Jacob Pritchett

Jacob is a junior at UNC-Charlotte. His major is Communications-Media and his minor is Journalism. He currently works within the athletics/media relations department as a student assistant and writes for the Niner Times.

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A Look Ahead

| December 7, 2017
A Look Ahead

Over Christmas break, students get to enjoy some off time with their families and friends after a long fall semester and a week full of exams. For student-athletes, it’s a different story. The men’s and women’s basketball team members stay on-campus to practice and get better over break, same as Thanksgiving break. Men’s Basketball Over […]

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November Report: Women’s Basketball

| December 6, 2017
November Report: Women’s Basketball

The Charlotte 49er women’s basketball team sports a 2-5 record through their first month of play. It’s been a very up-and-down first part of the season, but with coach Cara Consuegra at the helm, they can definitely right the ship and get back to their winning ways. Season Recap 11/10– Charlotte opened the season with a […]

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November Report: Men’s Basketball

| December 5, 2017
November Report: Men’s Basketball

  The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team wrapped up the November portion of their 2017-18 schedule with a 3-3 record. The record could be worse, but it could also be better. The team left several plays, and maybe even a couple wins, on the floor. Season Recap 11/10: Charlotte opened up the season against Methodist […]

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Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

| December 5, 2017
Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

The Charlotte 49ers are set to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Halton Arena. Last Time Out A year ago on Wednesday, these two teams clashed in Winston-Salem and the Demon Deacons defeated the 49ers, 91-74. Senior Braxton Ogbueze led the charge for Charlotte offensively with 20 points. […]

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New season, new Niners

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
New season, new Niners

The Charlotte 49ers have a lot of new faces taking the court this year. Head coach Mark Price did a great job in the offseason of addressing positional and team needs and so far, it’s showing on the court. Through the first three games, there is already a difference in scoring outside of Jon Davis, […]

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Niners lose in season opener, 24-7

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose in season opener, 24-7

The Charlotte 49ers (0-1) dropped their season-opening contest to the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-0), 24-7 at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich. The Niners are now on a four-game losing skid that began last season against Rice. Charlotte began the game on a positive note, stopping the Eagles on their first offensive possession with a fumble recovered by […]

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A look back: the recap of the 2016 football season

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
A look back: the recap of the 2016 football season

Before we kick off the 2017-18 campaign for Charlotte football, let’s take a look back at how last season went. The season started off with a tough road contest against then #21 Louisville and the Niners dropped the contest, 70-14. Charlotte returned home the next week for their first season victory and lone home win […]

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Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

Virginia Lingo strikes the ball. NT File Photo The Charlotte 49ers (1-0-2) lost to the Georgia Bulldogs (2-0-1) in a match at Transamerica Field in Charlotte on Friday night. Coming off a victory against UNCG on Monday, the Niners couldn’t seem to find the back of the net, despite firing off 13 shots to Georgia’s […]

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Niners fall to Winthrop, 3-2

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall to Winthrop, 3-2

The Charlotte 49ers fell to the Winthrop Eagles, 3-2 Tuesday night at Mariam-Hayes Stadium. The 49ers held a 2-0 lead heading into the top of the ninth and then surrendered three runs that ultimately led to their defeat. In the second inning, senior TJ Nichting connected with his first hit of the game and landed […]

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PREVIEW: A date with the Blue Raiders

| February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: A date with the Blue Raiders

The Charlotte 49ers (11-12, 5-7 C-USA) will hit the road and travel to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, for a showdown with the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (21-4, 11-1 C-USA). The Blue Raiders currently sit atop the Conference USA standings, while Charlotte checks in at the 10th spot. The two teams met in the conference tournament last […]

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49ers take aim at FAU

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers take aim at FAU

The Charlotte 49ers (10-10, 4-5 C-USA) will return home Thursday night at 7 p.m. against Florida Atlantic (6-13, 2-6 C-USA) after a short two-game road trip that saw the team go 1-1. Last Thursday, the Niners defeated North Texas, 82-81, and on Saturday they dropped a contest against Rice, 67-84, to round out the week. […]

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