The East Carolina baseball team will makes its 22nd NCAA Regional appearance and eighth in the last nine years after earning a No. 2 seed in the Chapel Hill Regional in this year's NCAA Baseball Championships.
The Pirates (39-21) will square off against No. 3 Western Carolina (40-18) in the first round of the regional on Friday, June 1 at 2 p.m. (EDT) while top-seeded and No. 3 national seed North Carolina (48-12) will face No. 4 Jacksonville (34-26).
Back on March 4 in the LeClair Classic, the Pirates defeated the Catamounts 3-2 on Brandon Henderson's ninth inning double that plated Dale Mollenhauer from first base.
All 2007 NCAA Regionals will be played June 1-4 at 16 different sites across the country.
2007 NCAA CHAPEL HILL REGIONAL SCHEDULE
(TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO TELEVISION COVERAGE)
Friday, June 1
Game 1: ECU vs. Western Carolina (2 p.m.)
Game 2: North Carolina vs. Jacksonville (6 p.m.)
Saturday, June 2
Game 3: 1 p.m.
Game 4: 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 3
Game 5: 1 p.m.
Game 6: 5 p.m.
Monday, June 4
Game 7: 1 p.m. - IF NECESSARY