OrthoCarolina Sponsors Battle for the Hornets’ Nest Game
Charlotte Sports Properties & Davidson Sports Properties are proud to partner with OrthoCarolina to present the 2021 Battle for the Hornets’ Nest on Tuesday, November 30th at 7 p.m.
This year’s game, which will be played at Charlotte’s Halton Arena, will be the 48th men’s basketball game between the Davidson Wildcats and Charlotte 49ers. Charlotte leads the all-time series, 30-17.
The Hornets’ Nest series began in the 1978-79 season. Charlotte won the 2020 Battle for the Hornets’ Nest Trophy, 63-52, inside John M. Belk Arena to win the Hornets’ Nest Trophy for the second straight year. Following the game, the winning team will be presented with the Hornets’ Nest trophy to remain on their campus for the year.
Chris Clunie, Director of Athletics for the Davidson Wildcats, said, “Our strategic partnership with OrthoCarolina embodies a holistic and impactful approach to the care of our scholar-athletes. We appreciate their support of our annual cross county rivalry game and we are excited to return to Halton Arena this year in front of the passionate fans of both teams.”
Mike Hill, Director of Athletics for the Charlotte 49ers also said, “Our partnership with OrthoCarolina is integral to what we do as an athletic department from top to bottom. We are grateful for their sponsorship of this game and their investment in our student-athletes. The excitement is palpable and we’re incredibly excited to host the Wildcats and a great crowd inside Halton Arena on Tuesday night.”
OrthoCarolina is the official orthopedic team physician of Charlotte 49ers Athletics and Davidson Wildcat Athletics, as well as one of the nation’s leading independent academic orthopedics practices serving North Carolina and the Southeast since 1922. They have over 130 surgeons at more than 25 locations to conveniently serve patients. OrthoCarolina. You. Improved.