(WMC) - Keaton Aldridge recorded a career-high four hits along with two runs scored and a solo home run while Jon Reedtossed a complete game in a 5-1 Memphis win over Rutgers on Friday afternoon at the American Athletic Conference Championships.
Reed (8-3) allowed just three hits by the Scarlet Knights over the final seven innings of play, giving up a total of seven hits and three walks while striking out six batters on the day. In addition to Aldridge's four hit outing, Jake Little went 2-for-4 with an RBI to help the Tigers out hit Rutgers, 9-7.
The Tigers and Rutgers both sit at a 1-1 record in Pool A, while Louisville is 1-0 and USF is 0-1. The Cardinals and Bulls face off Friday afternoon. Memphis will wrap up pool play tomorrow with a 6 p.m. (CT) contest against USF. The winner of the pool will advance to Sunday's championship game.
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