Late Offensive Explosion Erases Two-Run Deficit as MSU Wins Fifth Straight in Series With Jayhawks
Illinois State Turns in Another Strong Day at the Plate to Notch Second-Straight Decisive Win Over MSU
MSU Scores Three Runs in Seventh to Overcome 2-0 Deficit Against Defending MVC Champs
MSU, ISU Enter Friday's Opener Tied For Fourth Place in MVC Standings
MSU Relies on Big First Start From Andy Cheray and Balanced Offensive Attack to Even Season and Overall Series With Tigers
Background: Graham batted .420 and swiped 31 bases as a senior at Edwardsville (Ill.) High School, picking up First-Team All-Southwestern Conference and all-area laurels in the process...Named co-MVP of the PNC Bank High School Baseball Showcase at Busch Stadium in June...Teamed up with fellow MSU freshman Cole Hagen to help Edwardsville's Post 199 American Legion club to an Illinois state title and a second-place regional finish.
Personal: Blake Riley Graham is the son of Scott Graham and Debbie Herndon...Born June 5, 1995 in Alton, Ill...Father played soccer at UMSL...Undecided on a major.