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Tulane wins series finale


Tuesday: ECU at Campbell, 6 pm




Tulane wins series finale

GREENVILLE A three-run third inning put Tulane ahead to stay and the Green Wave went on to an 8-6 American Athletic Conference win over East Carolina at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday. ... More...

Next: ECU at Campbell | Tuesday, 6 pm



Pirates rally to take series

GREENVILLE East Carolina trailed Tulane 4-3 in their American Athletic Conference contest at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Friday night before rallying for four runs in the sixth inning and four more in the seventh for an 11-4 victory. ... More...

Next: ECU vs. Tulane | Saturday, 12 pm



Davis seeking results Sooner

Al MyattBrad Davis's resume includes a college career at Oklahoma, a program on the short list when it comes to all-time, big-time football. East Carolina's new offensive line coach and run-game coordinator has a lot of experience to draw from and it doesn't include any short cuts ... More from Al Myatt...



Love shuts out Tulane

GREENVILLE East Carolina left-hander Reid Love pitched a four-hit shutout as the Pirates muzzled Tulane 3-0 at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Thursday night. Kirk Morgan had two hits and two RBIs to help ECU improve to 18-12 overall and 2-2 in the American Athletic Conference. ... More...



Benkert appears to be the guy

East Carolina football fans can only hope that the results end up being similar. Kurt Benkert threw an interception for a touchdown on his first pass of the spring. He bounced back nicely, going 13-17 with a touchdown pass to Isaiah Jones in his first real action as the Pirates' starting quarterback. ... More from Brian Bailey...

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show

The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Brian's guest this week was Atlantic Coast Conference basketball official Raymond Styons (right): Replay show...



Big inning lifts Memphis

GREENVILLE The speed of Memphis center fielder Darien Tubbs was a difference maker in an American Athletic Conference series at East Carolina.

Tubbs tracked down a drive by Garrett Brooks for what ECU coach Cliff Godwin called a SportsCenter Top 10 play to keep the tying run from scoring in the bottom of the ninth in a 3-2 Tigers win on Saturday. On Sunday, Tubbs had a three-run inside the park homer in the seventh as Memphis took its second win over the Pirates ... Story & picture...

Post-game: Godwin, Allen, Love...

Pictured: Senior Hunter Allen lays down an RBI sacrifice bunt against Memphis on Sunday. (Photo  by W.A. Myatt)


ECU wins AAC opener, splits DH

GREENVILLE East Carolina won its first-ever American Athletic Conference game 4-1 over Memphis in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Tigers managed a split with a 3-2 win in the second game.

Evan Kruczynski pitched a complete game in the opener and Reid Love went 4-for-4 at the plate with a 2-run homer ... Story & pictures...

Post-game: Godwin, Kruczynski, Garrett...

Pictured: Centerfielder Garrett Brooks takes a lead at third as coach Cliff Godwin looks on during the 7th inning of ECU's Saturday doubleheader with Memphis. The junior went on to score on a wild pitch to tie the game. (Photo  by W.A. Myatt)

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GREENVILLE A three-run third inning put Tulane ahead to stay and the Green Wave went on to an 8-6 American Athletic Conference win over East Carolina at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday.

With the score tied at 1, Tulane's Tyler Wilson singled with two out in the top of the third and one runner aboard by virtue of an error. Jake Rogers followed with an RBI single for a 2-1 Green Wave lead. A wild pitch allowed Wilson to score. Jake Willsey's RBI single gave the visitors a 4-1 lead.

John Gandolfo and Rogers each had three hits for Tulane (20-12, 2-4). Hunter Williams and Richard Carthon each had two RBIs for the Green Wave.

Kirk Morgan had two hits and two RBIs to lead ECU (19-13, 3-3) at the plate.

Also getting two hits each for the Pirates were Charlie Yorgen, Travis Watkins and Luke Lowery.

Lowery had an RBI double in the bottom of the ninth before Eric Tyler grounded into a game-ending double play with the bases loaded.

ECU had already taken the series with a 3-0 win on Thursday night and an 11-4 triumph on Friday night.

David Lucroy (2-2) started and went two and two-thirds innings on the mound as the Pirates used six pitchers.

Each team had five earned runs. Alex Massey (2-2) got the win for Tulane. Patrick Duester faced one batter for his second save of the season.

ECU visits Campbell (24-8) for a 6 p.m. game Tuesday.

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