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    24  Tom Szalewski
    Tom Szalewski


    Omaha, Neb.

    High School:
    Daniel J. Gross Catholic

    Last College:
    Cloud CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190



    2005 Highlights:Appeared in 19 games, starting ten...went 4-1 with a 5.00 ERA and 33 strikeouts...won his last four decisions...picked up his first win of the year in a 4.1 inning, three-strikeout relief effort against Saint Louis on March 13...went 6.2 innings and struck out four to pick up the victory in a 4-3 win over Chicago State in the first game of a doubleheader on March 26...gave up no runs in seven innings to go along with four strikeouts in a 3-0 win over Northern Illinois on April 20...went eight innings in his next start versus Bradley on April 27, giving up three runs and striking out three in a no-decision...gave up a mere unearned run in six solid innings against IIT on May 3...pitched the second complete-game of his career on May 15, going nine innings and scattering five hits in a 12-4 win over Youngstown State in Game Two of a twinbill.

    2004 Highlights:Named to the All-Horizon League All-Newcomer Team,...garnered Horizon League Pitcher of the Week honors for the period ending May 9th,...finished the season with a record of 4-2 with an ERA of 2.76, which was the second lowest in the Horizon League and 41 strikeouts,...made 16 appearances with nine starts on the mound,...earned first victory in a UIC uniform scattering one run and six hits in 7.2 innings of work in a 12-3 victory over Sterling on Mar. 26th,...held World Series participants Arkansas and Miami to one hit and two strikeouts in two appearances spanning over three innings,...picked up the 8-3 victory over Western Illinois on Apr. 4th, allowing two runs and five hits, while striking out four batters in seven innings of work,...struck out a season-high seven batters in a 13-8 win over Wright State on Apr. 11th,...tossed a complete-game, two-hit shutout while fanning four batters to lead UIC to the 5-0 win over Butler in Game Two of their doubleheader on May 8th.

    Prior to UIC:Transferred from Cloud CC,...earned Honorable Mention honors as a freshman and sophomore in the Jayhawk Western Division,...pushed Cloud CC to a second-place finish in the conference tournament as a sophomore, two years of work, accumulated a mark of 14-4, a freshman, led Cloud in ERA (2.13), wins (8) and strikeout to walk ratio, a sophomore topped Cloud in shutouts (2) and strikeout to walk ratio,...struck out 69 batters in 62.2 innings of work as a sophomore.

    Prep/Personal:Three-year baseball letterwinner for Daniel J. Gross Catholic,...helped Daniel J. Gross Catholic to a district championship and an appearance in the 2000 state tournament as a senior,...two-time All-Conference selection,...born October 10, 1981,...son of Tom and Lori Szalewski,...major is information and decision services.

    #24 Tom Szalewski's Career Highs:
    IP: 9.0 vs. Youngstown State (5/15/05)
    H: 10 vs. Wright State (4/11/04)
    R: 8 vs. Wright State (4/11/04)
    ER: 5 on three occasions
    BB: 3 on two occasions
    K: 7 vs. Wright State (4/11/04)


    2004 4-2-0 2.76 16/9 62.0 52 27 19 12 41 .218
    2005 4-1-0 5.00 19/10 68.1 82 50 38 19 33 .301
    Totals 8-3-0 3.94 35/19 130.1 134 77 57 31 74