Tigers’ home run derby lifts Memphis to a 14-4 win in home opener

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2024 8:38 PM CT | Published: February 21, 2024 8:10 PM CT

The Tigers tied a program record by hitting seven home runs against Central Arkansas to help new head coach Matt Riser get the win in his first U of M home game.


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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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