GREENVILLE, N.C. The East Carolina baseball picked up its fourth preseason national ranking of the 2022 season after garnering a No. 15 standing by Baseball America the publication announced Monday morning. The Pirates, who were picked as the preseason favorite to win the American Athletic Conference by the leagues head coaches, also have been ranked No. 8 by Collegiate Baseball, No. 12 by D1Baseball and No. 13 by Perfect Game.
 
The Pirates, who have made 31 NCAA Regional appearances, won their second-straight American Athletic Conference regular season title with a league-best 20 wins, hosted the Greenville Regional (sixth in program history) for the third consecutive year in 2021 after earning a No. 13 National seed and advanced to the Vanderbilt Super Regional. ECU finished ranked in all six national polls (Collegiate Baseball/No. 12, D1Baseball/No. 12, Perfect Game/No. 12, Baseball America/No. 13, NCBWA/No. 13 and USA Today/No. 13) in 2021 after posting a 44-17 overall record.

Expectations are high again for ECU baseball (but what else is new?)
 
Joining ECU in the preseason poll are 2022 opponents NC State (No. 16) and Old Dominion (No. 24).
 
Season tickets are officially on sale with packages starting as low as $145. Pirate fans have seven different options to choose from and can purchase their 2022 tickets by utilizing ECU’s Online Ticket Center or by contacting the ECU Athletic Ticket Office at (252) 737-4500.
 
Ticket Options
Chair Back with Seat Rights – $260
Chair Back Upgrade (must have Pirate Club approval) – $425
Regular Reserved Bench – $225
Faculty/Staff Reserved Bench – $185
Senior Citizen Reserved Bench – $185
Young Grad Reserved Bench – $145
Economy Plan (Section 201/202 & Jungle) – $15