GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina University baseball fans will get their first chance to meet the 2011 Pirates up close and personal on Saturday, February 5, as ECU hosts its 11th Annual "Meet the Pirates" luncheon.
Scheduled to start at approximately 11 a.m. at the Murphy Center's Harvey Banquet Hall, "Meet the Pirates" offers fans a chance to get autographs and photos of the ECU baseball team and sixth-year head coach Billy Godwin, as well as enjoy a catered lunch with the Pirate coaches and players.
A limited number of tickets are available at $10 for adults, $5 for children (17 and under), and $5 for ECU students (with valid One Card) and advance reservations are required.
Tickets will go on sale January 6 and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Friday, January 28 (or until sold out). Fans can reserve their seats by ordering online at www.ECUPirates.com or by calling the Athletic Ticket Office at (252) 737-4500.
After lunch, ECU fans are encouraged to head over to Clark-LeClair Stadium to enjoy a Pirate Baseball intra-squad scrimmage.
The Pirates will open the 2011 campaign at home against Youngstown State with a first pitch scheduled for Friday, February 18 at 3 p.m. For ticket information, call (252) 737-4500.