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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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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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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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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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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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49ers Baseball swept by #10 Rice

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Baseball swept by #10 Rice

Charlotte came out Sunday afternoon with passion and fire that lacked the day before in a 10-3 loss. The 49ers were determined to get a win to close out the long weekend series against Rice, one of the top teams in the nation. With a 3-1 lead over the Owls, Charlotte had thought the final game […]

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Uphill clash against No. 10 Rice ends in loss for Niner baseball

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Uphill clash against No. 10 Rice ends in loss for Niner baseball

It was a perfect day to play in the beautiful Hayes Stadium in Charlotte, but got out of hand quickly as 10th-ranked Rice beat the 49ers 10-3 in a Conference USA clash Saturday afternoon. Despite being out hit by Charlotte 11-9, the Owls’ offense seemed to be firing on all cylinders as they scored in the majority of innings […]

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Niners bats go cold in a loss to No. 10 Rice

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners bats go cold in a loss to No. 10 Rice

The Charlotte 49ers (4-3, 0-1) fell short in a 4-2 loss in their Conference-USA opener against the No. 10 Rice Owls (9-6, 1-0) on Friday afternoon at Hayes Stadium. The Niners had opportunities to put more runs on the board but a lack of timely hitting resulted in a tough loss against a great opponent. “We […]

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Niners shutout Aggies 6-0, earn third straight victory

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners shutout Aggies 6-0, earn third straight victory

After a weekend in Savannah, Ga., the Charlotte 49ers baseball team returned home to Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium on Wednesday afternoon for a match-up with the North Carolina A&T Aggies. The Niners delivered another dominant performance on the mound and picked up their third consecutive victory with a 6-0 shutout over the Aggies. True […]

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Dominant pitching lifts Niners over UNCG

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Dominant pitching lifts Niners over UNCG

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team squared off against the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) Spartans on Saturday morning, looking to build on the momentum from their shutout victory over N.C. State Friday. The Niners received another dominant pitching performance and delivered at the dish late in the game to capture a 2-1 victory at Historic Grayson Stadium […]

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Niners blank ACC foe N.C. State

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blank ACC foe N.C. State

Inclement weather in the Queen City canceled the Charlotte 49ers home series against Marist this weekend. Instead, the Niners found themselves in Savannah, Ga., playing two games against the N.C. State Wolfpack sandwiched by a contest with UNC Greensboro. The 49ers (2-2) pitching staff tossed a gem in a 1-0 victory in game one against […]

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Niners blow a late lead in 5-4 loss against Akron

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blow a late lead in 5-4 loss against Akron

The Charlotte 49ers and Akron Zips squared off in a rubber match on Sunday afternoon after splitting a pair of games in Saturday’s season-opening double header. Charlotte (1-2) lost two of three over the weekend and dropped the series deciding game 5-4 in a back-and-forth thriller. “We didn’t play very well today. We’ve got to […]

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49ers claim first win in game two against Akron

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers claim first win in game two against Akron

The Charlotte 49ers came away with their first victory of the 2015 season against Akron in a seven-inning thriller, ending up 1-0. The Niners played Akron on Saturday afternoon in a double-header, losing the first match-up 2-1 against the Zips. Game two may not have had many hits slated, but the thrill was still in the […]

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Charlotte opens with 2-1 defeat against Akron

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte opens with 2-1 defeat against Akron

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team opened the 2015 season with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Akron Zips (3-1) in game one of a Saturday afternoon double-header. The 49ers held the lead throughout most of the contest, but a costly error late in the game proved to be too much for Charlotte’s struggling […]

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Back on the diamond

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
Back on the diamond

Opening Day is right around the corner and no team in the country is more eager to put the offseason in the rearview mirror than the Charlotte 49ers. Head coach Loren Hibbs and his talented, but inexperienced squad will finally take the diamond on Friday, Feb. 20 after months of scrutiny surrounding an ongoing hazing […]

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49ers baseball will play in 2015

| December 14, 2014 | 1 Comment
49ers baseball will play in 2015

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phillip L. Dubois released a statement this afternoon regarding the hazing allegations surrounding the Charlotte 49ers baseball program. Dubois announced that he has authorized Athletics Director Judy Rose to reinstate baseball activities after previously halting all team activity on Nov. 21. 49ers head coach Loren Hibbs has dismissed five players from the […]

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49ers baseball’s Butler pitches complete game against Tulane

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball’s Butler pitches complete game against Tulane

In game two of what would end up being a two-game series due to the final match being cancelled due to rain, the Charlotte 49ers (11-24-1, 4-13) pitched their second complete game in three showings with Ryan Butler (3-5) helping lift Charlotte 2-1 over the Tulane Green Wave (15-22, 6-13). The Green Wave’s Richard Carthon […]

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