Southwestern University: Appeared in 12 games out of the bullpen ... earned six saves in 16 innings of work ... established a 2.63 ERA ... struck out 17 and walked six.
Creighton: Established a 1-0 record with a 1.74 ERA ... started two games and made four appearances through 10.1 innings with 10 strikeouts and four walks.
Belleville West High School: Drafted in 2008 in the 23rd round by the Cleveland Indians but declined the offer to play for Creighton ... lettered in baseball his junior and senior years ... was listed as one of the top 300 prospects in the country by Perfect Game USA at the beginning of his senior year and moved into the top 200 by March ... as a senior, struck out 101 batters in 59.2 innings ... all-state and all-area honoree ... All-Southwestern Conference selection ... as a junior, went 4-1 with a 2.02 ERA with 37 strikeouts in 41 innings ... Second-Team Southwestern Conference honoree ... In 2008, played for the Belleville Senior Legion team and won the 2008 Legion State title ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal:Born 12-17-89 in Belleville, Ill. ... son of Otto and Dana Roberts ... has two sisters, Jennifer and Rachel ... major: Business Management