Dan Savas
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Dan Savas

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Rosemont, Ill.

High School:
Leyden

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
07/11/1992

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

04/13/2014

Two-Run Eighth Inning Propels Redbirds Past Webster, 3-1

Back-to-back doubles by Logan Leverett and Brock Stewart pushed the eventual winning run across the plate

03/28/2014

Savas Goes The Distance, Illinois State Tops Indiana State, 5-2

Savas has won 17-straight decisions for Illinois State.

03/21/2014

Redbirds Walk-Off Twice To Take Valley-Opening Series Vs. Bradley

Illinois State has now won six-straight games and are 10-games over .500.

03/15/2014

Redbirds Sweep Doubleheader Vs. Western Illinois, Improve to 11-5

Illinois State is now a season-best six games over .500.

03/07/2014

Redbirds Open RussMatt Central Florida Invitational With 13-4 Win Over LIU

Illinois State clubbed nine extra-base hits in the win.

03/16/2014

WJBC Redbird Recap - WIU vs. ISU

WJBC Redbird Recap - WIU vs. ISU

04/08/2013

WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU

WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU

2013: Named a CollegeBaseballInsider.com All-American, American Baseball Coaches Association All-Midwest Region First-Team honoree and First-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference ... made 15 starts for Illinois State ... tied the Illinois State record with 10 wins, and finished 10-0 with a 1.79 ERA ... tied Chris Razo for the team-lead with 5 complete-games ... posted a pair of shutouts ... paced the Redbird pitching staff in innings pitched (100.1), strikeouts (98) and batting average-against (.180) ...earned one Missouri Valley Conference pitcher of the week honor ... secured first win of the season, firing five innings with six strikeouts versus LIU Brooklyn (3/8) ... allowed no earned runs in seven innings of work, earning the victory against Bowling Green (3/16) ... struck out eight batters in back-to-back starts (both wins) against Eastern Illinois and at Wichita State (3/22, 3/30) ... blanked Missouri State over eight innings (4/6) ... defeated Creighton and Evansville in consecutive weeks to improve to 8-0 (5/4, 5/11) ... fired a shutout, with eight strikeouts, at Southern Illinois (5/17), in a victory that clinched a share of the Missouri Valley Conference title for Illinois State ... in lone appearance in the Missouri Valley Conference Championship, fired a complete-game, with a career-best 12 strikeouts, versus Missouri State (5/22) at Duffy Bass Field ... was named a Cape Cod League all-star during the summer.

2012:Redshirt

2011: Established a 3.92 ERA, which was the second-lowest among starters ... went 3-4 with 68 strikeouts, which totaled the second-most strikeouts on the team ... started 12 for 14 games appeared in, pitching 66.2 innings ... allowed opposing batters to hit .253 against him ... earned his first collegiate win in his first collegiate start, allowing just one earned run, striking out four and walking one through six innings at Belmont (2/20) ... earned Illinois State's first-ever victory at Miami, allowing two earned runs, striking out six and walking one through six innings (3/9) ... struck out a career-high 12 batters through 6.2 innings without allowing an earned run, but did not earn the victory against Creighton (4/10) ... credited with the win in a five-inning performance with nine strikeouts and no earned runs allowed at Bradley (4/16) ... gave up just one earned run and struck out four through six innings versus Evansville, but did not earn the win (5/20).

Leyden High School:Amassed a 1.64 ERA during his senior season ... struck out 84 batters in 60 innings of work, averaging 11.86 strikeouts per game ... issued just 18 walks ... earned all-area and All-West Suburban honors ... as a junior pitched 28 innings, striking out 47 while walking just 16.

Personal:Born 7-11-92 in Park Ridge, Ill. ... son of Dean and Kathy Savas ... has one sister, Kristen ... major: Accounting.