SIU Baseball opened their Fall World Series on Saturday
The Salukis wrapped up the 2015 campaign with a record of 12-46
The Salukis fought off elimination with a five-run fifth inning
The Salukis built a three run lead by could not hold on late
The Salukis held a two-run lead in the eighth, but DBU rallied for the comeback win
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.