Niner Nuggets- Week 13

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Series Sweep over Marshall  – It was a big weekend at the Hayes and the 4 game sweep was only a part of it. Before the double header on Saturday, Chancellor Gaber , AD Mike Hill and Director of the Academic Center Mark Verberg participated in a ceremony honoring the 49er Baseball graduates. The Niners are on the road during UNC Charlotte Commencement, so it was nice to hold a special ceremony at the Hayes recognizing their academic achievements. The graduates honored were : Todd Elwood, Colby Bruce, Carson Johnson, Jackson Boss, Ryan Czanstkowski, Jacob Whitley, Andrew Roach, Trae Starnes, Nick Turnbull, Matt Brooks, and Craig Keuchel. Congratulations to all the graduates!! Welcome to being an alumnus!!!

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Niner Nuggets- Week 9

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Four Straight C-USA Series Wins  – We are halfway through the 8 weekend Conference USA schedule and the 49ers are 14-2 in conference with 4 consecutive series wins. The 49ers only 2 losses have come in extra innings and they have identical 7-1 records at home and on the road in conference. Along the way, the Niners won 11 straight to tie a school record.

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Niner Nuggets- Week 8

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Sweeping the Sunshine State – For the second consecutive weekend the Niners earned a conference sweep over a team from Florida. This time is was 4 victories over FIU in Miami. As a result, the guys are sitting atop C-USA at 11-1, 22-9 overall.

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Niner Nuggets- Week 7

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How SWEEP it Is!! — The Niners completed a 4 -game sweep over FAU at the Hayes this past weekend. It was a very exciting series that went back and forth, and the Niners coming away with four straight wins. Three of the wins were 1-run games and the two Saturday games both featured 49er walk-offs.

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Niner Nuggets: Week 4

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It was an up and down week for the Niners as they went 1-3 on the week. After a dominating 9-0 victory over 14th ranked Tennessee on Tuesday, Charlotte dropped three highly contested games at #13 East Carolina over the weekend. The Niners now sit at 8-6 after 4 weeks of the 2021 baseball season and their current RPI is 42 with Conference USA play starting next weekend.

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Niner Nuggets: Week 2

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The Niners stayed hot by sweeping the William & Mary Tribe over the weekend by a combined score of 31-5. No need to adjust your computer monitors, folks. This is not a post about the 1998 team, this is 2021. The schedule gets incrementally tougher over the next few weeks, but so far it’s hard to critique anything about the start to the season. Things are clicking in all phases of the game right now.

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