GREENVILLE, N.C. - On the heels of a perfect 4-0 week, which included its third non-conference series sweep, the East Carolina baseball team garnered its second national ranking of the 2011 season coming in a No. 30 by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
The Pirates (34-17, 11-10) and are one of three C-USA schools ranked this week by the NCBWA joining Rice (No. 17) and Southern Miss (No. 20). For the 10th-straight week ECU received votes for the USA Today/ESPN Coaches' poll.
With just four games remaining in the regular season, the Pirates will play their home finale against former Colonial Athletic Association foe Old Dominion on Tuesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. before heading to Tulane for the final Conference USA series of the season May 19-21.