Otto Roberts
Otto Roberts

RS Senior

Belleville, Ill.

High School:
Belleville West

Last College:
Southwestern Illinois College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205






Redbirds Drop Non-Conference Tilt, 20-2, at Eastern Illinois

Ten different Redbirds collected hits in defeat.


Panthers Score Six-Unanswered Runs, As Redbirds Fall, 9-5

Illinois State drops back to .500 at 10-10.


Savas, Landwehr Lead ISU to Doubleheader Sweep of BGSU

Illinois State is now one game under .500 at 8-9.


Redbirds Collect 20 hits, Defeat No. 29 Miami, 17-6

Every Illinois State starter collected a hit, with Chad Hinshaw going 4-for-6.


Redbirds Suffer Sixth-Straight Defeat, Lose at Belmont, 6-5

Brock Stewart collected 3 RBI in his first start this season at second base.

2012: Redshirt

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