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Panthers end ECU's season

Coral Gables Regional: Friday
Final: #3 Columbia 6, No. 2 ECU 3
Final: #1 Miami 6, No. 4 FIU 2
Coral Gables Regional: Saturday
Final: #4 FIU 2, #2 ECU 0
Final: #1 Miami 8, #3 Columbia 3
Coral Gables Regional: Sunday
Final: #3 Columbia 4, #4 FIU 3
Final: #3 Columbia 3, #1 Miami 0
Coral Gables Regional: Monday
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Final: #1 Miami 21, #3 Columbia 3

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BASEBALL

Columbia upsets Pirates

CORAL GABLES, FL — Third-seeded Columbia used a five-run sixth inning to upset second-seeded East Carolina 6-3 in the opening game of the NCAA regional hosted by Miami on Friday. ... More...

 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Injury brought ECU, Herrin together

Showing loyalty when others shied away helped the East Carolina coaching staff land its latest prospect for the recruiting class of 2016. The Pirates received their third verbal commitment from a rising high school senior late last week from Saluda, SC, offensive lineman Cortez Herrin (left). ... More from Sammy Batten...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates avoid 'energy vampires'

Al Myatt A sign in the East Carolina dugout during a 9-1 win over Houston on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference Tournament championship cautioned against energy vampires. ... More from Al Myatt...
 

BASEBALL

AAC teams set sights on Omaha

CLEARWATER, FL — League champion East Carolina and regular season kingpin Houston headline a group of four teams that will represent the American Athletic Conference in the NCAA baseball playoffs. The Pirates and Cougars, along with AAC members South Florida and Tulane, heard their names called on Monday when the NCAA announced the field of 64 teams that will participate in this weekend's 16 four-team regionals. ... More...

 

BASEBALL: AAC TOURNAMENT

Pirates claim AAC Tournament

CLEARWATER, FL — East Carolina scored five runs with two out in the fifth inning and went on to win the American Athletic Conference Tournament 9-1 over Houston at Bright House Field on Sunday. Left-hander Nick Durazo (5-0) held the AAC regular season winners to one hit and no runs over the final five innings ... More...

 

BASEBALL: AAC TOURNAMENT

ECU holds off Huskies

CLEARWATER, FL — East Carolina freshman right-hander Joe Ingle survived a bases-loaded Connecticut threat with a game-ending fly out to left as the Pirates moved into the championship game of the American Athletic Conference tournament with a 4-2 win at Bright House Field on Saturday. ... More...

 
 
 
 
 

By Al Myatt
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CORAL GABLES, FL — Florida International scored twice in the bottom of the eighth inning and handed East Carolina a 2-0 loss on Saturday in an elimination game in the NCAA regional hosted by Miami.

The Pirates finished 40-22, winning the American Athletic Conference tournament six days beforehand.

“Just really proud of our guys," said ECU coach Cliff Godwin at the conclusion of the 2015 campaign. "When we started this season, not one person outside of our locker room thought we could win 40 games and win the American Conference Tournament championship. The only ones who believed it were the ones in our locker room and these guys overachieved every single day."

Christopher Mourelle and Danny Dopico (3-4) combined for the shutout. Mourelle went seven and one-third innings for fourth-seeded FIU (30-30), which swept three games from the Pirates in Greenville in Conference USA play May 2-4 in 2014.

“I think we were out of gas," Godwin said. " ... Look, these guys put it all on the line for me every single day and they got nothing to hang their head down about.”

Senior left-hander Reid Love (7-4) started and went seven and one-third innings for the Pirates. He allowed six hits and two earned runs while walking two and striking out five.

Pirates freshman Joe Ingle yielded two hits over the last two-thirds of an inning without a walk or a strikeout.

Edwin Rios of FIU singled to right with one out in the eighth. Brian Portelli followed with a single to center field that moved Rios to third and ended the day for Love.

A single to left by Josh Anderson scored the first run of the game. With two down, Austin Rodriguez had a run-scoring single.

Garrett Brooks went 3-for-3 in the setback. Luke Lowery went 2-for-4 for ECU with a double in the ninth.

Senior Hunter Allen and Bryce Harman also had hits for the second-seeded Pirates, who were topped 6-3 by third-seeded Columbia in the opening game of the regional on Friday.

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