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Interview and a game of HORSE with Braxton Ogbueze

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Interview and a game of HORSE with Braxton Ogbueze

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team did not meet expectations last season, in which they were picked to finish third in the pre-season Conference USA rankings. Fast forward to May, and things are very different around the program. Alan Major and his staff were let go, making room for the splashy hire of former NBA great, […]

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Logan sherer lifts Niner baseball to fourth straight victory

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Logan sherer lifts Niner baseball to fourth straight victory

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team continued their winning ways on Tuesday night, capturing a 9-5 victory over Gardner-Webb inside Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium. Sophomore Logan Sherer blasted a grand slam and delivered a career-high five RBIs to propel the Niners to their fourth consecutive win. “We really have a lot of respect for Gardner-Webb,” […]

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Niner baseball sweeps UAB on the road

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niner baseball sweeps UAB on the road

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team was in Birmingham, Ala. this weekend for a three-game series against the Blazers of UAB. The 49ers escaped with a three game sweep in a wild trio of contests. Charlotte was able to grab a 6-0 victory in the first game Friday night behind a strong performance from starting pitcher […]

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Charlotte softball goes 1-2 in weekend duel

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball goes 1-2 in weekend duel

The Charlotte 49ers softball team competed in a three-game series this weekend at Western Kentucky. Friday evening’s game ended in a disappointing 1-0 loss for Charlotte. Both teams struggled offensively the whole game. Chelsea Lisikatos was the lone 49er with a hit in game one. The only run of the game was scored in the […]

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Geoghegan pitches complete game, Niners win 6-0

| April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Geoghegan pitches complete game, Niners win 6-0

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team snapped a six-game losing skid with a dominant 6-0 victory over the UAB Blazers on Friday night. The Niners handed the ball to southpaw Sean Geoghegan, who controlled the game from start to finish dealing his first complete-game shutout. Geoghegan (5-3) allowed just six hits in the series opener, fanning […]

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Off-season transfers create turmoil for Charlotte basketball

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Off-season transfers create turmoil for Charlotte basketball

College basketball programs shift and change every off-season. Once they play their last game, transfers and new recruits start to go into and out of the program. In Charlotte’s case, there has been an abundance of transfers leaving the Queen City over the past couple of years. Ever since Alan Major took over, players have […]

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Niners fall 6-1 against Wake Forest for sixth-straight loss

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall 6-1 against Wake Forest for sixth-straight loss

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team dropped their sixth consecutive game on Tuesday night as in-state rival Wake Forest escaped Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium with a 6-1 victory. The Demon Deacons needed just 99 total pitches from three hurlers to dispose of the Niners and sweep the season series between the two teams. Wake Forest […]

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49ers Track & Field finds success at Charlotte Invitational

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Track & Field finds success at Charlotte Invitational

The Charlotte 49ers track & field team hosts a few outdoor meets per season, which is one of the biggest advantages you can possibly have when competing. There’s nothing better than doing your event at the same venue that you practice at. The Niners finished strong in the Charlotte Invitational, hosted at the Belk Track and Field […]

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Spring game shines light on 2015 Charlotte 49ers

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spring game shines light on 2015 Charlotte 49ers

Niner Nation flocked to Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday night to witness not only the 2015 spring game, but also the first ever 49ers football game played under the lights. Fans in the Queen City got a good look at the 2015 edition of the Charlotte 49ers as the Green team beat the White squad […]

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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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