The Illinois State baseball team lost to Bucknell in its Snowbird Classic finale Sunday. Bucknell won by a 13-8 score.
The loss was the first of the weekend for Illinois State (6-6) after the Redbirds won their first two games at the Snowbird Classic on Friday and Saturday.
Daniel Dwyer went 3-for-4 with a walk, an RBI and four runs scored, to lead the Redbird bats. Paul DeJong and Ryan Koziol added two hits apiece in the losing effort.
The 19 hits allowed by Redbird pitchers matched a season high, as starter Jack Landwehr took the loss after allowing four runs over the first four innings. Mitch Vogrin allowed two runs over the next two innings before the Bison scored three runs off ISU reliever Jake Sale. Jeffrey Barton pitched a scoreless eighth inning for the Redbirds, but Bucknell scored four insurance runs off Koziol in the ninth.
The Redbirds will now travel to Boca Raton, Florida, for a true road game at Florida Atlantic on Tuesday. First pitch is set for 2:30 p.m.
>>Information Courtesy of GoRedbirds.com