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A year in review

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A year in review

The 2016-2017 school year was one for the books for Charlotte athletics. Take a look back at some of the highlights for the various teams. Football Entering into the 2016 season, the Charlotte 49ers’ football team had a 10-game losing streak on their backs. This was extended to 11 games after falling 70-14 against a […]

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Haley Wiseman is Pitch Perfect

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Haley Wiseman is Pitch Perfect

On Friday, Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m., history was made at the D.L. Phillips Softball Complex. It wasn’t the highest scoring game by the Charlotte 49ers, nor was it the most intense softball game held in the complex. It was, however,  a huge day for junior pitcher, Haley Wiseman. Not only did she throw a no-hitter […]

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Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a disappointing weekend, being swept by conference foe Marshall in three games. The first game on Saturday started out promising, but ended with the Herd (20-4, 6-0 C-USA) taking home the close victory of 2-3 in the last inning. The 49ers (16-13, 1-5 C-USA) fell yet again to their […]

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Charlotte battles back in three- game series at LA Tech

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte battles back in three- game series at LA Tech

The 49ers  (16-10, 1-2 C-USA) weathered the winter storm and headed to Ruston, Louisiana to take on the Lady Techsters (16-9, 2-1 C-USA) in their first conference match of the season. Charlotte struggled early, unable to score during either game in Friday’s double header but rallied back to win the series finale on Saturday. Game One: […]

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Softball drops the ball against Carolina

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball drops the ball against Carolina

Backed by a three-homerun performance, Carolina eased past the Charlotte 49ers softball team 5-1 Tuesday night. The Tar Heels (16-4) put on a show for their home audience, posting five hits. Charlotte (15-8) couldn’t get anything started offensively, only having two hits during the contest. Haley Wiseman moved to 10-5 on the season after taking […]

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Softball drops final game in Citrus Classic

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball drops final game in Citrus Classic

Though Charlotte posted four hits in Sunday’s game  against Notre Dame, the 49ers couldn’t push any runs across the plate and fell 4-0 to cap off the Citrus Classic. Charlotte (15-7) started with junior Haley Wiseman on the mound. The right handed pitcher gave up four runs off of four hits and three walks in […]

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Softball wins 2-1 against Purdue

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball wins 2-1 against Purdue

The 49ers came into day two of the Citrus Classic seeking redemption from their disappointing 0-2 Friday performance. Backed by stellar pitching from Haley Wiseman and great days at the plate for Kiersten Berrier and Haley Pace, the Niners (14-6) defeated Purdue, 2-1 (3-15). Wiseman started once again in the circle for the Charlotte team. […]

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Charlotte drops two on Friday

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops two on Friday

The Charlotte 49ers softball team traveled down to the Sunshine State to compete in the Citrus Classic. The 49ers opened the tournament dropping both games on the Friday. They first faced a No. 12 ranked James Madison team, falling 8-1. Then they couldn’t get anything going in the second game of the day, losing 9-0. […]

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Charlotte defeats NC State in a game full of homers

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte defeats NC State in a game full of homers

Coming off another tournament winning weekend, Charlotte played their 13th home game in a row, against their in-state rival NC State on Wednesday, March 1. The game started at the D.L Phillips Softball Complex at 4:00 p.m. sharp, and each team brought in at least one run in the first inning. Every run the 49ers […]

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Softball clenches back-to-back invitational championships

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball clenches back-to-back invitational championships

In the last game of the Green & White Invitational, Charlotte and La Salle took the field at around 12:40 on Sunday, February 26 for the final game of the tournament. The 49ers entered the game looking for redemption after the loss they had taken from the Explorers on Friday afternoon. There was not much […]

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Charlotte Softball Dominates Day 2 of The Green & White Tournament

| February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Softball Dominates Day 2 of The Green & White Tournament

Charlotte softball played two solid games on February 25  at the D.L Phillips Softball Complex against Fairfield and Robert Morris. The 49ers were able to hold off the Stags to get their first victory of the day, ending the game with the final score of 8-5. Charlotte crushed Robert Morris for the second time this weekend […]

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Charlotte opens Green and White tournament 1-1

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte opens Green and White tournament 1-1

After winning the championship in last weekend’s First Pitch Classic, Charlotte hit the field at the D. L. Phillips Softball Complex on February 24 at 2:30 for their first game of the 2017 Green & White Tournament. The 49ers beat the Robert Morris Colonials 11-0 in their first game, but they had a devastating defeat 4-1 […]

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Softball starts strong

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball starts strong

  Charlotte softball has overcome a dismal 1-3 start with a seven-game win streak, capped off with a clean 5-0 sweep in the First Pitch Classic. The team has bounced back after opening their 2017 campaign down at the Carolina Classic in South Carolina by going 1-3. The 49ers came back to the Queen City […]

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Softball wins First Pitch Classic championship

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball wins First Pitch Classic championship

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a long weekend at the D. L. Phillips Softball Complex with a total of five games starting Friday through Sunday. The women started the weekend off strong bringing home two wins on Friday against Bowling Green with the final score of 2-0 and Bonaventure with 4-1. They then captured two close […]

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Charlotte takes both games in double header against Gardner-Webb

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte takes both games in double header against Gardner-Webb

The Charlotte 49ers (3-3) walked off against Gardner-Webb (2-7) in the first game of the double header on Wednesday at the D.L. Phillips Softball Complex, 2-1, using a 14-strikeout performance from Haley Wiseman and a shot to deep left field from Grace Beatty to take the first game. Following the win, the 49ers capped off […]

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It runs in the family

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
It runs in the family

Haley and Carson Pace took their seats across the picnic table on a partially cloudy Wednesday afternoon. The two look at each other and exchange giggles – the two’s friendship is already evident. The two are just now becoming used to seeing the other on a daily basis. The softball sisters are back in action […]

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Charlotte softball falls short in quest for conference tournament

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball falls short in quest for conference tournament

In their final conference series and home games of the season, the Charlotte 49ers (32-23, 11-13 C-USA) lost two of their three games against the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters (31-20, 12-9 C-USA), falling 6-0 and 7-4 in the Saturday doubleheader and winning 6-2 in the Sunday matinee. Needing two victories to secure their place in […]

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Charlotte softball runs wild, sweeps Middle Tennessee

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball runs wild, sweeps Middle Tennessee

For the second time this season, the Charlotte 49er softball team (31-21, 10-11 C-USA ) went on the road and swept a conference opponent, this time taking down the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (23-28, 6-15 C-USA). The 49ers’ offense proved excellent in all three victories, combining for 22 runs scored on 32 hits in […]

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Charlotte softball defeats UNC Greensboro

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball defeats UNC Greensboro

For the second week in a row, the Charlotte 49ers (28-21, 7-11 C-USA) prospered against an in-state opponent and beat the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) Spartans (29-21, 6-6 Southern) by a 7-1 score. Senior Lexi Betancourt took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and only gave up one run and three hits in the game, earning her […]

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Charlotte softball swept by No.22 Florida Atlantic

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball swept by No.22 Florida Atlantic

In a tough conference match-up against two of the best pitchers in college softball, the Charlotte 49ers (27-21, 7-11 C-USA) were swept by the Florida Atlantic Owls (41-7, 16-2 C-USA) this past weekend. The 49ers were able to rally and keep both games of Saturday’s doubleheader close, pushing the first game to extra innings, but […]

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