|High School:||Ukiah H.S.|
2004 Division I All-Independent First-Team
2003 ABCA All-Central Region First-Team
2003 North Central Conference Player of the Year
In only two years with UNC program, proved to be one of the most exciting and versatile players in school history ... hit a scorching .442 his junior year on way to NCC Player of the Year honors ... became only second player in school history to have back-to-back seasons of 200-plus at-bats ... finished career ranked in top 10 in career doubles (36).
2004: Division I All-Independent first-team selection ... started all 52 games, and finished career by starting all 104 games he played in including the final 93 ... all-around great player as he finished fifth in home runs (0.17/game), sixth in triples (0.06/game) and ninth in RBI (0.79/game) and doubles (0.23/game) among D-I Independent players ... led UNC team in at-bats, stolen bases (13-17) and triples (3), was second in runs (56), third in hits (72), doubles (12) and total bases (117) and fourth in RBI (44) and home runs (9) ... one of two players in school history to have back-to-back seasons with 200-plus at-bats ... set UNC single-season records for at-bats (230) and finished fifth in career doubles (36) and seventh in hits for a season (72) ... reached base in 49 of 52 games, had a long hitting streak of 15 and had a hit in 33 of his last 36 and 45 of 52 total games during the year ... had 17 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games ... was 3-5 with four runs, three RBI, two stolen bases and a pair of home urns in 13-11 victory over nationally ranked Division II foe Mesa State (Mar. 6) ... tied school record for at-bats in a game with seven, by going 4-7 with four runs, three RBI and a double in a 27-16 victory over Hawaii-Hilo (May 17) ... finished two-game set with UHH by going 5-11 with six RBI, a double and a home run ... was 4-5 with three runs, a RBI and a home run versus Air Force (Mar. 30) ... homered and drove in three RBI in 11-3 victory over Creighton (Apr. 11).
2003: ABCA All-Central Region first-team ... NCC Player of the Year ... led UNC team in batting, hits, doubles, total bases and slugging and was second in runs, home runs and stolen bases ... set school records for hits, doubles, total bases and at-bats (a 19-year old record) in a season ... first player in UNC history to record 200-plus at-bats in a season; qualifies for UNC all-time batting average leader, in which he currently ranks 1st heading into senior season ... NCC Conference Batting Champion (.454 in conference-only games) and led the NCC in hits, doubles and total bases; named NCC Player of the Week on April 28 after hitting .733 and slugging 1.200 during the week ... set NCC conference-only games record in a season for hits (49, breaking old record by nine) and doubles (13) ... led team with 28 multiple-hit games in 2003, including two games with five-plus hits ... had 11 multiple RBI games and a hitting streak of 12 games, second longest on team, and hit safely in 15 of his last 16 games this past season ... was 4-6 and drove in seven RBI in 29-4 victory over Augustana in NCC Tournament (May 11) ... was 5-5 with three runs scored in come-from-behind win over Minnesota State (Apr. 27) ... was 5-6 with two runs and four RBI in 31-9 victory over Metro State (Apr. 8).
Prior to UNC: Played two seasons under Coach Smallcomb at Mendocino Community College in Ukiah, Calif. ... first-team all-conference selection ... holds school record for doubles and places in the Mendocino record book in eight other offensive categories.
High School: Attended Ukiah High School ... was team MVP and North League MVP in 1999 during senior season ... All-Empire Baseball Athlete of the Year in 1999 ... team made the North Coast sectional playoffs during junior and senior seasons ... also played football.
Personal: Born May 15, 1981 in Daly City, Calif. ... son of Jim and Debbie Roberts ... majoring in social science.
Roberts' Career Statistics
Year GP/GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-SBA 2003 52/52 .442 208 65 92 24 3 11 51 16 22 8-11 2004 52/52 .313 230 56 72 12 3 9 41 9 24 13-17 Totals 104/104 .374 438 121 164 36 6 20 92 25 46 21-28