No. 8 Duke defeated the ECU women’s lacrosse team, 16-4, Sunday at Johnson Stadium. The big story, however, involved Duke head coach Kerstin Kimel and her daughter, Frances, a sophomore attacker for the Pirates.
Maddie Moore returned from a two-game absence to score a game-high 18 points and lead the ECU women’s basketball team to an 81-62 victory over Memphis in the Lady Pirates’ home finale Saturday inside Minges Coliseum.
ECU Director of Athletics Jon Gilbert outlined a detailed plan Friday for how he and his team plan to approach Pirate fans returning to both indoor and outdoor sporting events, as well as ticket information.
The men’s basketball activities at ECU remain suspended due to the continuation of COVID-19 health and safety protocols. As a result, the Pirates’ game at Tulsa scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 27 has been postponed.
Freshman Carson Whisenhunt struck out a career-high 10 batters over four innings in his first collegiate start as No. 13 ECU baseball completed the weekend series sweep of Rhode Island with a 12-4 win Sunday afternoon inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
Jake Kuchmaner tossed five scoreless frames, allowing just two hits and striking out three, as the ECU baseball team (2-0) claimed a 7-1 series-clinching win over Rhode Island Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium.
Christian Smallwood chopped a ground ball into left field to score Lane Hoover from third base to give ECU baseball a season-opening 3-2 win over Rhode Island in ten innings Friday night at Clark-LeClair Stadium.
The ECU women’s volleyball team (1-4, 0-4 AAC) nearly pulled off the comeback after falling down two sets to none, but the Pirates eventually fell to visiting South Florida (5-3, 3-1 AAC) in five sets Friday inside Minges Coliseum.
After posting a five-save shutout in the Pirates’ 1-0 overtime win over Houston Saturday night at Johnson Stadium, the AAC honored ECU women’s soccer freshman and former D.H. Conley standout Maeve English as the league’s Goalkeeper of the Week.
Aaron Jarman grew up an ECU football fan, and now the former North Lenoir standout and Temple tight end will get the chance to live out his childhood dream by transferring into the Pirate football program.