Roundup: ECU-UNCW game postponed
ECU, Staff reports
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
East Carolina baseball’s game versus UNC Wilmington scheduled for Wednesday in Greenville was postponed to April 23 because of inclement weather.
No. 14 ECU (15-6) also does not have a midweek game next week, leaving the Pirates to focus on their American Athletic Conference series against Central Florida at home this weekend and then at South Florida next week. ECU will play its makeup against UNCW and travel to Old Dominion the next day.
ECU women’s golfer Kathryn Carson shot an even-par 216, claiming a share of 10th place at the Briar’s Creek Invitational on Tuesday in Charleston, S.C. It was the sophomore’s fourth career top-10 finish and her second this spring.
The Pirates (55-54), who are now ranked No. 45 by Golfstat, took 10th place out of 17 teams, including finishing better than No. 27 Illinois. No. 23 Michigan State won the team title.
The ECU track and field program opened its outdoor season last weekend at the Charlotte 49er Classic, highlighted by the women winning five events. Hakeem Horton was first in the long jump for the ECU men.
Courtney Warner collected two individual victories, capturing the 100- and 200-meter races with respective times of 11.78 and 23.82 seconds. Nick Ciaccia set a school record in the men’s 3,000m in 8:29.30 for fourth place.