Illinois State finished the regular season 36-18 and 16-5 in the Valley.
A win Saturday will secure the first outright MVC title in Redbird baseball history.
Illinois State needs just one win to secure a portion of the MVC title.
The Redbirds went 4-1 last week, including a MVC series-win over Creighton.
Friday's win marked the ninth complete-game this season for ISU starters.
2012: Appeared in 16 games, making 15 starts ... finished the season 7-4 with a 4.55 ERA ... totaled 87 inninngs ... struck out 72 batters ... limited opponents to a .268 batting average ... earned his first victory of the season at Souther Missouri, allowing one run on five innings with five strike outs (3/3) ...defeated Maine with a seven-inning effort that included five strike outs (3/9) ... pitched five scoreless innings and added six strike outs against MacMuray (3/23) ... collected hisfirst MVCvictory of the seasonat Indiana State, throwing six innings andfanning six (3/30) ... allowed one unearned run over seven innings, with five strike outs, against Southern Illinois (5/4) ... earned the victory versus Evansville throwing seven ninings of two-run ball, with two strike outs (5/22).
Heartland CC: As a sophomore, amassed a 2.97 ERA with a 10-2 record ... helped Heartland win the Mid-West Athletic Conference (M-WAC) championship and finish sixth at the NJCAA World Series with a 54-11 overall record ... as a freshman, earned a 3.98 ERA and a 9-3 record ... helped guide Heartland to the Mid-West Athletic Conference (M-WAC) championship and a 45-11 overall mark.
Illinois Valley Central High School: Four-year starter ... as a senior, established a .071 ERA with a 9-1 record ... all-state and Peoria Journal Star all-area honoree ... all-NCIC selection ... as a junior, amassed a 1.12 ERA with a 7-1 mark ... helped Illinois Valley Central to a second-place finish in state ... Peoria Journal Star all-area choice ... all-NCIC selection ... as a sophomore, earned a 3-0 record with a 1.31 ERA ... Peoria Journal Star all-area honoree ... all-NCIC selection ... as a freshman, established a .097 ERA with a 13-1 record ... helped guide Illinois Valley Central to the state championship and a program-wins record ... all-state honorable mention ... Peoria Journal Star all-area selection ... all-conference choice.
Personal:Born 6-22-90 in Galesburg, Ill. ... son of Alex and Jean Razo ... has one sister, Abi ... major: Parks and Recreation