Saturday, May 2, 2009

49ers top La Salle to open weekend series

Charlotte's baseball team hit three home runs and sophomore starting pitcher Joe Yermal pitched into the ninth in the 49ers' 8-2 victory to open an Atlantic 10 weekend series against visiting La Salle.

The Niners (27-16, 11-8) have won 10 of their past 11 conference games. Charlotte is in a tie for third with Xavier in the Atlantic 10. Yermal picked up his league-leading seventh win of the season (7-2).

-- Observer News Services