Seth Maness gets the loss for ECU despite throwing his third complete game of the season. ECU falls 4-1.
Maness struck out six batters on the night and now has 301 for his career. He falls to 19-4 all-time against C-USA opponents.
Chris Gosik led the Pirates with two hits recording his fourth career multi-hit game.
Freshman Jack Reinheimer drove in the Pirates lone run, his 12th of the year.
Game two of the three game series set for Saturday at 3pm.