Meet Kyle Roberson
|Kyle Roberson - 11
Appeared in 19 games with eight starts on the mound ... moved into the Blazers' weekend rotation for the final six weeks of the season ... tied for the team-lead with six wins and led the team with a 4.64 ERA ... named the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week May 18 after shutting out Southern Miss over 7.0 innings to earn the win May 16 ... struck out a season-high six batters against the Golden Eagles ... selected to the C-USA All-Tournament Team after limiting Rice to two runs in a season-high 8.0 innings to lead the Blazers to a first-round upset of the fifth-ranked Owls ... also earned wins against Ball State (Feb. 23), Troy (March 25), Tulane (March 29) and Presbyterian (April 6) ... finished the season second on the team in both strikeouts (53) and innings pitched (73.2) ... picked up a save March 1 against Brown.
Appeared in 17 games and made seven starts on the mound ... recorded two saves ... totaled 28.0 innings pitched for the year in which he struck out 26 batters ... had an ERA of 9.00 ... struck out five batters in 5.2 innings of work against Kennesaw State on April 23 ... shut down Jacksonville State in 1.0 inning of relief on April 18, striking out one ... did not allow a hit in 2.0 innings against Alabama April 4 ... made his second save of the year against UCF on March 31, recording the final two outs of the game ... struck out three and allowed no hits in 3.0 innings of work at Samford March 28 ... got his first start of the season against Purdue March 14 ... made his first save of the season against Furman on March 9, striking out two in 1.0 inning pitched ... appeared in a game for the first time of the season against Central Michigan on Feb. 17, striking out one and allowing no runs on one hit in 2.0 innings of labor.
Appeared in 12 games in his first collegiate season, starting in five ... finished with 14 strikeouts ... logged a total of 18.2 innings ... had an ERA of 9.16 ... gave the Blazers 2.0 innings of relief at East Carolina on May 13 as he struck out one batter and allowed just one hit and no runs ... tallied two strikeouts in 2.1 innings of work in a relief appearance at Troy on April 18 ... struck out a career-high four batters against Birmingham-Southern on March 7 as he threw for 4.0 innings and allowed no earned runs ... made his first collegiate start against Samford on Feb. 26, giving the Blazers 4.0 innings in which he struck out three.
Three-year varsity letterwinner at Clay-Chalkville High School in Pinson, Ala. ... helped Cougars to 2003 6A State Championship ... team won North Region title in 2005 ... also lettered three years in football ... member of the National Honor Society.
Jacob Kyle Roberson ... born March 21, 1987 ... parents are Robey and Joni Roberson ... has one brother ... majoring in physical education.