Chad Hinshaw went 3-for-5 with two RBI and one run, and Chris Razo allowed just one run while striking out five in 7.0 innings of a run-ruled, eight-inning, 11-1 Illinois State victory against Bradley in the opening day of the Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Championship, Tuesday at Duffy Bass Field.
After winning the Missouri Valley Conference outright for the first time in program history, the Illinois State Redbirds (36-18, 16-5 MVC) return to Duffy Bass Field as the top seed in this weeks Missouri Valley Conference Championship, which runs May 21-25 at Duffy Bass Field. This marks the first year the Redbirds are hosting the season-ending tournament. It is also the first time Illinois State has been the top-seeded team in the field of eight.
Illinois State Athletics is ready to hire the next PA Voice of the Redbirds and encourages interested individuals to apply through one of two ways. The Illinois State Athletics Department will look to fill the positions of Redbird football and men's basketball public address announcer, by asking interested community members to submit online videos, highlighting their announcing skills.
The Illinois State football team, in conjunction with Redbird Productions, released Part 2 of `The Next Step', an inside look into Redbird Football spring training camp, Friday. The second video in the two-part mini-web series can be seen on GoRedbirds.com and RedbirdHD.tv.
Jackie Carmichael took another step toward fulfilling his NBA dream after participating in the NBA Draft Combine Thursday and Friday at Quest Multisport Chicago. The former Illinois State forward was one of nearly 60 top-prospects invited to the combine.