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Pirates adjust schedule

Next: UConn at ECU

Sat. (2), 11 am | Sun., 12:30 pm

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FOOTBALL

Amos, Pirates buy in, focus forward

Al MyattDaShaun Amos's junior football season at East Carolina was followed shortly by the announcement that Ruffin McNeill would not be returning as coach. Some stormy seas ensued for the Pirates but Amos and his fellow upperclassmen helped steady the ship. ... More from Al Myatt...

 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Loyalty, opportunity matter for Alston

Ryan Riggan was just two seasons into a tenure as head football coach at Union Pines High School near the end of the 2011-12 academic year when the parent of a graduating senior student dropped by with some information. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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BASKETBALL RECRUITING

Pirates get help in the middle

East Carolina coach Jeff Lebo has plugged a big hole in the post by luring Wake Forest graduate transfer Andre Washington to finish his college career with the Pirates. The seven-footer will be eligible to play immediately. ... Recruiting class of 2016-17 thumbnail sketches...

ECU recruiting thumbnails: Class of 2016-17...

 

BASEBALL

A low point at High Point

GREENVILLE East Carolina lost 5-1 at High Point on Wednesday night following a 15-3 home win over N.C. State the preceding night. The Pirates sought to avoid a letdown and took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, but the offensive production subsequently faltered as ECU fell to 24-13. ... More...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates reward big crowd with big win

Al MyattGREENVILLE The last time East Carolina hosted a regional rival from the ACC, the game didn't go nearly as well as the Pirates' 15-3 win over N.C. State on Tuesday night. On March 15 when North Carolina played at Clark-LeClair Stadium, ECU absorbed a 17-4 loss before a crowd of 5,213. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Goldsboro product Zack Mozingo takes a cut in a win over in-state rival N.C. State Tuesday evening at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The junior left fielder belted a grand slam in the fourth inning in the 15-3 rout. (W.A. Myatt photo)

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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Spring game impacts recruiting

The East Carolina spring football game served as a springboard for the second and third commitments for the February, 2017, ECU signing class. Defensive end Taijh Alston (left) of Union Pines and corner Myles White (right) of Dudley made verbal commitments to the Pirates in conjunction with the intrasquad scrimmage. They become the second and third commitments for the upcoming class, joining linebacker Da'Shaun Johnson of East Carteret. ... Thumbnail sketches...

ECU football recruiting thumbnails: Class of 2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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East Carolina postponed the start of its American Athletic Conference series with Connecticut on Friday due to rain.

The teams will play a doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m. today with the second game scheduled to follow approximately 45 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.

The third game remains scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Pirates are 24-13 overall and 5-4 in the AAC. UConn comes in at 20-16 on the season and 5-3 in league play.

Game one's starting pitchers feature left-hander Evan Kruczynski, who is 5-0 with a 1.69 earned run average for ECU, against lefty Anthony Kay (4-2, 3.08) for the Huskies.

Right-hander Jimmy Boyd (5-2, 2.20) of the Pirates will start game two against lefty Tim Cate (1-1, 1.77).

Probable starters for game three are left-hander Jacob Wolfe (4-3, 2.43) for ECU against right-hander William Montgomerie (3-1, 3.62) for UConn.

Parker Lamm of the Pirates leads the AAC in hitting with a .370 average. Freshman Dwanya Williams-Sutton of ECU is second in the league with a .361 average.

Eric Tyler is hitting .310 for the Pirates with a team-high four home runs.

ECU leads the series with the Huskies, 29-6.

The teams will meet again May 6-8 in another three-game league set at UConn.

04/23/2016 12:57 AM
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