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ECU Women’s Basketball Season Tickets Now on Sale

ECU Women’s Basketball Season Tickets Now on Sale

Individual game tickets will be sold on game days ECU Women’s Basketball Schedule GREENVILLE, N.C. – Season tickets for East Carolina women’s basketball are now on sale and may be purchased at ECU On-Line Ticket Center or by calling the ECU Athletics Ticket Office (1-800-DIAL-ECU).  Women’s basketball season tickets are available for $30, while faculty and staff season tickets are available for $25. Individual game tickets for women’s basketball will be sold at the Minges Coliseum Box Office the day of each game starting 1 ½ hours prior to tip-off. Tickets for all women’s basketball games are $5 for adults and free for youth (ages 17 and under). Groups of 20 or more are $3 each. The women’s basketball team will also […]

Matt Milner Named First Team Academic All-District

Matt Milner Named First Team Academic All-District

Junior Defensive End Holds 4.0 Grade-Point Average 2012 Football Academic All-District GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 8, 2012 – East Carolina junior defensive end Matt Milner has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 First Team, according to an announcement Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). A physics major, Milner earned the second academic all-district award of his career with a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average. By making the first team, he is eligible for Capital One Academic All-America honors for the second straight season. Milner was the football program’s first Academic All-America selection last season with his spot on the second team and was named the 2011-12 Conference USA Football Co-Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year. Milner also earned […]

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Meet the Pirates: Heather Macy

Meet the Pirates: Heather Macy

A daily feature highlighting a member of the women’s basketball team Greenville, NC Nov. 6, 2012   Biography About Coach Macy Full Name: Heather Macy Date of Birth: April 4 Alma Mater: Greensboro College – Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Studies Grad School: Southern Miss – Master’s Degree in Human Performance and Recreation Favorites Athlete: Sue Bird Movie: The Godfather Trilogy Place on campus: Minges Coliseum Thing about ECU: The people Getting to Know Coach Macy My favorite ECU team other than women’s basketball is: Football The best thing about playing in Minges is: the fans! Second to none! Other than basketball, I like to: read. I’m an avid reader Three Pointers Three words to describe me would be: […]

Meet the Pirates: Ollin Dunford

Meet the Pirates: Ollin Dunford

A daily feature highlighting a member of the women’s basketball team Greenville, NC Nov. 3, 2012   Biography About Coach Dunford Full Name: Ollin Dunford Nickname: Coach “O” Date of Birth: May 21 Alma Mater: Mars Hill College – Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Psychology Grad School: Virginia Tech – Master’s Degree in Sports Performance Favorites Athlete: Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Kobe Bryant Sports Team (besides ECU): Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Lakers Movie: 300, Gladiator, Troy Food: Fried Fish / Seafood Place on campus: Minges Coliseum Thing about ECU: our players and the fans Getting to Know Coach Dunford What’s on your iPod? Fred Hammonds, Wale, Dwele, Raheem Devaughn Hobbies: Fishing, reading and spending time with my wife and daughter […]

Cougars Win Thrilling Five-Set Match At Furman

Cougars Win Thrilling Five-Set Match At Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Playing in a raucous environment in one of the league’s toughest road destinations, College of Charleston defeated Furman on the Paladins’ Senior Day in a thrilling five-set win (25-20, 16-25, 25-22, 21-25, 15-12) on Saturday afternoon. The win marked just the fourth time that CofC has gone to five sets this season and the first time that the Cougars (21-7, 12-2) have won in Furman’s Alley Gym since the 2009 SoCon Championship match. The match featured 20 ties and six lead changes as both teams battled long and aggressive rallies. Every Cougar starter stepped up in different key portions of the match as five players reached double digits in kills and five players reached double digits in […]

