Roberts, who is 2-0 with a team-best 3.00 ERA on the season, came out of the bullpen in his first three pitching appearances of the season before flourishing in three straight starts.
Roberts earned a no-decision March 28 against Winthrop, but got wins in North Carolina's victories at N.C. State on April 2 and at Maryland on Sunday.
After UNC won the first game of the April 2 doubleheader against the Wolfpack 16-7, Roberts helped lead UNC to an 8-7 win in the second game for the two-game sweep. Roberts struck out five and allowed just three runs on six hits in 6 2/3 innings to hold off the Wolfpack.
On Sunday against the Terps, Roberts surrendered three runs on four hits while striking out two in seven innings to improve to 2-0.
Roberts, UNC's regular starter in right field, also was 4-for-8 with four RBI and three runs in the Maryland series. On Sunday, Roberts had a three-run homer in North Carolina's
Gormsen Earns Lacrosse Honor
North Carolina defenseman Bobby Gormsen earns this week's ACC Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week honor after leading the Tar Heels' defensive effort in a win against ACC rival Virginia.
Gormsen anchored the North Carolina defense as the No. 19 Tar Heels upset No. 4 Virginia, 7-5. The five goals allowed were the fewest allowed by UNC in an ACC game since April 24, 1992, when the Tar Heels topped Virginia 14-5 in the ACC tournament.
Gormsen had eight ground balls during the game. He also scored his first goal of the season with 10 seconds remaining to seal the win.
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