Texas' Eric Kennedy slides under the tag of East Carolina infielder Jacob Starling during a baseball game on June 11, 2022 in Greenville, NC The Longhorns and Pirates split the first two games on this NCAA super regional.

Texas vs. East Carolina in College World Series game three live updates

GREENVILLE, NC — Texas and East Carolina will play for a spot in the College World Series on Sunday.

After never meeting on a baseball field before this weekend, Texas and East Carolina split the first two games in this super regional. The Pirates (46-20) recorded a 13-7 victory at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Friday. Texas (46-20) rallied to a 9-8 conquest one day later.

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The game was scheduled to get underway at 3 p.m. CT. However, a lightning delay pushed that first pitch back to 4:05 pm Follow along for live updates:

Texas strikes first but weather strikes again in the first inning

Texas wasted no time in making a statement in Greenville. To lead off the first inning, Douglas Hodo III reached base on an infield single and Eric Kennedy walked. That set up Ivan Melendez, who worked a 2-0 count against ECU pitcher Danny Beal.

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