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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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Charlotte loses two out of three in Houston

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses two out of three in Houston

The Charlotte 49ers (19-25, 8-12 C-USA) dropped the first game of the double-header on Friday against #15 Rice (27-14, 15-6 C-USA) 5-1, but bounced back later that night to win 1-0 behind dominant pitching from Colton Laws, giving Charlotte their third win against a ranked opponent this season. On Saturday, the 49ers fell 12-4 in […]

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Charlotte eases by the Citadel, score 15 runs

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte eases by the Citadel, score 15 runs

The Charlotte 49ers (18-25, 7-11 C-USA) displayed their true offensive potential in Tuesday night’s non-conference battle against the Citadel Bulldogs (, scoring a season-high 15 runs on a season-high 20 hits, leading to a 15-4 victory. Reece Hampton led off for Charlotte in the bottom of the first by reaching base on a walk, stealing […]

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Maciejewski throws complete game one-hit shutout

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Maciejewski throws complete game one-hit shutout

Josh Maciejewski dazzled on the mound Sunday afternoon against the Thundering Herd, throwing a complete game one-hit shutout, striking out seven batters while also getting help from a Brett Netzer three-run blast to right, lifting the 49ers to a 5-0 victory. There were very few bright moments for Charlotte (17-24, 7-11 C-USA) in the first […]

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Charlotte unable to capitalize with runners on, lose second in a row to Marshall

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to capitalize with runners on, lose second in a row to Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers (16-24,6-11 C-USA) fell short Saturday afternoon by a score of 10-5 to the Thundering Herd, giving up three home runs and unable to capitalize with runners in scoring position. Marshall (21-15,10-7 C-USA) jumped on the 49ers early in the first inning, scoring three runs off of three hits, one of those hits being a […]

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Charlotte drops series-opener to Marshall

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops series-opener to Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers (16-23, C-USA 6-10) dropped the first game of the three-game series to the Marshall Thundering Herd Friday night 7-2, giving up nine free passes to the Herd offense and not capitalizing with runners on base. “We gave them nine free base runners tonight and had some poor at-bats early in the game,” […]

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49ers drop midweek match-up to Gardner Webb

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers drop midweek match-up to Gardner Webb

The Charlotte 49ers (16-22, 6-9 C-USA) went to their left-handed freshman Drew Morrison who threw 2.1 innings while giving up four runs (three earned) on four hits and had one strikeout, allowing the Gardner Webb Bulldogs to score to easily, leading to Charlotte’s 8-4 loss Tuesday night in Boiling Springs, N.C. The 49ers were led […]

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Charlotte loses rubber match to MTSU after season-low in hits

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses rubber match to MTSU after season-low in hits

The Charlotte 49ers (16-21, 6-9 C-USA) dropped a 3-0 decision in a Conference USA rubber match with Middle Tennessee Sunday afternoon while only providing a season-low three hits for their Charlotte starter, Josh Maciejewski, who pitched 7.1 innings, giving up only three runs on nine hits. Coming off of a 12-hit and a 13-hit performance […]

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Baseball evens up series against Middle Tennessee, rubber match set for Sunday

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Baseball evens up series against Middle Tennessee, rubber match set for Sunday

The Charlotte 49ers (16-20, 6-8 C-USA) defeated the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 8-4 Saturday afternoon behind six strong innings from Colton Laws and two-hit performances from six Charlotte batters, setting the rubber match for Sunday at 1:00 p.m. to decide a late season Conference USA match-up. The 49ers wasted no time scoring in the top […]

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Charlotte drops heartbreaker at Middle Tennessee

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops heartbreaker at Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers (15-20, 5-8 C-USA) dropped a 10 inning heartbreaker to Conference USA (C-USA) opponent Middle Tennessee Friday night 12-11 to open up their three game series with the Blue Raiders, despite a grand slam from Derek Gallello, a Logan Sherer blast, and a 12-hit overall team performance. The Blue Raiders (15-19, 3-10 C-USA) […]

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Charlotte loses tough one to NC A&T at home

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses tough one to NC A&T at home

The Charlotte 49ers (15-19, 5-7 C-USA) piled up 15 hits in Wednesday night’s loss to the North Carolina A&T Aggies (9-26), giving up too many free passes and not capitalizing with runners on base, losing 9-7. “You have to give A&T credit but we just had too many poor at bats and made it too […]

