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Charlotte rebound in high scoring affair

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte rebound in high scoring affair

Rebounding from a disappointing loss to Mercer, the Charlotte 49ers (2-1) bounced back impressively while scoring four goals in their win over Georgia Southern (0-3-1) Sunday afternoon. Four first half goals set the 49ers up for a defensive second half as they were able to hold off the Eagles to record a 4-3 victory at […]

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Charlotte volleyball finishes the weekend on a high note

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball finishes the weekend on a high note

In their final game of the 2015 Charlotte Invitational, the Charlotte 49ers Volleyball team (2-1) capped off an up and down weekend with their second sweep in as many days, defeating UNC Asheville three sets to none. Charlotte started the match a little sloppy, much like their match earlier in the day with USC Upstate, […]

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Charlotte volleyball falls to USC Upstate in three sets

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball falls to USC Upstate in three sets

The Charlotte 49ers hosted USC Upstate Saturday afternoon in their second game of the 2015 Charlotte Invitational and the first game of their doubleheader. Charlotte (1-1) was defeated in straight sets. The first set was a close one from the start, with Charlotte scoring four straight points to tie the game up at six. Sophmore Kaylyn Torain led […]

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Charlotte 49ers fall to reigning national champions Virginia

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers fall to reigning national champions Virginia

The No. 17 Charlotte 49ers fell 1-0 to the reigning NCAA national champions No. 2 Virginia in their season opening match Saturday night. The 49ers conceded a late first half goal off a header which proved to be the game-winner. “We’re a bit disappointed to go to Virginia to play the reigning national champions and […]

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49ers fall to Mercer on the road

| August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Mercer on the road

The Charlotte 49ers (1-1) suffered a disappointing loss to Mercer (1-2) on the road Friday night. Preseason All-American Martha Thomas scored the team’s only goal late in the second half after the 49ers were awarded a penalty kick. Her goal was not enough as Mercer topped Charlotte 2-1 in the 49ers’ road opener. “It’s a […]

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Volleyball starts season strong with win in Charlotte Invitational

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Volleyball starts season strong with win in Charlotte Invitational

Halton Arena was filled with Charlotte 49ers and Davidson fans Friday night as the two local schools went head to head in the 49ers first game of the season and their first game of the 2015 Charlotte Invitational. Charlotte (1-0), led by new head coach Karen Weatherington, swept the Wildcats in straight sets for their […]

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49ers erupt in second half to sink Chanticleers

| August 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers erupt in second half to sink Chanticleers

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team exploded in the second half, scoring three goals on their way to their first victory of the regular season. Four different players contributed in this afternoon’s scoring to break a halftime deadlock with Coastal Carolina at Transamerica Field. Charlotte opened up the scoring only seven minutes into the game through […]

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49ers top Elon with late goal

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers top Elon with late goal

The 17th-ranked Charlotte 49ers rallied behind a late headed goal from Maclean Holbrook to knock off Elon 1-0 in their first exhibition of the season. “We were focused on the performance tonight over the result. We had a great spell in the first third of the game, we were scrappy throughout the second and got […]

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Freshmen shine in 49ers exhibition win

| August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Freshmen shine in 49ers exhibition win

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team began their season in a pleasing way on Aug. 15 with a home win in an exhibition against Georgie State. The 49ers topped the Panthers in a high scoring affair led by Martha Thomas and freshman Megan McCallister. Two other 49ers added goals, while three other players added assists […]

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49ers set to defend Conference-USA regular season title

| August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers set to defend Conference-USA regular season title

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team, picked to repeat as regular season Conference-USA champions this fall, open up the new season this weekend with a home exhibition matchup against in-state rivals Elon. Ranked 17th in the preseason national polls, Charlotte has nine returning starters from last year’s national championship contending team. The 49ers have qualified […]

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Women’s soccer unveils 12 new faces ahead of 2015 campaign

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer unveils 12 new faces ahead of 2015 campaign

The 2015 Charlotte women’s soccer campaign is underway after the ladies began preseason last week in preparation for the start of the season this upcoming weekend. Headlining Charlotte’s preseason is the introduction of 12 new faces to the team as they look to pair with seven returning starters to build on last year’s success. Entering […]

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Interview and a game of HORSE with Braxton Ogbueze

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Interview and a game of HORSE with Braxton Ogbueze

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team did not meet expectations last season, in which they were picked to finish third in the pre-season Conference USA rankings. Fast forward to May, and things are very different around the program. Alan Major and his staff were let go, making room for the splashy hire of former NBA great, […]

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Logan sherer lifts Niner baseball to fourth straight victory

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Logan sherer lifts Niner baseball to fourth straight victory

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team continued their winning ways on Tuesday night, capturing a 9-5 victory over Gardner-Webb inside Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium. Sophomore Logan Sherer blasted a grand slam and delivered a career-high five RBIs to propel the Niners to their fourth consecutive win. “We really have a lot of respect for Gardner-Webb,” […]

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Niner baseball sweeps UAB on the road

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niner baseball sweeps UAB on the road

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team was in Birmingham, Ala. this weekend for a three-game series against the Blazers of UAB. The 49ers escaped with a three game sweep in a wild trio of contests. Charlotte was able to grab a 6-0 victory in the first game Friday night behind a strong performance from starting pitcher […]

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Charlotte softball goes 1-2 in weekend duel

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte softball goes 1-2 in weekend duel

The Charlotte 49ers softball team competed in a three-game series this weekend at Western Kentucky. Friday evening’s game ended in a disappointing 1-0 loss for Charlotte. Both teams struggled offensively the whole game. Chelsea Lisikatos was the lone 49er with a hit in game one. The only run of the game was scored in the […]

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Geoghegan pitches complete game, Niners win 6-0

| April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Geoghegan pitches complete game, Niners win 6-0

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team snapped a six-game losing skid with a dominant 6-0 victory over the UAB Blazers on Friday night. The Niners handed the ball to southpaw Sean Geoghegan, who controlled the game from start to finish dealing his first complete-game shutout. Geoghegan (5-3) allowed just six hits in the series opener, fanning […]

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Off-season transfers create turmoil for Charlotte basketball

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Off-season transfers create turmoil for Charlotte basketball

College basketball programs shift and change every off-season. Once they play their last game, transfers and new recruits start to go into and out of the program. In Charlotte’s case, there has been an abundance of transfers leaving the Queen City over the past couple of years. Ever since Alan Major took over, players have […]

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Niners fall 6-1 against Wake Forest for sixth-straight loss

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners fall 6-1 against Wake Forest for sixth-straight loss

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team dropped their sixth consecutive game on Tuesday night as in-state rival Wake Forest escaped Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium with a 6-1 victory. The Demon Deacons needed just 99 total pitches from three hurlers to dispose of the Niners and sweep the season series between the two teams. Wake Forest […]

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49ers Track & Field finds success at Charlotte Invitational

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers Track & Field finds success at Charlotte Invitational

The Charlotte 49ers track & field team hosts a few outdoor meets per season, which is one of the biggest advantages you can possibly have when competing. There’s nothing better than doing your event at the same venue that you practice at. The Niners finished strong in the Charlotte Invitational, hosted at the Belk Track and Field […]

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Spring game shines light on 2015 Charlotte 49ers

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spring game shines light on 2015 Charlotte 49ers

Niner Nation flocked to Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday night to witness not only the 2015 spring game, but also the first ever 49ers football game played under the lights. Fans in the Queen City got a good look at the 2015 edition of the Charlotte 49ers as the Green team beat the White squad […]

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