For the 30th time in school history, the East Carolina University baseball team has made the NCAA Championship Tournament. ECU (41-13, 20-4 AAC) is hosting a Regional Tournament in Greenville, North Carolina as the No. 10 seed in the overall tournament.
NC State (42-17, 18-12 ACC) and Campbell (35-19, 19-7 Big South) will play on Friday at noon to start the tournament. The Pirates will play Quinnipiac (29-27, 17-7 MAAC) on Friday at 6 p.m.
The Regional Tournament will be hosted at Clark-LeClair Stadium beginning on Friday at noon and ending on Monday at 1 p.m. The winners of each regional tournament will advance to the next round of the NCAA tournament, and will play the winners of another regional tournament.
ECU, North Carolina State University, Campbell University and Quinnipiac University are the four teams that will be participating in the Greenville Regional.
In the last 21 seasons, ECU has qualified for regionals 16 times, and four of those times have been with head coach Cliff Godwin.
In 2009, ECU advanced all the way through its hosted regional with a 4-1 record, winning the regional title to advance to the College World Series in Omaha.
ECU hosted again in 2018, but only managed to achieve a 1-2 record by losing to the University of South Carolina and being eliminated by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Tickets are available to the public today at 9 a.m., and can be purchased in person at the Clark-LeClair Ticket Office or over the phone at (800) DIAL-ECU or 252-737-4500. Tickets are available for purchase through Thursday.
Pirate Club members and season ticket holders can buy tickets at the ECU athletics website.