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Uptown excitement

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Uptown excitement

With the buildings of Uptown looming over the outfield, the Charlotte 49ers took the field at BB&T Ballpark for the final time Tuesday, April 5 against Winthrop. The date marked the final game in the Uptown trifecta the 49ers scheduled for the season. They first made the trip to BB&T March 8, against Georgia. Logan Sherer went […]

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Charlotte outlasts No. 12 FAU in longest game in 49ers’ baseball history

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte outlasts No. 12 FAU in longest game in 49ers’ baseball history

The Charlotte 49ers (15-18, 5-7 C-USA) defeated the No. 12 ranked team in the country, Florida Atlantic Owls, 7-6 in 15 innings Sunday afternoon behind a 15-hit performance and excellent pitching out of the bullpen from Holden Capps. The 49ers leave Boca Raton with a C-USA series win over the formally top team in the […]

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49ers lose to FAU in combined 28 day hit-parade

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers lose to FAU in combined 28 day hit-parade

The Charlotte 49ers (14-18, 4-7 C-USA) dropped the second game of the series 17-8 to Florida Atlantic Saturday night despite a 12-hit performance by Charlotte and another home run for Brett Netzer. The FAU Owls (23-5, 9-2 C-USA) went into the three-game series with Charlotte as the No. 12 ranked team in the nation, putting […]

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Charlotte takes down No. 12 FAU behind 18 hits and 12 runs

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte takes down No. 12 FAU behind 18 hits and 12 runs

The Charlotte 49ers (14-17, 4-6 C-USA) road tripped down to Boca Raton, FL, and took the first game of the three-game series against No. 12 ranked Florida Atlantic University 12-7 behind a 18-hit performance and strong pitching from Sean Geoghegan Friday night. Charlotte didn’t waste anytime scoring as Reece Hampton led off the game with […]

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Despite outhitting the Wolfpack, Charlotte falls 7-3

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Despite outhitting the Wolfpack, Charlotte falls 7-3

The Charlotte 49ers (13-17, 3-6 C-USA) came up short to the N.C. State Wolfpack (20-9) in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday night 7-3, despite outhitting State 10-9. “We got the score to 5-3 in the eighth and actually had the winning run at the plate but just had some poor at bats,” said Head Coach Loren Hibbs […]

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49ers shine bright at BB&T Ballpark, defeat Winthrop 7-1

| April 5, 2016 | 1 Comment
49ers shine bright at BB&T Ballpark, defeat Winthrop 7-1

The Charlotte 49ers (13-16, 3-6 C-USA) defeated the Winthrop Eagles (16-13, 4-2 Big South) in Uptown Charlotte at BB&T Ballpark Tuesday night 7-1, behind dominant pitching and long balls from Logan Sherer and Drew Ober. “When you are seeing the volume of good teams that we are seeing every weekend, you can learn from it […]

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Hunter Jones: Taking one for the team

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Hunter Jones: Taking one for the team

Hunter Jones elevates the phrase ‘taking one for the team’ to a national level. The sophomore infielder from Indian Trail, N.C. currently sits atop the national leader board for sacrifice bunts with 13 so far on the season. Charlotte as a team comes in at 14 in the national rankings for sacrifice bunts. The sacrifice […]

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Charlotte unable to tame Southern Miss bats, swept at home

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to tame Southern Miss bats, swept at home

The Charlotte 49ers (12-16, 3-6 C-USA) dropped their third game in a row to Southern Miss (22-7, 8-1 C-USA) on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in the Queen City, 16-6, giving up 17 hits in the loss and struggled to find arms to help them keep their early three-run lead over the Golden Eagles. “We had […]

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Charlotte gives up 15 hits to Southern Miss, falls 9-1

| April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte gives up 15 hits to Southern Miss, falls 9-1

The Charlotte 49ers (12-15, 3-5 C-USA) dropped the second game of the series to Southern Miss (21-7, 7-1 C-USA) Saturday evening 9-1, giving up 15 hits and not taking advantage when getting runners on base. Colton Laws got the start for the 49ers, only going 4.1 innings and giving up four runs on seven hits. […]

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