3 Tyler Roberts
3 - Tyler Roberts
Height: 5-9
Weight: 164
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.
Position: INF
Bats/Throws: R/R
Previous School: McIntosh

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016: Tied for third on the team with 12 doubles while hitting .312 … He started 47 of his 49 games as the starting shortstop and logged 49 hits with 25 RBI … Posted a .389 slugging percentage and a .388 on-base percentage … Was 4-5 on stolen base attempts and led Augusta with six hit by pitches and 10 sacrifice bunts … Recorded 15 multi-hit games … Playing summer baseball for the Bristol Blues in Bristol, Conn. 

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015: While battling a hand injury, Roberts split time between shortstop and third base … He hit .221 in 77 at bats with 17 hits and seven scored runs … Was 4-5 on stolen bases attempts … Led the Jaguars in sacrifice bunts and recorded eight RBI.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Had 12 multi-hit games in his rookie campaign while totaling a .290 batting average (fourth best on team)…Started 48 of his 48 games played while splitting time in the middle infield…Ranked second on the team with a .366 on-base percentage and was tied for fourth with 23 runs scored…Laid down a team-high nine sacrifice bunts, while stealing five bases...Knocked 47 hits to drive in 15 RBI.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from McIntosh high School in Peachtree City, Ga., in 2013 … Lettered in baseball from 2011-13 and was named two-time Defensive Player of the Year and two-time All-County Team member … Played with the Home Plate Chukars in the Sunbelt League in the summer of 2013 … Received the HOPE scholarship as an honor student.

PERSONAL: Born on October 9, 1995 in Newton, Conn. … Son to Tom and Susan and brother to Tim … Plans on majoring in biology … Enjoys the outdoors and going fishing and golfing … Goals are to better himself as a baseball player and help the team to a winning season … Favorite food is Chicken with cheese and Dustin Pedroia is his favorite athlete … The person he admires most is his Dad … Favorite movie is “That’s My Boy” and his favorite spot to vacation is Hawaii … Favorite sport other than baseball is golf.