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17 Jack Roberts
Jack  Roberts


Richmond, Va.

High School:
James River

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215



No. 11 Virginia Cruises Past Longwood, 13-2

UVA limits Lancers to two hits, strikes out 14


No. 18 Virginia Powers Past Old Dominion, 18-5

Smith and Haseley combine for three homers, 10 RBI in big Tuesday win


No. 13 UVA Blows Past Rutgers, 18-2, to Sweep Series

Cavaliers outscore Rutgers 37-9 in series


Haseley, Virginia Defeat Wagner, 6-2

Haseley works career-best 7 1/3 innings as UVA opens midweek series with win


Virginia Defeats Appalachian State, 8-0

Cavalier pitchers strike out 18 in convincing win


A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

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

• Made 15 appearances (all in relief)
• Struck out 24 batters in 19 1/3 innings
• Worked 1 1/3 innings of relief against Wake Forest in ACC tournament (5/27)

• 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 former 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



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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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