GREENVILLE, N.C. (WETM) – Corning grad Ben Terwilliger is headed to the NCAA Super Regionals with East Carolina.
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Eighth-seeded East Carolina defeated Coastal Carolina at home 13-4 in a winner-take-all game at the NCAA Greenville Regional Championship on Monday. Terwilliger tossed three scoreless innings in relief and allowed just one hit while striking out four. The Corning grad is 2-0 this season with a 3.18 ERA and has five saves this season. Terwilliger has 46 strikeouts in 34 innings this season for the Pirates.
East Carolina (45-19) won their third straight NCAA regional title and their seventh in program history. The Pirates will host an NCAA Super Regional for the second time. ECU will host No. 9 Texas this weekend in a three-game super regional with the winner advancing to the College World Series.