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Kevin Cislo 19
Kevin Cislo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Novi, Mich.

High School:
Novi

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 188

Position:
IF/CF

B/T:
L-R


Michigan Honors/Awards ... All-Big Ten Conference first team second baseman (2007) ... All-Big Ten Tournament selection (2008) ... All-Big Ten second team outfielder (2008) ... 2008 All-Big Ten Tournament outfielder ... 2007 NCAA Nashville Regional All-Tournament 2B ... recipient of the 2007-08 Samuel L. Westerman Foundation Scholarship for Baseball.

Junior (2008) ... Played in 54 games with 53 starts (42-CF, 11-2B) ... All-Big Ten second team OF ... All-Big Ten Tournament OF ... Fielded 1.000 in 116 chances this season ... Reached safely in the final 45 games of the season ... Reached safely in all but three games during the year ... Had career-best 11-game hitting streak ... Recorded six multi-hit games, with five 3-hit games ... Ranked fifth in Big Ten and led team with league only batting average, hitting .415 (34-for-82) ... Was second in Big Ten with conference only on base percentage of .529 ... Had career bests in nearly all offensive categories, with 62 hits, 41 runs, 28 RBI, 74 total bases and a .456 on base percentage ... Stole career best 18 bases ... Drew career-best 28 walks and struckout just 19 in 178 at bats ... Grounded into only 1 double play ... Hit Lefties almost as well as Righties, .347 to .349 ... Opened season with 2-for-3 performance with three RBI and three runs vs. Villanova (2/22) ... Was 1-for-1 with career-best four walks and three runs vs. Villanova (2/23) ... Stole season-best two bases vs. Oakland (3/20) ... Was 3-for-4 with two runs vs. Iowa #1 (3/30) ... Was 3-for-5 with a run at PSU #2 (4/5) ... Batting 1.000 with 3-for-3 outing with three RBI and three runs, including season-best five putouts vs. Toledo (4/9) ... Batted .615 (8-for-13) with five runs scored in four-game series at Illinois (4-11/13) ... Was 2-for-5 with an inside-the-park homer and 3 RBI vs. Norte Dame at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock, Mich ... Was 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in Michigan's 3-2 victory vs. Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game.

Sophomore (2007) ... All-Tournament 2B at NCAA Nashville Regional ... All-Big Ten first team at 2B ... made 49 starts (2B-48, CF-1) ... second on team with 140 assists ... had 96 assists in Big Ten play to lead team ... had 15 multi-hit games (three 3-hit games) ... 2-for-2 as pinch hitter ... led UM and ranked second in Big Ten with .421 (40-for-95) average in conference play ... had three 3-hit games ... vs. Purdue, Michigan State and Iowa ... 1-for-2 and reached base three times and had two stolen bases in opener vs. Bethune-Cookman ... singled and scored in six-run seventh-inning rally vs. BCC #2 ... had two-run pinch 1B vs. BCC #3 to tie game at 6-6 in eventual 7-6 win in 13 innings ... had pinch 1B at UCF ... did not see action at Cadence Bank Classic at Mississippi State ... walked and scored lone UM run vs. SDSU at Petco Park ... walked and scored vs. Oklahoma ... 1-for-4 with triple at ECU #2 ... 1-for-3 vs. Oak. #1, #2 and #3 ... had 2B vs. Oak. #3 ... HBP and scored vs. Oak. #4 ... went 6-for-14 (.429) at Northwestern ... 2-for-4 at NU #1 ... had RBI-1B at NU #2 ... scored twice at NU #3 ... 2-for-4 with 2B at NU #4 ... 2-for-4 with 2B and pair of RBI at EMU #1 ... 2-for-3 with HBP and walk at OSU #2 ... 2-for-3 with 2B at OSU #3 ... had nine-game hitting streak snapped vs. EMU #3 ... had six assists vs. EMU #3 ... 3-for-3 with RBI vs. Purdue #1 ... 1-for-3 vs. Pur. #2, #3 & #4 ... had 13 assists vs. Purdue ... 3-for-4 at MSU #1 ... had 2-run 1B vs. MSU #2 ... 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 3 put outs and six assists at MSU #4 ... had walk, RBI-1B and HBP vs. Ill. #1 ... had three puts outs and 22 assists vs. Illinois with six assists vs. Ill. #1, #3 & #4 ... 1-for-3 with gamer at EMU #5 ... 2-for-4 with two runs vs. PSU #1 ... 2-for-3 with two runs vs. PSU #2 ... made OF debut vs. PSU #3 ... made first OF start of career vs. PSU #4 ... had seven hits in Iowa series ... 3-for-4 with HBP at Iowa #1 ... 2-for-4 at Iowa #2 with first career home run good for gamer ... 2-for-4 at Iowa #3 for nine-game hit streak snapped at Iowa #4 ... 2-for-4 vs. OSU #5 ... 1-for-4 with RBI and SB vs. Memphis ... 2-for-3 with ninth-inning gamer vs. Vanderbilt #1 ... third gamer of season/sixth of career ... 1-for-3 with game-saving catch of pop fly vs. Vandy #3 with high-light listed as one of ESPN's Defensive gems of day ... had infield single at Oregon State #1 in NCAA Super Regional action.

