After leading the conference this season (Blue Ridge Hockey Conference) with a scorching overall record of 14 wins and 1 loss, the ECU Pirates fell in the semi-final round of the championship tournament to Appalachian State, 5-2.
In only their 2nd year of existence, the Pirates continued to dominate play in Greenville and on the road. Last season, they made it all the way to the championship game only to lose to defending champ University of Richmond.
Led by the standout play of goalie & team president Brent Falcon & defenseman Dan Duda, ECU continues to put hockey on the map in Eastern NC. In the coming weeks, look for a full-length feature on the Pirates hockey team from a special guest writer!