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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 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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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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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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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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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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49ers win 4-3 on an Elwood walk-off in extra innings

| February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers win 4-3 on an Elwood walk-off in extra innings

It was a beautiful day for baseball in the Queen City as the Charlotte 49ers (2-1) played host to the Canisius Golden Griffins (2-3) Saturday in the second game of the three game weekend series. The game required 12 innings of play, but the 49ers were able to grab the 4-3 victory on a walk-off […]

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Butler tosses gem, 49ers shutout Canisius 6-0

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Butler tosses gem, 49ers shutout Canisius 6-0

Charlotte 49ers starting pitcher Ryan Butler made his first appearance on the mound since 2011 and he tossed a gem in the 49ers (1-1) 6-0 victory over the Canisius Golden Griffins (2-2) Friday afternoon on opening day at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. Butler (1-0), who missed much of the last three years due to […]

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Charlotte 49ers baseball steps up to the plate with four games in three days during opening weekend

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers baseball steps up to the plate with four games in three days during opening weekend

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team will open their 2014 season back in Conference USA at home inside Robert & Mariam Hayes Stadium, playing four games in just three days. The 49ers will play Youngstown State Friday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m.; the ACC’s Virginia Tech on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 12 p.m.; and then play […]

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Strong pitching and big batting: 49ers pick up another win in A-10 tournament

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Strong pitching and big batting: 49ers pick up another win in A-10 tournament

After getting off to a bit of a slow, but winning, start early on in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament, the two-seeded Charlotte 49ers (37-21) knew they needed strong pitching and a big defense to secure a spot in the championship game on Saturday. In game three of the conference tournament on Friday, the 49ers […]

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Charlotte advances to 2-0 in A-10 tournament

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte advances to 2-0 in A-10 tournament

The two-seeded Charlotte 49ers appeared much more relaxed and confident Thursday afternoon against the three-seeded Rhode Island Rams. The 49ers picked up a 5-2 win over the Rams in the second round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament. 49ers pitcher John Hamilton (6-3) put on an impressive show and tossed his second career complete game […]

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Charlotte slides past Spiders in first round of A-10 tournament

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte slides past Spiders in first round of A-10 tournament

The No. 2 seed Charlotte 49ers (35-21) secured a spot in the next round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte fans rocked their green and white inside Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium to watch the 49ers slide past the No. 7 seed Richmond Spiders (30-23) in a 6-5 victory. After a […]

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In final home game, 49ers take down High Point in extra innings

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
In final home game, 49ers take down High Point in extra innings

The Charlotte 49ers (33-19) defeated the High Point Panthers (26-27) 3-2 in the final home game of the regular season at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. In what turned out to be a battle of the bullpens, the 49ers won their ninth-straight game in 11 innings with the help of eight Charlotte pitchers. 49ers pitcher […]

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Charlotte uses walk-off to win series against Asheville

| April 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte uses walk-off to win series against Asheville

The Charlotte 49ers (18-13) were able to pick up another series win, this time against in-state rival UNC Asheville (10-24) over the weekend at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. Game One With fireworks planned for after the game, Charlotte was hoping that their bats would produce some similar firepower. They did not disappoint. UNC Asheville was […]

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Charlotte falls to Virginia Tech, 6-1, in first home night game of season

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Virginia Tech, 6-1, in first home night game of season

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team (10-5) was shut down on Tuesday night by the Virginia Tech Hokies (13-4) in a 6-1 defeat at Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium. The 49ers are currently on a three game losing streak after dropping the final two games against Kent State this past weekend. The Hokies received a dominant […]

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Charlotte 49ers earn win No. 999 after defeating Pfeiffer, 7-4

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers earn win No. 999 after defeating Pfeiffer, 7-4

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team picked up their third win (3-1) on the young season by defeating the Pfeiffer Falcons (1-10) on Thursday evening at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium by a final score of 7-4. Thursday’s win was also the 999th  (999-884-6) in the 35th year of baseball at Charlotte. The 49ers received a dominant pitching […]

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High offensive power lifts Charlotte over Delaware State, 13-7, in season opener

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
High offensive power lifts Charlotte over Delaware State, 13-7, in season opener

The Charlotte 49ers (1-0) baseball team grabbed an impressive victory over the Delaware State Hornets (0-1) on opening day at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium Friday night. The 49ers won the slugfest by a final score of 13-7 in the season opener. Delaware State came out of the gates on fire and jumped out to […]

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