|Hometown:||Broken Arrow, Okla.|
|Previous School:||Broken Arrow HS|
Named to the All-Summit League First Team at second base starting 57 games ... Had a team-leading, 30-game streak of reaching base safely that ended in season finale ... Recorded four hits in a single game on three separate occasions, including a perfect 4-for-4 outing at North Dakota State, finishing the year with a .307 batting average ... Totaled 15 extra-base hits with 11 doubles, one triple and three home runs ... Scored 42 runs and drove in 36, while drawing 35 walks and being HBP 10 times, and swiped 12 bases ... One of the top fielding second baseman, he posted a .988 fielding percentage with only three errors in 256 total chances.
Started in 58 games this season at second base for the Golden Eagles ... Hit his first career home run in the season opener against Indiana State February 23 in Little Rock ... Batted .277 with 65 hits on the season ... Recorded 12 doubles and four home runs for a .387 slugging percentage ... Drove in 30 RBI and drew 25 walks ... Went 4-for-6 with two runs scored, four RBI and a home run in ORU’s series finale win at Dallas Baptist on February 28 ... Also went 4-for-6 with four runs scored at IPFW on April 24 ... Second on the team with 135 defensive assists ... Was involved in 26 of the Golden Eagles 49 double plays turned.
Roark platooned in the infield and outfield for ORU starting in 26 games for the Golden Eagles ... Hit .287 with 14 RBI and five doubles with an on base percentage at .376 ... Had a season high four hits March 20 against IPFW going 4-for-5 with three RBI and three runs scored ... Had a hitting streak of nine games during the regular season.
PRIOR TO ORU
Standout player at Broken Arrow High School under head coach Shannon Dobson ... Led the Tigers to three straight district championships from 2012-14 ... Helped the Tigers to the state championship game in 2012, and state tournament appearances in 2013 and 2014 ... Boasted a .401 career batting average, with 30 doubles, 13 triples and 10 home runs ... Selected to the All-Metro First Team by the Tulsa World following his senior season ... Named an Oakley All-American in 2014.
Majoring in sports management ... Son of Mike and Kim Roark ... Chose ORU over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Central Arkansas and Pittsburgh.