2008: Saw limited action, playing in eight games...Made two starts as designated hitter...Had four hits in 10 at-bats, including a season-high two vs. Saint Louis (5/13)...Registered a career-high two RBI vs. Murray State (4/7)...Recipient of the team's James J. Mundo Spirit Award. 2007: Saw limited action, playing in seven games...Started three games as designated hitter...Had three hits, all against Northern Illinois (3/3) when he went 3-for-4 with a run scored.
Pre-SIU: Joined the Salukis from Minooka High School...Wrapped up a productive prep career by hitting .370 with four home runs, 20 doubles and 40 RBI to lead his team to a 34-7 record and third-place finish in the state...Was named all-conference and all-area following his senior season...As a junior, he hit .375 with three homers, 11 doubles and 30 RBI...Was the only catcher from Illinois selected to participate in the prestigious Area Code Games, which is a compilation of the top talent in the Midwest competing against the top talent nationally during the summer of 2005...Tabbed as the 12th-best prospect in the state by Illinois Prep Baseball Magazine...Also earned all-conference honors in football and wrestling.
Personal: Full name is Thomas Michael Cerven...Majors in History...Born October 2, 1987...Son of Thomas and Cheryl Cerven.
Tom Cerven's Career Statistics at Southern Illinois