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GREENVILLE, N.C. - Winners of four-straight league games, the UConn baseball team resumes American Athletic Conference play when it travels to No. 20 East Carolina for a three-game series with the Pirates on April 22-24. The Huskies and Pirates kick off the weekend slate at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Friday with a 6:30 p.m. tilt before a 4 p.m. match-up on Saturday and a 1 p.m. Sunday finale. All three games will be broadcasted on WHUS.org, 91.7 FM.
UConn (20-16, 5-3 The American) enters the weekend having won seven of its last eight games overall, including a 4-2 victory over UMass Lowell on Wednesday in its most recent contest. With a 5-3 mark in The American, Connecticut stands in sole possession of second place and is a half-game behind conference leader Cincinnati (6-3). Since April 10, Connecticut has held opponents to two or fewer runs in six of eight games and has out-scored its foes, 37-to-22.
The Huskies are 6-29 all-time against the Pirates in a series dating back to 1979, including a 2-5 mark in 2015. ECU enters the weekend with a 24-13 overall record, checking in at No. 20 in the most recent D1Baseball.com poll.
With 260 career hits, senior 1B Bobby Melley (Barnstable, Mass.) leads all active NCAA Division I baseball players. In addition to his ranking in hits, Melley currently checks in in the top-10 among all active players in career doubles (fourth - 55) and RBIs (eighth - 151).
Freshman RHP Randy Polonia (Stamford, Conn.) is tied for third in the conference with six saves in 2016 and currently stands in a tie with Patrick Ruotolo (6, 2015) for eighth on the program's single-season saves list.
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