The East Carolina University Student Pirate Club and the American Red Cross is hosting a big blood drive Wednesday with some bragging rights on the line. It's part of a competition with NC State leading up to Saturday's football game between the Pirates and the Wolfpack.
Both universities are hosting blood drives this week to try to collect the most amount of blood donations.
ECU's blood drive is Wednesday, October 13 from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. in Harvey Hall located in the Murphy Center.
The Student Pirate Club says ECU crushed NCSU in the 2008 blood battle, with ECU's total of 315 pints to 93 pints.