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.
Redbird pitchers tallied 12 strikeouts in the loss.
Illinois State is now a season-best five games over .500.
Sunday's game between Illinois State and Central Arkansas has been cancelled.
2013: Emerged as one of Mark Kingston's top setup men in his debut season at Illinois State ... appeared in 16 games, all in relief ... went 0-0 with a 3.31 ERA in 16.1 innings of work ... tallied 11 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .242 batting average-against ... worked 1.2 innings in Illinois State debut at Memphis (2/16), collecting two strikeouts ... worked one perfect inning, with two strikeouts, at Miami (3/12) ... fired a career-best 3.1 innings versus Bowling Green (3/15).
John A. Logan Community College:As a sophomore, went 6-1 with a 1.93 ERA and talliedseven saves ... struck out 63 batters in 51 innings ... earned All-Region and All-Conference awards ... was named the conference pitcher of the year ... went 9-2 with a 3.92 ERA as a freshman.
LaSalle Peru Township High School: Was a three-year starter on the varsity baseball team ... earned All-Conference and All-Area honors as a senior.
Personal:Born 7-5-92 in Spring Valley, Ill. ... son of David and Lynda Suarez ... has one sister, Jessica ... major: Special Education