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    Kevin Roberts

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pearland, Texas

    High School:
    Pearland

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    Infield/Pitcher

    Birthdate:
    05/15/1984

    Experience:
    2L

    Kevin Roberts

    2004 C-USA All-Tournament Team
    2004 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2003 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    SOPHOMORE (2004)
    Versatile athlete who played at every position except catcher, first base and center field... Led the Cougars with a .374 batting average and tied for third with six home runs.... Finished third with 31 RBIs and led all players with a .439 on-base percentage... Was equally effective on the mound for the Cougars.... Was projected as the team's closer but moved into the starting rotation when injuries hurt those plans... Finished second on the team with 67 strikeouts and third with 57.0 innings pitched.... Ranked second among Cougar hurlers with five wins... Finished second with nine multi-RBI games... Struck out four batters in three innings of relief against Texas Tech at the Minute Maid Park College Classic... Threw three shutout innings of relief against nationally-ranked Long Beach State in that series finale... Retired each of the last eight 49er batters that he faced... Made his first start of the season against nationally-ranked Texas A&M... Went 3-for-4 with a run and RBI against the Aggies... Did a little of everything against UCLA during the Aztec Invitational at PETCO Park... Went 2-for-5 with a run, home run and two RBIs... Recorded the game-winning RBI against the Bruins by drawing a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth... Earned the pitching win against UCLA after allowing only one hit in two shutout innings... Went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI at Southern Miss in the middle game of that series... Batted 3-for-5 in the series finale at Southern Miss... Rapped out four hits with three runs against Texas Tech at First American Bank Ballpark... Went 3-for-3 with two RBIs against TCU in the middle game of that series... Batted 2-for-4 with a run, double and two RBI against TCU in the series finale.. Slapped a double down the right field line to score the eventual winning run at UAB in the series finale... Collected the pitching win against the Blazers in that game after tossing three shutout innings of relief with three strikeouts... Went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI at UAB in the middle game of that series...Went 3-for-5 with a double and solo home run against Rice in Game Four of the annual Silver Glove Series... Batted 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI against Charlotte in the series opener... Batted 3-for-4 with a run against Charlotte in the first game of a doubleheader... Struck out six batters in six innings against the Billikens... Made his first career start on the mound against Saint Louis in the middle game of that series... Went 3-for-6 with three runs, a home run and three RBIs at Texas-San Antonio... Batted 3-for-5 with four runs and two RBIs against Cincinnati in the series opener... Struck out a career-best eight batters in only 3.2 innings against Cincinnati in the middle game of that series... Blasted a two-run home run against Cincinnati in the series finale... Smashed a solo home run and scored twice against Sam Houston State... Threw a career-high seven innings at East Carolina in the second game of that series... Struck out at least one Tiger batter every inning and retired 14 of the last 16 batters that he faced... Struck out a career-best nine batters and tied his personal best with seven innings pitched against Memphis in the second game of that series... Went 3-for-4 with a run against Memphis in the series finale... Went 2-for-4 with a run against Tulane in the series opener.. Laced a hit in his first at-bat against Louisville in the nightcap to record ninth straight hit in as many at-bats... Tied a UH single-game record with five hits against Louisville in the opener of a doubleheader... Finished that game 5-for-5 with a run and two RBIs against the Cardinals... Scored twice against Tulane in the series finale. C-USA Tournament: Named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team after batting .412 with two runs scored and three RBIs in four games... Scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth after leading off the bottom of the ninth against East Carolina in the second round... Finished the night 2-for-4 with a run against the Pirates... Went 4-for-4 with a run and two RBI against TCU in the second game of the semifinals.

    FRESHMAN (2003)
    Versatile player who saw action at second base, shortstop and on the mound as a true freshman... Appeared in 19 games with 14 starts in the field and made 14 appearances out of the Cougar bullpen... Held opponents to a .160 batting average in 13.2 innings of work and was called into some key situations during the Cougars' postseason run... Made his UH debut on the mound, throwing 0.1 innings of relief against Washington at the Battle at the Beach... Came off the bench to see time at second base against Baylor at the Minute Maid Park Classic... Went 1-for-2 with a run and had a hit in his first collegiate at-bat... Posted his first collegiate RBI at LSU in the first game of that series... Batted 1-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs against Louisiana-Lafayette in the middle game of that series... Went 1-for-4 with a run, double and RBI against Northwestern State in the second game of that series... Batted 2-for-5 with two runs against NSU in the series finale... Struck out two of the four batters he faced in one shutout inning of relief at Cincinnati in the first game of that series... Batted 1-for-2 with a run against Rice in the Silver Glove Series finale... Tossed 1.1 innings of shutout relief against Southern Miss in the series opener... Struck out the Golden Eagles side in the ninth inning... Threw another inning of shutout relief against USM in the series finale. C-USA Tournament: Tossed 0.2 innings of shutout relief against Southern Miss. NCAA Regional at College Station: Made his first collegiate pitching win a memorable one... Struck out three in 1.2 innings to help lead the Cougars to the win against Texas A&M during the first meeting at the NCAA Regional. NCAA Super Regional at Reckling Park: Threw 1.1 innings of shutout relief against Rice in the championship game.

    PEARLAND HIGH SCHOOL
    Prepped at Pearland High for head coach Tony Thompson... Earned All-State, All-District 24-5A and All-Greater Houston honors during stellar prep career... Helped guide team to 26-7 record as a senior... Nominee for Houston Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Kevin Wayne Roberts... Born on May 15, 1984, in Houston... Son of Gary and Peggy Roberts... Majoring in chemistry... Also recruited by Southwestern University, McMurray, East Texas Baptist and Army.

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