RSSSoftball

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte softball dominates against mistake-prone App State

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball dominates against mistake-prone App State

On a beautiful afternoon at Phillips Softball Complex, the Charlotte 49ers softball team (27-18, 7-8 C-USA) came out on top against in-state foe Appalachian State (9-37, 2-13 Sun Belt), winning 8-0 in five innings. Haley Wiseman pitched for the 49ers, giving senior Lexi Betancourt the day off, and tossed a prosperous game for her 11th win of […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte softball takes two against WKU

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball takes two against WKU

The Charlotte 49ers (26-18, 7-8 C-USA) showed their potential and won 2-of-3 games against the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers (16-21, 7-8 C-USA) over the weekend. The two Charlotte wins came in Saturday’s doubleheader, featuring the dominant pitching from Lexi Betancourt in game one and opportune hitting throughout the 49ers lineup in game two. With the two wins on […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte softball battles, falls to UNC

| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball battles, falls to UNC

In their first game back at home in two weeks, the Charlotte 49ers (24-17, 5-7 C-USA) lost 8-5 in eight innings to the North Carolina Tar Heels (23-19, 7-8 ACC). The 49ers offense continued their momentum from this past weekend by racking up 12 hits during the game, including two each from Emma Ocker, Bailey Rhoney […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte softball dominates, sweeps Marshall

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball dominates, sweeps Marshall

For the first time since 2002, the Charlotte 49ers softball team (24-16) dominated all weekend and picked up a series sweep in conference play, winning all three games over the Marshall Thundering Herd (20-20). Led by strong pitching from senior Lexi Betancourt and sophomore Haley Wiseman. Along with productive hitting throughout the lineup, the 49ers never […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte softball splits doubleheader with Furman

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball splits doubleheader with Furman

The Charlotte 49ers (21-16) split a road doubleheader against the Furman Purple Paladins (19-20) on Wednesday, April 6, in Greenville, S.C. Coming off their bye weekend in conference play, the 49ers softball team came out sluggish, losing the first game, but got the offense rolled again to pick up the win in game two. The […]

Continue Reading

Getting to know Lizzy Birch

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Getting to know Lizzy Birch

There’s few players in the conference better at reaching base than Lizzy Birch. The freshman ranks sixth in Conference USA with an impressive .481 on-base percentage (26 hits and 21 walks) through 34 games played. Avid Charlotte softball fans have come accustom to seeing Birch on base but how well does Niner Nation know the […]

Continue Reading

Charlotte softball falls in mid-week matchup against South Carolina

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball falls in mid-week matchup against South Carolina

The Charlotte 49ers (20-15) lost to the South Carolina Gamecocks (25-9) by a score of 13-2 in five innings on Wednesday, March 30. Sophomore Bailey Rhoney mustered the only two hits for the 49ers in the game, although a few walks in the fifth inning helped bring in Charlotte’s two runs. Charlotte kept it scoreless […]

Continue Reading

49ers sweep Winthrop in double-header

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers sweep Winthrop in double-header

Charlotte 49ers softball (20-14) recorded their 19th and 20th win of the season Tuesday, March 29 outscoring Winthrop over two games. The 49ers defeated the Eagles 2-0 and 9-1 respectively. “A lot of positive things happened today,” coach Aimee DeVos said of the wins. “We had nice and strong pitching performances and the offense was […]

Continue Reading