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UNCW Seahawks Stymie ECU Pirates With Defense, 66-54

UNCW Seahawks Stymie ECU Pirates With Defense, 66-54

WILMINGTON, NC Dec. 20, 2014 – UNCW handcuffed rival East Carolina on 28.1 percent shooting and set a season high with 11 blocks to shackle the Pirates, 66-54, in a holiday men’s basketball clash Saturday night at Trask Coliseum. Photo Gallery The Seahawks won their second straight game to improve to 5-3 on the season and won for the 12th time in the last 13 meetings against their rivals at Trask Coliseum. The Pirates dipped under .500 with the loss and stand 5-6 on the campaign. “I thought we did a lot of the little things tonight,” said first-year UNCW Head Coach Kevin Keatts. “The one thing that we wanted to do was to play with intensity all the time. […]

UNCW Seahawks, ECU Pirates Tangle In Saturday Matchup

UNCW Seahawks, ECU Pirates Tangle In Saturday Matchup

WILMINGTON, NC Dec. 19, 2014 – New UNCW men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts has heard all the stories about the heated regional rivalry between the Seahawks and their purple-crazed neighbor to the north, East Carolina. Now he gets to experience it first-hand. Keatts and the 4-3 Seahawks entertain the Pirates on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the finale of a rare tripleheader at Trask Coliseum.  East Tennessee State takes on Jacksonville State and UNCW entertains Charleston Southern on the final day of the Seahawks Hampton Inn Women’s Basketball Christmas Invitational earlier in the afternoon. Keatts and the Seahawks are coming off a 73-70 overtime thriller over stubborn Liberty on Wednesday in a tightly-contested game that featured 52 fouls and 67 […]

East Carolina Soccer Season Ends In American Conference Semifinals

East Carolina Soccer Season Ends In American Conference Semifinals

The Pirates Conclude The 2014 Campaign With a 12-8-1 Overall Record Box Score TAMPA, FL Nov. 7, 2014 – The East Carolina women’s soccer team saw its pursuit of the program’s first conference crown come to an end with a 3-0 defeat to USF on its home field in the semifinals of the 2014 American Athletic Conference Championship Friday night at Corbett Stadium. In her final collegiate match, senior goalkeeper Erika Lenns made a career-high nine saves, while sophomore Lana Spitler and freshman Danielle Eule led the Pirates with two shots apiece.   Both sides battled each other’s respective midfields for the early portion of the match, but USF (13-6-1) quickly began to put a clamp on possession and earned […]

ECU Pirates Baseball Reveals 2015 Schedule

ECU Pirates Baseball Reveals 2015 Schedule

Pirates Play Six Teams That Appeared In 2014 NCAA Regionals ECU Pirates Baseball 2015 Schedule (PDF) GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 5, 2014 – Thirty-four home games at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium, including the 12th-Annual Keith LeClair Classic, highlight the 2015 East Carolina baseball schedule announced Wednesday morning by first-year head coach Cliff Godwin. The 2015 slate features 11 games against six teams that earned a bid to the 2014 NCAA Regionals, 28 against squads with 30-plus wins and six that finished ranked in the national polls.   ECU will play 24 of its first 33 games at Clark-LeClair Stadium including its first two American Athletic Conference series (Memphis and Tulane) and will also stay in state of North Carolina for […]

East Carolina Soccer Cruises Past Houston, 3-1

East Carolina Soccer Cruises Past Houston, 3-1

The Pirates Will Challenge No. 2 Seed Memphis In Sunday’s Quarterfinal Round Box Score MEMPHIS, TN Oct. 31, 2014 – Senior Brianna Spitler, junior Kendall Frey and sophomore Lana Spitler each scored a goal, as the East Carolina women’s soccer team defeated Houston, 3-1, Friday afternoon in the first round of the 2014 American Athletic Conference Championship at the University of Memphis. The No. 7 seed in the tournament, East Carolina (11-7-1) advances to Sunday’s quarterfinal round to face host and No. 2 seed Memphis (8-5-4) at 3 p.m.   “The team played a great game today,” head coach Rob Donnenwirth said. “It was great to see us take what we did in training during the week and bring it […]

