East Carolina's Zach Agnos celebrates Saturday's win against Virginia (Aaron Fitt)


Saturday In Greenville: Pirates Win Classic; CCU’s McDermott Hits For Cycle


GREENVILLE, N.C. — This was college baseball at its very finest.

Postseason baseball at East Carolina’s Clark-Leclair Stadium is always a wonderful showcase for the sport, but the atmosphere Saturday night was especially electric even by ECU standards. An ECU-record crowd of 5,603 packed Clark-Leclair and generated truly remarkable noise for nine straight innings, with fans packing the Jungle from foul pole to foul pole, hanging over the outfield fence and banging on it with gusto. And the action on the field proved worthy of the atmosphere, as East Carolina and Virginia engaged in a taut, well-played battle that came[…]