Anthony Shimkus
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    Anthony  Shimkus

    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    De La Salle Institute

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 185

    Position:
    RHP

    Birthdate:
    07/01/1994

    Experience:
    2nd


    02/27/2015

    Salukis take on Western Kentucky in weekend road series

    SIU and WKU will play a double-header on Saturday and one game on Sunday

    02/25/2015

    Southern drops 3-2 extra innings game to Murray State

    Missed opportunities hurt the Salukis in the loss

    02/24/2015

    Saluki Baseball announces schedule change, will play at home on Wednesday

    Southern Illinois will play Murray State at 2 p.m. at Itchy Jones Stadium

    02/21/2015

    Salukis swept in doubleheader to Colonels

    SIU dropped to 1-5 on the season after the two losses

    02/19/2015

    Salukis face Eastern Kentucky in four-game series

    SIU looks to get into the win column this weekend

    05/06/2013

    SIU vs. Missouri State

    April 13, 2013

    2014 (Redshirt)
    Spent the season recovering from Tommy John surgery...Did not appear in any games.

    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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    Baseball Carbondale, Ill. 2:00 PM
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    Baseball Carbondale, Ill. 1:00 PM
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