Brock Stewart tied a career-best with five RBI in the win over the Aces.
Illinois State improves to 17-4 at Duffy Bass Field.
Illinois State is now a season-best 11 games over .500.
Illinois State will look to sweep the series Sunday with a 1:00 p.m first pitch.
Dan Savas earned his third victory in game one.
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