Jared Allen

Jared Allen

Jared Allen is the Sports Editor for the Niner Times. He has been involved with the newspaper since August 2014. In addition to being a part of the Niner Times, he hosts "The 91st Minute Radio" and calls play-by-play for the Charlotte 49ers men's and women's soccer teams on Radio Free Charlotte. Aside from being a sports (predominantly soccer) fanatic, he enjoys blogging, traveling and occasional backpacking. You can contact him at sports@ninertimes.com

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49 unforgettable Charlotte 49ers moments from 2015-16

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
49 unforgettable Charlotte 49ers moments from 2015-16

The Charlotte 49ers enjoyed a triumphant year across over a dozen sports for numerous reasons. Charlotte hired a prestigious basketball head coach, Victoria Fubara shined brightest in the biggest spotlight of the season, Kyle Parker earned a draft selection from the Columbus Crew and Joseph Uchebo trademarked an emotional insignia that will live on for an […]

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Zach Jarrett: Driven toward baseball

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Zach Jarrett: Driven toward baseball

It’s a typical mild Tuesday evening on April 26, and the Charlotte 49ers take the field for their routine pregame warmup. Hundreds of Charlotte fans stroll through the gates, some wearing green caps with the home team’s insignia stitched on the front. The overhead speakers shake to the sound of popular country music, livening the […]

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49ers drop first round C-USA matchup

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers drop first round C-USA matchup

The No. 11 seed Charlotte 49ers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first round of the Conference USA tournament but ultimately fell to No. 6 seed Louisiana Tech, 4-2. Charlotte gained their first point after Victoria Pahlett/Tai Martin and Tyler Baker/Macy Vonderschmidt toppled their competition in doubles. Vonderschmidt carried her momentum into the […]

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Caroline Price: Priceless

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Caroline Price: Priceless

Every NBA season before Caroline Price’s sixth birthday, she travelled with her father Mark Price across the country as he finished his honored basketball career. From Cleveland to Washington D.C. to San Francisco to Atlanta, basketball surrounded Caroline at a young age. She was in-and-out of NBA arenas and perhaps expected to follow in her […]

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Victoria Pahlett: Victorious

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Victoria Pahlett: Victorious

Just over two years have passed since Victoria Pahlett boarded a plane from Sweden bound for Charlotte. Looking back, she has zero regrets. Earlier in her career, the recognized Swede ranked among the top 10 juniors in her age group nationally and earned a top 40 ranking in the seniors category across Sweden. Pahlett held numerous […]

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49ers men’s tennis falls in final regular season matchup

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers men’s tennis falls in final regular season matchup

The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team claimed two singles wins and two doubles win but ultimately fell to the College of Charleston, 4-3 in their final regular season match. “Losing a 4-3 match is never easy,” head coach Jesse Tarr said. “I am really proud of the guys. They left it all on the court and […]

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49ers end regular season on winning ways

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers end regular season on winning ways

The Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis team defeated Wofford on the road to claim their fifth consecutive victory to cap off the regular season. Four straight singles wins propelled the 49ers to a 4-1 triumph after falling behind 1-0 in doubles play. “We had a great focus in singles after some tough doubles matches,” head coach […]

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49ers claim fourth-straight win

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers claim fourth-straight win

Charlotte women’s tennis claimed their fourth-straight victory and extended their season-best winning streak after recording a 5-3 triumph at UNC Greensboro. The 49ers now hold a 9-9 record and six wins against ITA Carolina Region opponents. “I’m proud of the way we worked today,” head coach Michaela Gorman said. “This was a great team win […]

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Jordi Massallé Ferrer: King of the court

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jordi Massallé Ferrer: King of the court

With one crack of the forehand, Jordi Massallé Ferrer claimed immortality within Charlotte athletics. The sizzling sun rays beat down on the darkened green playing surface at Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. Massallé Ferrer stood with two feet planted behind the white end line. He gripped his Babolat AeroPro Drive racquet in his right hand as his […]

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Getting to know Lizzy Birch

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Getting to know Lizzy Birch

There’s few players in the conference better at reaching base than Lizzy Birch. The freshman ranks sixth in Conference USA with an impressive .481 on-base percentage (26 hits and 21 walks) through 34 games played. Avid Charlotte softball fans have come accustom to seeing Birch on base but how well does Niner Nation know the […]

