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Tigers Drop Conference Opener to SMU

Tigers Drop Conference Opener to SMU

Tabytha Toelke

DALLAS, Texas. – After opening the season with 12 non-conference matches across four weeks, the Memphis Tigers (7-6, 0-1) began conference play Wednesday with a 3-0 loss at SMU (5-6, 1-0). The Tigers fought off set point and tied both sets two and three 24-24, but the result was a sweep for the Mustangs. The match featured 26 ties and 11 lead changes. ... Continue Reading
Men's Cross Country Wins Title, Women Strong Second at Rhodes Invite

Men's Cross Country Wins Title, Women Strong Second at Rhodes Invite

Chloe Figgins, 2019 Women's Cross Country

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis men's and women's cross country recorded seven top-10 performances at the Rhodes Invitational Saturday. ... Continue Reading
Media Wednesday: UTSA

Media Wednesday: UTSA

Cole Mashburn

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis defensive coordinator Mike MacIntyre, along with linebacker Cole Mashburn and defensive back Greg Rubin met with the media via Zoom on Wednesday prior to the team's game against undefeated UTSA on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. CT and the game will be televised nationally on ESPNU. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Begin Conference Road Swing at UCF

Tigers Begin Conference Road Swing at UCF

Memphis vs. Temple Women’s Soccer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Coming off their first American Athletic Conference win of the season, the Tigers will pack their bags and hit the road this week to face-off against the Knights of UCF on Thursday night. ... Continue Reading
Memphis Mourns the Passing of Eldridge “Pete” Mitchell

Memphis Mourns the Passing of Eldridge “Pete” Mitchell

Pete Mitchell

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis is mourning the passing of former football assistant coach Eldridge "Pete" Mitchell. Mitchell passed away on Sept. 17 at the age of 87. ... Continue Reading
Media Tuesday: UTSA

Media Tuesday: UTSA

Brandon Thomas

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis offensive coordinator Kevin Johns, along with offensive lineman Isaac Ellis and running back Brandon Thomas met with the media via Zoom on Tuesday prior to the team's game against undefeated UTSA on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. CT and the game will be televised nationally on ESPNU. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Open Conference Play with SMU and Temple

Tigers Open Conference Play with SMU and Temple

Sabrina Bianco

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – With a full conference slate for the first time since 2019, the Memphis Tigers (7-5) open American Athletic Conference competition this week with a 1 p.m. Wednesday matchup at SMU (4-6) and a 1 p.m. Sunday contest at home vs. Temple (4-7). Wednesday's battle with the Mustangs will be available on ESPN+. ... Continue Reading
Battle at Briar’s Creek Canceled Due to Weather

Battle at Briar’s Creek Canceled Due to Weather

Rain Delay Cancel Canceled Weather

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. – The 2021 Battle at Briar's Creek has been canceled due to weather in the Johns Island, S.C. area. The teams were unable to get through the first round on Monday and play never began on Tuesday due to the conditions. ... Continue Reading
Media Monday: UTSA

Media Monday: UTSA

Ryan Silverfield

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis head football coach Ryan Silverfield met with the media via Zoom on Monday prior to the team's game against undefeated UTSA on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. CT and the game will be televised nationally on ESPN2. ... Continue Reading
Gameday Information: UTSA

Gameday Information: UTSA

Memphis Tigers v Mississippi State Bulldogs

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Play Suspended at Battle at Briar’s Creek

Play Suspended at Battle at Briar’s Creek

Namkang

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. – Play in the first round of the Battle of Briar's Creek in Johns Island, S.C. has been suspended due to weather on Monday. ... Continue Reading
Smit Collects Second Player of the Week Award This Season

Smit Collects Second Player of the Week Award This Season

Memphis vs. Temple Women’s Soccer

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis defender Kimberley Smit has collected her second American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week Award this season following her performance last Thursday night in the team's 4-0 win over Temple, the conference announced Monday. ... Continue Reading
Austin III Named AAC Special Teams Player of the Week

