Landwehr, Redbirds Visit Eastern Illinois

April 3, 2013

Illinois State at Eastern Illinois| April 3
Location: Charleston, Ill. (Coaches Stadium- 500)
Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.
Local Weather: Charleston, Ill.
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CHARLESTON, Ill. - The Illinois State Redbirds visit Eastern Illinois, April 3, for the final meeting this season between the two schools. First pitch on Wednesday is slated for 3:00 p.m. .

The Redbirds (12-13, 1-2 MVC) return to action following a series loss last weekend at Wichita State. Eastern Illinois (6-18, 0-8 OVC) has lost four-straight, including a series sweep over the weekend at Jacksonville State. The Panthers won two-of-three games at Illinois State earlier this season.

Pitching Probables:
Wed.
Jack Landwehr (ISU) 2-0, 2.12 ERA
Jaden Widdersheim (EIU) 1-3, 12.60 ERA

The Opposition: Eastern IllinoisUniversity Panthers (6-18, 0-8 OVC)
• Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, Ill. The public university was established in 1895
and currently enrolls 11,651 students.
• The Panthers have been members of the Ohio Valley Conference since 1996.
• EIU's " rst season of baseball was 1904.
• The Panthers are guided by veteran head coach Jim Schmitz, who is in his 19th season as the head
coach of the baseball program. He owns a career record of 482-503.
• EIU went 29-29 in 2012 and " nished fourth in the Ohio Valley Conference with a conference record of
15-11.
• Illinois State is 82-87-1 all-time versus EIU and " rst played the Panthers in 1907.
• EIU won two-of-three games versus the Redbirds earlier this season at Du# y Bass Field.

Red-Hot Redbirds
Four Redbirds carry on-base streaks of at least seven games heading into play against EIU:
Zac Johnson (14 games)
Brett Kay (8 games)
Kyle Stanton (7 games)

Additionally, the following Redbirds have at least a three-game hitting streak:
Zac Johnson (11 games)
Kyle Stanton (7 games)
Brock Stewart (3 games)

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