East Carolina Pirates Logo

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East Carolina Pirates is the name of the sports program of the university in North Carolina, which is composed of 16 men’s and women’s teams in various sports disciplines, competing in NCAA Division I. The most famous division of East Carolina Pirates is its men’s basketball team. One of the oldest athletic programs in the United States, the Pirates became a member of the NCAA at the beginning of the 1960s.

Meaning and history

East Carolina Pirates logo history


East Carolina Pirates Logo

The old East Carolina Pirates logo introduced in 1988 featured a pirate holding a saber in his mouth.


East Carolina Pirates Logo-1999

In the 1999 logo, the name of the team was included. The pirate’s head moved over the lettering, while the saber grew larger and moved under it.


East Carolina Pirates Logo-2004

In 2004, the pirate’s face became the only element of the logo.

2014 – Today

East Carolina Pirates Logo

The 2014 East Carolina Pirates logo again features the same hat. Only now, it is not the pirate but a skull wearing it.

East Carolina Pirates basketball

The men’s basketball team has competed in the NAIA National Tournament twice. They have appeared in the NCAA Tournament twice, too. Four of the ex-Pirates reached the NBA level. The head coach is Joe Dooley.

The women’s team, the Lady Pirates, have competed in NCAA Women’s Division Tournament twice. Their first season was in 1969. The head coach is Kim McNeill. Both the men’s and women’s teams play their home games in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

East Carolina Pirates football

Since their first season in 1931, the men’s team has won two C-USA championships. Over twenty players have been named football All-Americans. The position of head coach is occupied by Mike Houston. Their home arena is the on-campus Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

What are East Carolina Pirates?
East Carolina Pirates is the name of the athletic program of the East Carolina University, based in North Carolina. The program features 16 sports teams, from which 9 are women’s teams. The clubs compete in various sports disciplines, including Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, and many more.

East Carolina Pirates Colors

RGB: (89, 42, 138)
CMYK: (86, 100, 0, 12)

RGB: (253, 200, 47)
CMYK: (0, 21, 88, 0)