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17 Jack Roberts
Jack  Roberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
James River

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
RHP

03/08/2016

Haseley, Virginia Defeat Wagner, 6-2

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

02/20/2016

Virginia Defeats Appalachian State, 8-0

Cavalier pitchers strike out 18 in convincing win

05/12/2015

Virginia Defeats Richmond, 8-6

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

04/21/2015

Virginia Defeats Longwood, 14-6

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

03/17/2015

No. 7 Virginia Blanks Towson, 8-0

Cavaliers earn first shutout of 2015 season

06/15/2015

A Championship Season in Photos: 2015 Virginia Baseball

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

2016
• 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)

2015
• 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

2014
• Redshirt season

JAMES RIVER HIGH SCHOOL
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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