Mike Tokarski
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Mike Tokarski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
North

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2008: Did not participate.

2007 SUMMER: Played for the DuPage Dragons of the Central Illinois Collegiate Baseball League.

2007: Played in 48 games, with 34 starts in centerfield ... led the team with three triples ... tied for fourth on the squad with 10 stolen bases ... collected nine multiple-hit games ... had two hits and two stolen bases in a win over Missouri State (3/31) ... posted a career day against Indiana State (4/15) with two hits, a triple, four runs scored, a walk and three RBI in a 16-6 win ... had six hits and scored five runs in the series against Saint Xavier (5/4-6) ... named the team's most improved player by his teammates and coaches.

2006: Appeared in 28 games, with 14 starts in center field ... knocked in two RBI in the second game of a doubleheader against Central Michigan (3/18) ... scored two runs in a 7-3 win over in-state foe Northern Illinois (4/11) ... went 2-for-4 to help lead ISU to a 7-1 drubbing of the Illinois Institute of Technology (4/22).

Downers Grove North HS: Did not play his senior season due to an injury ... posted a .361 average with 13 home runs and 59 stolen bases in his career ... all-conference selection as a sophomore and junior ... hit .376 with six home runs and stole 24 bases as a junior ... two-time all-conference selection in football ... played for the 2004 Class 8A state football champions.

Personal: Born 9-17-86 in Bartlesville, Okla. ... son of Gary and Carol Tokarski ... father played football at Miami (Fla.) ... brother, Kevin, is a freshman on the baseball team at ISU ... major: undeclared.