Redbirds drop two to Evansville | GoRedbirds.com
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Illinois State (30-17, 10-7 MVC) was swept in a doubleheader, 12-0 (7) and 3-1, Saturday afternoon at Evansville (32-17, 13-4). The Redbirds mustered just one run over 16 innings in the two losses.
Game One Recap
Kyle Freeland (9-1) fired a shutout as Evansville topped Illinois State, 12-0, in seven innings Saturday afternoon. Freeland scattered four hits, walked none and struck out five for the win. Dan Savas (7-4) allowed seven runs, five earned, in four innings for the loss. Ben Hecht andCam Verbeke combined to allow five runs over the final two innings to secure the run-rule loss.
Illinois State mustered just four hits and committed four errors.
Evansville scored three runs in the first inning, one run in the third inning, three runs in the fourth inning, one run in the fifth inning and four runs in the sixth inning to secure the win.
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