Randy Bobb [Baseball '18]
Randy Bobb attended Broken Arrow High School where he was an honor student and graduated in the top 5% of his class in 1984. In addition to academics, he also excelled on the baseball diamond where he was selected for the Oklahoma All-State Team for the California/Oklahoma All-Star Series. Bobb was also named All-Conference, All-Metro, and Team MVP during this time.
Bobb became a part-time starter on scholarship at Oklahoma City University his freshmen year, before transferring to Connors State College. At Connors, he helped lead the Cowboys to a conference and Region II title and finished the season with a batting average of .485, 18 home runs, 85 RBIs and 99 hits while playing first base. He was selected All-Conference, All-Region II, Third Team All-American, and Academic All-American. Bobb ranked in the top 10 nationally for batting average, home runs, RBIs, hits and runs.
After his time at Connors, Bobb continued his education and playing career at the University of Arkansas where he was a two-year starter at first base for the Hogs. His career batting average of .356, still ranks in the top 10 at Arkansas. He also holds the school and SWC conference record for his 30 game hitting streak in 1987. Bobb helped lead the Razorbacks to the College World Series in 1987, where he hit a dramatic 3-run home run with a broken hand to help Arkansas defeat Georgia. In 1989, Bobb graduated from the U of A with a BSBA degree in Management.
Since 1989, Bobb has worked in the information services industry. He currently serves at the Regional Vice President of Sales for TransUnion. During his career, which also includes working for Acxiom, Experian, LexisNexis and FICO, he has received numerous sales awards and trips. He has also been a speaker and panelist at industry association events, as well as a contributing author for industry publications.
Bobb and his wife, Cherie Thomas Bobb, celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary last year. They reside in Frisco, TX and are the proud parents of Alex, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas, and Austin, a junior at Frisco Wakeland High School. Bobb has been very active in youth sports in Frisco for more than 10 years, coaching teams in baseball, football, basketball, track and field, and soccer.