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The making of a leader

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The making of a leader

After coming off a six goal season where he helped the 49ers claim a Conference USA title, 5’6 mid-fielder Daniel Bruce is ready to take his new leadership role in stride. Sporting the renowned number #10 on his jersey this season, Bruce knows what is expected of him. “With Luke and Brandt, both two massive […]

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49ers tie Phoenix in overtime

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers tie Phoenix in overtime

The Charlotte 49ers (2-1-1) were unable to secure a win over Elon (3-0-2), finishing play with a 1-1 draw in double overtime. A goal by Teddy Chaouche in the 32nd minute of play, through the effort of Joe Brito with a cross from inside the box to Daniel Bruce who then kicked the ball back […]

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Niners win within ten

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win within ten

Charlotte 49ers opened their conference season play Saturday with a 1-0 win against Marshall at Transamerica stadium. Teddy Chaouche crossed the ball to Callum Montgomery who headed over the Marshall defense. After bicycle kick from the Charlotte forward didn’t fall, Daniel Bruce was there for the put back giving him his first goal of the […]

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Charlotte falls on the road

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls on the road

After a cancelled game against UCF last Friday, the 49ers seemed fully rested and ready for their match against Coastal Carolina, but it was a tale of two halves for the Niners. After jumping out to an early 1-0 lead against the Chanticleers, they then got off rhythm and were defeated 3-2 by Coastal. Charlotte […]

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Niners win in the final minutes

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win in the final minutes

The Charlotte men’s soccer team opened their home season with a 1-0 victory over the Winthrop Falcons Saturday at TransAmerica stadium in a long fought defensive battle. The 15th ranked 49ers have now won 10 of their last 11 home openers. “I think there are a lot of positives that we can take away from this […]

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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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