Back-to-back doubles by Logan Leverett and Brock Stewart pushed the eventual winning run across the plate
Illinois State has now won six-straight games and are 10-games over .500.
Illinois State is now a season-best five games over .500.
Redbird pitchers tallied 12 strikeouts in the loss.
Illinois State will play LIU Brooklyn, Bucknell and Bowling Green in Winter Haven, Fla.
Redbird Baseball Vs. Cancer Day
2013: Made 33 appearances for Illinois State, all starts ... missed several weeks due to a shoulder injury ... batted .330/.402/.496 with three home runs, 10 doubles and 34 RBI ... went 1-for-3 with three RBI at Belmont (3/2) ... collected three hits, including one double, with two RBI and two runs scored at Belmont (3/3) ... clubbed a pair of doubles and set a career-high with five RBI in a win at Miami (3/12) ... launched a game-tying two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning versus Creighton (5/5) ... registered a seven-game hitting streak (3/17-5/5) ... ended the season with a five-game hitting streak, including four-straight two-hit games during the Missouri Valley Conference Championship at Duffy Bass Field (5/21-5/25).
2012:Appeared in six games, making five starts, before medically redshirting the season ... tallied two hits, two runs scored and three RBI ... launched one home run against Tennessee Tech (2/25) ... pitched one inning, allowing one earned run on three hits with one strikeout and one walk.
2011:Started 29 of 36 games played in, with 33 appearances in the Redbird outfield ... amassed a .259 batting average with 28 hits, 16 RBI and 18 runs scored ... legged out 10 doubles and hit three home runs ... established a .435 slugging percentage and a .341 on-base percentage ... had eight multiple-hit and three multiple-RBI games ... went on a five-game hitting streak (4/1-4/5) ... collected his first collegiate hit against Bowling Green, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored, one RBI and a walk (3/6) ... went 4-for-5 with a home run, a double, a career-high four RBI and two runs scored versus North Dakota State (3/13) ... had a 2-for-3 effort with three runs and a walk against Chicago State (4/2) ... went 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk at Southern Illinois (5/14) ... had a 2-for-4 performance with two doubles, three RBI and one run scored against Evansville (5/19) ... was 2-for-3 with two doubles and one RBI versus Evansville (5/21).