Carter White had a career high three RBI and Memphis (34-23) used the 10th quality start by Sam Moll to defeat UCF (29-28) 6-1 at Reckling Park in the first game of the C-USA Tournament.
Head Coach Daron Schoenrock was selected the Keith LeClair Coach of the Year and Tigers southpaw Erik Schoenrock was picked Conference USA Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced Tuesday.
The Tigers take on UCF on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the first of three games of pod play at the Conference USA Tournament at Reckling Park. Memphis will face UAB at 3 p.m. on Thursday before the final pod game on Saturday at 11 a.m. against the host Rice Owls.
Conference USA announced the 2013 C-USA Baseball All-Academic Team on Monday and Memphis has a league-best four honorees as Sam Moll, Ethan Gross, Tucker Tubbs and Zach Willis earned the distinction.
Conference USA announced the bracket for the 2013 C-USA Championship at Rice University and Reckling Park next week and the Memphis Tigers will be the No. 4 seed and open the tournament against fifth-seeded UCF at 11 a.m. Wednesday.