ECU Garners Third Preseason National Ranking

UABSPORTS.COM Senior outfielder Ben Fultz
Senior outfielder Ben Fultz

Feb. 3, 2014

GREENVILLE, N.C. - The East Carolina baseball team received its third preseason national ranking of the season Monday when they were tabbed No. 34 by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

The Pirates, who were picked to finish third in Conference USA by the league's 13 head coaches, also garnered a No. 29 ranking by Perfect Game, stands No. 38 in Collegiate Baseball's Fabulous 40 preseason poll and received votes in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches poll.

ECU will kick off the 2014 season at home on Friday, Feb. 14 when it plays host to James Madison at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. (EST). To order season tickets contact the ECU Athletic Ticket Office at (252) 737-4500.