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Baseball’s new practice facility roof collapses during construction

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Baseball’s new practice facility roof collapses during construction

The roof of the 49ers new indoor practice facility collapsed today, injuring one. The Charlotte 49ers have been making a lot of changes this year, including introducing projects for new indoor practice facilities for both baseball and softball. The construction of the baseball practice facility has been making a lot of headway this summer. It seemed a lot […]

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49ers host Green-White game

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers host Green-White game

This past Saturday, the Charlotte 49ers took the field and the lights came on for the sixth annual Spring Game. This coming fall season will be Charlotte’s fourth season as an FBS level program and as a member of Conference USA. “It’s just a matter of people seeing us now for three full seasons in Division One football, so […]

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Charlotte falls to Carolina in last uptown game of the season

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Carolina in last uptown game of the season

The 49ers were unable to stop the Tar Heel offense uptown, falling 14-2 in their last game at BB&T Ballpark. Dominick Cammarata’s two-run homer in the fourth inning would not be enough to get the Niners going. By the end of the night, six different 49ers had taken the mound. Chase Gooding started off the […]

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Hill hires mens basketball coach

| March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hill hires mens basketball coach

Chancellor Phillip DuBois and Athletic Director Mike Hill have made a big move in hiring Charlotte’s new men’s basketball coach, Ron Sanchez. “I would like to thank Chancellor Dubois and Director of Athletics Mike Hill for this incredible opportunity,” Sanchez said. “I am honored and humbled that they have entrusted me with their men’s basketball […]

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Charlotte suffers losses to 19th-ranked ECU

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte suffers losses to 19th-ranked ECU

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team is no longer undefeated at home this season after a three-game series sweep from 19-ranked ECU Pirates. Game 1 In the lowest scoring game of the series, the Niners seemed to have quite a hard time getting much of an offense going and lost the game 1-3. Spencer Brickhouse would […]

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Niners fall one short of four-win weekend; reach season highs against UNCW

| February 19, 2018
Niners fall one short of four-win weekend; reach season highs against UNCW

The Charlotte 49ers held their First Pitch Classic this past weekend sliding through with three impressive wins, but couldn’t seem to get an offense going against Radford in their second game on Friday afternoon. The Niners also reached some new season highs in the final game of the weekend and Coach Aimee DeVos tallied her […]

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Just like old times

| February 6, 2018
Just like old times

In 1985, Jeff Mullins inherited a last place team in the Sun Belt conference, and three years later he would take them to the conference championship for an incredible win. The Niners would receive an automatic bid into the NCAA tournament, being the only team in the conference to get one, their first since 1977. […]

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Niners hold their own with UAB; can’t get a win

| February 2, 2018
Niners hold their own with UAB; can’t get a win

Even with Andrien White dropping 23 coming off of an injury to lead Charlotte (5-15, 1-8 C-USA), they were still unable to pull out a win over UAB (15-8, 6-4 C-USA). The Niners lost 76-64 after being tied 40-40 at the half. “We didn’t have to play from behind tonight, we got off to a […]

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Fancher ties on apron for cancer fundraising

| January 26, 2018
Fancher ties on apron for cancer fundraising

Men’s basketball head coach Houston Fancher changed roles to a sandwich artisan at the Subway on campus for an hour on Tuesday, Jan. 23, as a part of Subway’s Coaches Versus Cancer fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. “I think it’s imperative we stand up and fight this. It’s not going to go away on its […]

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Conference conundrum

| January 22, 2018
Conference conundrum

After a telling loss against ODU to open up conference play, the Niners learned some things about themselves, things that they knew they would have to work on if they were going to win games. There are a few slumps that the team is working to get out of and even in the conference losses, […]

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Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

| January 19, 2018
Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

With Jon Davis seemingly getting back in his own rhythm and dropping 25, the Niners had three in double figures, but this would not be enough to give Charlotte (5-12, 1-5 C-USA) a second conference win. FAU (9-9, 3-3 C-USA) would come out on top at a score of 75-64. Davis lead the 49ers with […]

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White drops 30 points; Charlotte gets a win

| December 19, 2017
White drops 30 points; Charlotte gets a win

Andrien White, who had a 30-point game that tied his career-best, along with two others in double figures, helped Charlotte (4-6) push past four straight losses to a big win over East Carolina (5-5) at 69-50. The Niners were able to keep the Pirates down to four points for the first 10 minutes of play, […]

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Niners fall to Deacons; slip into 3-5 record

| December 6, 2017
Niners fall to Deacons; slip into 3-5 record

Charlotte (3-5) was unable to get a win in their meeting with Wake Forest (5-4), losing 80-57. The Niners were unable to keep up their work as a unit to play solid defense and maintain control and possession of the ball. Jon Davis lead the Niners with 14 points while Murphy would be just behind […]

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Niners lose battle for the Hornet’s Nest

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose battle for the Hornet’s Nest

Of only two Charlotte players in double digits, including Hudson Price with 10 for his third double figure scoring game of the season, Andrien White led the Niners with 22, stepping up to have his fourth double digit game this season in the midst of come-and-go teammate the evening, Jon Davis. Although the Niners came […]

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