GREENVILLE, N.C. --- North Carolina will conclude a four-game road trip when the Tar Heels visit in-state rival East Carolina Tuesday evening at 6 at Clark-LeClair Stadium. Carolina is 23-17 after beating No. 1 Virginia 4-2 on Sunday, while East Carolina is 24-17 after a Monday night loss to Old Dominion. Sophomore Taylore Cherry will start on the mound for UNC opposite ECU's Reid Love. The Tar Heels will return home Wednesday to host No. 30 Liberty.
AT A GLANCE
Records: North Carolina 23-17, East Carolina 24-17
Rankings: North Carolina and East Carolina are unranked. Liberty is ranked No. 30 by Collegiate Baseball.
Video: ECUPirates.com and GoHeelsTV. A live video stream of Tuesday's will be available for a fee at ECUPirates.com. Wednesday's game will be streamed live on GoHeels.com.
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|Carolina Probable Starters||Opponent Probable Starters|
|Tuesday||RHP Taylore Cherry (0-0, 3.52 ERA)||LHP Reid Love (3-3, 3.38 ERA)
NORTH CAROLINA-EAST CAROLINA SERIES NOTES
• North Carolina is 50-25 all-time against East Carolina, including a 19-3 record under head coach Mike Fox.
• Tuesday will mark Carolina's first visit to Greenville since 2011, when the Tar Heels won 5-4. UNC is 5-3 at Clark-LeClair Stadium under Fox.
• The UNC-ECU series has been full of memorable moments in recent seasons. Fox's first win as the head coach of North Carolina came against the Pirates in 1999, while the Tar Heels have faced ECU in NCAA tournament play four times since 2007, winning all four.
• East Carolina's last win in the series came exactly five years ago, when the Pirates defeated UNC 4-0 in Greenville.
NORTH CAROLINA-LIBERTY SERIES NOTES
• North Carolina is 14-1 all-time against Liberty, including a 7-1 record under head coach Mike Fox.
• Liberty last visited Chapel Hill in 2013, with Carolina scoring a 7-5 win on April 10.
• The Flames' lone win in the series came in 2012, a 5-3 decision at Boshamer Stadium.