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Regional Digest: East Carolina Gets The Jump On UConn

East Carolina Gets Jump On UConn

East Carolina scored four runs in the first inning on the way to a 7-3 victory over UConn on Friday afternoon at J.O. Christian Field in Storrs in an American Athletic Conference baseball game. The three-game series resumes Saturday at 1 p.m. Jack Sundberg went 2-for-5 and Bobby Melley scored twice for UConn (24-14, 5-5). Vinny Siena, who had a single, has reached base in 29 consecutive games for the Huskies. East Carolina is 23-15, 5-5.

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