29  Carter Harrell
Carter Harrell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rocky Mount, N.C.

High School:
Rocky Mount

Last College:
Louisburg

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 224

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
11/14/1982

Experience:
RS/2V

B/T:
R/R


As a Senior in 2005
Missed entire 2005 season due to injury. Received a medical redshirt and is eligible to play in 2006.

As a Junior in 2004
Made 16 appearances and six starts during his first season on the Pirates' pitching staff ... Produced a 5-2 record and compiled a 3.00 earned run average in 48.0 innings of work ... Surrendered 50 hits, 23 runs, 16 earned runs, 14 walks while striking out 40 (7.5 per nine innings pitched) ... Made starts against Campbell (2/18), North Carolina A&T (2/24), Appalachian State (3/10), Marshall (3/16), Charlotte (4/4) and Saint Louis (5/8) ... Guided Pirates to perfect 6-0 record in games started ... In all, logged a 4-0 mark with a 2.25 ERA as a starter (32.0 innings, 24 strikeouts) ... Picked up one save (vs. N.C. State 4/21) after throwing 4.0 scoreless innings and fanning five vs. Wolfpack ... Credited with win in ECU's season-opener, allowing one hit in two innings against UNC Asheville 2/13 ... Collected other victories against Campbell (2/18), Appalachian State (3/10), Marshall (3/16) and Saint Louis (5/8) ... Suffered losses vs. Arizona State (3/6) and Southern Miss (5/21) ... Rolled to a 4-1 record and 0.73 ERA in first six outings ... Allowed a .262 opponent batting average (.210 vs. RH, .347 vs. LH) ... Made just one post-season appearance - pitching one scoreless inning (two hits, three Ks) against Stony Brook in NCAA Kinston Regional opener ... Was 1-1 with a 6.23 ERA in seven Conference USA contests (two starts) ... Won four of five decisions (4-1) and booked a 1.17 ERA in nine non-league outings (four starts) ... Struck out 29 non-conference hitters and walked just four in 30.2 innings ... Was 4-0 (2.28) in nine home games, 1- 2 (4.19) in six road contests ... Made all six starts and won all five games during day games (10 contests, 38.1 innings) ... Monthly totals include February (2-0, 0.00 in three games, two starts), March (2-1, 2.81 in four games, two starts), April (0-0, 5.56 in five games, one start), May (1-1, 4.15 in three games, one start) and June (0-0, 0.00 in one game, no starts) ... Longest stint of season was 7.0 inning effort in start vs. Saint Louis 5/8 ... Averaged over five innings per start ... Struck out five or more hitters on three occasions, with a personal-best of six vs. Campbell in first start of ECU career ... Walked more than one batter just twice in 16 appearances ... Suffered through roughest outing at Charlotte 4/4 (season-highs in runs/8 and earned runs/6 in 4.0 innings).

At Louisburg College in 2003
Posted a 5-7 record with a 3.80 ERA as a sophomore for the Hurricanes .... Listed as one of the Top 10 Junior College Pitchers according to Baseball America.

At the University of North Carolina in 2002
Compiled an 8-4 record with a 3.88 ERA during his rookie season at North Carolina ... Eight victories were the most wins ever by a frosh hurler in UNC history ... Defeated top-ranked Clemson as one of his triumphs ... Fanned 65 hitter in 58 innings as a freshman for the Tar Heels.

At Rocky Mount High School
Lettered in baseball, football and basketball ... Named the North Carolina Player-of-the-Year by Gatorade, Pro-Line and USA Today ... Booked a 9- 2 record with a 0.95 ERA and 127 strikeouts ... Earned all-state honors as a junior and senior ... A three-time all-conference selection ... Struck out a school-record 19 vs. Hillsborough Orange High School (2001) and tossed a no-hitter vs. New Hanover in a first-round playoff matchup in 2002 ... A Marines Scholar-Athlete academic honoree ... Also picked up two letters in football (quarterback) and one in basketball (small forward).

Personal
Full name is Carter Samuel Harrell ... Born November 14, 1982 in Whiteville, N.C. ... Son of Cecil and Dena Harrell ... Has a pair of brothers (Jason and Jon) ... Majoring in communications ... Uncle (Bobby Hodges) was inducted into the East Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in 1974 as a football and basketball standout (1950-53).