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A week to remember

On Monday of this past week I asked first year East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin what a 5-0 week would mean to his program. In typical coach-speak fashion, Godwin gave me the ole ‘we take them one a time’ speech. ... 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 guests this week were ECU pitching coach Dan Roszel (left), Kinston High School basketball star Brandon Ingram (near right) and Kinston High School coach Perry Tyndall (far right): Replay show...



Pirates sweep UCF

GREENVILLE — A four-run first inning that included a three-run homer by Luke Lowery put East Carolina ahead to stay as the Pirates completed an American Athletic Conference sweep of Central Florida with a 6-5 win at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Sunday. ... More...

Next: ECU at Liberty | Wednesday, 3 pm



Pirates hold off UCF, take series

STORRS, CT — East Carolina reliever Joe Ingle struck out Central Florida's Dylan Moore on a full count pitch with two out in the top of the ninth inning on Saturday with two runners in scoring position as the Pirates took a 3-2 American Athletic Conference win at Clark-LeClair Stadium ... More...



Pirates nip UCF in 10

STORRS, CT — Eric Tyler's two-out RBI single up the middle on Friday night provided East Carolina with its third straight walkoff win at Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... More...



Recruiting Wars: Wide Receivers

Few Football Bowl Subdivision coaching staffs have done a better job identifying and developing wide receiver talent than East Carolina during the five seasons under Ruffin McNeill's guidance. ... More from Sammy Batten...

Recruiting Wars: QB | RB | WR/TE | OL | DE | NT | LB | DB



ECU edges Blue Devils in 10th

GREENVILLE — For the third time in as many games, East Carolina produced the winning run in its last at-bat, nipping Duke 3-2 in 10 innings on Wednesday night at Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... More...



Pirates top N.C. State in thriller

GREENVILLE — After N.C. State took a 5-4 lead in the top of the ninth inning on a two-run homer by Chance Shepard, East Carolina came back to score twice in the bottom of the frame for a 6-5 nonconference victory at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Tuesday night.

Reid Love led off the bottom of the ninth with a triple to right center and Eric Tyler drew a walk. A towering fly ball to left by Luke Lowery was misplayed, allowing Love to score the tying run. Lowery was credited with a sacrifice fly on the play that put runners at first and second.

Kirk Morgan singled down the right field line on a 1-1 pitch to score Tyler with the winning run. ... Story & pictures...

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

Pictured: East Carolina senior co-captain Reid Love and head coach Cliff Godwin celebrate after Love's leadoff triple in the bottom of the ninth set the stage for the Pirates to mount a dramatic rally against N.C. State Tuesday night at Clark-LeClair Stadium. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)

By Al Myatt
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LYNCHBURG, VA — Liberty pitchers Matt Pennington and Jared Lyons combined to shut out visiting East Carolina 5-0 in a nonconference contest on Wednesday afternoon, ending a six-game winning streak for the Pirates.

The Flames (29-17) had topped ECU 4-3 in the Keith LeClair Classic in Greenville on Feb. 22 before the Pirates regrouped with a 9-2 victory over St. John's that evening to win the event.

ECU fell to 3-7 against teams from Virginia this season.

Pirates starter David Lucroy (2-4) hit three batters in the second inning as Liberty took a 2-0 lead.

A hit batter with two out in the fourth led to two more runs for the Flames.

ECU committed two errors with two out in the eighth, enabling Liberty's final run.

Pennington (1-1) scattered five hits in seven innings and walked three while striking out five. Lyons turned in two hitless frames and fanned four without a walk.

Hunter Allen had two of five hits for the Pirates. Luke Lowery had a double. Travis Watkins and Parker Lamm each had hits.

Each team left eight on base.

ECU (29-17) will be back in action on Friday at 6:30 p.m. to host the opener of a three-game American Athletic Conference series with Connecticut.

04/30/2015 03:05 AM