Back-to-back doubles by Logan Leverett and Brock Stewart pushed the eventual winning run across the plate
Illinois State has now won MVC series' versus Bradley and Indiana State.
Savas has won 17-straight decisions for Illinois State.
Illinois State has now won six-straight games and are 10-games over .500.
Illinois State is now a season-best six games over .500.
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Illinois State vs. Illinois held on March 27, 2012.
2013: Named the Doug Collins Illinois State Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... appeared in 39 games for the Redbirds, making 32 starts ... batted .260/.420/.320 with six doubles and 17 RBI ... drew 26 walks to just 23 strikeouts ... split time between middle infield and catcher ... earned the Elite 18 award at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship for having the highest individual grade-point average at the event ... made collegiate-debut and tallied first-career hit at Belmont (3/3) ... recorded first-career RBI versus Missouri State (4/6) ... collected one hit and two RBI in a non-conference win versus Northern Illinois (4/9) ... went 2-for-4 with two doubles and one RBI against MacMurray (4/24) ... went 1-for-4 with one double, two runs scored and a career-best three RBI as Illinois State clinched the MVC championship outright for the first time in school history at Southern Illinois (5/18) ... tallied two hits and added four RBI in the Missouri Valley Conference Championship at Duffy Bass Field (5/21-5/25).
Personal:Born 8-2-93 in Orlando, Fla. ... son of Keith and Andrea ... has one brother, Matthew, and one sister, Emma ... major: Biochemistry (Pre-Medical)