Freshman (2006) ... Played in 52 games with 18 starts (2B-18) ... went 0-for-3 with walk in career debut in season opener vs. UAB ... first career hit was single at Central Florida ... 1-for-3 with walk and two runs scored vs. Pacific ... 1-for-3 with 2B, run scored and RBI vs. Winthrop ... 2-for-4 for first career multi-hit game with 2-run triple in Ray Fisher Stadium debut vs. Oakland ... 2-run 3B was game-winner vs. Oakland #4 ... had two walks and RBI vs. BG ... had gamer with grounder vs. NU #1 ... four put outs and six assists in three starts vs. NU ... 2-for-3 with three walks, three runs scored and two RBI including gamer at CMU ... put out and two assists at Minnesota #1 as defensive replacement at 2B and made diving game-ending 4-3 play ... 3-for-6 vs. Toledo for first three-hit game ... three multi-hit games (one 3-hit game) ... 1-for-2 with two walks at EMU ... three put outs and four assists as defensive replacement in three wins at Purdue ... 1-for-2 vs. MSU #1 ... had walk, stolen base, four assists vs. MSU #4 ... 1-for-3 with HBP, BB and scored twice vs. WMU ... walked twice, scored twice vs. EMU #2 ... had 15 hits and scored 19 runs with 11 RBI ... two put outs and three assists playing in four Big Ten Tournament games ... assisted on final out of final win of season in regional action vs. Stetson ... Summer Ball ... Played Great Lakes League for playoff champion Grand Lake Mariners coached by Scott French ... Grand Lake teammates included U-M's Adam Abraham and Mike Wilson.

Prep ... Four-year honor roll student at Novi HS ... earned Citizenship Award ... National Scholar Athlete Award from the Army ... six varsity letters, three in football and baseball ... captain, first-team all-state, all-area player of the year in both sports as senior ... played defensive back, quarterback, punter for head coach Tab Kellepourey ... led Novi to district championship with 20-0 win over Canton as senior, rushed for two TDs, passed for one, recovered a fumble and had an interception in the championship game ... rushed for 1,017 yards and 17 TDs as a senior quarterback, tossed nine TD passes ... captain for All-North team in football, selected by Detroit Free Press as a senior ... played three seasons of varsity baseball for head coach Rick Green earning all-conference honors each season ... hit .529 with two homers, 29 stolen bases as a senior ... Kensington Valley Conference Player of the Year for football and baseball as a senior ... all-state first team and Dream Team selected by MHSBCA ... voted defensive player of the year by teammates in baseball as a junior and team MVP as senior ... ranked in top 10 at TeamOne North Showcase in Indiana before senior season ... helped lead football and baseball teams to league championships junior and senior seasons ... high school highlight in baseball was hitting grand slams in back-to-back at bats in win over Pinckney ... Summer Ball ... Played for Michigan Rams for coach Rick Berryman ... played with current U-M teammates Nate Recknagel, Dan Lentz, Mike Powers ... Rams played in the AAABA World Series in Johnstown, Pa.

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Education, majoring in secondary education/history ... born 2-21-87 in Detroit ... favorites include ... music - country; pro team - Boston Red Sox; athlete - Ozzie Smith; movie - Friday Night Lights ... enjoys peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, singing barbershop quartet music, watching ESPN ... greatest sports memory is winning Kensington Valley Conference titles in baseball and football in junior and senior seasons ... good luck superstition includes stretching legs before each at bat ... selected Michigan for the "high standards that U-M is known for in both academics and athletics."

Hitting Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD%
2006 .242 52 18 62 19 15 1 2 0 11 20 .323 19 2 17 0 .434 0 3 3 6 48 66 1 .991
2007 .364 51 49 162 40 59 5 1 1 23 69 .426 19 7 21 0 .445 3 2 7 12 66 140 6 .972
2008 .348 54 53 178 41 62 5 2 1 28 74 .416 28 9 19 1 .456 2 6 18 26 95 21 0 1.000
Career .338 157 120 402 100 136 11 5 2 62 163 .405 66 18 57 1 .448 5 11 28 44 209 227 7 .984


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