Tag: Baseball

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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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 loses 2-of-3 to No.8 ECU

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball loses 2-of-3 to No.8 ECU

The Charlotte 49ers (10-6) lost 2-of-3 to the No.8-ranked East Carolina Pirates (12-4) over the weekend in Greenville, North Carolina, despite winning the first game 2-0 and then coming back from a six-run deficit in the second game to send it in to extra innings. Game 1 Colton Laws got the start Friday night against […]

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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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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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Zach Jarrett: Driven toward baseball

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Zach Jarrett: Driven toward baseball

It’s a typical mild Tuesday evening on April 26, and the Charlotte 49ers take the field for their routine pregame warmup. Hundreds of Charlotte fans stroll through the gates, some wearing green caps with the home team’s insignia stitched on the front. The overhead speakers shake to the sound of popular country music, livening the […]

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Charlotte loses two out of three in Houston

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses two out of three in Houston

The Charlotte 49ers (19-25, 8-12 C-USA) dropped the first game of the double-header on Friday against #15 Rice (27-14, 15-6 C-USA) 5-1, but bounced back later that night to win 1-0 behind dominant pitching from Colton Laws, giving Charlotte their third win against a ranked opponent this season. On Saturday, the 49ers fell 12-4 in […]

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Uptown excitement

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Uptown excitement

With the buildings of Uptown looming over the outfield, the Charlotte 49ers took the field at BB&T Ballpark for the final time Tuesday, April 5 against Winthrop. The date marked the final game in the Uptown trifecta the 49ers scheduled for the season. They first made the trip to BB&T March 8, against Georgia. Logan Sherer went […]

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Hunter Jones: Taking one for the team

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Hunter Jones: Taking one for the team

Hunter Jones elevates the phrase ‘taking one for the team’ to a national level. The sophomore infielder from Indian Trail, N.C. currently sits atop the national leader board for sacrifice bunts with 13 so far on the season. Charlotte as a team comes in at 14 in the national rankings for sacrifice bunts. The sacrifice […]

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The .300 club

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
The .300 club

“Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” This quote from the great Ted Williams was not directed at the Charlotte baseball team, but the cleat fits. The Charlotte 49ers have five players batting over .300, setting up a high-powered offense […]

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Charlotte baseball returns to Uptown

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte baseball returns to Uptown

Tuesday, March 29, Charlotte returns to Uptown for their second game in BB&T park this season. This game serves as a rematch against N.C. State and the heart-breaking Uptown loss the 49ers suffered last season against the Wolfpack. This game also serves as the 49ers first competition against a nationally-ranked program this season. N.C. State currently sits at No. […]

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