43 Robert Barbosa
43 Robert Barbosa
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Previous College: Richland College
Position: OF
B/T: R/R
Sport: TR

2010 (Senior)
Appeared in 36 games as a reserve infielder, including 20 starts … started 16 games at third base, three at designated hitter and one at second base … batted .247-4-21 overall and just .171 in Summit League play … belted three of his four home runs in series against Western Michigan … knocked in seven combined runs in two games against the Broncos … collected three RBI against North Dakota (March 26) … 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs and two RBI against Western Illinois (April 24).

2009 (Junior)

Appeared in 34 contests with 25 starts... batted .292 with five doubles, three home runs and 14 RBI... hit at a .393 clip in Summit League play... went 2-for-5 with a run scored against Cal Poly in the NCAA Regional opener... broke up Arizona State star Mike Leake’s no-hitter in the sixth inning of the following game with a single... posted first homer at ORU against No. 4 Cal State Fullerton on March 20... also belted long balls at Dallas Baptist on April 6 and at Oakland on May 10... went 2-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored in ORU’s conference opener against IPFW on April 3... posted career-high four RBI in the series finale against the Mastodons... earned first-career three-hit performance, including two doubles, on May 18 at Dallas Baptist.

Prior to ORU
Spent last two seasons at Richland College in Dallas, Texas... helped lead Richland to a third-place finish in the JUCO World Series... set the single-season hit record (99) in 2008... hit .400 with 11 home runs and 21 doubles... named All-Metro Atlantic Conference and all-region.

High School
2006 graduate of Newman Smith High in Carrollton, Texas... named the team MVP his junior and senior seasons... all-district selection in 2004, 2005 and 2006... helped lead Newman Smith High to the regional championship and state quarterfinals.

Son of Bob and Bettye Barbosa... born on May 2, 1988, in Dallas, Texas... majoring in business administration at ORU.