What seemed like the entire ECU athletics department — student-athletes, coaches, staff, and other personnel — organized a ’unity march’ from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium to the Cupola on campus Monday afternoon.
After being held to just one touchdown in ECU's first scrimmage less than a week ago, the Pirates’ offense reached the endzone four times and added three field goals during the program’s second intrasquad contest Friday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Grady-White Boats has committed the largest donation in ECU athletics and Pirate Club history. In recognition of this gift, the ECU athletics complex will be named the Grady-White Boats Athletic Campus.
In football, the plan calls for conference competition to begin Sept. 19 and for each of The American’s teams to play eight conference games on their originally scheduled dates. Nonconference games may be played at the discretion of the individual schools.
A year ago, Verity the lead the AAC in field goals made (24), field goals made per game (2.00) and kick scoring (105), while standing third in total scoring and sixth in field goal percentage (82.8 percent).
On Monday, the ECU Athletics Department tested 104 individuals (student-athletes, coaches, staff) with three positive tests confirmed. The department has 17 active positive cases and 20 individuals have recovered after testing positive.
ECU men’s basketball head coach Joe Dooley announced Monday the addition of Antwon Jackson as an assistant coach, as well as the promotion of current assistant coach Steve Roccaforte to associated head coach.
ECU baseball's two-way player Alec Burleson was selected with the 70th overall pick of the 2020 MLB Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. He's the fourth-highest draft pick in ECU baseball history.
The American Athletic Conference announced the women’s basketball pairings for the 2020-21 season on Wednesday. The Pirates’ conference schedule features home-and-home series against Cincinnati, Houston, SMU, Tulane, Tulsa and Wichita State.