WILMINGTON — Bryce Harman, Luke Bolka and Dwanya Williams-Sutton provided the power as East Carolina won 9-5 at UNC-Wilmington on Tuesday night.
After his RBI single tied the score at 1 in the second inning, Harman had a two-run homer in the fourth that put the Pirates (20-18) ahead to stay.
Bolka had a three-run homer in a four-run fifth.
The run support made a winner out of senior left-hander Jacob Wolfe (4-2), who started and allowed just three hits over five innings. The Seahawks (16-19) scored an earned run in the first for a 1-0 lead
Williams-Sutton had a solo homer for ECU in the seventh.
Charlie Yorgen had an RBI double for the Pirates in the ninth.
ECU had an 18-8 lead in hits as Yorgen went 5-for-5 with a walk and two RBIs.
Harman went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and scored twice. Bolka was 2-for-2. Williams-Sutton and Travis Watkins each went 2-for-5.
Daniel Stack was 2-for-2 with two home runs and three RBIs to lead UNCW.
The Pirates announced prior to the game that junior closer Joe Ingle had been dismissed from the team. The right-hander had 22 career saves for ECU.
The Pirates have two wins in their last 12 games, both against the Seahawks.
ECU starts a three-game American Athletic Conference series at Cincinnati at 6 p.m. Friday.
The Bearcats are 18-18 overall going into a home game tonight against Wright State. Cincinnati is 4-5 in the AAC and 10-7 at home.
ECU (0-9) is looking for its first league win. The Pirates are 6-7 on the road.
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