Coach Aldins says: Robert is a top first-year talent and will be competing for key innings for us right from the get-go. If he can consistently throw strikes he has a chance to break into our starting rotation very early in his career.
High School: received an AP Scholar award and graduated with distinction...played for coach Robbie Zimmerman at Leon High School...named Leon’s Pitcher of the Year after compiling a 11-1 record with a 1.25 E.R.A...1st Team All Big-Bend...Next Level Pitcher of the Year...Florida High School Athletic Association District 3-6A Player of the Year...Florida Athletic Coaches Association North All Star Team...6A All-State Team...played summer baseball for the Southeast Blue Sox under coach David Elsbernd and also the Tallahassee Baseball Club under coach Zimmerman...attended University of Virginia’s, Columbia University’s, University of Florida’s, and Georgia Tech’s Prospect Camps...competed at the Perfect Game East Cobb Tournament as well as the AAU National Championship...also competed in Swimming for Leon and was an All-Big Bend selection and State Finalist.
Personal: son of Susan and Rusty Roberts...planning on majoring in History...born 7/3/1994...picked Stevens because of its academic reputation as well as the campus’ college atmosphere...top MLB team and player are the Atlanta Braves and Evan Longoria...favorite book is Moneyball...top movie is The Waterboy...enjoys swimming and ping-pong in his spare time.
Summer Collegiate Baseball: signed contract to play summer baseball in 2013 for the Pompano Beach Clippers of the South Florida Baseball League.