Anthony Shimkus
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    Anthony Shimkus

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    De La Salle Institute

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 185

    Position:
    RHP

    Birthdate:
    07/01/1994

    Experience:
    2nd

    B/T:
    R/R


    04/10/2013

    Salukis survive in 10-9 win over Austin Peay

    SIU's 10 runs were enough to withstand the Governor's five runs in the final two innings.

    04/02/2013

    Salukis trot past Thoroughbreds in 7-2 win Tuesday

    Southern Illinois improved it's home record to 8-3 on the year.

    03/30/2013

    Salukis sweep EKU with Saturday's 4-1 win

    Southern broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning to complete its second three-game sweep of the year.

    03/13/2013

    Salukis hold on for 4-2 win, series split with MTSU

    SIU shut out the Blue Raiders for the final six innings of the game.

    03/09/2013

    Two comeback wins fuel SIU's sweep of Northern Illinois

    The Salukis finished their first series sweep of the season by taking both halves of Saturday's doubleheader.

    05/06/2013

    SIU vs. Missouri State

    April 13, 2013

    2013 (Freshman)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Made 10 relief appearances and one start...Pitched more than one inning in six of his 11 appearances...Made his collegiate debut on 2/16 at UAB with two scoreless innings of relief...Picked up his first collegiate win on 3/13 at Middle Tennessee State with 2.0 scoreless innings...Earned a win in consecutive relief appearances on 3/30 and 4/2 against Eastern Kentucky and Murray State, tossing two scoreless innings in each game...Made a spot start against Austin Peay on 4/10...Posted a 3.60 ERA as a reliever...Received the league's Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the previous two semesters and a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average.

    Prior to SIU: Was a three-time all-conference selection in the Chicago Catholic League...As a senior went 6-3 with a 2.15 ERA and 81 strikeouts with just 15 walks and also hit .467...Named the MVP of the CCL White Division...Runner-up for the Lawless Award, given to the top player in each of the CCL divisions...Finished the year as the 4A Regional runner-up as a junior...Hit .410 with 27 RBI and a .500 on-base percentage as a junior in 2011...As a sophomore, helped the Meteors to a 25-10 record and clinched the 4A Regional Championship by tossing a complete game...Hit .385 with 20 RBI and a .420 on-base percentage as a sophomore in 2010...Also played football and basketball as a freshman...Was a member of National Honor Society and ranked in the top 10 of his class academically.

    Personal: Full name is Anthony Thomas Shimkus...Born July 1, 1994 in Chicago...Son of Peter and Monica Shimkus...Father is a bond analyst and mother is a project manager...Has one brother...Majoring in business.

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