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Niners fall to Winthrop, 3-2

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall to Winthrop, 3-2

The Charlotte 49ers fell to the Winthrop Eagles, 3-2 Tuesday night at Mariam-Hayes Stadium. The 49ers held a 2-0 lead heading into the top of the ninth and then surrendered three runs that ultimately led to their defeat. In the second inning, senior TJ Nichting connected with his first hit of the game and landed […]

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What’s in a song?

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
What’s in a song?

For 15 seconds, a song defines a player. A walk-up song serves to set the tone for a player’s at-bat, songs range from country to rap and everything in between. While the song is important, it’s more about getting into a groove for second baseman Brett Netzer. “Routine is a big part of baseball, having […]

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Baseball drops series on the road to ODU

| April 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball drops series on the road to ODU

The Charlotte 49ers (16-12, 5-4 C-USA) dropped two out of three for the first time this season in Norfolk, Virginia to the Old Dominion Monarchs, as Colton Laws continued his dominance, securing his fourth win of the season Saturday afternoon. Game 1 After Mother Nature won on Friday, the two teams were able to set […]

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Despite scoring 10 unanswered, baseball loses 15-10 to NC State

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Despite scoring 10 unanswered, baseball loses 15-10 to NC State

The 49ers (15-10) and the Wolfpack (14-12) got into an absolute slugfest Tuesday night at BB&T Ballpark in Uptown, as Charlotte scored 10 unanswered runs but it was not enough as they fell 15-10. “We dug ourselves way too big of a hole,” head coach Loren Hibbs said. “You can’t play uphill against a good […]

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Mid-season report

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mid-season report

In high school, taking AP classes were used to test your knowledge, work ethic, build your GPA and  separate yourself from other students to make it to a prestigious college. That’s exactly what the Charlotte 49ers are doing on the diamond this year, but their AP classes have come in the form of nationally ranked […]

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Training for their future

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Training for their future

Athletes constantly need the attention of a trainer in order to remain healthy and competitive. Cue students such as Aldo Rodriguez and Allie Smith. Rodriguez and Smith are a part of the athletic training program at Charlotte and for the past two years they have been assigned to a different team or school each semester. […]

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Baseball gets dismantled by Wake Forest

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball gets dismantled by Wake Forest

The Charlotte 49ers (13-8) had no response for the Wake Forest (16-6) offense, losing 13-4 in a game that took over 24 hours to complete due to rain and lighting Tuesday night at BB&T Ballpark, forcing the teams to finish the last 6.2 innings at Charlotte’s Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. With runners at first […]

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Baseball Goes 2-1 in FIU Series

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball Goes 2-1 in FIU Series

The Charlotte 49ers travelled down to Miami for a series with the Panthers of Florida International University, and the team will return home victorious. After losing the second game of the back-to-back-to-back contests, Charlotte built a big lead and held on in the last game, 8-7, to win the series 2-1. Game 1: Charlotte 4, […]

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Charlotte baseball pours it on UNC Asheville at home

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte baseball pours it on UNC Asheville at home

The Charlotte offense clicked on all cylinders Tuesday night against UNC Asheville, cranking out a season-high 17 hits and 14 runs at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, backed by a 4-for-5 day at the plate for Zach Jarrett, including a two-run home run and career-high five RBI. “Guys came ready to play,” head coach Loren […]

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Transfer chronicles

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Transfer chronicles

American Legion Post 82 in Shelby, North Carolina. That’s where you could have likely found Charlotte’s third baseman Jackson Mims in high school. Shelby, according to Mims, is “known for their baseball and barbecue.” Although barbecue in Shelby is delicious, head coach Loren Hibbs is happy Mims wanted a future in playing baseball rather than […]

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Baseball’s win streak snapped, still wins series against Xavier

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball’s win streak snapped, still wins series against Xavier

The Charlotte 49ers (9-3) lost the final game of the series to Xavier 7-6 Sunday afternoon at Hayes Stadium, giving up five home runs along the way, but still walk away from the weekend with a series victory heading into spring break. “We never really got in a rhythm,” head coach Loren Hibbs said. “We […]

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Niners win seventh in a row, look for sweep on Sunday

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win seventh in a row, look for sweep on Sunday

Josh Maciejewski (W, 3-0) tossed an eight-inning gem Saturday evening in Charlotte’s 7-1 victory over Xavier at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, striking out a career-high 11 batters on 104 pitches, while only giving up four hits. “We beat a really good team and a really good pitcher,” head coach Loren Hibbs said. “Maciejewski was […]

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Baseball captures sixth-striaght in win over Xavier

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball captures sixth-striaght in win over Xavier

The Charlotte 49ers (7-2) used a strong outing from Colton Laws and two strong innings out of the bullpen from Jonah Patten to squeeze by the Xavier Musketeers Friday night 2-1 at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, striking out 11 Musketeers along the way. “Today was a really good, hard-fought game,” head coach Loren Hibbs […]

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Charlotte defeats No. 6 NC State on the road

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte defeats No. 6 NC State on the road

“This was a really good win,” head coach Loren Hibbs said. “We beat a top-ten team on the road despite not getting off to a great start. We had a lot of guys tribute and i’m proud of the effort. We had some big at bats, it was a really good team win. Our guys […]

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Baseball sneaks by Rider with four-run eighth inning

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball sneaks by Rider with four-run eighth inning

The Charlotte 49ers (3-2) used a four-run eighth inning to sneak by the Rider Broncs (0-1) Friday night at Robert and Mariam Hayes 4-2, backed by solid outings from Colton Laws and Philip Perry. “We knew we were going to have a challenge coming in,” head coach Loren Hibbs said. “We got off to a […]

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Charlotte loses 5-4 in midweek game with South Carolina

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses 5-4 in midweek game with South Carolina

The Charlotte 49ers (2-2) lost a nail-biter to No.4-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks (3-1) Tuesday night in Columbia, South Carolina, 4-5, having the tying run just 90 feet away at the conclusion of the game, with the winning run sitting on first. “We did a lot of good things over the course of the game,” head […]

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Baseball takes season-opener against West Virginia

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball takes season-opener against West Virginia

The Charlotte 49ers kicked off their hardest schedule in program history with a series win over Big 12’s West Virginia, winning the first two games of the series 6-3 and 13-2, before falling to the Mountaineers 3-6 on Sunday. All three games at the Hayes were sold-out, totaling over 4,100 fans that made their way […]

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Baseball breezes by WVU, looks for sweep on Sunday

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball breezes by WVU, looks for sweep on Sunday

The Charlotte 49ers (2-0) will head into Sunday’s game against West Virginia (0-2) looking for the sweep, after defeating the Mountaineers 13-2 Saturday night in front of another sold-out crowd at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, backed by homeruns from T.J. Nichting, Logan Sherer and Jackson Mims. Junior Josh Maciejewski (W, 1-0) toed the rubber […]

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Charlotte wins on Opening Day in front of sold-out crowd

| February 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins on Opening Day in front of sold-out crowd

The Charlotte 49ers (1-0) defeated the West Virginia Mountaineers (0-1) in front of a sold-out crowd, 6-3, at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium Friday night, as Jackson Mims and T.J. Nichting combined for six hits, three runs and two RBI. Colton Laws got the start for the 49ers, going six complete innings, giving up two […]

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Baseball is back

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball is back

Baseball season looms overhead at Robert and Mariam Hayes stadium with opening day only three weeks away. As the team prepares to welcome West Virginia on Feb. 17, the expectations for the 49ers are high this season. The squad is facing one of the most rigorous schedules in the program’s history. The 55-game schedule (32 […]

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