ECU outfielder shares heartwarming moment with young fan

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – On Tuesday ECU outfielder Jacob Jenkins-Cowart posted a picture of a young fan giving him a hug after a heartbreaking loss to Evansville in the NCAA Regionals.

“This is what Pirate Nation is all about. This little guy is Jacob Turner and after our season was sadly ended yesterday, he came up to me after the game and just wanted a hug,” he wrote. “It was a hug that I did not know I needed until then. Baseball really does mean more in Greenville.”