After they pulled off a thrilling walk-off win over Cincinnati Sunday afternoon, the East Carolina Pirates stuck around Clark-LeClair Stadium for another special outing as they hosted their annual exhibition with the Exceptional Community Baseball League. All photos courtesy of ECU Athletics/Savanna Elkins.
Sweeps are hard to come by in the American Athletic Conference in baseball. That’s why last weekend’s Houston sweep of East Carolina was so stunning. Winning three games on the opponent’s home field is extremely difficult. Fast forward a week and the Pirates were able to do the same to Tulane. This same ECU team… [ Continue Reading ]
The big knock. The clutch shot. The one key hit that would have made the difference in all three games eluded the Pirates all weekend long. Houston came to town to battle for first place in the American and took all three games in the series. In all three games East Carolina certainly had its… [ Continue Reading ]
Every time you win a college baseball game it’s a big deal. Those aren’t my words. They are the words of East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin. One glance at the weekend sweep at Memphis solidifies that statement. All three wins were grinders, where the tougher of the two teams came out on top. The… [ Continue Reading ]
National rankings make for great fan talk. Those same rankings put a target on your back. South Florida came to Greenville this weekend and set sights on a series win over a top ten program on the road. The Bulls were blown out in game one. USF rallied to take the next two games and… [ Continue Reading ]
Five games in five days over 5,000 miles is quite the challenge. East Carolina baseball not only accepted the challenge, they Pirates thrived through it and thus continued to rise in the national rankings. There are six organizations that rank college baseball teams. After taking two out of three from the University of Washington, the… [ Continue Reading ]
The East Carolina baseball program completed its most successful “Mustache March” campaign with the group shave Monday afternoon. For the third straight year the ‘shave off’ was shown live during the sports segment for WNCT-TV. With that many shavers and razors in one place anything could have happened. Thankfully, no one was injured for the… [ Continue Reading ]