Memphis Tigers hire Matt Riser as new baseball coach

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 19, 2023 5:38 AM CT | Published: June 18, 2023 8:00 PM CT

Matt Riser was head coach at Southeastern Louisiana for 10 years. He replaces former Tigers coach Kerrick Jackson, who accepted a job at Missouri after just one season. 


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Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner is the Memphis Tigers football beat writer. He is originally from Indiana but arrived in Memphis after spending two years in Tulsa, covering Oklahoma State football and basketball. He covered high school sports in Columbus, Indiana for two years before getting his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism at IUPUI. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.


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