SIU held a 4-0 lead in the third inning and a 6-4 lead in the seventh.
SIU will face Creighton Saturday night at 7:37 p.m. with an NCAA Tournament bid on the line.
Jordan Sivertsen hit his fifth home run in the last six games to tie him for the team lead with seven.
It was the Salukis second walk off win of the season.
The seven-run third inning marks the most runs SIU has surrendered in an inning this season.
March 29, 2013
Appeared in 22 games...Was used as a pinch hitter four times, a pinch runner 14 times and a defensive replacement in four games...Named to the MVC Honor Roll, which requires a minimum 3.2 GPA and 12 credit hours for the spring semester.
Appeared in 32 games and made 16 starts...Started 10 games in right field and six games in center field...Hit .175 with five RBI...Appeared in seven conference games, making four starts...Started all four MVC Tournament games in right field...Went 2-for-2 with a walk in the MVC title game, driving in a run in the sixth inning to give SIU a 6-4 lead.
Prior to SIU: Played on two state championship teams in high school in 2009 and 2010...In those two years, Renner had a combined batting average of .380 and was only caught stealing five times in 46 attempts...Was named the defensive player of the year on the Cheyenne East football team his junior year...
Personal: Born May 30, 1992, in Cheyenne, Wyo....Son of Rich, a teacher, and Linda, a law enforcement officer...Has one brother...Has not decided a major yet...Also played on a football state champion team his freshman year and an indoor track and field state champion team his senior year...His best friend and classmate Brandon Nimmo went 13th overall to the Mets in the 2011 MLB Draft.