Roberts originally came to Baylor with Mulkey in 2000 and played an integral part in the program's rapid rise on the national scene. The 1997 Louisiana Tech graduate was one of Baylor's top recruiters, helping land three top 25 classes which played a large role in Baylor's then-three Sweet 16 appearances and the 2005 NCAA national championship.
Prior to coming to Baylor, Roberts had been associated with Louisiana Tech athletics for five years. She served as assistant to the Athletic Director where her primary responsibility was game management, including NCAA Regional games hosted by the Lady Techsters. She was a manager for the Lady Techsters for four years and participated in virtually every aspect of the program. In addition, Roberts spent four years as assistant coach for a Shreveport AAU basketball team which participated in three AAU National Tournaments.
Roberts graduated from Louisiana Tech in 1997 with a degree in health and physical education. The Shreveport, La., native is a 1992 graduate of Evangel Christian Academy where she played basketball for four years.