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Anthony Cheky
Anthony Cheky

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portage, Ind.

High School:
Portage

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/L


04/12/2014

Spartans Sweep Purdue on Saturday to Take the Weekend Series

Spartans now 20-13 on the season after winning two of three on the weekend.

03/15/2014

Spartans Take Two in Double-Header

MSU shuts out Harvard

02/22/2014

Baseball Defeats Utah in Pac-12/Big Ten Challenge, 8-5

Jimmy Pickens and Blaise Salter combine for six RBI's to power MSU past Utah

05/18/2013

Spartans Rally to Win at Penn State

Jimmy Pickens hit a triple in the ninth to propel MSU to the victory.

05/16/2013

Spartans Smash Penn State, 16-1

Michigan State had a season-high 16 runs and Jimmy Pickens had four RBIs.

02/28/2014

The Diamond Classic, Starkville, Miss.

Michigan State vs. Eastern Illinois, Feb. 28, 2014

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2012 | 2013 | 2014


AT A GLANCE
Junior enters his third season as the starting center fielder . . . has played in 88 games, including 83 starts . . . owns a .293 career batting average and .362 on-base percentage.

2013 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Started 44 games . . . compiled a .278 batting average and a .342 on-base percentage . . . tied for second on the team in runs scored with 34 . . . had 49 hits, including seven doubles . . . an outstanding fielder, he recorded a .974 fielding percentage throughout the season . . . recorded three three-hit games (Austin Peay on March 4, Ohio State on March 29, and Indiana on April 13) . . . hit his second career home run against Kentucky (3/9) . . . ranked first in the Big Ten with 23 steals in 25 attempts . . . had an eight-game hitting streak from April 3 to April 16 where he hit .371 with nine runs and six stolen bases . . . recorded four stolen bases against Eastern Michigan (4/3) . . . had two RBIs versus Toledo (4/16) . . . hit .305 batting average in Big Ten play, fifth best on the team . . . started all 21 Big Ten games he appeared in during the season.

SUMMER 2012: Played for the Florence RedWolves in the Coastal Plains League . . . hit .417 (35-for-84) in 26 games, including 24 starts . . . had four doubles, one homer and 10 RBIs . . . was 6-for-8 in stolen-base attempts.

2012 (FRESHMAN): Started 39 games in center field . . . outstanding defensive player posted a perfect fielding percentage . . . led team with 15 stolen bases, which tied for seventh in the Big Ten . . . ranked third on the team with a .311 batting average . . . named to the Stanford All-Regional Team after leading MSU at the plate with a .429 avg. (3-for-7) in the two NCAA Tournament games; also made a diving catch to start a triple play vs. Fresno State . . . led team with a .467 batting average in the Big Ten Tournament and was named to the all-tournament team . . . collected a season-high four hits in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament against Nebraska (5/23) . . . hit a solo homer to lead off the game at Cincinnati (3/17).

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterwinner under Coach Tim Pirowski at Portage High School . . . named the 2011 Northwest Indiana Times Player of the Year after batting .486 with four triples, four homers, 11 doubles, 21 stolen bases, 34 runs and 36 RBIs . . . garnered 2011 Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association First-Team All-State 4A honors . . . served as a captain his senior season . . . named team MVP his junior year, hitting .523 with 11 triples, eight doubles, three homers and 30 RBIs . . . named to the Duneland Athletic Conference First Team after leading the league in batting . . . his 11 triples were the most in school history for a single season . . . also named to the Post-Tribune and The Times First-Team All-Area squads . . . selected for the Indiana Crossroads Classic Showcase Series . . . selected for Team Indiana, where he hit .590 with two homers and was a perfect 10-for-10 stealing bases . . . was a 2010 Gold Glove winner . . . played 2010 summer baseball for the Indiana Breakers, recording a .619 batting average with 13 doubles, eight triples, four homers and 22 stolen bases . . . also lettered in football his senior year as a defensive back, punter and kick returner, and in basketball as a point guard.

PERSONAL: Son on Tony and Becky Cheky . . . born Oct. 25, 1992 . . . marketing major . . . chose Michigan State over several schools, including Notre Dame, Clemson, Arkansas, Ohio State and Purdue.

CHEKY'S CAREER STATS

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