2009 First-Team All-Summit League
2009 Summit League Tournament MVP
Named to All-Summit League First Team... started in 46 contests as designated hitter... batted .305 with eight doubles, one triple, nine home runs and 45 RBI... hit at a .368 clip in conference play with 25 runs driven in... selected as the Summit League Tournament MVP after going 6-for-11 (.545) with a triple, two homers and nine RBI... went 3-for-3 with three RBI in ORU’s 9-1 opening round victory over Centenary on May 21... crushed a solo shot in ORU’s 9-6 comeback win over Southern Utah the following day... drove in five of the Golden Eagles’ six runs in the title-game victory over South Dakota State, including a seventh-inning grand slam... in a four-game stretch from April 11 to April 17 against South Dakota State, Arkansas-Little Rock and Centenary, Roberts went 8-for-18 with 11 RBI, four doubles, three homers and seven runs scored.
Appeared in 15 games with two starts... hit a double, two home runs and six RBI for a slugging percentage of .765... batted .353 on the season and .500 in limited conference play... belted a three-run homer against Western Illinois on April 18.
Arrives at ORU after spending the previous two seasons at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan. ... Hit .423 with nine
home runs in 2007 ... Played for head coach Ryan McCune ... Earned second-team
all-conference honors in 2007 and honorable mention all-conference accolades in
Graduated from Pryor High School in 2005, playing for head coach
Gerald Osborne ... Also lettered in football ... Earned all-state and
all-conference honors in baseball and football ... Drafted by the Toronto Blue
Jays in the 29th round in the 2005 amateur drafted, but opted to
play for CCC.
Full name is John Glen Roberts, Jr. ... Son of John and Carla
Roberts ... Physical Therapy Major ... Born on July
24, 1986 in Stillwater, Okla.