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Baseball Sweeps FIU, Wins 8th-Straight, Sit in Solo 1st in East Division

MIAMI, Fla. – After a first inning run, the fourth-straight game in which Charlotte baseball tallied a run in the opening frame, a five-spot in the second followed as the 49ers picked up a 9-5 win at FIU to complete their second-straight four-game sweep in Conference USA play. With the victory, the Niners move into sole possession of first place in the league's east division at 11-1, the best overall in C-USA.

Charlotte (22-9, 11-1) got on the board in the opening inning at FIU for the fourth-straight game as Carson Johnson got things going with a one-out single before a Gino Groover replaced him with a fielder's choice at first.