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Football announces 2018 slate

| January 23, 2018
Football announces 2018 slate

The Charlotte 49ers released the 2018 football schedule Tuesday morning. The schedule features eight opponents that traveled to bowl games last season. The team opens at home for the first three game, and closes their schedule on the road for three of their last four games. For the second time ever, the team will open […]

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Pearson’s passions

| January 23, 2018
Pearson’s passions

While she excels on the court for the Charlotte Women’s basketball team, redshirt sophomore Dara Pearson has another passion: shoes. But first, here’s where her shoes have taken her so far: During her high school days at Hampton, Pearson averaged a triple-double her senior season and surpassed the 1,000 point milestone the January of her […]

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Charlotte’s Women’s Basketball getting better with age

| January 22, 2018
Charlotte’s Women’s Basketball getting better with age

Charlotte Women’s basketball has been having one of their more difficult season. A six win, 11 loss record is nothing to post on the twitter page. After all a .35 win percentage isn’t what the great basketball teams of the NCAA normally clock in with. The Niners however have not lost faith on their season. […]

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Charlotte claims win over Clemson

| January 22, 2018
Charlotte claims win over Clemson

Charlotte 49ers (3-2) defeated the Clemson Tigers(1-1) at Lifetime Fitness in South Charlotte. Niners took four singles matches to win 4-3, including a nail-biting win from Benjamin Wayand. Clemson showed up for the doubles matches where they won two point behind two duos: Alex Favrot and Simon Baudry as well as Sam Edwards and Yizhou […]

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Charlotte runs for the record books

| January 22, 2018
Charlotte runs for the record books

Charlotte showed up and put on an exceptional performance at the Keydet Invitational hosted by VMI. The men’s team took second while the women placed third on Saturday. Stevan Vaselinovic took first place in the weight throw with a 19.34m toss leading the charge of excellent performances from the field athletes. “It was a productive […]

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Conference conundrum

| January 22, 2018
Conference conundrum

After a telling loss against ODU to open up conference play, the Niners learned some things about themselves, things that they knew they would have to work on if they were going to win games. There are a few slumps that the team is working to get out of and even in the conference losses, […]

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Jones to be first former 49er participating in Olympics

| January 21, 2018
Jones to be first former 49er participating in Olympics

Briauna Jones is making history for Charlotte Athletics as she’s become the first former student-athlete to participate in the Olympics. Jones will be a member of the women’s bobsled team for the 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea. Topping off her resume for the Charlotte program was being a member of the 2012 4×100 meter […]

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Niners unable to finish off comeback

| January 21, 2018
Niners unable to finish off comeback

Nyilah Jamison-Myers looked like her old self on the way to recording 17 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, but the Charlotte 49ers were unable to defeat the visiting Rice Owls, losing 62-55. Jamison-Myers was flanked in double-figures by Laia Raventos’ 16 points, five dimes and three steals, and Octavia Wilson’s 10 points. However, […]

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49ers fall to FIU

| January 21, 2018
49ers fall to FIU

The 49ers only had two players in double-figures, which was not enough to give Charlotte (5-13, 1-6 C-USA) a second conference win. FIU (9-11, 3-4 C-USA) dominated most of the night to beat Charlotte 79-59. Charlotte’s two players in double-figures were Jon Davis and Ryan Murphy. Davis finished with 15 points, two rebounds and three […]

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Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

| January 19, 2018
Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

With Jon Davis seemingly getting back in his own rhythm and dropping 25, the Niners had three in double figures, but this would not be enough to give Charlotte (5-12, 1-5 C-USA) a second conference win. FAU (9-9, 3-3 C-USA) would come out on top at a score of 75-64. Davis lead the 49ers with […]

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Manager madness

| January 16, 2018
Manager madness

What if I told you there was a team ranked first in the country on our campus? They can be found on the sidelines of every 49er basketball game. It’s the Charlotte 49ers manager basketball team. After weeks of games, the team is sitting atop the rankings for Manager Games, an unofficial twitter ranking. We […]

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Niners push personal records at Vulcan Invitational

| January 14, 2018
Niners push personal records at Vulcan Invitational

Tori Elbert a senior shock putter set a school record with a 15.28m at the Vulcan Invitational hosted by UAB. Elberts throw got the Charlotte women’s track team off to a good start on Saturday. Kayla Moore jumped 5.56 meters to take fourth in the long jump as Brittany Stanley ran a 5:04.18 in the […]

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Western Kentucky remains undefeated in win over Charlotte

| January 14, 2018
Western Kentucky remains undefeated in win over Charlotte

Charlotte (5-11, C-USA: 1-4) lost their third straight conference game after falling 73-63 to Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (13-5, C-USA: 5-0). Despite the scoring efforts of Jon Davis and Andrien White, who combined scored 44 of Charlotte’s 63 points, Western Kentucky remains undefeated in conference play after the win in Halton Arena. “Western Kentucky is a […]

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North Texas surges in the final minutes to beat Charlotte, 73-68

| January 14, 2018
North Texas surges in the final minutes to beat Charlotte, 73-68

Charlotte led by 11 in the first half, but could not keep the lead in a back-and-forth battle and the 49ers fell to the North Texas Mean Green 73-68. With the loss Charlotte falls to 2-2 in conference play. Laia Raventos led the team with 19 points, along with seven assists, three steals and three […]

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