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Godwin to speak at local Pirate Club event

Posted on: 12.5.2018 at 04:40 p.m.

East Carolina Pirates head baseball coach Cliff Godwin will be the featured speaker at the Bladen/Columbus/Robeson Pirate Club Luncheon Thursday, Dec. 20. The event will be held at Whiteville’s Vineland Station beginning at noon.

Tickets are $7. Reservations made be made or more information obtained by contacting Terry Mann (910-641-1000) or Hayes Petteway (910-876-7367). Reservations are required and seating is limited. The reservation deadline is Monday, Dec. 17.

A four-year letterman for the Pirates, God­win was appointed as ECU’s 16th skipper in the school’s history on June 25, 2014. Godwin has guided ECU to three NCAA Regional berths (2018 Greenville Regional host), a Super Regional appearance, two American Athletic Conference Tournament titles and a 154-91-1 (.628) overall record. Eight players have earned All-America status and seven were NCAA All-Regional selections. A dozen players were named all-conference (11 first-teamers), with six players taken in the MLB draft.

Off the field, his teams have excelled in the class room by registering a 3.05 or higher grade point average in seven of eight semesters, including a team-best 3.52 in the Fall of 2017 which bested the previous mark of 3.42 (Fall 2015). Under Godwin, a two-time Academic All-America selection, 125 student-athletes have been named to the ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll, while over 50 Pirates have earned inclusion on the American All-Academic Team maintaining a minimum 3.00 GPA.

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