AS A SENIOR IN 2007: Scored goal and notched two assists on Aug. 31 vs. Alabama A&M ... cleared ball off line to preserve shutout on Sept. 2 vs. Vermont ... named WCC Player of the Week and earned a spot on College Soccer News National Team of the Week on Sept. 3 ... Soccer America Team of the Week on Sept. 3 ... notched two assists on Sept. 9 vs. BU ... earned spot on Brown adidas Classic all-tournament team ... notched game's only goal on Oct. 5 at Loyola Marymount and was named to TDS National Team of Week on Oct. 8 ... notched assist on Oct. 12 vs. San Francisco on Jalil Anibaba's game-winning goal ... scored game-winner on Oct. 14 at Saint Mary's ... named to TDS National Team of Week on Oct. 15 ... WCC Defensive Player of the Year ... Top Drawer Soccer Team of Season First Team ... College Soccer News All-American Third Team ... All-WCC First Team ... NSCAA All-Far West Region First Team ... played 90 minutes on Nov. 28 vs. UCLA in NCAA second round ... played 90 minutes vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1 in NCAA third round ... finished season second on team in minutes (2030).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2006: Started all 23 games as a junior ... one of three team captains ... named to All-Far West Region Third Team ... All-WCC Honorable Mention ... helped defense post nine shutouts and a 0.95 goals against average ... scored first goal of year on Sept. 4 vs. Niagara ... TDS Team of the Week for Sept. 11 ... TDS Team of the Week for Oct. 23 ... led team in minutes played with 2,152 ... played whole game in overtime win over Washington on Nov. 15 in second round of NCAA's ... started and played entire match in NCAA Tournament third round at Indiana on Nov. 18 ... made three goal line blocks to prevent goals at Wake Forest in NCAA quarterfinal game on Nov. 24.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005: Started each of the first nine matches of the season as a central defender ... played all 90 minutes in the first six matches of the season ... registered an assist against Florida Int'l ... suffered an elbow injury in the overtime win over Saint Mary's and missed seven matches ... returned against San Diego at home ... started the last five matches ... scored a goal at Gonzaga ... played 90 minutes for the U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team in wins over Brazil, Serbia & Montenegro and host Northern Ireland to win the elite group of the 2005 Milk Cup for the first time during the summer prior to the season.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004: Appeared in 20 matches, starting 18 on the Bronco back-line ... started first 15 matches of his first year on the Mission Campus ... key component in a defense that ranked 10th in the country with 0.70 goals against average ... took seven shots, five of which were on goal.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of Washington High School in Fremont, Calif. ... played soccer for Johnny Kinnear ... helped lead team to three NCS appearances and a 32-2-2 record in league play ... three-time All-League selection ... team captain in junior and senior seasons ... notched 27 goals and 11 assists in junior season ... also four-year letterwinner in baseball ... member of the Fremont Lazio U-18 Premier team ... 31-8-2 during time with the team ... led Fremont to league title ... named one of top-100 recruits and top-100 players in the country.
PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... parents are William and Margaret Grimes ... has two siblings, Troy and Afiya ... brother Troy is a member of the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer ... enjoys playing pool, baseball and basketball ... majoring in finance.
Roberts's Career Statistics
Robert's Career Honors
All-WCC Honorable Mention 2006
All-Far West Third Team 2006
TDS Team of the Week, Sept. 11 and Oct. 23, 2006
WCC Defensive Player of the Year 2007
All-WCC First Team 2007
WCC Player of the Week Sept. 3, 2007
Brown adidas Classic All-Tournament Team 2007
NSCAA All-Far West Region First Team, 2007
College Soccer News All-American Third Team, 2007