Illinois State has now won MVC series' versus Bradley and Indiana State.
Savas has won 17-straight decisions for Illinois State.
Illinois State is now a season-best five games over .500.
Heartland Community College: Helped guide Heartland to a 50-11 overall record ... batted .322 with one home run, 18 RBI and 19 runs scored ... secured 10 stolen bases.
Louisville: Hit .286 with 18 RBI and 13 runs scored in 42 games and 21 starts ... matched career-high with three RBI while going 2-for-4 with a run scored at Pittsburgh (5/19) ... doubled, walked twice, scored three times and added one RBI at Indiana (4/17) ... finished with career-highs in hits (three) and RBI (three) while scoring twice versus villanova (3/30) ... making first-career start at third, went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored and had an outstanding catch on a foul ball along the third base line ... earned first-career hit, a single to right, in first-career at-bat as a pinch hitter against Minnesota in season-opener ... earned BIG EAST All-Academic Team honors.
Marquette High School: Four-year starter for the varsity baseball team ... four-time team-MVP, first-team all-conference and team honor roll ... batted .477 with seven home runs, seven doubles and 38 RBI senior year ... hit .453 with 15 doubles, eight home runs and 46 RBI as a junior, guiding Marquette to a 31-7 record, including a school-best 26-game winning streak ...batted .500 as a sophomore and .447 as a freshman ... named MVP in 2009 Perfect Game.
Personal:Born 4-21-93 in Evanston, Ill. ... son of Rob and Kim Snyder ... has one brother, Evan ... major: Criminal Justice.