Recently graduated seniors Adam Groesbeck and Bradley Haslam of Air Force were named to The 2017 Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I All-American baseball team, announced today by Collegiate Baseball News. Both earned third-team honors.
Groesbeck, an outfielder, led Air Force with a .410 batting average and 91 hits. The senior from Turlock, Calif., set a school record with a .458 batting average and 60 hits in conference play. Groesbeck was one of the top table-setters in the conference, scoring 60 runs out of the leadoff spot, adding eight home runs and 42 RBIs.
Haslam batted .380 on the season, leading the team with 63 runs scored. The third baseman from San Marino, Calif., set a school record with a 44-game hitting streak earlier in the season, which is also sixth all-time in NCAA history. Haslam hit 10 home runs and had 51 RBIs. His .371 career batting average was the best at Air Force in 16 years.
Both Groesbeck and Haslam earned First-Team All-Mountain West Honors last week. The Falcons led the Mountain West with two of four All-Americans selected from the conference.
Air Force posted a 27-26 record in 2017. The Falcons had back-to-back seasons over .500 for the first time since 1994-95. The Falcons are on track to lead the nation with a .344 team batting average and .556 slugging percentage.