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: