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Pirates ride Wright’s arm to victory

The Daily Reflector

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Junior Mike Wright worked a career-best seven innings on Sunday afternoon and Mike Ussery drove in three runs as East Carolina defeated 13th-ranked and previously unbeaten Virginia, 4-3, at Davenport Field.

Making his second start of the season, Wright carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning before UVa.'s Chris Taylor singled to left field to start the frame. The 6-foot-5 Wright allowed two runs — one earned — on five hits with four strikeouts to run his record to 2-0.

Ussery's bases-clearing double to center field highlighted a four-run second inning for the Pirates (4-2).

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