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BASEBALL

Pirates hold off Cincinnati, even series

GREENVILLE — East Carolina ended an offensive lull and evened its American Athletic Conference series against visiting Cincinnati with a 6-4 win Saturday.

ECU had scored just eight runs in its previous six games.

The Pirates took a 6-0 lead into the top of the ninth Saturday but the league-leading Bearcats created some anxiety for a Clark-LeClair Stadium crowd of 2,915 before Joe Ingle recorded his ninth save. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Post-game audio: Cliff Godwin, Jimmy Boyd, Luke Bolka...

Pictured: ECU junior Luke Bolka slides into home after a Charlie Yorgen ground out to the right side of the infield in the third inning of the Pirates' 6-4 American Athletic Conference win over Cincinnati on Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. (W.A. Myatt photo)

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BASEBALL

Cincinnati tops Pirates, 3-0

GREENVILLE — Cincinnati extended its lead in the American Athletic Conference with a 3-0 win over East Carolina at Clark-LeClair Stadium Friday night in the opener of a three-game series.

Tulane's 10-6 loss to Houston put the Bearcats 1.5 games ahead of the second-place Green Wave.

Andrew Zellner (6-2) and A.J. Kullman, who got his second save, combined for the shutout of the Pirates. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Post-game audio: Cliff Godwin, Evan Kruczynski, Eric Tyler...

Pictured: The view from 'The Jungle' during ECU's Friday evening loss to American Athletic Conference opponent Cincinnati. The Bearcats are atop the league standings. (W.A. Myatt photo)

 
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BASEBALL

Exams and tests for Pirates

Al MyattThe term student-athlete is descriptive of the players in the East Carolina baseball program and will be especially applicable over the coming days as spring semester exams coincide with a home series against Cincinnati ... More from Al Myatt...

 

FOOTBALL RECRUITING

DB factory produces another gem

Greensboro's Dudley High School has earned a reputation for developing major-college football talent over the last decade, especially at the defensive back positions. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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FOOTBALL

Benkert stuns Pirate Nation

Just when you thought the quarterback position at East Carolina was stabilized, junior QB Kurt Benkert stunned the Pirate nation by announcing plans to transfer out of the ECU program. ... More from Brian Bailey...

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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 was ECU wide receivers coach Phil McGeoghan (right): Replay show...

 

BASEBALL

Changed call boosts Wolfpack

RALEIGH — East Carolina's recent search for offense continued with a 6-1 loss at N.C. State on Monday night. Since beating the Wolfpack 15-3 in Greenville six nights earlier, the Pirates have managed just eight runs in five games, going 2-3 in those contests. NCSU evened the season series with the help of a three-run home run by Evan Mendoza in the second inning that was initially ruled a foul ball.. ... More...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates take series with UConn

GREENVILLE — A two-run homer by Travis Watkins in the bottom of the fourth inning on Sunday lifted East Carolina to a 3-2 win over Connecticut in the deciding contest of a three-game American Athletic Conference series. Watkins' blast overcame a 2-1 Huskies lead. ECU pitchers Jacob Wolfe, Sam Lanier and Joe Ingle kept UConn scoreless the rest of the way. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Pictured: ECU catcher Travis Watkins and teammates shake hands after taking an AAC series with UConn with a 3-2 win on Sunday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The junior captain gave the Pirates the lead for good with a two-run shot to left field in the 4th inning. (W.A. Myatt photo)

Post-game audio: Godwin, Wolfe, Watkins...

BASEBALL

UConn, Pirates split doubleheader

GREENVILLE — East Carolina split its American Athletic Conference doubleheader with Connecticut at Clark-LeClair Stadium as the Pirates took a 2-1 win in the first game before the Huskies prevailed 5-1 in the nightcap. Parker Lamm singled in the third and scored on a double by Eric Tyler as ECU took a 1-0 lead in the third inning of the second game. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Pictured: Junior Evan Kruczynski deals against UConn in game one of an AAC doubleheader on Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. (W.A. Myatt photo)

Post-game audio: Cliff Godwin, Eric Tyler...

 
 
 
 
 

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