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49ers baseball’s Butler pitches complete game against Tulane

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball’s Butler pitches complete game against Tulane

In game two of what would end up being a two-game series due to the final match being cancelled due to rain, the Charlotte 49ers (11-24-1, 4-13) pitched their second complete game in three showings with Ryan Butler (3-5) helping lift Charlotte 2-1 over the Tulane Green Wave (15-22, 6-13). The Green Wave’s Richard Carthon […]

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Roberts tosses a gem, 49ers grab 2-0 win over Tulane

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Roberts tosses a gem, 49ers grab 2-0 win over Tulane

The Charlotte 49ers (10-24-1, 3-13) picked up 2-0 victory at Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium on Thursday night in a pitchers duel against their Conference USA foe the Tulane Green Wave (15-21, 6-12). Corey Roberts (1-3) got the start on the mound for the 49ers and delivered the first complete-game shutout for Charlotte this season. […]

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T.J. Nichting: New kid on the block

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
T.J. Nichting: New kid on the block

Freshman Charlotte second baseman T.J. Nichting has all of the potential to take his baseball career to next level whether it is the minor or the major leagues. Nichting was born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio. Coming from a baseball family, as his brother and father were baseball players, one might suspect that the pressure […]

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49ers softball captures wild, walk-off win against FAU

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers softball captures wild, walk-off win against FAU

The Charlotte 49ers (16-20, 7-10) softball team appeared to be on the verge of suffering a weekend series sweep at the hands of the Florida Atlantic Owls (27-21, 9-9) until Jessica Plemmons blasted a walk-off home run over the center field fence to capture a 2-1 49ers victory on Sunday afternoon. “We just stayed with it. […]

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49ers softball drop first two in series against FAU

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers softball drop first two in series against FAU

As the sun shined throughout Saturday afternoon, the 49ers (15-20, 6-10) came up short both times in a doubleheader against the Florida Atlantic Owls (27-20, 9-9). Game one was dominated by the Owls as they got on the board first with two runs in the second inning and two more in the fourth inning. Their […]

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49ers bats go quiet in 4-2 loss to Evansville

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers bats go quiet in 4-2 loss to Evansville

The Charlotte 49ers (8-21-1) baseball team couldn’t get the bats going on Sunday afternoon in a 4-2 defeat at the hands of the Evansville Purple Aces (19-11) at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. The 49ers dropped three out of four games against the Aces this weekend and the team really struggled at the plate as […]

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Defense shines, green prevails over white in spring game

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Defense shines, green prevails over white in spring game

The Charlotte 49ers football program played their second-annual green vs. white spring game on Saturday afternoon inside Jerry Richardson Stadium. The green team prevailed in the contest for the second straight year, capturing a 24-3 victory behind a defense that forced five turnovers on the day. “It’s always hard when you’re playing against yourself because […]

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In Photos: 49ers host Evansville in doubleheader for annual fireworks night

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
In Photos: 49ers host Evansville in doubleheader for annual fireworks night

Fireworks rocked the campus as the 49ers Baseball team hosted their annual fireworks night after game 2 of a doubleheader on Friday. The 49ers needed the fireworks to lift their spirits after strong pitching by the visiting Evansville Purple Aces led to a sweep with the Niners dropping both games 2-3 and 2-10. Photos by […]

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Improved offense helps lift Charlotte baseball 6-2 over USC Upstate

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Improved offense helps lift Charlotte baseball 6-2 over USC Upstate

It was a beautiful day for some baseball at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium as the Charlotte 49ers (7-18-1) hosted the Spartans from USC Upstate (10-20). The 49ers had a tremendous day at the plate as they tallied fourteen hits en route to a 6-2 victory and recording back-to-back wins for just the third time […]

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Charlotte 49ers football: ‘Bigger, faster, stronger’

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers football: ‘Bigger, faster, stronger’

Last spring, the Charlotte 49ers were putting the final touches on the first-ever football team. This spring, things are a little different around Jerry Richardson Stadium. “We’re getting bigger, faster, stronger. The offensive line looks huge,” said free safety Desmond Cooper. “It’s my last spring ball. It’s crazy, interesting. It’s crazy to see how things […]

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49ers softball sweeps Middle Tennessee 3-1, 10-5 in doubleheader

