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Pirates power past UConn

GREENVILLE — Charlie Yorgen and Bryce Harman hit home runs in support of winning pitcher Jacob Wolfe as East Carolina topped Connecticut 5-2 on Sunday at Clark-LeClair Stadium to take the American Athletic Conference series two games to one and maintain a tie for first in the league standings with Houston.

Yorgen had a two-run homer in the bottom of the first for a 2-0 ECU lead. It was the third roundtripper of his sophomore season.

After the Huskies (29-20, 8-10 AAC) tied the score at 2, Harman launched his fifth circuit clout of the year in the bottom of the second to put the Pirates ahead to stay at 3-2. ... Story & pictures...

Pictured: ECU's Charlie Yorgen turns a double play in the deciding game of an American Athletic Conference series with Connecticut on Sunday. The sophomore second baseman went 2-3 with a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)

Next: East Carolina at Houston | Friday, 7:30 pm



Juco WR/RB sticks with ECU

Mauldin (SC) High School product Dre Massey has renewed his commitment to East Carolina after spending a year at Holmes (MS) Community College. The former prep quarterback originally committed to the Pirates in 2014. He is projected as a WR/RB in the recruiting class of 2016. ... Thumbnail sketch...


Pirates ink power forward

Australian big man Deng Riak has signed to pursue his college basketball career at East Carolina. The three-star recruit fielded offers from Florida, Minnesota, Oregon and Virginia Tech, among others, before opting to become the third member of Coach Jeff Lebo's recruiting class of 2015-2016. ... Thumbnail sketch...


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Tough Love lifts Pirates

GREENVILLE — Reid Love led East Carolina's 5-4 win over Connecticut on Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium as the Pirates halted a two-game losing streak and maintained a share of the American Athletic Conference lead. Love (5-3) pitched a complete game and was 2-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs. ... More...



UConn thrashes Pirates

GREENVILLE — Connecticut scored five runs in the first two innings and went on to a 13-2 American Athletic Conference win at East Carolina on Friday night. The Pirates dropped to 29-18 overall and 9-7 in league play as the Huskies (29-18, 8-8) evened the season series at 2-2. ... More...



ECU's hot streak Flames out

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. ... More...



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...



Pirates hold off UCF, take series

GREENVILLE — 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

GREENVILLE — 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...

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