The Tigers return home as hosts of the Blues City Classic in Southaven, Miss.
This week, GoTigersGo.com previews the Tigers infielders on the 2014 team as we move closer to opening day on Feb. 7.
Tigers fall 9-1 to Cougars in opening game of tournament
No. 7 Memphis faces No. 2 Houston on Thursday at 11 a.m. CT in Tulsa, Okla.
Memphis ends three-game losing skid
2013 Memphis Softball Portraits. Photos by Lindsey Lissau
Memphis softball at CBU on October 9, 2012 in a 8-2 victory.
Memphis vs East Carolina on May 5, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis softball vs Alcorn State on April 10, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. All photos by Joe Murphy
Second in the school record books with a batting average of .315.
Only Tiger to start all 57 games, playing at shortstop ... Led the team with a .335 batting average, 62 hits and 24 runs scored ... Had a team-high 18 multiple-hit games, recording four hits twice ... Her 62 hits ranked her ninth in the conference, and her 185 at-bats were sixth ... Ranked in the top-five in several Memphis single-season categories after 2012: .335 batting average (5th), 185 at bats (2nd), 62 hits (3rd) and two triples (T4th) ... Leadoff batter in 45 games, hitting .394 in that spot ... Second on the team in on-base percentage (.372) and in slugging percentage (.422) ... Hit .500 against left-handed pitchers and had a slugging percentage of .536 ... Went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs against Mississippi State (2/12) ... Was 2-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored in an 8-7, 10-inning win against Western Illinois (2/25) ... Also had her first career home run in the game against Western Illinois ... Went 4-for-4 along with two stolen bases and one run scored against UAB (3/10) ... Scored a career best three runs in an 11-4 win over Samford, going 4-for-5 with a double.
Appeared in 13 games ... Came in to pinch hit three times and pinch run in seven contests ... Played two games as the designated player ... Scored five runs and had one RBI ... Pinch ran and scored a run against Colorado State ... Pinch hit against Alabama A&M ... Scored a run as a pinch runner in the first game against Mississippi Valley State ... Pinch hit and pinch ran against Alabama State, scoring a run as a pinch-runner in the second game against the Hornets ... Scored a run as a pinch runner in the first game against Marshall ... Knocked in a run in an 8-0 victory over Tennessee State ... Pinch ran and scored a run against Arkansas.
Played in 13 of 51 games with two starts at shortstop and one as the designated player ... Made six appearances as a pinch runner (1 run scored) and two as a pinch hitter (0-for-2) ... Made her collegiate debut as a pinch runner against Indiana State ... Had her first at-bat after staying in the game after pinch running against Belmont in game one ... Made her first collegiate position start against North Florida at shortstop ... Went 1-for-3 in the game with an RBI double for her first collegiate hit ... Played at shortstop in both games of a doubleheader with UCF and started game two against the Knights ... Scored a run as a pinch runner against Tulsa in game two of a three-game series ... Started as the deignated player in game one against Alabama State ... Pinch ran for Keanah Prestridge in the top of the sixth in game one against UAB and scored her third run of the season.
Four-time letterwinner at SBEC in Southaven, Miss., coached by Mark Duggin ... Three-time all-region pitcher/shortstop and earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Named the regionals MVP her sophomore campaign in 2007 and senior year in 2009 ... Named the Commercial Appeal's Best of Preps Private School Female Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... One of four finalists for the Commercial Appeal's Best of Preps Softball Player of the Year in 2009 ... As a sophomore in 2007, helped SBEC become the first small school to win regionals in softball ... In 2008, SBEC finished as the state runner-up in both softball and basketball ... Struck out 18 batters in the first game at the state championships in 2008 ... Then shut out Davidson Academy and hit a solo home run to force a final state championship game ... Finished the 2008 season with a 17-6 record with 182 strikeouts, while hitting .610 ... As a senior in 2009, helped SBEC win regionals once again and earn runner-up in the state championship ... 2009 team finished 20-4-1 ... In her first three years at SBEC, went 33-11 with 361 strikeouts ... Also totaled 18 home runs and a .573 career batting average ... Threw a perfect game, a no-hitter and 15 shutouts in her prep career ... Lettered four years in basketball and finished with over 1,000 points ... An all-metro selection in basketball.
Played summer travel ball with the Bluff City Bombers and helped the team to the ASA state title in 2007 ... Helped the Bombers to the USFA state crown in 2008 and 2009.
Full name is Morgan Cain Mosby ... Daughter of Marty and Mindy Mosby ... Brother, Mason, played on the football and baseball teams at Rhodes College ... Father, Marty, is a Memphis football letterwinner (1985) ... Nickname is Mo ... Major is hospitality and resort management.