The Jackets rallied from an 8-3 deficit in the seventh for a marquee late-season series win
The Yellow Jackets pounded out 18 hits and scored 10 times in the fifth inning
Yellow Jackets travel to Durham for a Coastal Division clash in Durham with the Blue Devils
Georgia Tech snapped a two-game skid with its 799th win all-time at Russ Chandler Stadium
#STINGDAILY: The On-Tech Circle: No. 11 Georgia Tech (17-3, 5-1, ACC) at No. 5 Florida State (20-1, 5-1 ACC)
Yellow Jackets travel to Tallahassee for a clash of the titans with the Seminoles
Honors & Awards
*2012 ACC Academic Honor Roll
A talented pitcher that could serve as a midweek starter or a late-game reliever this season ... Regarded by his teammates and coaches as one of the strongest players on the team.
Made 16 appearances, including his first career start that came versus Georgia Southern (2/22)... Finished the season with a 7.89 ERA in 21.2 innings of work... Made his season-debut with 1.2 innings of work against Kent State (2/17)... Fired a scoreless eighth inning at Georgia (3/20)... Worked 2.0 scoreless innings vs. Georgia Southern (3/28) to preserve the lead in 10-5 win... Made two scoreless appearances versus No. 1 Florida State on 4/7 and 4/8 -- one inning and one strikeout in each appearance... Matched career high with two strikeouts in 1.2 innings vs. Clemson (4/28)... Made an appearance in the 8-6 win over Georgia (5/9) in a game that helped Tech clinch the season series... Worked a scoreless inning versus No. 1 Florida in the NCAA Gainesville Regional.
Saw limited action on the mound for the Jackets as a freshman... Made four appearances and worked 3.1 innings.
Four-year letterwinner at Landmark Christian in Fairburn, GA under head coach Phil Williams... Landmark was the state runner-up team in 2008 and 2009... Named the 2009 Georgia Dugout Club Player of the Year ... Earned all-region honors in 2009 and 2010 ... Posted a 10-1 record with 83 strikeouts and a 1.26 ERA his senior season ... Held opponents to a .152 batting average in 61 innings in 2010.
Full name is Jonathan David Roberts... Born July 8, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga.... Son of David and Janet Roberts... Has an older sister, Emily... Great uncle Mickey Babb played football for Georgia from 1961-1963 (All-SEC in 1962) and the Philadelphia Eagles in 1964... Majoring in mechanical engineering.