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Digging for gold

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Digging for gold

From Brazil, to Bethel University and finally the 49ers Volleyball team, Yumi Garcia has had a major impact on those around her on and off the court. Coming from a different country has not stopped Garcia one bit. “Yumi moved away from home to play volleyball when she was 16 and that helped show just […]

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Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

After his performance against Kentucky on Saturday, redshirt junior Daniel Bruce was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, for the 2nd time in his career. Bruce was awarded his first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week last season was earned through a game-winning goal over No. 3 Clemson. Bruce spent his first year […]

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Keeping up with Karrington

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Keeping up with Karrington

Karrington King had a storybook career. After coming to Charlotte as a walk-on, he earned a scholarship position after his redshirt year. In the following three season, the linebacker was a common fixture on the field for the 49ers. He racked up over 70 tackles in two of those seasons, becoming the second 49er to […]

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Championship run ends in a loss for Niners in PK shootout

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Championship run ends in a loss for Niners in PK shootout

Last season, Charlotte ended their fight for a championship title with another PK shootout and were able to turn that into a deserved win. Unfortunately in this season’s championship game, after 110 minutes of battling for a scoreless game, the Niners would enter a PK shootout yet again, this time against North Texas. This year, […]

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Charlotte falls to Marshall on the road

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Marshall on the road

Charlotte volleyball matched up against the Herd on Sunday at 1 p.m. for their second meeting this season. After their exciting 3-1 victory against Marshall back in September, the Niners fell short and lost 0-3. The first set started out strong for both teams, but by the third, it was evident that Marshall would dominate […]

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Charlotte coasts past Cobras

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte coasts past Cobras

Nyilah Jamison-Myers led the way with 15 points, five blocks and four rebounds, and the Charlotte 49ers coasted against the visiting Coker Cobras, 78-47 in an exhibition match. Jamison-Myers was joined in double figures by Amaya Ransom (13 points), Lauren Harley (13 points) and Octavia Wilson (10 points). Junior Laia Raventos turned in an all-around […]

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Monarchs outmuscle Niners, 6-0

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Monarchs outmuscle Niners, 6-0

The Old Dominion Monarchs didn’t play pretty, but it was enough to keep their slim bowl chances alive. The Monarchs used two field goals by kicker Nick Rice and a solid defensive performance to keep the Niners at bay and win 6-0. Charlotte fell to 1-8 on the year, while ODU improved to 3-6. 49er […]

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Niners team effort keeps C-USA tournament chances alive

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners team effort keeps C-USA tournament chances alive

With only four games left in the regular season, the Niners find themselves close to a Conference USA tournament bid. On Nov. 3, Charlotte traveled to Louisiana Tech (7-19, 2-10 C-USA) to take on the Bulldogs in a night time game. Charlotte took down the Bulldogs easily in three sets behind a strong team effort. […]

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Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

November has finally come, and the Niners hope that this portion of the schedule will be more fruitful. Charlotte won their last contest, 25-24, in overtime against the UAB Blazers for their first win of the 2017 season and first ever Homecoming win. They’re hoping that they can keep the momentum rolling, as they will […]

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Thomas does it again

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Thomas does it again

Women’s soccer matched up with No. 4 seed Louisiana Tech on Friday morning at 11 a.m. for the second game in the Conference-USA championship tournament in Boca Raton, Florida. The game came down to a single point scored by none other than senior Martha Thomas in the last half of the game, resulting in another […]

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Charlotte shuts out Rice in the C-USA quarterfinals

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shuts out Rice in the C-USA quarterfinals

The women’s soccer team headed down to Boca Raton, Florida to meet the Rice Owls for the opening round of the Conference USA Championship Tournament on Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. The Niners were ranked No. 8 heading into the week, but after a long game, they managed to pull ahead and beat the No. […]

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5 Niners earn C-USA Honors

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Niners earn C-USA Honors

This season’s Conference USA honors have been awarded and on the lists are Charlotte 49ers Meredith Hamby, Abby Stapleton, Megan Greene, Kelley Suggs, and Martha Thomas. Meredith Hamby and Abby Stapleton were added to the All-Conference USA Freshman team, marking the second-straight season that two Charlotte players were placed on the freshman team. It is […]

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Opportunity of a lifetime

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Opportunity of a lifetime

The Olympics are a premeire event that only some athletes get the opportunity to compete in. Joanne Aluka-White, an assistant coach for women’s basketball, was able to participate in the 2004 Olympics by playing basketball with Nigeria. After beginning her basketball career in middle school, Aluka-White said she “wasn’t very good.” She improved enough to […]

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The senior leaders

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The senior leaders

After barely missing the NIT last season, a group of three seniors look to lead a young 49er team to victory this season. Having previously dominated with Spartanburg Methodist, a private, junior college, Jada Martin emerged as a walk-on last season. She was not just a regular walk-on, however, as she became the first player […]

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