A ninth inning rally fell just short for SIU
Michael Baird earned his ninth win of the season
Chad Whitmer earned his sixth win of the season
SIU scored 31 runs this weekend on 36 hits
Michael Baird earned his seventh win of the season
Photos from Saturday Feb. 27, 2016's game against Western Illinois
Photo Gallery vs. Missouri State May 8-10, 2015
MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team…Played in 46 games with 39 starts, all at third base… Led SIU with a batting average of .292… Hit his first career home-run against Illinois on 3/13… Finished the year with 40 hits… Drove in eight RBI… Had a season-high four hits against Central Arkansas on 4/4.
Played in 25 games and made 15 starts, 12 at third base and three at second base...Hit 1 for 7 as a pinch hitter...Played in five conference games and started on...Hit 1 for 10 in five conference games...Recorded three multi-hit games...Posted a career-high three hits and three RBIs with two doubles on 3/15 vs. Illinois...Drew a career-high three walks on 3/8 at South Alabama.
As a senior, hit .398 with a .482 on-base percentage, three home runs, 22 doubles and 21 stolen bases...Named to All-District Tournament team...As a junior, hit .337 with a .526 OBP, two home runs and 18 RBIs...Named to Team Tennessee and All-District Tournament Team as well as a Preseason Under Armour All-American...As a sophomore, hit .368 with a .515 OBP, 3 HR and 21 RBIs, named a Tennessee Super Sopohomore...A member of student council, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, English Honors Society and Society of High School Scholars...Given the National Leadership and Service Award, All-American Scholar Award and National Honor Student Award.
Full name is Ryan Michael Sabo...Born on July 23, 1995 in Nampa, Idaho...Son of Brent and Angie Sabo...Father is a sales director, mother is a homemaker...Has one sister...Has lived in six different states...Majoring in finance.