Friday, January 3, 2014

Charlotte 49ers sign two JC players

-- The 49ers signed two players from Butler (Kan.) Community College in December:

Branden Dozier, a 6-0, 203-pound defensive back from Topeka, Kan., was second on the team with 61 tackles last season and had an interception. Nick Cook, a 6-2, 220-pound linebacker from Wichita, Kan., had 58 tackles, 2.5 sacks and 11 tackles for loss. He also had a fumble recovery, which he returned 61 yards.

Dozier and Cook played on teams that were 20-3 over the last two seasons and won two Jayhawk Conference championships. Butler was second in the final NJCAA poll in 2012 and finished sixth in 2013. They will enroll at Charlotte when classes resume this month.

-- The 49ers baseball team signed nine players for the 2015 season:

Devin Bagwell, P, Mooresville Southlake Christian; Jacob Craver, P, West Stokes; Trevor Gay, P, High Point Central; Matt Horkey, P, Jamestown Ragsdale; Josh Maciejewsk, P, Cary Panther Creek; Alon Smith, P, Hopewell; Brett Netzer, IF, Fort Mill (S.C.); Alex Reynolds, IF, Kings Mountain; Hunter Jones, P/IF, Monroe Piedmont.