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Work to be done for 49ers Football

| November 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Work to be done for 49ers Football

The college football regular season is coming to a close in 2017. Some teams will be continuing their season through bowl games or the College Football Playoffs. Teams that failed to win six or more games this year are officially done. Charlotte football finished with a 1-11 record after a loss to Florida Atlantic University […]

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Niners drop emotional final regular season game to FAU

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop emotional final regular season game to FAU

It was an emotional day at the Halton Arena on Nov. 11 as three seniors (Janell Sparks, Tatyana Thomas, Kaylyn Torain) played in their final home game. The Niners (19-11, 6-8) took on the Florida Atlantic Owls (18-8, 9-5) in a morning match to end the regular season. Charlotte constantly gave up early leads to […]

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Digging for gold

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Digging for gold

From Brazil, to Bethel University and finally the 49ers Volleyball team, Yumi Garcia has had a major impact on those around her on and off the court. Coming from a different country has not stopped Garcia one bit. “Yumi moved away from home to play volleyball when she was 16 and that helped show just […]

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Niners team effort keeps C-USA tournament chances alive

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners team effort keeps C-USA tournament chances alive

With only four games left in the regular season, the Niners find themselves close to a Conference USA tournament bid. On Nov. 3, Charlotte traveled to Louisiana Tech (7-19, 2-10 C-USA) to take on the Bulldogs in a night time game. Charlotte took down the Bulldogs easily in three sets behind a strong team effort. […]

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Sparks career high not enough, 49ers fall to FAU

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sparks career high not enough, 49ers fall to FAU

Charlotte Volleyball (15-5, 2-2) traveled to Florida Atlantic University (10-5, 1-2) to play in their fourth Conference USA match of the season on Oct. 1. 49ers Senior Janell Sparks had a personal best in kills with 25, but the team was unable to get the road victory against the Owls dropping the match 1-3. As […]

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Special teams errors haunt 49ers: FIU gets comeback win at home

| October 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
Special teams errors haunt 49ers: FIU gets comeback win at home

Charlotte Football flew down to Miami, Florida to play their first Conference USA game of the season against Florida International University Saturday night. Coming off the program’s first ever shutout loss, the 49ers were looking to grab their first win of the season. After a dominant first half which featured four touchdowns by Charlotte quarterback […]

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49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

Charlotte’s 11-game win streak was ended on Sept. 24 after falling to Western Kentucky in three sets. Both teams headed into the game with 14 wins and each had a victory against a conference opponent. The 49ers played hard against a team they have not defeated in three years, but were again unable to get […]

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49ers Football struggling early in 2017

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Football struggling early in 2017

With the first two weeks of college football complete, the Charlotte 49ers hold an 0-2 record and the team has struggled to find a rhythm on offense and defense. The first week of the season saw the 49ers travel to Eastern Michigan to take on the Eagles. Quarterback Hassan Klugh flashed his dual-threat potential with […]

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49ers awarded both Conference USA player of the week honors

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers awarded both Conference USA player of the week honors

Charlotte volleyball swept the Conferencee USA weekly awards. Tatyana Thomas and Yumi Garcia were named offensive and defensive player of the week respectively for Aug. 27 through Sept. 2. This was the first time Thomas had been named a conference player of the week in her collegiate career. Her week started with season high’s as […]

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49ers volleyball splits opening weekend

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball splits opening weekend

Charlotte was the host site of an opening weekend NCAA volleyball tournament held at the Dale F. Halton Arena. The Charlotte Invitational consisted of four games played over the course of Aug. 25 and 26. 49ers Volleyball faced off against South Carolina State and Southern Utah on the first day. Day two held matches against Belmont […]

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