned the Falcon Leadership Award.
Air Force sophomore Jacob DeVries was named to the 2015 Mountain West Baseball Championship All-Tournament team. The lefthand pitcher was instrumental in Air Force's epic 15-inning win over UNLV.
Fifth-seed Air Force lost to two-seed San Diego State, 8-2, to be eliminated from competition at the 2015 Mountain West Baseball Championship Friday morning at Peccole Park. The Falcons finished the 2015 season with a 23-29 record.