Conference USA has released their players of the week for the week ending March 4th. Conference USA named two players of the week in Memphis second baseman Bill Moss and Tulane outfielder Nate Simon. Moss led the Tigers to a 4-0 record while batting .500 and hitting three homers on the week. Nate Simon led the Green Wave to a 4-0 record also and hit .500 with two homers to pick up the award. Southern Miss pitcher David Clark was named Pitcher of the Week for a complete game four hitter on Sunday.
Southern Miss Release
Clarion Ledger Article
Conference USA has also posted the conference notebook which checks in with every team after the weekend can be read here.
Conference USA has released their recap of the weekend where the conference teams went 11-2 in one run games. Memphis continues their strong start to the season with a three game sweep at the Autozone Classic in Memphis this past weekend. Marshall also picked up a four game sweep over University at Buffalo. Southern Miss also took 2 out of three games from the Ragin Cajuns in one of the better series of the weekend. The full release from C-USA is available here.
The Navy Midshipmen were limited to two hits by the Missouri Tigers on the final day of the Service Academy Spring Classic. Missouri pitchers Stephan Holst and Ryan Gargano both pitched 3.0 scoreless and hitless innings to start the game. Ryan Allen then came in and gave up two hits in the final three innings of the game. The no-hit bid was broken up with 2 outs in the eighth inning by freshman Stephen Soares. Navy will be back in action on Wednesday when they host Georgetown.
Missouri followed the Navy shutout victory with a 5-1 loss to Memphis on Sunday. Missouri will be back in action Friday for their home opener with Youngstown State. I have linked to all the other games at the Classic below.
Sunday’s Game Recaps
Air Force vs Akron Recap (Zips Recap)
Air Force vs Akron Recap (USAF Recap)
Friday Game Recaps
Akron vs Missouri Recap (Missouri Recap)
Akron vs Missouri Recap (Akron Recap)
Akron vs Memphis Recap (Memphis Recap)
Akron vs Memphis Recap (Zips Recap)
Navy vs Air Force Game 1 Recap (USNA Recap)
Navy vs Air Force Game 1 Recap (USAF Recap)
Navy vs Air Force Game 2 Recap (USNA Recap)
Navy vs Air Force Game 2 Recap (USAF Recap)
BYU vs Missouri Game Recap (BYU Recap)
BYU vs Missouri Game Recap (Missouri Recap)
BYU vs Memphis Game Recap (BYU Recap)
BYU vs Memphis Game Recap (Memphis Recap)
Conference USA has released their weekly notebook about the conference teams. The Memphis Tigers open the season this week with a visit to Mississippi on Tuesday. All other conference teams saw action over the weekend and it can be read about here.
The Memphis Tigers have announced their 2007 schedule. They face some strong competition this upcoming season by taking part in the Service Academies Spring Classic in Millington, Tenn in the second week of the season. They will then host their first ever tournament at Autozone Park in Memphis with Northern Iowa, Eastern Illinois, and Indiana. They will also visit Mississippi State and Clemson in their OOC schedule. They will have to travel to National power Tulane during the Conference USA season in addition to Rice. They will likely finish fourth in the conference behind Rice, Tulane and Southern Miss. The full schedule is available here.