The Redbirds have now won two MVC titles in four seasons.
The Redbirds are now 8-3 in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Illinois State improves to 7-3 in the MVC.
Illinois State enters with a 3-3 record in MVC games.
The Redbirds continue the home stand Friday-Sunday vs. Indiana State.
WJBC Redbird Recap - Missouri St. vs. ISU
Hinsdale South High School: Was a four-year starter on the baseball team ... as a senior, hit .432 with three home runs, 11 doubles and set a school-record with eight triples ... also set a school-record with 30 stolen bases during his senior campaign ... additionally, went 3-0 with a 0.68 ERA ... led the program to its longest winning streak in school history (20 games), en route to a conference championship ... was named a Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Second-Team selection and an IHSBCA 4A All-State performer.
Personal: Born 8-3-93 in Darien, Ill. ... son of Dave and Cheryl Beesley ... has three brothers, Jake, Eric and Mike ... major: Tech Education