Veronica Shoemaker

Veronica Shoemaker is a freshman at UNC Charlotte from Livonia Michigan. She packed up her life and moved down to North Carolina to chase a career in NASCAR. She is a Communications major with minors in Spanish and Journalism, a huge sports fan, and a writer for the Niner Times sport section. Even though she moved to Charlotte, she still cheers on her Detroit Red Wings every week.

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The 49ers pick up another victory on the road

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers pick up another victory on the road

The men’s soccer team took a trip down to Florida Atlantic University and put the Owls in their place Saturday night by snatching up a 3-1 victory. With impressive goals by Daniel Bruce, Teddy Chaouche and Ryan Spaulding, the Niners were able to extend their record to (5-3-3) and (2-1-2) in conference play. The first […]

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Charlotte falls to Old Dominion at home

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Old Dominion at home

After coming off a tie game against UAB on Tuesday night, Charlotte took the field Friday to play Old Dominion. Despite an early 1-0 lead in the first half, the 49ers (3-3-3, C-USA 1-1-2) lost 2-1 to the Monarchs (7-1-2, C-USA 4-0-0) at home. Charlotte scored their first and only goal of the game in […]

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34: The number to look out for

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
34: The number to look out for

  The 2017 season has been a dream come true for Jeff Gemmell. After finding success in his new position and becoming a new leader for the 49ers, number 34 is definitely one to get familiar with. The spring game this past April was Charlotte’s first time hitting the field without all of the 2017 […]

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Charlotte Volleyball Shuts Down UAB with a 3-1 Win

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Volleyball Shuts Down UAB with a 3-1 Win

The 49ers walked away with a 3-1 victory in Alabama when they played against the UAB Blazers Friday night. The Niners are now 5-0 in on the road matches this season and 2-1 in conference play. Charlotte and UAB started out the first set pretty even until Charlotte broke away from a 10-10 tie on […]

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Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

Charlotte volleyball hosted The Herd at the Dale F. Halton Arena Friday night where the 49ers served up a 3-1 victory. Marshall had won six of the last seven match-ups against Charlotte, but the Niners were not intimidated when they hit the court. Charlotte entered the match with a 10-game win streak, looking to add another […]

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Haley Wiseman is Pitch Perfect

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Haley Wiseman is Pitch Perfect

On Friday, Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m., history was made at the D.L. Phillips Softball Complex. It wasn’t the highest scoring game by the Charlotte 49ers, nor was it the most intense softball game held in the complex. It was, however,  a huge day for junior pitcher, Haley Wiseman. Not only did she throw a no-hitter […]

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Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a disappointing weekend, being swept by conference foe Marshall in three games. The first game on Saturday started out promising, but ended with the Herd (20-4, 6-0 C-USA) taking home the close victory of 2-3 in the last inning. The 49ers (16-13, 1-5 C-USA) fell yet again to their […]

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Charlotte defeats NC State in a game full of homers

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte defeats NC State in a game full of homers

Coming off another tournament winning weekend, Charlotte played their 13th home game in a row, against their in-state rival NC State on Wednesday, March 1. The game started at the D.L Phillips Softball Complex at 4:00 p.m. sharp, and each team brought in at least one run in the first inning. Every run the 49ers […]

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Softball clenches back-to-back invitational championships

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball clenches back-to-back invitational championships

In the last game of the Green & White Invitational, Charlotte and La Salle took the field at around 12:40 on Sunday, February 26 for the final game of the tournament. The 49ers entered the game looking for redemption after the loss they had taken from the Explorers on Friday afternoon. There was not much […]

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Charlotte Softball Dominates Day 2 of The Green & White Tournament

| February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Softball Dominates Day 2 of The Green & White Tournament

Charlotte softball played two solid games on February 25  at the D.L Phillips Softball Complex against Fairfield and Robert Morris. The 49ers were able to hold off the Stags to get their first victory of the day, ending the game with the final score of 8-5. Charlotte crushed Robert Morris for the second time this weekend […]

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Charlotte opens Green and White tournament 1-1

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte opens Green and White tournament 1-1

After winning the championship in last weekend’s First Pitch Classic, Charlotte hit the field at the D. L. Phillips Softball Complex on February 24 at 2:30 for their first game of the 2017 Green & White Tournament. The 49ers beat the Robert Morris Colonials 11-0 in their first game, but they had a devastating defeat 4-1 […]

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Softball wins First Pitch Classic championship

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball wins First Pitch Classic championship

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a long weekend at the D. L. Phillips Softball Complex with a total of five games starting Friday through Sunday. The women started the weekend off strong bringing home two wins on Friday against Bowling Green with the final score of 2-0 and Bonaventure with 4-1. They then captured two close […]

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All eyes on Ajukwa

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
All eyes on Ajukwa

It is safe to say that Austin Ajukwa is no longer considered the “new guy” on the team, especially after the performance he gave against the FIU Panthers Saturday, Feb. 4th.  Backed behind a 30-point, 11-rebound game from Ajukwa, Charlotte brought home a win with the final score of 95-80. Ajukwa and Jon Davis were […]

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