2002: .362-10-60…led team in hitting in 2002…finished season with share of team record with 21 doubles…became just the fourth UTA player ever to drive in at least 60 runs…had 20-game hitting streak, UTA’s second longest of the season (after K.J. Hendricks’ 22-gamer), snapped in final game of season…hit .443 (35-for-79) during the streak…10 home runs was second on team and tied for ninth best single-season total in UTA history…led Mavs’ with 33 extra-base hits…was named SLC Hitter of the Week May 13 after hitting .667 (8-for-12) with a home run, two doubles, a triple and four RBI in the Northwestern State series…tied a school record with five hits in the TCU game March 4…also had five RBI and four runs in that TCU game…hit two home runs and drove in five runs in UTA’s 13-0 win over UT-San Antonio May 17.
Prior to UTA: Came to UTA from Eastfield Junior College, where he played as a sophomore…a National Junior College Athletic Association first team All-American last season …also earned All-Region and All-Conference in 2001…played 2000 season at Galveston Junior College…resident of nearby Bedford attended L.D. Bell High School…an All-State selection in 1999…District 6-5A MVP as a senior that year…also earned All-Area in 1999 and All-Northeast Tarrant County honors from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1997-1999…named to the All-District squad as a sophomore, junior and senior…Newcomer of the Year award winner in 1997.
Personal: Son of Catherine and Jimmy Roberts…born September 19, 1980…a kinesiology major at UTA.