Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Notes from 49ers' baseball win over Wake

Here are some notes from Charlotte's 6-4 baseball win over Wake Forest on Tuesday night. Charlotte (26-8) looks to tie a school record for consecutive home wins (17) when it hosts N.C. Central at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

NOTES: Charlotte is outscoring opponents 54-22 in the eighth inning this season overall (48-17 in 26 home games)… The Niners have scored five or more runs in 23 of 26 home games this season, with a 22-1 home mark when scoring at least five … Charlotte is averaging 10.9 runs per home game this season… Charlotte has not lost a game when leading or trailing after eight innings this season (25-0).

In addition, Charlotte is tied with Georgia Tech for the third-longest active home winning streak in the country … The Niners’ .765 winning percentage puts them in the Top 20 in the nation … Charlotte is receiving votes in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll, the sixth-straight year that the team has received votes in a national poll.

4 comments:

Jeff said...

Very entertaining baseball team ! Those who don't come out to the games are missing a treat !

Anonymous said...

The Niners are absolutely awesome!!! Jeff's totally right this team needs your support Charlotte. Come out to a great stadium, great atmosphere and great team. UH-HUH!!!!!!

J said...

For the first few years, it looked like coach Hibbs had came to Charlotte but left all his recruiting and coaching ability at Wichita State. But the last couple years have been fantastic.

I hope we can make the NCAAs and actually win a series this year - or even better, a road trip to Omaha!

Anonymous said...

Umm.....J....

Hibbs won a conference championship his first 3 yrs here 1993, 94, 95.