The Catfish Welcome Creek Robertson
Creek Robertson, maybe the best baseball name we’ve had join the Catfish in our short history. He was a 2 sport athlete for Madison Central High School, lettering in both baseball and football. Creek helped the baseball Jaguars get to the Mississippi 6A Baseball State Championship, compiling a 34-2 record and 2020 State Title. He was selected as National Champions by the National High School Baseball Coaches Assoc.
On the gridiron Robertson was equally as impressive, compiling 231 total tackles in three years. He was a 6A Football first-team all-state safety in 2020 and was recognized as the 6A Region 2, 2020 Football Player of the Year. He was also selected to 2020 Bernard Blackwell North/South Football All-Star Game and awarded the Bill Stewart Award.
Creek was named to Clarion-Ledger’s Baseball Dandy Dozen in 2021. He appeared in 54 games for the Jaguars over a two-year varsity career. As a senior he batted .325 with 26 hits, 31 runs, 29 RBIs. His OBP was .496 and he had a .946 OPS (on-base + slugging. Ranked as the 8th-best short stop in the state of Mississippi and 34th-best player overall by Perfect Game in 2021. He loved both sports but in the end, baseball won out as he accepted a scholarship to Southern Miss.
2022 (Fr.): Redshirted as a freshman at Southern Miss, he played for the Ocean State Waves in the New England Collegiate Baseball League last summer. Hit .191 in 41 games with five doubles, a triple, five RBI’s and swiped 9 bases. Robertson finished the summer hitting safely in eight of his final nine games with two-hit contests four times during that stretch.
2023: Through 47 games the Eagles have compiled a 32-15 record, 17-7 in the tough Sunbelt Conference. They are 24-4 at home and are riding a 10 game win streak. Robertson has seen action in 33 games, starting 19 of those. He’s batting .185 in 65 at bats with 12 hits, 13 runs, a double and a home run. He has 9 rbi’s and has drawn 11 walks. He’s flashed the leather in the field with only 2 errors in 85 chances on the infield.
The Catfish are looking forward to seeing what he can do this summer in the Cape!