Jeff Kinley picks up two saves.
Spartans will honor the senior class prior to Sunday's game.
Series gets underway at 7 p.m. Friday on BTN.
Justin Alleman improves to 5-1 on the season with the victory.
Spartans now 20-13 on the season after winning two of three on the weekend.
Michigan State vs. Eastern Illinois, Feb. 28, 2014
2013 (FRESHMAN): Led the team and ranked tied for sixth in the Big Ten with seven saves . . . compiled a 3-3 record with a 4.03 ERA, allowing 13 earned runs in 29 innings pitched . . . tied for the team lead with 22 appearances on the mound . . . struck out 36 batters . . . recorded his first collegiate save at Austin Peay on March 4 . . . threw a scoreless inning to pick up his first save in Big Ten play at Ohio State on March 29 . . . recorded two wins over No. 12 Indiana as the Spartans swept the Hoosiers; fired two scoreless innings in each the second and third game of the series with four total strikeouts . . . struck out a season-high six and threw a season-high four innings in extra-inning win over Toledo on April 16 . . . fanned four in three scoreless frames to earn the save vs. Purdue on April 28 . . . also recorded saves in Big Ten play against Iowa (5/12) and Penn State (5/18) . . . was named one of the top 50 freshmen prospects in the nation by Baseball America.
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 18th round (No. 553 overall) of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft . . . a four-year letterwinner under Coach Nate Potts at Holt High School . . . named 2012 Mr. Baseball by the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association after recording a perfect 9-0 record and 1.43 ERA on the mound for Holt while striking out 146 batters as a senior . . . at the plate, he collected 31 RBIs . . . also a first-team MHSBCA All-State and Dream Team selection . . . rated the No. 1 player in the state of Michigan by Perfect Game and was also ranked the No. 3 prospect (high school and college players) in the state and No. 318 nationally by Baseball America . . . was rated the No. 104 player overall and the 38th-best pitcher nationally by Perfect Game . . . threw two no-hitters in 2012 (vs. Lansing Eastern on April 26 and Okemos on May 10) . . . started for the West at the MHSBCA East-West All-Star Game at Comerica Park on June 26, striking out four in two innings of work . . . two-year captain in baseball . . . three-time selection to the Lansing State Journal Dream Team and was named the 2012 LSJ Player of the Year . . . earned Division I second-team all-state honors from the MHSBCA (Michigan High School Coaches Association) in 2011 as a junior after batting .513 with 33 RBIs, 13 stolen bases and three home runs . . . on the mound, picked up four wins and struck out 73 batters in 41 1/3 innings . . . also earned all-conference and all-district honors in 2011 . . . hit .416 with seven homers and went 8-1 on the mound as a sophomore to garner all-conference and all-district accolades . . . earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a freshman, batting .417 with one homer while going 2-0 on the mound . . . played quarterback in 2011 for Holt and guided the Rams to a 5-5 record, a CAAC Blue Co-Championship, and a berth in the Division 1 state playoffs . . . also lettered in basketball . . . chose Michigan State over several schools, including Ohio State, Michigan, Central Michigan, Kentucky, Louisville and West Virginia.
PERSONAL: Son of Jeff and Sherri Alleman . . . born Dec. 20, 1993.
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