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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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Niners can’t complete late rally, fall 7-5 against FIU

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners can’t complete late rally, fall 7-5 against FIU

Charlotte would like to forget the previous meeting at FIU, which turned into a landslide of 23 runs behind a poor defensive outing. In todays game, although more suspenseful, Charlotte (7-11, 1-8) continued to struggle with three errors FIU took advantage of to edge out the 49ers 7-5. The Panthers would draw first blood to lead off the […]

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49ers Softball shuts out Marshall

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Softball shuts out Marshall

After a long road trip, the Charlotte 49ers returned home to host Marshall (17-8, 3-3 C-USA) for only their second home game in five weeks.The 49ers had full support in a packed stadium and sported pink jerseys in light of raising money for “Strikeout cancer awareness.” Lexi Betancourt got the start and has been on a […]

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Niners hold off FIU for first Conference USA victory

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners hold off FIU for first Conference USA victory

The Charlotte 49ers tallied their third win in a row Friday night against Conference USA foe FIU. The 49ers were down early, taking a 2-0 deficit in the beginning frames. Miraculously, Charlotte turned all of that around with a five-spot in the fourth inning that fueled their 5-4 victory. It was Charlotte’s (7-9, 1-6) Brett Netzer and […]

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Niners win a 4-3 nail-biter against Blue Hose

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners win a 4-3 nail-biter against Blue Hose

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team captured their second win in as many days with a 4-3 victory over the Presbyterian Blue Hose in a mid-week non-conference contest on Wednesday evening. The Blue Hose loaded the bases with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, but Logan Sherer got out of the jam with […]

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Niners blast 17 runs against Maryland Eastern Shore

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blast 17 runs against Maryland Eastern Shore

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team ended a seven game losing skid with a 17-5 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore (5-11) on Tuesday, March 17 at Hayes Stadium. Brandon Vogler (0-0, 2.40 ERA) took the mound for his second start of the season but was replaced by Matt Horkey (1-1, 8.44 ERA) after three innings. The Niners’ bats came […]

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49ers face major offseason overhaul

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers face major offseason overhaul

The Charlotte 49ers have announced that they will part ways with head men’s basketball coach Alan Major after five seasons. While Major’s teams excelled in potential, they continuously failed in execution. “This was the best decision to make at this time for my health and for the program moving forward,” said Major. “I want to […]

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Niners pitching shelled in 18-7 loss against FAU

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners pitching shelled in 18-7 loss against FAU

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team looked to rebound in game two of Saturday’s double-header against No. 20 Florida Atlantic. The same pitching problems that plagued the Niners in game one resulted in an 18 run explosion at the plate for the Owls who coasted to an 11-run victory. “We had several issues with allowing big […]

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No. 20 Florida Atlantic defeats 49ers baseball

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
No. 20 Florida Atlantic defeats 49ers baseball

Coming off a four game losing streak and sweep by No. 10 Rice, the Charlotte 49ers (4-8, 0-3) looked to get back into the win column against No. 20 Florida Atlantic (16-3, 1-0). They weren’t able to get the win due to giving up 13 hits and eight runs. Things were quiet until the top […]

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Betancourt tosses a no-hitter in Charlotte’s 3-0 win over Elon

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Betancourt tosses a no-hitter in Charlotte’s 3-0 win over Elon

Following a rain delay on Wednesday, Charlotte (11-8) was blessed with a beautiful Thursday afternoon to face off against Elon (12-6).  They would prove to be well rested and take are of business posting a shutout 3-0, with the big story today surrounding Senior Lexi Betancourt who tossed her first career no hitter.  This marked […]

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Sigmon breaks 3-point record, Niners’ season ends in CUSA quarterfinals

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sigmon breaks 3-point record, Niners’ season ends in CUSA quarterfinals

Hillary Sigmon has put an infinite stamp on the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball program with not only a record-breaking shot against Conference USA foe Western Kentucky, but with an amazing career here in the Queen City. From starting off her freshman year earning an All-Atlantic 10 Rookie Team honor to being named All-GSU Holiday & […]

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49ers Golf finishes fifth in Myrtle Beach

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Golf finishes fifth in Myrtle Beach

After shooting a four-over round of 292 on Tuesday, the Charlotte 49ers men’s golf team finished fifth out of 15 teams in the 2015 Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday General Hackler Championship. The 49ers were led by Riley Davenport who ended the tournament at one over par, landing him inside the top ten amongst all competitors. […]

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49ers advance to quarterfinals of C-USA Championships

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers advance to quarterfinals of C-USA Championships

The Charlotte 49ers traveled to Birmingham, Alabama where they began their battle in the Conference USA (CUSA) championships. In the opening game Wednesday evening, Charlotte defeated Marshall, 67-52. This was the second time the two teams faced each other in the span of four days, and the third time this season. The 49ers opened the […]

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Men’s Basketball ends season in first round of conference tournament

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball ends season in first round of conference tournament

Another year, another disappointing season for the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team. In Alan Major’s fifth year as head coach, his team has once again failed to win the conference tournament and get a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Charlotte (14-18, 7-11) fell to Middle Tennessee today, 63-60. In a season that was full of […]

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Niners allow 18 hits, drop fourth straight game

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners allow 18 hits, drop fourth straight game

It was a beautiful day for baseball in Charlotte Tuesday afternoon as the 49ers played host to the Panthers from High Point University. The Charlotte pitching staff struggled on the day giving up 18 hits and eight runs as the Niners dropped the midweek contest 8-4. High Point (5-9) got on the board in the top […]

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