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Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

The Niners (1-1) were unable to comeback in their road game at Oklahoma State and lost the game 83-65. The loss seemed to be a combination of failing to knock down as many shots and preventing the Cowboys (2-0) from doing so, as well as the Niners could have. With any loss comes experiences to […]

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Racing to the finish

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Racing to the finish

Charlotte Cross Country consists of many incredible athletes whose hard work sometimes gets overlooked. Several of these athletes as well as their coaches have continuously proven this season especially, why that is changing. With Conference USA honors, top finishes by both teams including a championship title, as well as an individual title at both the […]

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Charlotte unable to clinch championship title

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to clinch championship title

Charlotte (8-5-6) fell to ODU in the Conference USA Conference Championship at a score of 1-0. A very well contended game consisted of tough defenses throughout the entirety of play, but would not be enough for the Niners to push through and even up the score or get a win. In the 28th minute, Niko […]

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Charlotte moves past No. 8 in the nation FIU; earns shot at championship title

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte moves past No. 8 in the nation FIU; earns shot at championship title

The Charlotte 49ers (8-4-6) are on to the championship match after sailing past a formerly unbeaten and top-10 ranked FIU (11-1-4). They are hoping to continue their impressive postseason performance and grab the program its first championship title in four years, being the seventh in program history. FIU took the lead at 1-0 early on […]

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Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

Charlotte (19-10, 6-7 C-USA) beat UTSA for the first time 3-1 to get a bid into the conference tournament next week, through quite an incredible performance. Yumi Garcia, with 19 digs in that match broke a school record to both make history for herself and for her team. In just the seventh rally of the […]

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Niners beat New Mexico; move on to semi-finals

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners beat New Mexico; move on to semi-finals

Fourth seed Charlotte (7-4-6) is making their way through the Conference USA tournament. The Niners beat fifth seed New Mexico (8-6-4) in the quarterfinals by way of a penalty kick from Callum Montgomery. The lone goal was scored off of a penalty kick taken by Montgomery, but it was quite a play that would result […]

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Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

After his performance against Kentucky on Saturday, redshirt junior Daniel Bruce was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, for the 2nd time in his career. Bruce was awarded his first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week last season was earned through a game-winning goal over No. 3 Clemson. Bruce spent his first year […]

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Championship run ends in a loss for Niners in PK shootout

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Championship run ends in a loss for Niners in PK shootout

Last season, Charlotte ended their fight for a championship title with another PK shootout and were able to turn that into a deserved win. Unfortunately in this season’s championship game, after 110 minutes of battling for a scoreless game, the Niners would enter a PK shootout yet again, this time against North Texas. This year, […]

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5 Niners earn C-USA Honors

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Niners earn C-USA Honors

This season’s Conference USA honors have been awarded and on the lists are Charlotte 49ers Meredith Hamby, Abby Stapleton, Megan Greene, Kelley Suggs, and Martha Thomas. Meredith Hamby and Abby Stapleton were added to the All-Conference USA Freshman team, marking the second-straight season that two Charlotte players were placed on the freshman team. It is […]

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The final quarter

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
The final quarter

Hudson Price, Corey Bias, and Austin Ajukwa have each reached their final season of college basketball and they are certainly hoping to make their senior year the greatest they’ve seen. Price, a 6’7” guard from Orlando, Florida who just happens to be the coach’s son, transferred from TCU for the 2015-2016 season and would sit […]

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Niners best Panthers 2-3

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners best Panthers 2-3

After heading into overtime for the fourth straight home game, Dean Rutherford found the net in the 92nd minute and the Niners pulled out a 4-3 win over Georgia State. Four Charlotte (6-4-4) players were able to score against the Panthers (9-5-1), Daniel Bruce, Teddy Chaouche, Tommy Madden and Rutherford. “We scored four good goals […]

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Another draw for the Niners

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Another draw for the Niners

Before the match began, seniors Sean Bowman, Banks Fisher, Marco Sunol-Rojas and Zhuvonte Wilson were honored for their senior night. Less than four minutes after coming into the game, Ryan Spaulding scored his second goal of the season in the 30th minute of play for Charlotte’s only goal of the game. After 110 minutes of […]

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Winning games and building a culture

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Winning games and building a culture

In any sport and on every team, there are firsts and there are lasts and the seniors of Charlotte Women’s Soccer are experiencing some of these this fall. There is always a first game, a first goal and a first time playing a certain position or against a particular team. There will be last goals, […]

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49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

Charlotte (5-4-3) controlled the game extremely well for the larger part of the game, forcing fifth ranked Louisville (10-1-3) to remain at Transamerica for extra time, but lost to the Cardinals 1-0 in overtime. “I’m really proud of the guys, the effort was fantastic. We took a good team down to the wire and we […]

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