Dorothy was right when she stated “There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. “There’s no place like home.” The Charlotte 49ers look to get back that winning feeling when they return home in the last home game of the season against the Wesley College Wolverines out of Delaware. The senior class will also be honored in a pre-game ceremony as well.
Charlotte 49ers (4-5) vs. Wesley College Wolverines (6-2)
Saturday, November 9th, 2013, 12:00 pm
Jerry Richardson Stadium, Charlotte, NC
Radio: Charlotte49ers.com, WGZV-AM 730 | TV: WCCB-TV
Who to watch for:
The Wolverines are a nationally ranked, Division III powerhouse having been a participant in the playoffs the last eight seasons. The Wolverines are led by safety Jared Morris and linebacker Sosthene Kapepula who were named Division III All-Americans last season. Morris is “Mr. Do Everything” for the Wolverines as he also returns kicks for the team, with an average of 17.4 yards per return. Kapepula, on the other hand, controls the field as he leads the team in interceptions with 5. Sophomore quarterback Joe Callahan (13 TD, 255.8 ypg) takes the snaps for the Wolverines.
Charlotte will win if:
–They play their game: The Niners put up over 500 yards of offense in their last contest. If they are able to effectively execute their offense this week, it should lead to a successful afternoon.
–They force turnovers: The 49ers have forced 25 takeaways on the season and with the offense having four games this season of over 500 yards, the Wolverines can ill afford to give the Niners any extra possessions.
–They run the ball effectively: RB Kalif Phillips finally broke through and had the first 100 yard rushing game on the season last week against Coastal Carolina. It seems at this point of the season the offensive line is truly gelling and look to continue their run control style of play to control the clock and the game.