After taking both games against Alcorn State on Wednesday, the Tigers are prepared to welcome East Carolina to the Tiger Softball Complex for the conference home opener this weekend.
Softball - Lindsay Crowdus set the program record for career triples and extended her reached-base streak to 18 games as the Tigers swept the doubleheader 8-0 (6), and 10-2 (5) against Alcorn State at Tiger Softball Complex on Wednesday afternoon.
After opening American Athletic Conference play over the weekend, the Tigers return home to face Alcorn State in a midweek doubleheader on Wednesday.
The Tigers jumped out to an early lead, but were unable to hold on as the Golden Hurricane stormed back to defeat Memphis 8-2 in the final game of the weekend series at Collins Family Softball Complex on Sunday afternoon.
Memphis dropped both games of Saturday's doubleheader against the University of Tulsa in the opening day of American Athletic Conference play at Collins Family Softball Complex, losing 2-1 and 8-0.
Memphis softball heads to Tulsa, Okla., for a three-game series against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in both team's conference opener.
Memphis softball swept a midweek doubleheader against Belmont on Tuesday in its home opener at the Tiger Softball Complex, winning 8-6 and 9-1 in five innings.
Memphis Softball opens its home series against Belmont on St. Patrick's Day at the Tiger Softball Complex. The first pitch of the doubleheader against the Bruins will be at 3 p.m. with the second game beginning at around 5. Admission to Tuesday's doubleheader is free.
Memphis began and ended strong offensively, but the Tigers could not overcome a five-run sixth by Furman in a 7-4 loss to end the College of Charleston Invitational on Sunday afternoon.
The University of Memphis left nine runners on base and outhit the College of Charleston 9-6 in a 4-1 loss Saturday night in the CofC Invitational at Patriots Point.
Softball - 3/14/2015
Big innings and defensive miscues helped Wisconsin earn a 14-7 victory over the University of Memphis softball team on Saturday afternoon.
New Mexico jumped to an early first inning lead and went on to defeat the University of Memphis softball team 6-1 in the second game of the College of Charleston Invitational on Friday afternoon.