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The East Carolina softball team will play eight games as part of its 2019 fall exhibition schedule, according to an announcement Wednesday by fifth-year head coach Courtney Oliver
The Pirates open the slate at home Sept. 27 with a 10-inning game against Louisburg College before hosting UNC Pembroke Sept. 29 in another 10-inning affair.
ECU hits the road to Wilmington Oct. 5 for a pair of matchups against Duke and UNCW then returns to Greenville Oct. 12 for a doubleheader versus Elon and a 10-inning contest with North Carolina the next day.
East Carolina and NC State will meet Oct. 19 in Raleigh to close things out with a 10-inning encounter.
2019 East Carolina Softball Fall Schedule
Sept. 27: vs. Louisburg College - 10 innings (Greenville, N.C.) | 6 p.m.
Sept. 29: vs. UNC Pembroke - 10 innings (Greenville, N.C.) | 1 p.m.
Oct. 5: vs. Duke and UNCW (Wilmington, N.C.) | Noon and 5 p.m.
Oct. 12: vs. Elon (Greenville, N.C.) | Doubleheader at Noon
Oct. 13: vs. North Carolina - 10 innings (Greenville, N.C.) | 1 p.m.
Oct. 19: vs. NC State - 10 innings (Raleigh, N.C.) | 1 p.m.