Tag: 49ers

49ers host Green-White game

| April 22, 2018
49ers host Green-White game

This past Saturday, the Charlotte 49ers took the field and the lights came on for the sixth annual Spring Game. This coming fall season will be Charlotte’s fourth season as an FBS level program and as a member of Conference USA. “It’s just a matter of people seeing us now for three full seasons in Division One football, so […]

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Charlotte pitching shuts down High Point

| April 18, 2018
Charlotte pitching shuts down High Point

Charlotte scored five unanswered runs to make up for an early two-run deficit to beat High Point 5-2. High Point (20-16) broke a scoreless ballgame up in the fourth getting a couple of two-out runs for a 2-0 lead. Tanner Wells drove in the first with a two-out double down the left field line. JJ […]

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Back to the lab

| April 16, 2018
Back to the lab

March Madness has just ended. Villanova won the title on the men’s side, while Notre Dame hit two consecutive buzzer beaters in the Final Four to win the title for the women. At Charlotte, the offseason women’s basketball workouts have started up, and there’s a familiar face in the gym: Tanisha Wright. However, Wright is […]

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Charlotte walks off Charleston Southern

| April 11, 2018
Charlotte walks off Charleston Southern

Charlotte (16-16) snapped their six-game losing streak tonight against Charleston Southern (11-24) with a huge walk off winning 3-2. It was a very competitive contest between the two teams, however Charlotte had some bad moments throughout the contest committing five errors. Charlotte started off the game with a bang with Reece Hampton hitting the only […]

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Walking with a purpose

| April 5, 2018
Walking with a purpose

Once again the Charlotte 49er Athletic Department put on their annual Epilepsy Stroll. This is an event that is true to the heart of the department. Deputy Athletic Director Darin Spease has a son who has battled with the disease since the age of two. Spease’s family was fortunate enough to be able to afford […]

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King of the Hill

| April 2, 2018
King of the Hill

Children often dream of being astronauts or cowboys when they are growing up. This was not the case for Mike Hill, the new 49ers Director of Athletics. Growing up in Clemson, Hill has been exposed to college athletics his whole life. “I fell in love with college sports. I discovered at an early age that […]

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Bigger than baseball

| April 1, 2018
Bigger than baseball

Disney isn’t the only place that makes dreams come true. This week, the Charlotte 49ers baseball program turned one kid’s dream into a reality. 8-year-old Xavier Clafee is battling Truncus Arteriosus, which is a rare form of heart disease. With the help of the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation, he was brought to the 49ers. The […]

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Charlotte struggles against UAB

| April 1, 2018
Charlotte struggles against UAB

Charlotte had a tough time against UAB over the weekend. While winning the first game of the series, they struggled to keep pace with their opponent for the rest of the series. Game 1: Charlotte 7, UAB 1 Game one played out like a typical Charlotte game with explosive offensive performances and stellar defense. Charlotte […]

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Charlotte falls to Carolina in last uptown game of the season

| March 28, 2018
Charlotte falls to Carolina in last uptown game of the season

The 49ers were unable to stop the Tar Heel offense uptown, falling 14-2 in their last game at BB&T Ballpark. Dominick Cammarata’s two-run homer in the fourth inning would not be enough to get the Niners going. By the end of the night, six different 49ers had taken the mound. Chase Gooding started off the […]

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Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis drops match

| March 25, 2018
Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis drops match

The Charlotte 49ers (5-10) hosted the East Carolina Pirates (12-6) on Monday, March 26. A match that could have gone either way ended up in the hands of the Pirates due to a poor performance in singles. Of the top six seeds in action, only one Charlotte 49er came up victorious in their singles match. Charlotte’s […]

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Charlotte softball avoids series sweep, snags Sunday win

| March 25, 2018
Charlotte softball avoids series sweep, snags Sunday win

Charlotte finished off their weekend at Middle Tennessee with a 1-2 record. After losing both games on Saturday, they were able to win their final game at the Blue Raiders Field on Sunday afternoon. Middle Tennessee shutout game one with a final of 2-0.During the second match-up the Niners got a few runs in, but […]

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Snapping into Spring

| March 25, 2018
Snapping into Spring

Spring has sprung which means spring practices for 49er football have started to crank up. After a dismal 1-11 season, all eyes are on Charlotte to see what will become of the program. Head Coach Brad Lambert brought in new members to the coaching staff, new recruits and a new routine. The 49ers started what […]

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Charlotte tops 4th-ranked Arkansas

| March 22, 2018
Charlotte tops 4th-ranked Arkansas

Charlotte came back from a 2-0 deficit in the second inning with a stretch of six unanswered runs to beat forth-ranked Arkansas 6-3. The win becomes the highest-ranked home win in program history. Arkansas (16-5) got the scoring started in the second on a Dominic Fletcher one-out single to right followed by a home run […]

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Hill hires mens basketball coach

| March 20, 2018
Hill hires mens basketball coach

Chancellor Phillip DuBois and Athletic Director Mike Hill have made a big move in hiring Charlotte’s new men’s basketball coach, Ron Sanchez. “I would like to thank Chancellor Dubois and Director of Athletics Mike Hill for this incredible opportunity,” Sanchez said. “I am honored and humbled that they have entrusted me with their men’s basketball […]

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