Pirate Baseball Assistant Headed To Auburn

Greenville - WITN has learned that East Carolina baseball assistant coach Link Jarrett is leaving the program to join the staff at Auburn.

Jarrett will be the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator for the Tigers who finished the '09 season with a 31-25 record overall,11-19 in the SEC

Jarrett joined the Pirate program in 2005 and was a major factor in ECU making it to their 3rd Super Regional before losing to UNC.


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  • by The Pirate Lady Location: Grimesland on Jul 7, 2009 at 07:50 PM
    I don't think JDLadd reads the baseball polls, otherwise he'd know that ECU is a well recognized baseball team. To stay in the rankings the WHOLE season, and the fact that's it a "little college from Eastern North Carolina" is pretty darn awesome!
  • by Dennis Location: Tarboro on Jul 7, 2009 at 04:58 AM
    I'm sorry to see Coach Jarrett leave. He truly made a difference in Pirate Baseball. Also, JDLadd, I think that if you look at the ECU program it IS a well recognized team and has proven over the past that it too can win. While we have not yet made the College World Series, the tradition of excellence and solid performance has given the Pirates a national reputation for excellence. Simply because Conference USA does not have the historical reputation of the SEC does not in any way diminish the accomplishments of the Pirate Baseball team. Finally, I fully respect your right to your opinion but, please do not impugn the work, accomplishments and tradition of our Pirate team.
  • by JDLadd on Jul 6, 2009 at 06:16 PM
    Good for him! Now he gets to go to a school that is well recognized along with the chance to WIN!
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