Eric Roberts - 19
Eric Roberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hueytown, Ala.

Last College:
Georgia

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
10/20/1981

Experience:
1VL

B/T:
R/R


AS A JUNIOR (2004)
Led Conference USA with 37 appearances ... held opponents to a .259 batting average, good for seventh in the conference ... his 89 strikeouts in just 80.0 innings pitched ranked first on the team and fourth in the league ... recorded a team-best four saves ... finished the season 5-3 with a 4.50 ERA ... made six relief appearances which spanned 8.2 innings, without allowing a run from Feb. 22 to March 6 ... got the win with two scoreless innings out of the bullpen against Birmingham-Southern on Feb. 24 ... earned a save against Marshall on Feb. 28 ... pitched on back-to-back days against Toledo on March 5-6, recording a save in the first game and the victory in game two ... pitched 2.2 scoreless innings at Mississippi State on March 30 ... struck out six batters in 6.1 innings against Houston on April 2 and April 3 ... pitched four innings, striking out six and picking up the save at Charlotte on April 23 ... got the win on May 4 at Birmingham-Southern with 2.2 innings of work ... went 3.2 scoreless innings at TCU on May 9 and scattered five hits to get the win ... entered the game with two outs in the ninth inning and struck out the only batter he faced to earn the save on May 15 against USF ... struck out a career-high ten batters in just six innings of relief the next day on May 16 versus USF ... lasted just four innings in his only start of the season at Cincinnati on May 22 ... pitched in all four of UAB's Conference USA Tournament games ... got the win against Memphis on May 27 with three scoreless innings of work

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
Spent one season as a member of the University of Georgia baseball team under coach David Perno.

JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
An all-conference and all-state selection at Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Ala. ... played for coach Ben Short ... went 7-4 with 51 strikeouts and a 3.74 ERA as a sophomore ... team won two Region 22 Northern Conference titles ... team won the 2002 state title ... team posted a 36-25 record his sophomore season while the squad was 38-17 his freshman year ... was 10-2 with a 2.83 ERA, 63 strikeouts and six saves as a freshman

HUEYTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
Went 4-2 with a 2.50 ERA, 50 strikeouts and two saves as a senior ... team posted a 32-9 record his senior season ... team won two area titles during his time there ... was 4-3 with a 2.05 ERA and 61 strikeouts as a junior ... team went 32-11 his junior season ... a member of the National Honor Society and was a Hueytown Ambassador ... also lettered in football

PERSONAL
Eric Kendal Roberts ... born Oct. 20, 1981 ... parents are Nolan and Jean Roberts ... majoring in history with a minor in criminal justice

 
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