Austin III Named AAC Special Teams Player of the Week

Calvin Austin III

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – For the second-consecutive week, University of Memphis wide receiver Calvin Austin III has earned American Athletic Conference (AAC) honors, this time as the Special Teams Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Last Monday, Austin III was named AAC Offensive Player of the Week. ... Continue Reading
Cross Country Posts Seven Top-10 Finishes Saturday

Cross Country Posts Seven Top-10 Finishes Saturday

Chloe Figgins, 2019 Women's Cross Country

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis men's and women's cross country recorded seven top-10 performances at the Rhodes Invitational Saturday. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Set for Battle at Briar’s Creek

Tigers Set for Battle at Briar’s Creek

Esteban Vazquez

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The University of Memphis men's golf team will head to Johns Island, S.C. this week to compete in the Battle at Briar's Creek from Monday, Sept. 20 through Tuesday Sept. 21. Live scoring for the tournament can be found at GolfStat.com. ... Continue Reading
Memphis Drops Conference Opener to Preseason Favorite UCF

Memphis Drops Conference Opener to Preseason Favorite UCF

Maxi Galizzi

The Memphis Tigers cut into a 2-0 halftime deficit to 2-1 after a goal less than a minute into the second half, but American Athletic Conference favorite UCF picked up a 4-1 win in the conference opener Saturday night in Memphis, Tenn. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Win Saturday Night Against Mississippi State

Tigers Win Saturday Night Against Mississippi State

Memphis Tigers v Mississippi State Bulldogs

More about the game to come soon. ... Continue Reading
Memphis Falls in Final Match of Tiger Brawl

Memphis Falls in Final Match of Tiger Brawl

Memphis vs. Arkansas State volleyball

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – In their final day of the Tiger Brawl, the Memphis Tigers faced-off against the Skyhawks of UT-Martin. While the Tigers had fast starts in all three sets, they would ultimately fall to the Skyhawks 3-0 (24-26, 18-25, 14-25). ... Continue Reading
Memphis Opens Tiger Brawl with Split

Memphis Opens Tiger Brawl with Split

Team vs. UAPB

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – In their return home after three consecutive weekend road tournaments, the Memphis Tigers (7-4) picked up a straight-set victory over Arkansas – Pine Bluff (1-11) but fell in three sets to Arkansas State (8-3). ... Continue Reading
Tigers Announce 2021-22 Non-Conference Schedule

Tigers Announce 2021-22 Non-Conference Schedule

Memphis vs. Tulsa Women’s Basketball

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Head coach Katrina Merriweather and staff have released their non-conference schedule for their first season at the helm of the Tigers. Memphis will play 12 non-conference games, five of them in Elma Roane Fieldhouse, over the course of November and December. ... Continue Reading
Cross Country to Compete in Rhodes College Invitational Saturday

Cross Country to Compete in Rhodes College Invitational Saturday

Emmanuel Cullins, 2019 Men's Cross Country

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis cross country teams are set to run in the Rhodes College Invitational Saturday, which marks their third-straight weekend competing. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Start Conference Play Hosting Preseason Favorite UCF

Tigers Start Conference Play Hosting Preseason Favorite UCF

Richard Mulrooney

The Memphis Tigers are set for the home and American Athletic Conference opener Saturday night at 8 p.m. against UCF. ... Continue Reading
Tigers Dominate in Opening AAC Match

Tigers Dominate in Opening AAC Match

Smit

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis bounced right back after its first loss of the season; the Tigers opened up American Athletic Conference play tonight and came away with a 4-0 win over the Owls of Temple University. ... Continue Reading
TicketSmarter Becomes an Official Partner of Memphis Athletics

TicketSmarter Becomes an Official Partner of Memphis Athletics

Memphis vs. Nichols Football

Memphis Athletics and Tiger Sports Properties have announced a new agreement to name TicketSmarter a ticket resale marketplace partner, bringing an enhanced secondary ticketing experience to Tiger fans. ... Continue Reading
Austin III Named AAC Offensive Player of the Week

Austin III Named AAC Offensive Player of the Week

Pageantry Celebration Austin Team

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – University of Memphis wide receiver Calvin Austin III was named the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, the league office announced. ... Continue Reading