Illinois State finished the regular season 36-18 and 16-5 in the Valley.
The Redbirds have now won two MVC titles in four seasons.
Illinois State needs just one win to secure a portion of the MVC title.
Brock Stewart tied a career-best with five RBI in the win over the Aces.
Kyle Stanton drove in five runs in the 7-inning win for the Redbirds.
WJBC Redbird Recap - Indiana State vs. ISU
Redbirds in the Community - Basebald Day 2012
WJBC Recap - Baseball vs. SIU
WJBC Recap - Baseball vs. Wichita State
ISU vs. Bradley April 21, 2012
Illinois State vs. Illinois held on March 27, 2012.
The Illinois State baseball team beat Western Michigan, 7-1, Mar. 9, 2012 at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational.
The Illinois State baseball team beat Maine, 7-1, Mar. 9, 2012 at the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational.
2012: Made 51 starts, batting .298/.408/.416 ... launched three home runs with ten doubles, one triple and 39 RBI ... drew 34 walks ... went 3-for-5 with one home run, one double, three RBI and two runs scored versus Tennessee Tech (2/26) ... reached base in 14-consecutive games (2/25-3/20), batting .423 with one home run, six doubles and 13 RBI during that span ... reached base twice, drove in three runs and scored two runs against Southeast Missouri (3/4) ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI against Army (3/17) ... collected two hits, including one home run, with three RBI at Indiana State (3/31) ... tallied three-consecutive two-hit games (4/7-4/10) ... launched a home run anddrewtwo walks at Creighton (4/28) ...went 3-for-4 versus Southern Illinois (5/5) ... collected two hits, and drove in three runs, at Evansville (5/19).
2011: Served as a designated hitter and catcher, starting 46 games ... hit .265 with a .395 slugging percentage and a .376 on-base percentage ... tied for second-most doubles on the team with 12 ... hit three home runs ... had 42 RBI and scored 26 runs ... collected multiple hits and multiple RBI in 10 games ... had a five-game hitting streak (3/5-3/9) ... earned his first collegiate hit versus Milwaukee (2/26) ... went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored, including one double in ISU's win at Miami (3/9) ... went 3-for-4 with five RBI and one home run against Chicago State (4/2) ... went 3-for-3 with three RBI, one run scored and one double at Bradley (4/17) ... went 2-for-4 with five RBI and one run scored versus Indiana State (4/29) ... went 2-for-4 with three RBI, including one double.
Joliet Township High School: Drafted in the 14th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Boston Red Sox ... earned Joliet Herald News First Team selection and Chicago Tribune Second Team selection ... named to the IHSBCA All State and All Area teams ... earned all-conference selection ... hit .495 with eight home runs and 40 RBI ... as a junior, named as a Joliet Herald News First Team and IHSBCA All Area selection ... averaged .449 with eight home runs and 44 RBI ... as a sophomore, hit .285 with one home run and 32 RBI.
Personal: Born 6-4-92 ... son of Paul and Juana Hollenbeck ... major: Physical Education