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Pirate Trio Named Preseason All-Conference USA

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East Carolina seniors Kevin Brandt (LHP), Corey Thompson (INF) and Zach Wright (C) have been named preseason First-Team All-Conference USA, as chosen by the league's nine head coaches.

Austin Homan Named Baseball Director Of Operations

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Former Pirate and two-time honorary No. 23 jersey recipient Austin Homan has been named Director of Baseball Operations at East Carolina University head coach Billy Godwin announced on Wednesday. Homan replaces Brian Cavanaugh who resigned in early January to take a teaching position within the university in the health and education department.

East Carolina University baseball fans will get their first chance to meet the 2012 Pirates up close and personal on Saturday, January 28, as ECU hosts its 12th Annual "Meet the Pirates" luncheon.

After counting down the Top 11 moments of the 2011 season, ECU's first-ever series sweep against Tulane is our choice for the top moment of the season. After winning just seven games in the previous 25 meetings between the two clubs, ECU posted a road series sweep of Tulane and then captured its fourth win of the season against the Green Wave in the 2011 Conference USA Championships.