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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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Roberts tosses a gem, 49ers grab 2-0 win over Tulane

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Roberts tosses a gem, 49ers grab 2-0 win over Tulane

The Charlotte 49ers (10-24-1, 3-13) picked up 2-0 victory at Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium on Thursday night in a pitchers duel against their Conference USA foe the Tulane Green Wave (15-21, 6-12). Corey Roberts (1-3) got the start on the mound for the 49ers and delivered the first complete-game shutout for Charlotte this season. […]

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T.J. Nichting: New kid on the block

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
T.J. Nichting: New kid on the block

Freshman Charlotte second baseman T.J. Nichting has all of the potential to take his baseball career to next level whether it is the minor or the major leagues. Nichting was born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio. Coming from a baseball family, as his brother and father were baseball players, one might suspect that the pressure […]

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49ers bats go quiet in 4-2 loss to Evansville

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers bats go quiet in 4-2 loss to Evansville

The Charlotte 49ers (8-21-1) baseball team couldn’t get the bats going on Sunday afternoon in a 4-2 defeat at the hands of the Evansville Purple Aces (19-11) at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. The 49ers dropped three out of four games against the Aces this weekend and the team really struggled at the plate as […]

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In Photos: 49ers host Evansville in doubleheader for annual fireworks night

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
In Photos: 49ers host Evansville in doubleheader for annual fireworks night

Fireworks rocked the campus as the 49ers Baseball team hosted their annual fireworks night after game 2 of a doubleheader on Friday. The 49ers needed the fireworks to lift their spirits after strong pitching by the visiting Evansville Purple Aces led to a sweep with the Niners dropping both games 2-3 and 2-10. Photos by […]

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Improved offense helps lift Charlotte baseball 6-2 over USC Upstate

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Improved offense helps lift Charlotte baseball 6-2 over USC Upstate

It was a beautiful day for some baseball at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium as the Charlotte 49ers (7-18-1) hosted the Spartans from USC Upstate (10-20). The 49ers had a tremendous day at the plate as they tallied fourteen hits en route to a 6-2 victory and recording back-to-back wins for just the third time […]

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49ers baseball complete their second shutout win of the season against the Bulldogs

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball complete their second shutout win of the season against the Bulldogs

The Charlotte 49ers (5-16-1) carried their momentum from their victory on Tuesday to shutout in-state rival and the UNC Asheville Bulldogs (8-16) 9-0 Wednesday at Robert Mariam and Hayes Stadium. There was something different about the 49ers on Wednesday night that the fans have not seen much of this season. As the game went on, […]

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49ers baseball fall 8-5, 5-2 in Saturday’s doubleheader against the Pirates

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball fall 8-5, 5-2 in Saturday’s doubleheader against the Pirates

The Charlotte 49ers (3-16-1, 0-9) were unable to squeeze out their first conference win against the ECU Pirates (13-11, 6-3) in a doubleheader showdown to bring the series to an end Saturday afternoon at Robert Mariam & Hayes Stadium. Game one consisted of a game with a packed stadium and a game of disappointment as […]

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49ers fall 5-3 after late rally by the Pirates

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fall 5-3 after late rally by the Pirates

The 49ers gave it their all against the ECU Pirates in the first game of the series on Friday night inside Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, but came up short in the 5-3 loss. In a game that was decided by defense, the better team that was able to get hot on the mound ran […]

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Charlotte baseball snaps 10-game losing streak in 5-4 win over VCU

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte baseball snaps 10-game losing streak in 5-4 win over VCU

The Charlotte 49ers defeated the VCU Rams 5-4 Tuesday afternoon on a walk-off two-run home run off the bat of pinch-hitter Corbin Shive. With a runner on second after a crucial error on VCU pitcher Matt Lees and a sacrifice bunt by pinch-hitter Patrick King, Shive hit a ball that sailed over the left field […]

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Photos: 49ers Baseball host Creighton in weekend series

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photos: 49ers Baseball host Creighton in weekend series

The Charlotte 49ers Baseball team hosted the Creighton Blue Jays in a three game weekend series.  Beginning a 10 game home stand after road losses at The Citadel and College of Charleston last week, the 49ers dropped game one of the series in extra innings on Friday, falling to Creighton 6-7. Saturday’s match-up extended the […]

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49ers win 4-3 on an Elwood walk-off in extra innings

| February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers win 4-3 on an Elwood walk-off in extra innings

It was a beautiful day for baseball in the Queen City as the Charlotte 49ers (2-1) played host to the Canisius Golden Griffins (2-3) Saturday in the second game of the three game weekend series. The game required 12 innings of play, but the 49ers were able to grab the 4-3 victory on a walk-off […]

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