Baseball Season Inching Closer as Tigers Open Practice Friday
Jan. 27, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Head Coach Daron Schoenrock and the University of Memphis baseball team open practice for the 2012 campaign today at FedExPark beginning at 2 p.m. Friday's practice is open to the public.
The Tigers will have three weeks of practice before opening the season on Feb. 17 at FedExPark against SIU-Edwardsville. First pitch in the opener is slated for 5:00 p.m.
The U of M returns return 18 letterwinners from the 2011 squad that posted a 30-27 record. Among the 18 returning letterwinners are five position starters and two of the three weekend starters on the mound. The Tigers' roster is completed with 13 newcomers for the 2012 season.