GREENVILLE, N.C. – The East Carolina baseball team picked up its first preseason national ranking of the 2022 season after being tabbed No. 8 in the Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 50 Preseason Poll, the publication announced Monday morning.

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.

Joining ECU in the preseason poll are 2022 opponents North Carolina (No. 25), NC State (No. 27), Duke (No. 28), Campbell (No. 29), Michigan (No. 30), Maryland (No. 38) and Old Dominion (No. 49).

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) – $155
Single-game tickets for baseball will go on sale Monday, Jan. 31 starting at 9 a.m. (EST).