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Stone claims Charlotte’s lone victory in loss to No. 47 Georgia State

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Stone claims Charlotte’s lone victory in loss to No. 47 Georgia State

The Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis team battled nationally ranked Georgia State on the road over weekend, ultimately falling to the Cougars, 6-1. Junior Sierra Stone posted the 49ers solo victory after claiming a three set decision in the No. 5 spot. After dropping the first set, Stone rallied back to earn her second victory of the […]

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49ers sweep Winthrop in double-header

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers sweep Winthrop in double-header

Charlotte 49ers softball (20-14) recorded their 19th and 20th win of the season Tuesday, March 29 outscoring Winthrop over two games. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 2-0 and 9-1 respectively. “A lot of positive things happened today,” coach Aimee DeVos said of the wins. “We had nice and strong pitching performances and the offense was […]

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Carolina Rebellion injects energy into our own backyard

| March 29, 2016 | 3 Comments
Carolina Rebellion injects energy into our own backyard

Convening in Concord, N.C., Carolina Rebellion is the most energized musical gathering on the east coast. This year, a plethora of legendary classic artists will mix with today’s chart-topping rock icons for a three-day, epic soirée in early May guaranteed to boil your blood (in a good way). The Scorpions, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Five […]

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Men’s tennis drops East Carolina

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s tennis drops East Carolina

The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team swept East Carolina on the road over the weekend, defeating the Pirates 4-0. “We played indoors today in a tough environment against a talented ECU team,” Charlotte coach Jesse Tarr said. “All three of our doubles teams played solid and technically sound doubles today.” The 49ers claimed a quick two […]

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49ers steal one from UAB on the road

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers steal one from UAB on the road

The Charlotte 49ers travelled to Birmingham, Al. ahead of the holiday weekend for a three game series with UAB, spanning Friday and Saturday. After winning the first matchup, Charlotte dropped the remaining two games, falling to 18-14 on the season. GAME 1: CHARLOTTE 3, UAB 1 (8 innings) Lexi Betancourt received the nod for the […]

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Charlotte women’s tennis split midweek matches

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte women’s tennis split midweek matches

The Charlotte 49ers returned home and reigned supreme over A-10 foe Dayton, Thursday, March 24. Charlotte hardly needed two hours to sweep the Flyers on the beautiful afternoon but according to head coach Michaela Gorman, it was their hard work in practice that paid off. “We’ve been working really hard this week,” Gorman said. “We’ve been practicing […]

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Getting to know Courtney Carroll

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Getting to know Courtney Carroll

Meet Charlotte’s outfield general, Courtney Carroll. The senior hailing from Clemmons, N.C. has started every game for the 49ers since her sophomore season. She’s moved all over the park during his career, starting in left field before transitioning to right, but the senior now resides in straight away center. Over the course of four years, […]

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Rain delays women’s tennis’ chance at redemption

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Rain delays women’s tennis’ chance at redemption

Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis hit the road this past week to battle in-state rivals Elon. Charlotte began the afternoon falling behind 1-0 after the Tyler Baker/Macy Vonderschmidt tandem claimed the only victory in three doubles matches with the Phoenix. In the singles showdown, Sierra Stone and Alexandra Lee claimed victory in the latter positions while […]

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49ers season concludes with loss to Demon Deacons

| March 18, 2016 | 1 Comment
49ers season concludes with loss to Demon Deacons

The Charlotte 49ers fell to the Demon Deacons in the final seconds of a first round matchup in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, 72-69. After pulling within one late in the fourth quarter, Wake Forest created a turnover on the 49ers final possession to seal their victory. “It was a great battle from two teams […]

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49ers fall to Elon away from home

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Elon away from home

The Charlotte 49ers fell to the Elon Phoenix Wednesday, March 16 in heartbreaking fashion losing 6-5. The Phoenix walked off on a single to shallow center in the seventh inning. Charlotte fell behind 4-2 in the third inning but regained their momentum in the top of the fourth. Kiersten Berrier reached base and went on […]

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