ECU baseball falls to Coastal Carolina in NCAA Regional tournament, will meet again to decided champion on Monday
Coastal Carolina 9, ECU 1
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The East Carolina baseball team had its 20-game winning streak snapped on Sunday night falling to Coastal Carolina 9-1 in the NCAA regional baseball tournament.
It’s the Pirates first loss in the Greenville Regional. The two teams will meet for the championship on Monday at 1 PM.
ECU pitcher Jake Kuchmaner gave up back-to-back home runs in the first inning and ECU was quickly in a 3 run hole. Nick Lucky hit the big shot in the 3rd. A 3-run homer to put the Chanticleers up 6-0.
Coastal Carolina’s starter Nick Parker was excellent going 8 shutout innings. He struck out 10 and only gave up 3 hits to the Pirates.
Bryson Worrell hit a solo home run in the 9th for the Pirates lone run of the game.
ECU had not lost a game since N.C. State beat them on April 26th.
The winner of the Greenville Regional looks like they will meet Texas in the super regionals.
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