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Michael Murray Named Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 19, 2012 – Michael Murray has been named assistant men’s tennis coach at East Carolina University, announced head coach Shawn Heinchon on Thursday. Murray joins the Pirates after spending five years as the head boy’s and girl’s varsity tennis coach at Forsyth Country Day School in Winston-Salem. […]

NT Terry Williams Suspended From ECU Football Program

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 19, 2012 – East Carolina sophomore nose tackle Terry Williams has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities effective immediately following a drug-related arrest according to an announcement from head football coach Ruffin McNeill Thursday afternoon. The decision came hours after McNeill and ECU athletics officials were […]

Cummings And Milner Earn C-USA Scholar Athlete Awards

IRVING, Texas July 19, 2012 – East Carolina graduate Kimmy Cummings and rising junior Matt Milner have both been selected as the Conference USA Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year for their respective sports, according to an announcement Thursday by league commissioner Britton Banowsky. The C-USA honor is presented to the top student-athlete in […]

Women’s Basketball Adds Jada Payne For 2012-13

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 18, 2012 – Former Hickory High School standout Jada Payne has completed a grant-in-aid agreement to attend East Carolina and join the women’s basketball program beginning with the 2012-13 campaign, according to an announcement Wednesday by head coach Heather Macy. Payne, a 6-2 combo guard and wing […]

East Carolina Football, South Carolina Gamecocks To Kick At 12:21 PM (EDT)

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 16, 2012 – The kickoff time for East Carolina’s non-conference contest against South Carolina, scheduled for Sept. 8 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, has been set for 12:21 p.m. (EDT) to accommodate a live SEC Network regional television broadcast and ESPN3 stream according to an announcement from […]

Tynita Butts Nabs High Jump Gold Medal At NACAC U23 Championships

GUANAJUATO, Mexico – While East Carolina junior All-America Tynita Butts has won a number of events on home soil the last several seasons, she can now add an international title to her repertoire as she captured the high jump gold medal at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) […]

Kirstin Burgess Named Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Kirstin Buchanan Burgess has been named assistant women’s tennis coach at East Carolina University announced head coach Tom Morris on Wednesday. “It is a great opportunity to have Kirstin a part of our program again,” said Morris. “It was a wonderful experience to have her in our […]

Pirates Ranked Among Top Swimming Teams In The Classroom

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 12, 2012 – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) named the East Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads Scholar All-America Teams for the 2012 spring semester this week. The ECU women compiled a 3.58 cumulative GPA during the reporting period for the award, […]

Ben Sanderson Named East Carolina Assistant Baseball Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 13, 2012 – Former Pirate standout Ben Sanderson has been named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, while also serving as the hitting and outfield instructor at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head baseball coach Billy Godwin Friday. Prior to his return to ECU, Sanderson […]

Heather Macy Completes Women’s Basketball Staff

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 10, 2012 – Ollin Dunford, Jill Poe and Rachel Stockdale have been named assistant coaches for the East Carolina women’s basketball program, according to an announcement Tuesday by head coach Heather Macy. Dunford joins the program after a season at UNC Wilmington where he helped the Seahawks […]