East Carolina looks to improve to 6-1 this afternoon when it clashes with Maryland in the LeClair Classic finale. Maryland has been impressive thus far in 2012. The Terrapins opened the campaign with a road series win at UCLA. They have knocked off Western Carolina (3-0) and Purdue (11-1) to improve their record to 4-1.
With a Pirate win today, both teams will finish the tournament with a 2-1 record.
Here's more news and notes for today's ECU vs. Maryland game...
East Carolina earned a split in a pair of contests on Saturday at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
Purdue (4-1) knocked off the Pirates (5-1) by a score of 6-4 in the tournament opener for both teams.
The Pirates overcame an early deficit by plating three runs in the sixth against Western Carolina later in the afternoon en route to a 3-1 victory.
Here's more insight into today's games...
On Friday, East Carolina's baseball team knocked off Milwaukee-Wisconsin 4-0 in the 2012 season opener. Senior southpaw Kevin Brandt threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings while Jack Reinheimer, Philip Clark, John Wooten and Tim Younger each collected a pair of hits.
Here a few things you might have missed in yesterday's victory: