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Ninth inning woes haunt Niners again in game one

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ninth inning woes haunt Niners again in game one

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team blew a two-run ninth inning lead for the second consecutive game in Saturday afternoon’s contest against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The Niners led 6-4 through eight frames, but reliever Brandon Vogler allowed three runs as Charlotte dropped game one of the scheduled double-header 7-6. The fireworks started early as […]

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Niners collapse late in loss to Middle Tennessee

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners collapse late in loss to Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team welcomed in Conference USA foe Middle Tennessee Friday night to open a three-game weekend series between the teams. It was a back and forth contest that required extra innings and the 49ers fell short 7-5 in 11 innings. After neither team could get anything going in the first, Charlotte (13-18, […]

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Niners fall 5-1 at home against Winthrop

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall 5-1 at home against Winthrop

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team hosted in-state rival Winthrop on Tuesday evening inside Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium. The Niners produced 11 hits at the dish, but couldn’t deliver with runners in scoring position, stranding 14 baserunners in a 5-1 loss. “Winthrop has gotten a lot better from last year,” said Charlotte head coach Loren […]

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Softball ends weekend series in 1-0 loss

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball ends weekend series in 1-0 loss

The Charlotte 49ers competed against the Florida Atlantic Owls in the final game of the weekend series on Sunday afternoon. After two previous losses against FAU, the 49ers were again unable to bring home a victory. They are now 21-20 overall and just 7-8 in conference action this season. The contest was very close and […]

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Niners fall to Marshall in Sunday’s rubber game

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall to Marshall in Sunday’s rubber game

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team was on the diamond Sunday afternoon against the Thundering Herd from Marshall in a Conference USA series finale. Marshall had won Friday night and Charlotte responded Saturday with a win to tie the series. Josh Maciejewski got the start for the 49ers and gave up six runs in 6.1 innings […]

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Niners edge Marshall 5-4 in game two

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners edge Marshall 5-4 in game two

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team (13-15, 7-10) was in Beckley, W.V. Saturday night for game two of a Conference USA series against the Marshall Thundering Herd. After dropping the first game 5-1, the 49ers were looking to get back into the win column. J.D. Prochaska got the start for Charlotte and went 5.2 innings allowing only […]

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Softball defeated twice in double header against Florida Atlantic

| April 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball defeated twice in double header against Florida Atlantic

The Charlotte 49ers softball team (21-19, 7-7 C-USA) had a disappointing day after two close losses against Conference USA foe, Florida Atlantic. The 49ers offense struggled in both games. They faced a strong pitcher, Kylee Hanson, who struck out 18 batters and allowed only two batters to get on base for Charlotte. They were limited […]

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Niners’ bats quiet in 5-1 loss against Marshall

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners’ bats quiet in 5-1 loss against Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team traveled to West Virginia for a three-game series against the Marshall Thundering Herd to conclude a seven-game road trip. The Niners only managed three hits in the series opener on Friday night en route to a 5-1 loss to the Herd at Epling Stadium. “We were extremely passive offensively,” said […]

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Newcomer Netzer shines on the diamond

| April 8, 2015 | 3 Comments
Newcomer Netzer shines on the diamond

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team is currently 11-15 on the year. After several players were dismissed from the team for rules violations before the season started, the 49ers were in desperate need for players to step up and that is exactly what true freshman Brett Netzer has done. Netzer is a Fort Mill, S.C. native […]

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Niners dismantled by ODU in series finale

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners dismantled by ODU in series finale

After a quick start, the Charlotte 49ers found themselves in a deep hole giving up 15 unanswered runs through seven innings before the 10-run mercy rule was enforced. The 49ers would end up losing the battle 15-1, surrendering 17 hits to Old Dominion (16-13, 5-7) who took the series, winning two-of-three on the weekend. Charlotte […]

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Softball can’t complete the sweep, fall vs. Middle Tennessee

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball can’t complete the sweep, fall vs. Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers took the field Saturday afternoon in a Conference USA matchup against Middle Tennessee. In a lopsided matchup, the 49ers fell 10-2 after a crippling fifth inning where the Blue Raiders piled up six runs. A win would have capped off a sweep for the series and continued their five game win streak. […]

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Niners hold on for 9-7 win at Old Dominion

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners hold on for 9-7 win at Old Dominion

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team picked up their fourth consecutive Conference USA victory with a 9-7 win on the road over Old Dominion on Friday evening. Starting pitcher Sean Geoghegan dominated the Monarchs batters through eight innings of work, earning his fourth win of the season. “I thought we played really well,” said Charlotte head […]

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Softball wins two over Middle Tennessee in double header

| April 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Softball wins two over Middle Tennessee in double header

The Charlotte 49ers softball team (20-15, 7-4) had a successful start to the weekend Friday afternoon hosting a double header against Middle Tennessee. In the first game, Middle Tennessee was in scoring position in the fourth inning with the bases loaded and a promising fly ball to left field. The hit resulted in a single […]

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Niners edged by N.C. State at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners edged by N.C. State at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown Charlotte

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team played host to the Wolfpack of N.C. State on Tuesday evening in the first ever collegiate baseball game at the new BB&T Ballpark in the center of Uptown Charlotte. Over 8,000 fans packed the stadium and witnessed a high-scoring affair that culminated with a 10-6 victory for the Wolfpack. “This […]

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Niner baseball brings the brooms in sweep over LA Tech

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niner baseball brings the brooms in sweep over LA Tech

The Charlotte 49ers ended the weekend with a win against their conference foe Louisiana Tech, sweeping them in a three game series thanks to a momentum-changing home run by Zach Jarrett on Sunday afternoon. The Niners outscored LA Tech 19-8 throughout the series on their mission to scale up the conference rankings. Charlotte (10-12, 4-8 […]

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49ers Sweep LA Tech in doubleheader

| March 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Sweep LA Tech in doubleheader

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team welcomed the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs into the Queen City for a three game series. After Friday’s game was postponed due to rain, the Bulldogs and 49ers were slated for a Saturday double-header. The first game was nationally televised on the American Sports Network, marking the first time in 49er history […]

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Mark Price announced as men’s basketball head coach

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mark Price announced as men’s basketball head coach

Mark Price is a well-known name in the basketball community; his 12-year NBA career was full of awards and accolades, including all-star games, first-team selections and the second best career free throw percentage in NBA history (.904). Price isn’t just a well-respected name in basketball, but he’s also the new head coach of the Charlotte […]

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The 49ers fall short against the Catamounts

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall short against the Catamounts

The Charlotte 49ers softball team faced Western Carolina University for a doubleheader on Wednesday, March 25 at D.L. Phillips Complex. Charlotte came into the match having scored 26 runs in their four wins last week and looked to continue their hot hitting; however, they were held to only one run in a 5-1 Catamount victory […]

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Niners fall 8-6 against in-state rival Wake Forest

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall 8-6 against in-state rival Wake Forest

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team concluded a four-game road trip on Tuesday evening with a match-up against in-state rival Wake Forest. The Niners delivered 12 hits at the dish, but couldn’t overcome a five-run second inning by the Demon Deacons, falling 8-6 in non-conference action. “I told them again after the game that we keep […]

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Track and Field closes successful weekend at 49er Classic

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Track and Field closes successful weekend at 49er Classic

The Charlotte 49ers hosted the 49er Classic this weekend at the Belk Track and Field Center. The three-day event was successful for Charlotte, as the women’s side led the team. “The meet went well,” said Charlotte head coach Robert Olesen. “As we transition to the outdoor season, we are working through the balance of increased […]

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