NORMAL, Ill. - The Illinois State baseball team has advanced to the title game of the 2013 Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Championship, Saturday, May 25 at 7:07 p.m., at Duffy Bass Field. The No. 1-seeded Redbirds will take on No. 2 seed Wichita State, with an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament on the line.
For the third time in program history, the Illinois State baseball team is headed to the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament after the Redbirds held off Evansville, 5-3, Thursday night at Duffy Bass Field.
Scott Renfro, who spent nearly the last four years at Northern Arizona, has been added to the Illinois State athletics department staff as Assistant Athletics Director of Compliance, as announced by Cindy Harris, Illinois State's senior associate athletic director for compliance and student services Friday.
Illinois State head softball coach Melinda Fischer announced the squad's award winners from the 2013 season, as voted on by the players, Friday afternoon. Fischer and the team also deemed four Redbirds captains for next season.
Brittany Smith qualifies for the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the hammer throw and Sade Sealy advances to the quarterfinals of the West Region, as the Illinois State men's and No. 25-ranked women's track & field teams wrap-up day one of the NCAA West Region Preliminary Round at...