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers softball sweeps Middle Tennessee 3-1, 10-5 in doubleheader

The wind was whipping in the Queen City as the Charlotte 49ers softball team (12-15, 4-7) played host to the Blue Raiders from Middle Tennessee (7-28, 2-9) and picked up two wins in Sunday’s doubleheader. The 49ers sent Lexi Betancourt (10-8, 2.42) to the mound for the first game of the Sunday doubleheader. Betancourt recorded […]

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49ers baseball complete their second shutout win of the season against the Bulldogs

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball complete their second shutout win of the season against the Bulldogs

The Charlotte 49ers (5-16-1) carried their momentum from their victory on Tuesday to shutout in-state rival and the UNC Asheville Bulldogs (8-16) 9-0 Wednesday at Robert Mariam and Hayes Stadium. There was something different about the 49ers on Wednesday night that the fans have not seen much of this season. As the game went on, […]

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Niner Access: Final 49ers Coaches Show

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Niner Access: Final 49ers Coaches Show

Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball Head Coach Alan Major and Athletic Director Judy Rose took questions from the fans and were on hand to give their final thoughts on the last 49ers Coaches Show of the season hosted by ESPN730 on Monday night at Dave & Buster’s. Fans in attendance were encouraged to write questions to […]

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49ers baseball fall 8-5, 5-2 in Saturday’s doubleheader against the Pirates

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball fall 8-5, 5-2 in Saturday’s doubleheader against the Pirates

The Charlotte 49ers (3-16-1, 0-9) were unable to squeeze out their first conference win against the ECU Pirates (13-11, 6-3) in a doubleheader showdown to bring the series to an end Saturday afternoon at Robert Mariam & Hayes Stadium. Game one consisted of a game with a packed stadium and a game of disappointment as […]

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49ers fall 5-3 after late rally by the Pirates

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fall 5-3 after late rally by the Pirates

The 49ers gave it their all against the ECU Pirates in the first game of the series on Friday night inside Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, but came up short in the 5-3 loss. In a game that was decided by defense, the better team that was able to get hot on the mound ran […]

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For Billy Boykin, he finds his calling in coaching

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
For Billy Boykin, he finds his calling in coaching

Even though practice is canceled because of the cold March air, 49er Men’s Tennis Coach Billy Boykin still arrives at his office (albeit a little late) with a grin as large as his coffee cup. His cheeks are rosy and his kind eyes a little watery from the cold air outside. He strolls into Assistant […]

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49ers softball drops two against East Carolina

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers softball drops two against East Carolina

Going into the doubleheader, the Charlotte 49ers (9-11, 1-3 C-USA) looked to get above .500 against the East Carolina Pirates (14-7, 3-1 C-USA).  Throughout the day both teams showed a tremendous amount of spirit. Each team picked each other up when their teammates made errors and rejoiced when good plays were made giving the fans […]

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Charlotte baseball snaps 10-game losing streak in 5-4 win over VCU

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte baseball snaps 10-game losing streak in 5-4 win over VCU

The Charlotte 49ers defeated the VCU Rams 5-4 Tuesday afternoon on a walk-off two-run home run off the bat of pinch-hitter Corbin Shive. With a runner on second after a crucial error on VCU pitcher Matt Lees and a sacrifice bunt by pinch-hitter Patrick King, Shive hit a ball that sailed over the left field […]

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Photos: 49ers Baseball host Creighton in weekend series

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photos: 49ers Baseball host Creighton in weekend series

The Charlotte 49ers Baseball team hosted the Creighton Blue Jays in a three game weekend series.  Beginning a 10 game home stand after road losses at The Citadel and College of Charleston last week, the 49ers dropped game one of the series in extra innings on Friday, falling to Creighton 6-7. Saturday’s match-up extended the […]

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Communication helped lift Charlotte 49ers 74-63 over ODU

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Communication helped lift Charlotte 49ers 74-63 over ODU

For the Charlotte 49ers (15-13, 6-9), winning as of late has been a struggle, but the team found a way to make a statement 74-63 win in their final home game of the season over the Old Dominion Monarchs (14-16, 8-7) on Senior Day. Prior to the 4 p.m. tip-off, the Charlotte 49ers recognized senior […]

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