Tag: Baseball

Jarrett to join Nichting in Baltimore

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jarrett to join Nichting in Baltimore

In the 28th round of the 2017 MLB Draft Zach Jarrett is set to join T.J. Nichting with the Baltimore Orioles. Jarrett was the only 49er to go in the final day of the draft, to cap off an impressive draft for Charlotte. The four Niners selected by pro teams ties the school record, occuring […]

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Laws to the Blue Jays

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Laws to the Blue Jays

Colton Laws became the second Charlotte player to be taken in the MLB Draft Tuesday afternoon when the Toronto Blue Jays selected the pitcher in the seventh round, 219th pick overall. The right-handed starter led Conference-USA in ERA after the 2017 season with a 1.87, throwing 96.1 innings, allowing 20 earned runs and fanning 94 batters. […]

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Netzer drafted in third round by Red Sox

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Netzer drafted in third round by Red Sox

Brett Netzer became the fourth highest 49er taken in the MLB draft on Tuesday afternoon when he was selected in the third round, 101st pick overall, by the Boston Red Sox. Netzer is the first player selected this season from Conference USA. Netzer finished the 2017 season with a .342 batting average that included 16 […]

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Tournament time

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tournament time

Though classes are out for the summer, the baseball team is still hard at work. After sweeping Marshall in the final weekend of the regular season, the team qualified for the Conference USA tournaments. Baseball finished the season tied for third in a competitive C-USA, earning a four-seed behind Southern Miss, ODU and FAU. The team […]

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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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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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