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17 Jack Roberts
Jack  Roberts

RS Sophomore

Richmond, Va.

High School:
James River

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200



Virginia Defeats Richmond, 8-6

Pinero's two-run single in eighth provides winning margin


Virginia Defeats Longwood, 14-6

Thaiss records career-high four hits and four RBI in win


No. 7 Virginia Blanks Towson, 8-0

Cavaliers earn first shutout of 2015 season


Virginia Walks Off With 5-4 Win Over Cornell to Sweep Weekend

Cavaliers score five runs in final two innings to rally and stay unbeaten


Virginia Sweeps Saturday Games Against La Salle and Marist

Cavaliers top La Salle, 8-3, and defeat Marist in nightcap, 7-2


A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

Images from UVa's run through College World Series and to the national title

• Made 16 appearances, including 14 out of bullpen
• Made starts against VMI (4/1) and Richmond (5/12)
• Fired four innings of one run baseball and struck out eight against Cornell (March 1)
• Earned win in college debut on Feb. 14 at East Carolina with four innings of one-run relief

• Redshirt season

• Named Louisville Slugger All-American his senior year
• Went 7-1 with 0.80 ERA in 11 games during his senior year; struck out 84 in 61 innings
• Named Central Region Player of Year and Second-Team All-State as senior
• Was Co-Player of Year for Dominion District in senior year in 2013
• Led team to third-place state finish as sophomore and junior
• Competed at USA Baseball Tournament of Stars as junior
• Made Team USA U16 Team Trials as sophomore
• Was named First-Team All-Dominion District three times at first base; second-team selection his senior year
• Coached by Pete Schumacher
• Was high school teammate of current UVa pitcher Nathan Kirby
• Played travel team baseball with Richmond Braves

• Parents are Jeff and Mary Ann Roberts
• Has one sister, Katie, and one brother, Will
• Will pitched at UVa from 2009-11 and now is in Cleveland Indians organization
• Cousins Mike and Sam Roberts played at VMI and went on to play minor league baseball// <![CDATA[ var thepliq = "ROBERTS,J"; var statiq = "jp"; // ]]>



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