Illinois State went 39-19 in 2013, winning the MVC regular season title outright.
Kyle Stanton drove in five runs in the 7-inning win for the Redbirds.
Both games begin at 6:00 p.m. and admission is free.
Illinois State is a season-best eight games above .500
Illinois State enters with a 3-3 record in MVC games.
2013: Made 16 appearances in true-freshman season, starting seven games ... went 2-5 with a 4.85 ERA ... collected 51 strikeouts in 55.2 innings of work ... worked two perfect innings, tallying five strike outs in collegiate-debut at Memphis (2/15) ... went 6.1 innings, with five strikeouts, in first-collegiate start at Belmont (3/1) ... earned first-career save at SIUE (3/19) ... secured first-collegiate win against Northern Illinois (4/9), working seven innings of three-run ball with three strikeouts ... fired a seven-inning shutout against MacMurray (4/24).
Morton High School:Went 9-3 with a 0.76 ERA as a senior ... registered 163 strike outs in 74 innings ... tallied four saves ...earned the Player of the Year award from the Peoria Journal Star ... was an All-Conference and All-State selection ... guided Morton High School to a regional championship ... also played four years of prep basketball.
Personal:Born 10-11-93 in West Lafayette, Ind. ... son of Kim and Jeff Headean ... has one brother, Tyler, and one sister, Abby ... major: Undeclared