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Panicco records another shutout, lifting 49ers over Winthrop

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Panicco records another shutout, lifting 49ers over Winthrop

The 14th-ranked Charlotte men’s soccer team defeated the Winthrop Eagles 2-0 on the road Tuesday night, using goals from Harrison Steadman and Matej Decovic to earn their sixth win (6-1) this season. Steadman, a junior from New Jersey, tallied his team-leading fifth goal in the eighth minute, capitalizing on a brilliant cross from Zhuvonte Wilson, […]

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Sunol-Rojas makes an impact

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sunol-Rojas makes an impact

After sitting out for a season, transfer Marco Sunol-Rojas has made his presence known on the field.  He is second in the team in goals, with three so far this season.  He also is responsible for three assists, giving him nine points total. After his father hung up the cleats of his professional soccer career […]

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Charlotte records fifth win, defeats FIU 2-1

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte records fifth win, defeats FIU 2-1

  Brandt Bronico recorded his first goal of the season in the 49ers 2-1 overtime victory against FIU.  Goalkeeper Elliot Panicco registered five saves in the match up with three coming in the first half.  The 49ers improve to 2-0 in conference play, 5-1-0 overall while the Panthers are even at 1-1 in conference, 3-4-1 […]

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Men’s soccer streak snapped, defeated by Wilmington 2-0

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer streak snapped, defeated by Wilmington 2-0

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team had their four-game winning streak snapped by UNC Wilmington, losing 2-0, on Tuesday night. The Niners came into the game ranked fifth in the nation, coming in fresh off a win against Conference-USA opponent Old Dominion. Goalkeeper Elliot Panicco and the Charlotte defense had successfully shut out every opponent […]

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Rising to the top

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Rising to the top

The men’s soccer team has hit the ground running this season, starting out 4-0-0 and they have yet to allow any goals. This is the first time the 49ers have started out 4-0 since 1998 when the squad began the season with a 5-0 run. The squad sits inside the top 10 in national polls, […]

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Men’s soccer remains flawless, defeat ODU 2-0

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer remains flawless, defeat ODU 2-0

Harrison Steadman led the charge for the 49ers in Saturday’s contest against Old Dominion claiming responsibility for the both goals of the night.  Charlotte (4-0-0) has yet to allow a goal against any opponent this season, ranking the team first in the nation for team goals against average.  The squad also sits atop the leaderboard […]

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Men’s soccer remains flawless, routes Coastal Carolina 1-0

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer remains flawless, routes Coastal Carolina 1-0

Matej Dekovic took advantage of a corner kick from Brandt Bronico, heading the ball past the Coastal Carolina goalie and giving Charlotte a 1-0 lead that they would possess for the remainder of the game.  The 49ers (3-0-0) pushed past Coastal (1-3-1) with Elliot Panicco in the goal, whom has yet to allow a goal this […]

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Brandt Bronico: Eyes on the prize

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Brandt Bronico: Eyes on the prize

The first season Brandt Bronico was on a soccer field he could be found sitting on the bench, crying.  Over ten years later Bronico now leads the 49ers men’s soccer team on and off the field. “My parents signed me up for a rec league and I cried the first whole season and sat on […]

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Soccer stays perfect behind a downpour of goals

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer stays perfect behind a downpour of goals

The No. 19-ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team (2-0-0) cruised by the Rutgers Scarlett Knights 5-0 Sunday afternoon at Transamerica Field, using another shutout from their defense and two goals from sophomore defender Callum Montgomery. After the victory, head coach Kevin Langan said, “Similarly to our last game, we were very dynamic offensively with guys […]

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Charlotte wins in home opener over Hofstra

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins in home opener over Hofstra

The No. 22-ranked Charlotte 49ers used two goals and an assist by Marco Sunol-Rojas to sprint by the Hofstra Pride 6-0 Monday night at Transamerica Field, making for an almost perfect start to their 2016 campaign. “From the first whistle we looked like a team,” said head coach Kevin Langan. “We were just desperate to […]

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Charlotte starts exhibition slate with victory over Belmont

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte starts exhibition slate with victory over Belmont

The Charlotte 49ers left Transamerica Field Tuesday night with their first victory in exhibition play 5-0, as Bronico led the way with two goals and an assist for the 49ers, backed by a strong defensive outing, showing promising signs for the 2016 season. “Some of our attacking play looked fairly good and I was very […]

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Columbus Crew select Kyle Parker 31st overall

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Columbus Crew select Kyle Parker 31st overall

The Columbus Crew selected Charlotte 49ers forward Kyle Parker with the 31st pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft Thursday evening. Parker’s advancement into Major League Soccer (MLS) follows standout 49ers, Giussi Gentile who was selected by the Chicago Fire in the 2014 MLS Waiver Draft and Donnie Smith who was selected 21st overall in the 2013 […]

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Charlotte falls to No. 1 Wake Forest in NCAA tournament

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to No. 1 Wake Forest in NCAA tournament

After an evenly fought battle through 82 minutes in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Wake Forest found the back of the net, ending Charlotte’s College Cup run Saturday, Nov. 21, evening. The 49ers men’s soccer team found themselves pitted against the No. 1 seeded team in the tournament, Wake Forest. Entering the 83rd minute, Jon Bakero gave […]

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Bronico’s late goal secures victory in NCAA tournament

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bronico’s late goal secures victory in NCAA tournament

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team welcomed the Radford Highlanders to Transamerica Field Thursday night for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Charlotte played aggressive defense from the start and held Radford to only six shots on their way to the 2-1 victory. The game was back and forth for the majority of the […]

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