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Niners drop emotional final regular season game to FAU

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop emotional final regular season game to FAU

It was an emotional day at the Halton Arena on Nov. 11 as three seniors (Janell Sparks, Tatyana Thomas, Kaylyn Torain) played in their final home game. The Niners (19-11, 6-8) took on the Florida Atlantic Owls (18-8, 9-5) in a morning match to end the regular season. Charlotte constantly gave up early leads to […]

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Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

Charlotte (19-10, 6-7 C-USA) beat UTSA for the first time 3-1 to get a bid into the conference tournament next week, through quite an incredible performance. Yumi Garcia, with 19 digs in that match broke a school record to both make history for herself and for her team. In just the seventh rally of the […]

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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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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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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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49ers host their 16th annual “Dig Pink” night

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers host their 16th annual “Dig Pink” night

The Charlotte 49ers hosted their 16th annual “Dig Pink” night, this past Friday Oct. 27 in Halton Arena. The aim of Charlotte’s Dig pink campaign is to raise awareness and activism within the local community in an effort to combat the breast cancer. The match itself was a loss in a very tight battle with the […]

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The 49ers fall to the Rice Owls

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall to the Rice Owls

The Charlotte 49ers(17-9, 4-6 C-USA) fell to the Rice Owls  in a  3-1 loss  Sunday in Halton Arena. The 49ers were led by Sydney Rowan with 12 kills and 17 digs, as well as Tatyana Thomas with 11 kills and three aces. Both teams walked into the first set with high energy and strength, but […]

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Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

The 49ers women’s volleyball team fell just short of winning an important conference game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders by a score of 3-2. Coming in, Charlotte appeared to be the heavy favorite to take the game but the Blue Raiders had other ideas, as they improved to 6-16 on the season and 2-6 […]

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49ers score decisive victory against Golden Panthers

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers score decisive victory against Golden Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team defeated the FIU Golden Panthers 3-0 on Friday night, advancing to 17-5 on the season as well as 4-2 in conference play. The decisive victory marked Charlotte’s second consecutive conference win, maintaining the sixth-best conference record in Conference USA. Their 17-5 record is the third best in C-USA, trailing […]

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Chartlotte overcome the UTEP Miners

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chartlotte overcome the UTEP Miners

The Charlotte 49ers (16-5, 3-2) took on the UTEP Miners in a Friday night showdown in Halton arena. The 49ers would collect their third conference win in a 3-1 victory lead by Janell Sparks.  Sparks led the Niner charge on Friday night, putting up 19 kills, 12 digs and four spikes. Charlotte came out the […]

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Sparks career high not enough, 49ers fall to FAU

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sparks career high not enough, 49ers fall to FAU

Charlotte Volleyball (15-5, 2-2) traveled to Florida Atlantic University (10-5, 1-2) to play in their fourth Conference USA match of the season on Oct. 1. 49ers Senior Janell Sparks had a personal best in kills with 25, but the team was unable to get the road victory against the Owls dropping the match 1-3. As […]

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Charlotte Volleyball Shuts Down UAB with a 3-1 Win

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Volleyball Shuts Down UAB with a 3-1 Win

The 49ers walked away with a 3-1 victory in Alabama when they played against the UAB Blazers Friday night. The Niners are now 5-0 in on the road matches this season and 2-1 in conference play. Charlotte and UAB started out the first set pretty even until Charlotte broke away from a 10-10 tie on […]

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49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

Charlotte’s 11-game win streak was ended on Sept. 24 after falling to Western Kentucky in three sets. Both teams headed into the game with 14 wins and each had a victory against a conference opponent. The 49ers played hard against a team they have not defeated in three years, but were again unable to get […]

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Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

Charlotte volleyball hosted The Herd at the Dale F. Halton Arena Friday night where the 49ers served up a 3-1 victory. Marshall had won six of the last seven match-ups against Charlotte, but the Niners were not intimidated when they hit the court. Charlotte entered the match with a 10-game win streak, looking to add another […]

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