23 Jake Roberts
Jake  Roberts

RS Senior

Plainfield, Ill.

Last College:
Yakima Valley CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195




Baseball Season Preview Breakdown

Zags look to supplement returning nucleus with talented newcomers


Jacobs, Roberts Sign Free Agent Deals

Two more pro Zags after Jacobs signs with Texas, Roberts with Los Angeles (NL)


Zags Stunned Twice at WCC Championships

Gonzaga will be looking for an NCAA at-large bid Monday


Offensive Surge Pushes Zags into Winner's Bracket

Gonzaga scored 10 runs in innings 5-7 for an 11-3 win over Saint Mary's


Zags Set Academic Records for Spring 2017

Dept. record 158 student-athletes recognized on President's or Dean's List


Baseball vs. BYU May 20 - Senior Day

Photos from the 2017 home finale versus BYU May 20.


Baseball vs. Loyola Marymount May 26

Scenes as Gonzaga takes on Loyola Marymount in the WCC Championships May 26.


Gonzaga vs. St. Mary's

WCC Tournament - May 25, 2017


Baseball vs. BYU May 18

Photos from May 18's 10-2 win against BYU.


Saint Mary's Saturday 4/29/2017

Home game against the Saint Mary's Gaels at Patterson Baseball Complex

2017: Played in all 53 games, starting 51 at catcher…Second Team All-WCC…WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention…led qualifying hitters with .449 slugging percentage…51 hits, .290 average with 10 doubles, six home runs, 31 RBIs, 38 runs scored…19 walks for a .380 on-base percentage...two errors in 460 chances for .996 fielding percentage…led team with 24 runs, 24 RBIs, and .538 slugging against WCC foes…three hits, two runs, March 14 at UC Riverside…first home run of season March 31 versus Washington…three runs and two RBIs on three hits April 14 at Santa Clara…nine-game hit streak April 8-April 23...homered in all three games vs. Saint Mary’s April 28-30, tallying six hits, five RBIs, and five runs…two RBIs on three hits in WCC Championships opener versus Saint Mary’s May 25…named to WCC Championships All-Tournament Team…ended year on 24-game on-base streak, the longest on the team entirely in 2017 season.

2016: Tallied .278/.385/.405 slash line as a junior in first year at Gonzaga...scored 26 runs and 18 RBIs on 22 hits and 11 walks...made GU debut Feb. 20 at Grand Canyon, scoring two runs and reaching once on a hit by pitch...first GU hit Feb. 27 versus Bradley...drove in a run Feb. 28 against Incarnate Word...earned start Feb. 28 against Notre Dame, scoring twice on a run and a hit by pitch...started at catcher all three games at Pacific, posting five hits, four RBIs, and two runs...two hits, including first GU home run, two RBIs, and two runs April 2 at Pacific...set career highs with three hits and three runs scored April 8 against Portland...drove in two RBIs the next two games against the Pilots...two runs and an RBI on a double April 29 at BU...homered again, driving in two runs May 10 at Oregon.

Yakima Valley Community College: Spent two years playing for the Yaks…hit .342 with 25 runs, 38 hits, and 24 RBIs as a sophomore in 2015…also posted an on base percentage of .459 and slugging percentage of .515.

Plainfield High School: Played baseball all four years at Plainfield South High School in Plainfield, Ill….played both shortstop and catcher.

Personal: Son of Karen and Chris…has two siblings named Ryan and Brad…Ryan pitched at Aurora University and led Division III in saves as a senior…chose Gonzaga because of the top-notch education with a strong athletics program.



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