In the midst of the nation’s longest winning streak, nine games, the East Carolina baseball team is ranked in the top-25 in three national collegiate polls Monday afternoon garnering a No. 21 ranking by Collegiate Baseball, No. 23 by Rivals.com and made its debut in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll at No. 24.
The Pirates (36-13) posted its second straight perfect week going 4-0 with a win over then No. 24 UNC-Wilmington on the road before sweeping Conference USA foe UAB at home.
ECU will put the nation’s longest home winning streak (13 games) on the line Friday night when they play host to Tulane in a crucial three-game C-USA series at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium with a 7 p.m. first pitch scheduled.