SIU brought the tying run to the plate in each of the last three innings but couldn't overcome an earlyl two-run deficit.
The Salukis will try to extend their three-game winning streak.
SIU allowed five runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth after building a 6-0 lead.
The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed due to rain
The Salukis overcame a pair of two-run deficits but could not overcome 12 walks.
Started SIU's first four midweek games before suffering a season-ending injury...Earned his first Division I win in his first start, allowing two runs in five innings against UT Martin...Struck out a season-high four batters in his final outing, a 4-2 loss to Middle Tennessee State.
Prior to SIU: Played two seasons at Lincoln Land Community College...Went 16-5 with a 4.13 in two seasons at Lincoln Land...Went 9-4 with a 4.01 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 83 innings as a sophomore in 2012...Twice named an honorable mention on the All-Mid-West Athletic Conference Team.
High School: Led Glenwood to a 3A state championship as a senior in 2010 and was the winning pitcher in the semi-final game...Posted a 9-1 record and a 1.73 ERA with 83 strikeouts in 60 innings pitched in 2010...A Central State Eight first team all-conference selection...Selected as a member of the State Journal-Register All-Star Team...A 2010 Under Armour Preseason All-American...Went 4-0 with a 1.79 ERA in 43 innings of work as a junior in 2009...Helped the Titans to a state runner-up finish in 2009...An all-tournament selection in the 2010 CABA High School World Series...Played for the Springfield Sliders in the Prospect League in 2011.
Personal: Full name is Bryce Corbin Sablotny...Born May 3, 1992 in Springfield, Ill....Majoring in sport administration...Son of H.B. Sablotny and Kim Sablotny...Father owns his own business and mother is a school bus driver...Has one older sister, Tara....Attended the same high school as Major League All-Star Jayson Werth.