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Pirates rally past Monmouth

Next: Monmouth at ECU

Saturday, 4 pm | Sunday, 1 pm

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Montgomery applying NFL experience

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Long night for Pirates

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Next: Monmouth at ECU | Friday, 6:30 pm



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Rice rallies to take series

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Next: North Carolina at ECU | Tuesday, 6:30 pm



Rice evens series with East Carolina

HOUSTON   Rice scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after East Carolina had come back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the score and the host Owls took a 7-2 win in the second game of a nonconference series Saturday afternoon. Rice bounced back from a 10-1 loss to the No. 16 Pirates in the series opener on Friday night. ... More...



Big inning seals ECU win at Rice

HOUSTON   Eric Tyler led off the eighth inning with a solo homer to left and East Carolina added five more runs in the frame to win 10-1 at Rice on Friday night. ECU's Evan Krucyznski (2-0) scattered seven hits in seven innings. Game two of a three-game set is scheduled for 3 p.m. (ET) today. ... More...


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GREENVILLE East Carolina scored three runs in the last two innings to top Monmouth 4-3 on Friday night.

With the score tied at 3 with one out in the bottom of the ninth, Parker Lamm singled up the middle for the Pirates.

Charlie Yorgen's double put Lamm at third. He came home on a wild pitch for the game-ending run.

ECU (12-6) was down 3-1 going to the bottom of the eighth. Eric Tyler and Luke Bolka had singles. They moved into scoring position on a fly to center by Dwanya Williams-Sutton. Freshman Turner Brown delivered a two-run single with two down to tie the score.

Joe Ingle (3-2) pitched the last two innings for the win. He allowed two hits, an earned run and struck out three without a walk.

Evan Krucynski started and went seven innings. He yielded eight hits and two earned runs. The junior lefty walked one and struck out three.

Monmouth (6-10) took a 1-0 lead in the first as Dan Shea had a single to score Grant Lamberton, who opened the game with a double.

Shaine Hughes singled to score Robbie Allessandrine, who had doubled, for a 2-0 Hawks lead in the fifth.

The Pirates got a run back in the bottom of the fifth after Jeff Nelson singled with one out. Lamm had a hit to move Nelson to third. Yorgen's sacrifice bunt scored Nelson as ECU closed within 2-1.

Hughes doubled in the eighth and went to third on a wild pitch. He scored on a sacrifice fly by Shea to push the Hawks' advantage back to 2 runs.

James Kelly (0-1) pitched the last inning and one-third for Monmouth and took the loss.

Lamm, Yorgen and Williams-Sutton each had two hits for the Pirates.

The second matchup in the three-game series is scheduled for 4 p.m. today at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

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