Southern allowed six runs in the eighth inning
SIU's late rally fell just shy
SIU scored 31 runs this weekend on 36 hits
Logan Blackfan had three RBIs in the win
Michael Baird earned his seventh win of the season
SIU vs. Eastern Illinois; April 12, 2016
Photo Gallery vs. Missouri State May 8-10, 2015
Played in 47 games with 39 starts… Hit .260 on the year… Finished the season with 32 hits… Drove in nine RBI…Recorded three assists from the outfield.
Played in 47 games and made 33 starts, all in center field...Started one of the first 17 games...Started 17 of SIU's 21 conference games and hit .267...After starting his career 0 for 6, went 3 for 4 on 3/15 vs. Illinois...Seven of his first eight appearances were as a pinch runner...Moved to the ninth spot in the lineup for his final 10 games of the regular season and hit .321...Committed one error in 86 chances...Recorded a seven-game hitting streak from 3/29-4/6...Recorded eight multi-hit games.
Selected to All-Centennial First Team, All-State First Team, All-State and Futures Team...As a junior, hit .467 with a .461 on-base percentage and a .550 slugging percentage...Also played basketball and football and ran track...Attended the same high school as SIU assistant coach Ryan Strain.
Full name is Dyllin Tanner Mucha...Born on April 19, 1995 in El Paso, Texas...Son of Mike and Tonnya Mucha...Father is a project manager at HP...Has two brothers and one sister...Older brother Mikel is an outfielder for Wichita State...Majoring in sports administration.