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Cermak Tied for 2nd on Home Run List as Illinois State Splits on Senior Day

NORMAL, Ill. – Third-year sophomore Ryan Cermak blasted his 19th home run of 2022 to move into a tie for 2nd on Illinois State's single-season home run record list as Illinois State split a doubleheader against Missouri Valley Conference-leading Southern Illinois on Friday at Duffy Bass Field. Illinois State won game one, 4-1, before dropping the nightcap, 7-1.

Cermak tied Mike Prior (1985) and Brad James (1991) and needs four more home runs to catch Ryan Duncheon (23 - 1999). Cermak also tied Prior for 4th on the career home runs list with 32.