Meet the Pirates: Rachel Stockdale

Meet the Pirates: Rachel Stockdale

A daily feature highlighting a member of the women’s basketball team Greenville, NC Nov. 4, 2012   Biography About Coach Stockdale Full Name: Rachel Nicole Stockdale Nickname: Rach, Stock Date of Birth: Dec. 21 Alma Mater: North Carolina State Favorites Athlete: Troy Polamalu Sports Team (besides ECU): Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Steelers Movie: Taken, The Sixth Sense, Easy A, The Bone Collector Food: Frozen Yogurt and Fried Chicken Place on campus: Minges Coliseum Thing about ECU: Pirate Nation! Getting to Know Coach Stockdale What’s on your iPod? Adele, Mandisa, Kirk Franklin, Rascal Flatts, NeYo, Keyshia Cole Hobbies: Cooking/baking, fishing, boating, hiking My favorite ECU team other than women’s basketball is: Football Other than basketball, I like to: go to the lake, […]

ECU’s Defense Responds With Solid Effort Against Houston

ECU’s Defense Responds With Solid Effort Against Houston

By Bill Woodward ECUPirates.com GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 3, 2012 – East Carolina’s defense came out on Saturday with a chip on its shoulder, determined to wipe away the sting of last week’s battering at the hands of Navy. The Midshipmen rolled up 512 yards on the ground, leading to a week of tough practices for the Pirates’ defenders. On Saturday, East Carolina made it tough on Houston. The first five times that the Cougars had the ball, they were forced to punt and finished with just 28 yards on the ground in a 48-28 loss to ECU. “We came out today to prove a point that we are a great defense and a great team,” ECU safety Damon Magazu said. […]

Pirate Volleyball Concludes Road Swing at Memphis

Pirate Volleyball Concludes Road Swing at Memphis

East Carolina and the Tigers will meet Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. Match Notes vs. Memphis | Live Stats | Video GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 3, 2012 – The East Carolina volleyball team will play its final regular-season road match at Memphis on Sunday, November 4. The contest is scheduled for 2 p.m., at Elma Roane Fieldhouse. The Pirates enter the match with a 1-23 overall mark and an 0-13 conference ledger after coming off a 0-3 swept at UAB on Friday night. In the match at UAB, junior Nicole Willis posted a match-high 13 kills, while junior libero Shelby Beasley notched a match-high 22 digs. Willis has now led the Pirates in kills for seven consecutive matches after turning […]

Pirates Football Battles Past Houston, 48-28

Pirates Football Battles Past Houston, 48-28

Shane Carden throws for 305 yards and four touchdowns Final Stats |  Photo Gallery GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Nov. 3, 2012 – Shane Carden threw for 305 yards and four touchdowns to lead East Carolina to a 48-28 victory over Houston on Saturday afternoon. Vintavious Cooper rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown for the Pirates (6-4, 5-1 Conference USA), who posted their highest point total this season. The victory makes East Carolina bowl-eligible for the sixth time in the past seven seasons. Carden’s 31 completions and 43 passes are both career highs. He has thrown 16 TD passes against seven interceptions this season. Danny Webster caught six of Carden’s passes, three of them for TDs. The Pirates outgained the Cougars (4-5, […]

Meet the Pirates: Ollin Dunford

Meet the Pirates: Ollin Dunford

A daily feature highlighting a member of the women’s basketball team Greenville, NC Nov. 3, 2012   Biography About Coach Dunford Full Name: Ollin Dunford Nickname: Coach “O” Date of Birth: May 21 Alma Mater: Mars Hill College – Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Psychology Grad School: Virginia Tech – Master’s Degree in Sports Performance Favorites Athlete: Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Kobe Bryant Sports Team (besides ECU): Baltimore Ravens, Los Angeles Lakers Movie: 300, Gladiator, Troy Food: Fried Fish / Seafood Place on campus: Minges Coliseum Thing about ECU: our players and the fans Getting to Know Coach Dunford What’s on your iPod? Fred Hammonds, Wale, Dwele, Raheem Devaughn Hobbies: Fishing, reading and spending time with my wife and daughter […]

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