No. 21 East Carolina Hits The Road To Take On Temple

No. 21 East Carolina Hits The Road To Take On Temple

GREENVILLE, NC Oct. 30, 2014 – East Carolina, which is bowl eligible for the eighth time in the last nine years, opens a two-game roadswing when it faces Temple in an American Athletic Conference battle Saturday at 12 noon. The Pirates, who will enjoy their third and final bye week of the 2014 campaign after visiting Philadelphia, will try to begin league play 4-0 for the first time since 2010 when they square off against the Owls. ECU will play its fourth contest as a nationally-ranked program after cracking the polls on Sept. 21 and will also be looking to match its best “season-opening” eight-game mark in school history when it meets Temple. TICKETS: East Carolina Pirates football East Carolina Game […]

Collegiate Licensing Company Signs 10-Year Extension with East Carolina University

Collegiate Licensing Company Signs 10-Year Extension with East Carolina University

ATLANTA, GA July 11, 2014 – The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), the licensing affiliate of IMG College, announced today that it has signed a 10-year extension of its partnership agreement with East Carolina University (ECU) to continue managing its trademark licensing program. The partnership, which began in 1984, will run through June 30, 2023. Over the course of the 30-year partnership, the ECU licensing program has experienced tremendous growth, reporting increased royalty revenues 25 of the last 29 years. That time frame is highlighted by program growth of over 120% since 2007 alone. Much of that growth can be attributed to CLC and ECU working in tandem to grow the business in key North Carolina markets, advance ECU’s Retail Champions […]

ECU Pirates Spring Football Notebook No. 3

ECU Pirates Spring Football Notebook No. 3

After a pair of non-contact orientation workouts in shorts and helmets, East Carolina took its next step of the spring by moving to shells for a two-hour practice Monday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. Highlights and Interviews GREENVILLE, NC March 24, 2014 – After a pair of non-contact orientation workouts in shorts and helmets, East Carolina took its next step of the spring by moving to shells for a two-hour practice Monday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. The session was the first of 12 which will be conducted in gear, including a pair of scrimmages and the Purple-Gold Spring Game on April 12. Despite the added equipment, fifth-year head coach Ruffin […]

ECU Wins 10 Events at Carolina Relays in Outdoor Opener

ECU Wins 10 Events at Carolina Relays in Outdoor Opener

Three relay teams earned first-place finishes over the weekend Results CHAPEL HILL, NC March 22, 2014 – The East Carolina track and field program got the outdoor season off to a solid start as the Pirates tallied 10 first-place finishes at the Carolina Relays. “For the first meet of the outdoor season things went pretty well,” Head coach Curt Kraft said. “Both teams have to understand that when you go from the indoor season to the outdoor season there is transition involved. The big difference is weather conditions.” The Pirate relay squads all turned in excellent performances as the women’s 4×100-meter relay squad, the women’s 4×400-meter relay team, and the men’s 4×100-meter relay crew all earned first-place finishes in their respective […]

ECU Pirates Spring Football Notebook No. 2

ECU Pirates Spring Football Notebook No. 2

ECU Pirates Turn in Second Non-Contact Workout GREENVILLE, NC March 22, 2014 – East Carolina conducted its second spring workout with a two-hour session that wrapped up early Saturday afternoon on Hight Field inside the Cliff Moore Practice Complex. Fifth-year ECU Head Coach Ruffin McNeill and his staff continued to stress both individual and positional fundamentals throughout Saturday’s practice, which similar to the opener Friday, was conducted in sunny and breezy conditions with temperatures in the 70s. ECU PIRATES FOOTBALL TICKETS After starting with traditional individual drills, both units spent the remainder of the late morning and noon hour engaged in skeleton, situational, unit-specific one-on-one and 11-on-11 segments. The Pirates also covered punts during a pair of special teams phases before […]

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