Lisa Roberson
Personal information
Born July 30 1967 () (age 50)
Zionsville, Indiana
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Career information
High school Zionsville
(Zionsville, Indiana)
College New Mexico State (1985-1988)
Position Outside Hitter

Lisa Roberson (née Whitesell; born July 30, 1967)  is an American volleyball player who played for the New Mexico State University women's volleyball team.

Prior to enrolling at New Mexico State, she played for Zionsville Community High School. She is the mother of current NBA player André Roberson.


Roberson attended Zionsville Community High School, where she was a standout in track, volleyball and basketball, winning 1983 basketball sectional title team. She attended the New Mexico State University where she played volleyball and obtained a Business Management degree. She finished her career ranking sixth in kills (1,301) and kills per set (3.60), seventh in attempts (3,227) and single season (461), tenth in solo blocks (65), and fourth in kills per set (4.23). In the past she worked at Kiddie Round up and currently works at Judson ISD.

Personal Life Edit

On March 2, 1988, she married her college sweetheart John Roberson, a basketball player at New Mexico State. The couple have seven children: Ashlee (b. 1988), Amber (b. 1990), André (b. 1991), Arielle (b. 1993), Anthony (b. 1994), Aaliyah (b. 2003), and Arianna (b. 2006). Other than her two youngest children who have not yet reached college age, all the Roberson children are current or former athletes: Ashlee played basketball at Texas Tech; Amber played volleyball at University of Texas; André is a member of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder; Arielle played basketball at Colorado University; and Anthony plays college basketball at Central Oklahoma.

See Also Edit

Roberson Family

Gallery:Roberson Family

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