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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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Racing to the gold mine

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Racing to the gold mine

Many students grow up having a dream school, and for Carson Poindexter of Huntersville, NC that school is UNC Charlotte. Carson, who graduated from Lake Norman Charter this past spring has always wanted to be a 49er and this fall he will finally get to be one. When asked about his love for the University […]

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Thomas Awarded C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Thomas Awarded C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

Martha Thomas was named Conference USA offensive player of the week for the week of Sept. 4. This is the first award of the regular season for the Niners, but it’s not the first for Thomas. This marks the third times she has won this award and also makes her the third player in program history […]

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49ers awarded both Conference USA player of the week honors

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers awarded both Conference USA player of the week honors

Charlotte volleyball swept the Conferencee USA weekly awards. Tatyana Thomas and Yumi Garcia were named offensive and defensive player of the week respectively for Aug. 27 through Sept. 2. This was the first time Thomas had been named a conference player of the week in her collegiate career. Her week started with season high’s as […]

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Denny Hamlin salvages Darlington win

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Denny Hamlin salvages Darlington win

With just over 50 laps to go in Sunday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, Denny Hamlin had seemingly thrown away his chances at victory. Hamlin, playing a risky strategy game, stayed out on the race track longer than the rest of the front-runners in order to ensure that he would have enough fuel to finish the […]

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NASCAR community helping Harvey relief

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
NASCAR community helping Harvey relief

While Texas continues to re-group after one of the largest natural disasters in the country’s recent history, the NASCAR community has decided to step in and help. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 26th, and has since flooded and ruined the lives’ of many in and around the Houston, TX area. Ahead of one NASCAR’s […]

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Niners lose in season opener, 24-7

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose in season opener, 24-7

The Charlotte 49ers (0-1) dropped their season-opening contest to the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-0), 24-7 at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich. The Niners are now on a four-game losing skid that began last season against Rice. Charlotte began the game on a positive note, stopping the Eagles on their first offensive possession with a fumble recovered by […]

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Back at it

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Back at it

This time last season the players for the 49ers were prepping to hit the road and take on a nationally-ranked Louisville team. Everyone that is, except senior Trent Bostick. A concussion in practice in the week leading up to the season opener prevented Bostick from making the trip to Kentucky. He wouldn’t just miss the […]

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Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

The Charlotte 49ers open the 2017 football season on the road Friday, Sept. 1 in Ypsilanti, Mich. where they are set to take on Eastern Michigan. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the game can be viewed on ESPN3 or be found on the radio on ESPN 730. Charlotte holds a 3-1 record in […]

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A look back: the recap of the 2016 football season

| August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
A look back: the recap of the 2016 football season

Before we kick off the 2017-18 campaign for Charlotte football, let’s take a look back at how last season went. The season started off with a tough road contest against then #21 Louisville and the Niners dropped the contest, 70-14. Charlotte returned home the next week for their first season victory and lone home win […]

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49ers volleyball splits opening weekend

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball splits opening weekend

Charlotte was the host site of an opening weekend NCAA volleyball tournament held at the Dale F. Halton Arena. The Charlotte Invitational consisted of four games played over the course of Aug. 25 and 26. 49ers Volleyball faced off against South Carolina State and Southern Utah on the first day. Day two held matches against Belmont […]

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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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Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

Virginia Lingo strikes the ball. NT File Photo The Charlotte 49ers (1-0-2) lost to the Georgia Bulldogs (2-0-1) in a match at Transamerica Field in Charlotte on Friday night. Coming off a victory against UNCG on Monday, the Niners couldn’t seem to find the back of the net, despite firing off 13 shots to Georgia’s […]

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Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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