Bonesville’s Al Myatt recorded the comments of ECU coach Cliff Godwin and players T.J. Rials and Chris Holba after the Pirates’ 10-0 win over Campbell on Wednesday evening, Feb. 22, 2017, at Buies Creek, NC.
There are several reasons why this is East Carolina’s most anticipated baseball season ever. There is ample talent returning from a team that beat defending national champion Virginia in the Charlottesville regional in 2016 and went on to win the program’s first ever Super Regional game at Texas Tech. Coach Cliff Godwin brought in a highly-regarded… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina hasn’t played a game since a 74-65 American Athletic Conference win over visiting Tulane on Saturday, but the Pirates have been making use of their time. “It’s great to kind of catch our breath this week as they say, both on and off the floor,” interim ECU coach Michael Perry said Thursday morning.… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery and staff began figuring out personnel needs during spring ball in 2016. The Pirates looked to have made significant strides in needed areas as the 2017 recruiting class was announced Wednesday. Depth and talent on the offensive and defensive fronts were priorities after ECU went 3-9 overall last season and… [ Continue Reading ]
East Carolina was a win away from Omaha and the College World Series to end the 2016 season. The Pirates had the potential winning run 90 feet away in the Super Regional at Texas Tech in an extra-inning contest after taking the opening game against the Red Raiders. ECU opens the 2017 season on Feb.… [ Continue Reading ]
Michael Perry is in his 10th season as an assistant in the East Carolina basketball program. This has been the highest profile week at ECU for the former Richmond star as he steps in as coach while Jeff Lebo recovers from hip surgery. Perry will guide the Pirates at Connecticut on Sunday at 6 p.m. at… [ Continue Reading ]
The Clemson Tigers were 60-minute men at Raymond James Stadium in the national championship game in Tampa on Monday night. In a rematch from Alabama’s 45-40 title win over the Tigers, the powerful Crimson Tide was denied a fifth national crown in the last eight years. Clemson was intent on earning its second national championship and first… [ Continue Reading ]