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Men’s soccer returns to the field

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer returns to the field

For the past two seasons, the men’s soccer program has fallen in the second round of the NCAA tournament. This season, they look to break their trend and that pursuit begins on Aug. 15 when the squad plays the first of their two exhibition games. As the new season begins, junior Callum Montgomery keeps the […]

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A year in review

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A year in review

The 2016-2017 school year was one for the books for Charlotte athletics. Take a look back at some of the highlights for the various teams. Football Entering into the 2016 season, the Charlotte 49ers’ football team had a 10-game losing streak on their backs. This was extended to 11 games after falling 70-14 against a […]

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Soccer sweeps superlatives

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer sweeps superlatives

Even after their jerseys are hung up after the conclusion of the season, both men’s and women’s soccer teams still shine in post-season awards. Callum Montgomery became the fifth Charlotte player to be named an Academic All-American, as voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).  The Biology major currently sports a 4.0 […]

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49ers eliminated from NCAA tournament after loss to Virginia Tech

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers eliminated from NCAA tournament after loss to Virginia Tech

In the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Charlotte men’s soccer team fell 3-2 to an unranked Virginia Tech team.  The 49ers (12-4-2) entered the tournament a 10 seed and received  a bye for the first round. During the first half the 49ers seemed to have found their stride.  Daniel Bruce netted a rebound […]

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Charlotte clinches national seed in NCAA Tournament

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte clinches national seed in NCAA Tournament

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team made the NCAA tournament, this time as the tenth seed in the nation. The 49ers will have the benefit of a first-round bye and will await the winner of Virginia Tech and ETSU to see who their first opponent will be in the postseason. The men’s program has been […]

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Men’s soccer loses to New Mexico in C-USA tournament

| November 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer loses to New Mexico in C-USA tournament

The No. 5-ranked Charlotte 49ers were unable to complete a late two-goal comeback against New Mexico Friday night, falling 2-1 in the Conference USA Championship semifinal. Daniel Bruce recorded the 49ers only goal, his fifth goal of the season. The first half started off a bit slow but fired up more in the second half […]

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In-State match-up ends In overtime draw

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
In-State match-up ends In overtime draw

It took 110 minutes and double overtime to decide the outcome of this in-state match-up. The fifth-ranked Charlotte 49ers (11-2-2, 6-1-0 C-USA) finished their final regular season home game against Appalachian State (5-7-4) with a 1-1 draw. Appalachian State opened the game off in a heavy attack, pressuring Charlotte’s defense early in the match. The […]

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Men’s soccer salutes seniors

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer salutes seniors

This weekend the soccer team laced up and honored the five seniors on the team. After the pregame ceremony, the players delivered on the field and defeated FAU and took sole ownership of the number one slot in conference. Here’s a closer look at the seniors on the team. Matej Decovic Decovic, originally from Zagreb, […]

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Men’s soccer captures win over FAU on senior night

| October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer captures win over FAU on senior night

The eighth-ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 4-0 Saturday night at Transamerica Field on senior night, as the five seniors led the way on offense and defense, dominating in front of their home crowd for one of the last times. Before the game, Charlotte honored seniors Brandt Bronico, Mark Sloan, Luke […]

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49ers in sole possession of first place after win over Gamecocks

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers in sole possession of first place after win over Gamecocks

The eighth-ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team defeated the 25th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks 2-1 Wednesday night on the road, behind goals from Maxi Rodriguez and Matej Dekovic, beating yet another top-25 team. The Niners are now in sole possession of first place in the Conference USA standings, just ahead of USC and Kentucky. “This was […]

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Niners, Bronico Burn Blazers

| October 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Niners, Bronico Burn Blazers

The temperature fell all across the southeast on Saturday night, but nevertheless, the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team continued their hot streak. An offensive onslaught and a hat-trick performance by senior Brandt Bronico propelled the Niners to a 5-0 win over the UAB Blazers (6-6-3, C-USA 2-3-1). The game was physical and chippy from the […]

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No. 9 ranked men’s soccer ties 0-0 with Virginia Tech

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
No. 9 ranked men’s soccer ties 0-0 with Virginia Tech

The ninth-ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team tied with 23rd-ranked Virginia Tech 0-0 Tuesday night in Blacksburg, Virginia, led by Charlotte’s stout defense, recording their seventh shutout this season. “Tough game against a good team on the road,” head coach Kevin Langan said. “Both defenses were on top for most of the game. We were […]

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Bruce, Niners tame No. 3 Tigers 1-0

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bruce, Niners tame No. 3 Tigers 1-0

The Tigers, who were ranked No. 3 in the nation prior to the game, battled back and forth with the Niners. The game became physical early on, as the two teams traded fouls, and Charlotte was assessed a yellow card in the 13th minute. Clemson knocked on the doorstep near the end of the first […]

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Niners outlast Lobos, 2-1

| October 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Niners outlast Lobos, 2-1

A week after dropping  a hard fought battle to No. 20 Kentucky, the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team bounced back in a big way against New Mexico at Transamerica Field. Senior midfielder Brandt Bronico attacked the Lobos early and often. The Lobos were no match for the attack, as they committed four penalties during the […]

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