With ice scattered over portions of the outfield and freezing temperatures hanging around for another day, East Carolina’s baseball team hit the field at Clark-LeClair Stadium for its first outdoor practice of the season.
Despite the frigid conditions, the Pirates played a crisp nine-inning scrimmage and left head coach Billy Godwin mostly satisfied with his players’ effort and execution.
“I’m very excited about (Saturday),” Godwin said. “The first scrimmage, especially with the conditions, you never know what you’re going to get, but I told our guys not to (be concerned) with the weather, the umpires, anything like that. Just come out and compete every day, and they do.”
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