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Illinois State Walked-Off in Series Finale at Evansville, 4-3

EVANSVILLE, Ind.– The Illinois State baseball team dropped the series finale on a walk-off single at Missouri Valley Conference-leading Evansville, 4-3, at Charles H. Braun Stadium on Sunday.

Third-year sophomore Ryan Cermak hit his 17th home run of the season for the Redbirds (18-25 overall, 5-10 MVC).

Evansville (27-18 overall, 12-3 MVC) outhit the 'Birds, 10-6.


Evansville scored once in the 2nd and 4th innings to lead 2-0 through five innings.

In the 6th inning, Cermak blasted a two-shot inside the left field foul pole to tie the game.