Al Myatt and Brian Bailey captured a number of candid photographs on the first day of the American Athletic Conference media kickoff on Monday in Newport, RI.
CLEARWATER, FL — A three-run fifth inning put East Carolina ahead to stay and the Pirates claimed the American Athletic Conference tournament championship with a 4-3 victory over Connecticut at Spectrum Field on Saturday. Tournament MVP Spencer Brickhouse had an RBI single that brought in Turner Brown in the fifth for the first run of… [ Continue Reading ]
CLEARWATER, FL — East Carolina avoided a 10th straight loss to Houston as the No. 15 Pirates eliminated the No. 18 Cougars with a 12-1 win in seven innings in the American Athletic Conference semifinals at Robin Roberts Field on Friday. ECU (42-16), the fourth seed for the event, will meet third-seeded Connecticut (35-19-1) on… [ Continue Reading ]
CLEARWATER, FL — Two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted top-seeded Houston to a 5-3 win over East Carolina in the American Athletic Conference tournament at Spectrum Field on Thursday. It was the first loss of the event for the Pirates (41-16) and their fourth of the season to the Cougars (36-22).… [ Continue Reading ]
CLEARWATER, FL — East Carolina overcame a power surge by Tulane’s Grant Witherspoon for a 6-5 victory in the winners’ bracket in the American Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday at Robin Roberts Field. The game was scheduled to be played at adjacent Spectrum Field on Thursday but was moved up due to the forecast of… [ Continue Reading ]
CLEARWATER, FL — East Carolina overcame an early 3-0 deficit against Central Florida on Tuesday for an 8-4 win in the opening game of the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament at Spectrum Field. The Pirates improved to 40-15 as Andrew Henrickson went 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Henrickson had a three-run double in the seventh to… [ Continue Reading ]
The 2018 American Athletic Conference Baseball Championships will get underway Tuesday with a 3 p.m. game between fourth seed East Carolina (39-15) and No. 5 seed Central Florida (35-19) at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, FL. The Pirates will be joined in their half of the bracket by top-seed Houston (33-21) and No. 8 seed Tulane… [ Continue Reading ]