ECU Baseball Team Headed To Coastal Carolina Region

GREENVILLE, N.C. – The East Carolina baseball team will make its 23rd NCAA Regional appearance and ninth in the last 10 years after earning a No. 2 seed at the Conway Regional in this year's NCAA Baseball Championships.

The Pirates (40-19) will square off against No. 3 Alabama (34-26) in the first round of the regional on Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m. (ET) while top seeded Coastal Carolina (47-12) will face No. 4 Columbia (22-28) at 1 p.m.

Of the three potential opponents the Pirates will face, ECU has never played Alabama or Columbia, and are 5-6 against the Chanticleers with the last meeting taking place on May 16, 2006 in Conway where the Pirates fell 9-4.

There are a limited number of tickets available to the Conway Regional through the ECU Athletic Ticket Office. Ticket orders will be accepted from Pirate Club members on Tuesday, May 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pirate Club members should call the Athletic Ticket Office at 252-328-4500 or 1-800-DIAL-ECU. Orders will be filled in Pirate Club priority order. Members whose orders are not able to be filled will be notified Wednesday, May 28 by noon. East Carolina will only have single-game tickets for their sessions only at $15 per game.

All-tournament passes may be available through the Coastal Carolina Ticket Office beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, May 27 for the Conway Regional. For more information call the Coastal Carolina Ticket Office at 1-877-4CHANTS or 843-347-TIXX.

NCAA Regionals:

Miami Regional
(1) *Miami (47-8)
(4) Bethune-Cookman (36-20)

(3) Mississippi (37-24)
(2) Missouri (38-19)

Arizona Regional
(1) Arizona (38-17)
(4) Eastern Mich. (25-32)

(3) Kentucky (42-17)
(2) *Michigan (45-12)

NCSU Regional
(1) *North Carolina St. (38-20)
(4) James Madison (38-17)

(3) Charlotte (43-14)
(2) South Carolina (38-21)

Georgia Regional
(1) *Georgia (35-21-1)
(4) Lipscomb (32-28)

(3) Louisville (41-19)
(2) Georgia Tech (39-19)

Cal St. Fullerton Regional
(1) *Cal St. Fullerton (37-19)
(4) Rider (29-26)

(3) Virginia (38-21)
(2) UCLA (31-25)

Stanford Regional
(1) *Stanford (33-21-2)
(4) UC Davis (34-22)

(3) Arkansas (34-22)
(2) Pepperdine (36-19)

Oklahoma St. Regional
(1) *Oklahoma St. (42-16)
(4) Western Ky. (33-25)

(3) TCU (43-17)
(2) Wichita St. (44-15)

Florida State Regional
(1) *Florida St. (48-10)
(4) Bucknell (29-22-2)

(3) Tulane (37-20-1)
(2) Florida (34-22)

UNC Regional
(1) *North Carolina (46-12)
(4) Mt. St. Mary's (21-32)

(3) Elon (43-16)
(2) UNC Wilmington (42-15-1)

Coastal Carolina Regional
(1) *Coastal Caro. (47-12)
(4) Columbia (22-28)

(3) Alabama (34-26)
(2) East Carolina (40-19)

Nebraska Regional
(1) *Nebraska (40-14-1)
(4) Eastern Ill. (27-28)

(3) Oral Roberts (46-12)
(2) UC Irvine (38-16)

LSU Regional
(1) *LSU (43-16-1)
(4) Texas Southern (16-32)

(3) New Orleans (42-19)
(2) Southern Miss. (40-20)

Rice Regional
(1) *Rice (42-13)
(4) Sam Houston St. (37-23)

(3) St. John's (N.Y.) (41-14)
(2) Texas (37-20)

Texas A&M Regional
(1) *Texas A&M (43-16)
(4) Ill.-Chicago (34-20)

(3) Houston (39-22)
(2) Dallas Baptist (37-17)

Long Beach St. Regional
(1) *Long Beach St. (37-19)
(4) Fresno St. (37-27)

(3) California (33-19-2)
(2) San Diego (41-15)

Arizona St. Regional
(1) *Arizona St. (45-11)
(4) Stony Brook (34-24)

(3) Oklahoma (34-24-1)
(2) Vanderbilt (40-20)


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