Members of East Carolina’s baseball program watched the announcement of the NCAA Tournament bracket on Monday from TowneBank Tower at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and learned they will be the No. 2 seed in the Charlottesville regional.
The Pirates (45-17) made the NCAA field for the 33rd time and are scheduled to face third-seeded Oklahoma (31-26) on Friday at 7 p.m. in the first round of the double-elimination event. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
ECU has never played the Sooners in baseball.
Host Virginia (45-12), the No. 7 national seed, will open play at Davenport Field at Disharoon Park against Army (38-16), the No. 4 regional seed, on Friday at noon.