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Zach Woods Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week

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IRVING, Texas - East Carolina senior Zach Woods was named Conference USA Pitcher-of-the-Week league officials announced Monday. For Woods it is his second career honor and ECU's third of the season (Seth Maness/Mar. 7, Kevin Brandt/Mar. 21).

The 10th Inning (Week 13 Recap)

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East Carolina recorded its third non-conference series sweep over the weekend and posted a perfect 4-0 week improving its record to 34-17. The Pirates pitching staff tossed a pair of shutouts and allowed just two runs in four games sporting a 0.50 ERA.

The 10th Inning (Week 12 Recap)

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East Carolina recorded its fourth Conference USA series win taking 2 of 3 games from Marshall over the weekend. The Pirates used a pair of impressive ninth inning rallies including erasing a six-run deficit in the series opener scoring five two-out runs. On Sunday, the Pirates scored three runs in the top half of the ninth for its 30th win of the season when Jonathan Holt crossed home on a suicide squeeze off the bat of Philip Clark.

The 10th Inning (Week 11 Recap)

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East Carolina managed to salvage game three of the Conference USA series against No. 15 Southern Miss over the weekend, 7-6. In arguably their most difficult week of the season, the Pirates hosted four games against nationally-ranked teams going 1-3. Seth Maness (6-3, 1.93 ERA) picked up the lone win in his return back to the mound tossing four scoreless innings Sunday afternoon, while John Wooten led the club with a .467 (7-for-15) average.

The 10th Inning (Week 10 Recap)

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East Carolina picked up its second-straight Conference USA series win over the weekend at Houston. Seth Simmons (5-1, 0.41 ERA) and Shawn Armstrong (2-1, 4.26 ERA) notched wins for the Pirates over the Cougars, while senior Trent Whitehead led the team offensively with a .474 average where he was 9-for-19 with two home runs and a team-best eight RBI.

The Pirates have arguably their most difficult week of the season approaching as they will travel to former Colonial Athletic Association foe Old Dominion for a Tuesday night game, before returning to Lewis Field at Clark-LeClair Stadium for the first of four consecutive games against nationally ranked teams (North Carolina/April 27 and Southern Miss/April 29-May 1).

The 10th Inning (Week Nine Recap)

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East Carolina picked up its second series win in Conference USA action this past weekend taking a home series from UCF. Seth Maness (5-3, 2.05 ERA) and Kevin Brandt (5-0, 1.38 ERA) notched wins for the Pirates over the Knights, while freshman Jack Reinheimer led the team offensively with a .526 average where he was 10-for-19 with a team-best four RBI.

The Pirates have a yet another difficult week as they will play four games in five days which includes a Tuesday night match-up at home against instate rival UNC Wilmington (6 p.m. EST) before heading to Houston, Texas for a three-game league series against Houston that starts Thursday, April 21 (7:30 p.m. EST).

The 10th Inning (Academic Honors)

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A program-best 19 ECU baseball players were named to the 2010-11 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll the league announced on Tuesday, April. 12.

The 10th Inning (Week Seven Recap)

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East Carolina managed to record just a pair of wins on the week defeating Elon 7-0 at home during midweek action before taking the series finale from No. 21 Rice, 7-3. The Pirates' three losses were by a combined five runs falling to instate rival N.C. State 4-2 and dropping the first two games of a three-game Conference USA series to the Owls 2-1 and 5-3 in 10 innings.

The Pirates have another big week ahead of them as they travel to instate rival and sixth-ranked North Carolina for a midweek game (6 p.m. EST) and then welcome in UCF for a three-game league series starting Friday, April 15 at 6 p.m. (EST).

Kevin Brandt Named To National All-Star Lineup

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East Carolina junior Kevin Brandt was named to the College Baseball Foundation National All-Star Team the organization announced on March 24. For Brandt it is his second career honor and first of the 2011 season.

Little League Day Scheduled For March 26

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The East Carolina University Athletics office has announced that Saturday, March 26 has been designated as Little League Day at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.