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Niners shut down South Carolina State

| December 29, 2017
Niners shut down South Carolina State

The Charlotte 49ers returned home on Thursday night, and the team finally ended their losing streak. The Niners used a balanced scoring effort and turned in a 64-49 victory over the South Carolina State Bulldogs to bring their record to 4-8 with one more game before conference play. Jaida Robinson notched 11 points and 13 […]

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Charlotte falls to USF in a close one

| December 22, 2017
Charlotte falls to USF in a close one

The Charlotte 49ers could not bounce back from their victory Monday and suffered their seventh loss of the season against the USF bulls in a close one, 78 – 76. This marked Charlotte’s final non-conference game before they enter conference play. The Niners started off the game when senior Austin Ajukwa burying his first three-pointer […]

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Niners narrowly lose to Davidson

| December 22, 2017
Niners narrowly lose to Davidson

Amaya Ransom scored 14 points and seven rebounds, Laia Raventos registered 13 points and six boards, but the Charlotte 49ers came up short and dropped a 68-66 decision to the Davidson Wildcats. Octavia Wilson added 12 points for the Niners to go with four steals, and Raventos also tallied four steals. Freshman Mariah Linney added […]

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Signing Day for Charlotte football

| December 20, 2017
Signing Day for Charlotte football

Wednesday marked signing day for football programs across the nation. The 49ers welcomed almost 20 new members to the program. In their seventh recruiting class the Niners picked up 11 players on the offensive side of the ball and seven defensive players. The nine players that will report in January marks the most mid-year players […]

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49ers fall on the road, 71-69

| December 19, 2017
49ers fall on the road, 71-69

Laia Raventos dropped 20 points, 10 dimes and six boards, Octavia Wilson added 12 points, but the Charlotte 49ers lost a heartbreaking 71-69 contest to Wake Forest. Mariah Linney and Amaya Ransom both added nine points, and Jaida Robinson grabbed 12 rebounds for the visiting 49ers. Elisa Penna dropped 24 points on 8-19 shooting for […]

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White drops 30 points; Charlotte gets a win

| December 19, 2017
White drops 30 points; Charlotte gets a win

Andrien White, who had a 30-point game that tied his career-best, along with two others in double figures, helped Charlotte (4-6) push past four straight losses to a big win over East Carolina (5-5) at 69-50. The Niners were able to keep the Pirates down to four points for the first 10 minutes of play, […]

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Price out as head coach

| December 14, 2017
Price out as head coach

Mark Price will no longer be the head coach for the Charlotte 49ers basketball team, Chancellor Dr. Philip Dubois and Athletic Director Judy Rose announced Thursday afternoon. Price was in his third year with the program, so far this season the team is 3-6. Assistant coach Houston Fancher will serve as interim head coach. This […]

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Hogs Hold Off 49ers, 73-72

| December 8, 2017
Hogs Hold Off 49ers, 73-72

Laia Raventos notched 17 points, six steals and six dimes, Jaida Robinson added 15 points and six boards off the bench, but the Charlotte 49ers suffered a one-point defeat to the Arkansas Razorbacks on the road. Amaya Ransom added 14 points, and Dara Pearson had a career-high 19 rebounds to go with her six points […]

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A Look Ahead

| December 7, 2017
A Look Ahead

Over Christmas break, students get to enjoy some off time with their families and friends after a long fall semester and a week full of exams. For student-athletes, it’s a different story. The men’s and women’s basketball team members stay on-campus to practice and get better over break, same as Thanksgiving break. Men’s Basketball Over […]

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Niners fall to Deacons; slip into 3-5 record

| December 6, 2017
Niners fall to Deacons; slip into 3-5 record

Charlotte (3-5) was unable to get a win in their meeting with Wake Forest (5-4), losing 80-57. The Niners were unable to keep up their work as a unit to play solid defense and maintain control and possession of the ball. Jon Davis lead the Niners with 14 points while Murphy would be just behind […]

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November Report: Women’s Basketball

| December 6, 2017
November Report: Women’s Basketball

The Charlotte 49er women’s basketball team sports a 2-5 record through their first month of play. It’s been a very up-and-down first part of the season, but with coach Cara Consuegra at the helm, they can definitely right the ship and get back to their winning ways. Season Recap 11/10– Charlotte opened the season with a […]

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November Report: Men’s Basketball

| December 5, 2017
November Report: Men’s Basketball

  The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team wrapped up the November portion of their 2017-18 schedule with a 3-3 record. The record could be worse, but it could also be better. The team left several plays, and maybe even a couple wins, on the floor. Season Recap 11/10: Charlotte opened up the season against Methodist […]

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Not your average freshman

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not your average freshman

Octavia Wilson began playing basketball in the fourth grade, since then she’s developed into a strong scorer and just as a freshman, has emerged as a leader for the Charlotte 49ers. “I’ve always liked basketball, it was always something that I wanted to do. I just found it fun. I wouldn’t do anything else, I […]

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Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

| December 5, 2017
Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

The Charlotte 49ers are set to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Halton Arena. Last Time Out A year ago on Wednesday, these two teams clashed in Winston-Salem and the Demon Deacons defeated the 49ers, 91-74. Senior Braxton Ogbueze led the charge for Charlotte offensively with 20 points. […]

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