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Charlotte unable to usurp FAU

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to usurp FAU

After going down early to the Owls in each set, the 49ers were unable to rally back to avoid the sweep. “They (FAU) are a very solid team, playing very well,” said head coach Karen Weatherington. “It’s just a bittersweet night because next is senior night.” FAU (17-10, 9-6 C-USA) jumped out to a 10-5 lead early […]

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Charlotte falls short of upsetting Southern Miss

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls short of upsetting Southern Miss

Charlotte fell short of knocking off Southern Miss on the road Sunday night, falling to the Golden Eagles in a five set-thriller. The 49ers have struggled in games that have gone the distance as this most recent loss was their fourth five-set loss in C-USA play. With two games remaining, the 49ers sit one game […]

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Charlotte wins nail-biter at Middle Tennessee

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins nail-biter at Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team traveled to Middle Tennessee Friday night and picked up an important win in C-USA play (22-25, 25-14, 25-20, 18-25, 15-12). The victory gives Charlotte the head to head tiebreaker advantage in the C-USA tournament if implications should come down to it. Charlotte found themselves up 22-20 late in the opening set in […]

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Charlotte sweeps North Texas

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte sweeps North Texas

A C-USA volleyball matchup Sunday afternoon would prove to be a statement game for the 49ers as they swept North Texas (14-11, 6-4 C-USA) in straight sets (25-21, 25-21, 25-22). Led by Abreia Epps, who totaled 15 kills on the afternoon, Charlotte’s volleyball team played cohesively and tough. In the first set, Charlotte was off the the races […]

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Charlotte bounce back with five set thriller

| October 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte bounce back with five set thriller

The Charlotte 49ers were back in Halton Arena Friday night hosting Marshall. The 49ers were able to bounce back from their 0-3 loss at UTSA on Wednesday with the 3-2 win against the Thundering Herd of Marshall. The match went to five sets with scores 20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 23-25 and 15-12. The 49ers started out the first […]

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‘Dig Pink’ night hits record attendance

| October 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
‘Dig Pink’ night hits record attendance

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team welcomed the Hilltoppers from Western Kentucky to Halton Arena Friday night for the annual ‘Dig Pink’ match, which helps raise Breast Cancer Awareness. The Hilltoppers were able to come in and get a 3-0 (25-19, 26-24, 25-21) sweep against the 49ers on the big night. Charlotte (5-14) started strong scoring […]

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49ers dominated by Owls, prepare for ‘Dig Pink’ night

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers dominated by Owls, prepare for ‘Dig Pink’ night

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team was on the road in Boca Raton, Fla. Sunday afternoon taking on the Owls from Florida Atlantic University. Charlotte fell behind early and was not able to bounce back as the Owls won in straight sets (25-22, 25-12, 25-23). Charlotte (5-13, 2-5) went down 5-1 early in the first set […]

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Charlotte falls in three sets to FIU

| October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in three sets to FIU

The Charlotte travelled to Miami to take on C-USA foe, Florida International Friday night. The 49ers fell in straight sets (25-21, 25-15, 25-20), marking a 1-5 record away from Halton Arena. Charlotte found themselves on the wrong side of the scoreboard throughout the first set. After a pair of FIU errors, Junior Morgan Barker served up […]

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Spike: The Abreia Epps Story

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike: The Abreia Epps Story

Charlotte 49er volleyball player, Abreia Epps, is emerging as a leader on the team with some impressive performances as of late. Despite the 5-11 record, the 49ers have managed to be competitive and are improving. The redshirt sophomore, Epps, won Conference-USA Player of the Week last week after leading the 49ers with twenty-one kills in […]

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Charlotte volleyball drops five-set thriller

| October 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball drops five-set thriller

The Charlotte 49ers hosted the Golden Eagles from the University of Southern Mississippi, Thursday night in Charlotte’s fourth Conference-USA match of the season. Charlotte wasn’t able to bounce back from Tuesday’s 0-3 loss to Winthrop, falling 2-3 to Southern Miss with match scores 25-23, 25-20, 25-16, 27-25 and 17-15. The 49ers are now 1-3 facing the Golden Eagles […]

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Charlotte unable to top Golden Eagles

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to top Golden Eagles

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team was back in the Carolinas, Tuesday night in a match against Winthrop. This was the third match in a three game road stretch for the 49ers who are coming off a 3-1 win at UAB. Charlotte put up a strong effort but the Golden Eagles were able to grab the win […]

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49ers fall to Marshall, bounce back against Blazers

| September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Marshall, bounce back against Blazers

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team had a positive weekend playing Marshall and UAB (University of Alabama-Birmingham). The first match was a nail biter as the game went the distance of five sets. The 49ers as well as Marshall put on an extraordinary performance and a valiant effort as each team fought to remain unbeaten in […]

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Charlotte downs UTEP in four sets

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte downs UTEP in four sets

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team welcomed the Miners from the University of Texas at El Paso to Halton Arena Monday night for the first game of Conference-USA action. The 49ers ended non-conference play on a three game losing streak and were looking to start the conference season on a positive note. Led by Abreia Epps, […]

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Furman tops Charlotte in four sets

| September 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Furman tops Charlotte in four sets

Photos by Aleena Oliveira.  Charlotte 49ers volleyball  (3-7) hosted Furman (6-4) Friday night at Halton Arena in what turned out to be an exciting and competitive match. The 49ers came up short, losing in four sets to the Paladins (24-26, 25-23, 22-25, 22-25). Charlotte got off to an incredibly fast start, opening the match with […]

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49ers fall to Mountaineers

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Mountaineers

Written by Eric Hudson, Niner Times Intern The Charlotte 49ers Women’s Volleyball team has faced some major adversity this season after coming off a three game losing streak last weekend at the IUPUI/Hampton Inn Invitational. This weekend at the Appalachian State Invitational the 49ers had a good run to start off, winning against Liberty in […]

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Charlotte fails to upset Missouri

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte fails to upset Missouri

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team fought a great battle against unbeaten Missouri Saturday morning but came up on the short end of an epic match (19-25, 18-25, 25-23, 20-25). In the first of two matches of the day, Charlotte was faced with one of their toughest matches of the season, competing against an unbeaten […]

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49ers sweep Liberty

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers sweep Liberty

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team was looking to bounce back from a three match losing streak Friday night against Liberty. It would only take three sets as the 49ers swept Liberty to get back in the win column. Charlotte (3-4) jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first set and would not look back. […]

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Charlotte drops third match to Eastern Michigan

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops third match to Eastern Michigan

The Charlotte women’s volleyball team didn’t have much success traveling to Indianapolis this weekend. The team suffered three defeats against tough opponents at the Hampton Inn Invitational. The latest loss was to Eastern Michigan. The 49ers held their own keeping the Eagles on their heels despite losing in straight sets 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-22). Although it wasn’t the ideal ending Charlotte wanted […]

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Charlotte falls in second game of Hampton Inn Invitational

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in second game of Hampton Inn Invitational

The Charlotte 49ers (2-3) dropped their second game of the Hampton Inn Invitational to the West Virginia Mountaineers in a 3-1 match. In a back-and-forth first set that saw five ties and three lead changes, the 49ers would ultimately lose 25-22. The 49ers would take an early lead at 7-4 after three-straight Mountaineer errors and […]

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Charlotte 49ers volleyball fall 3-1 in first away game

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers volleyball fall 3-1 in first away game

The Charlotte 49ers (2-2) travelled to Indianapolis this weekend for their first away games of the season in the Hampton Inn Invitational. The 49ers lost to Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Friday night in an upsetting 3-1 match. Charlotte quickly fell behind two sets to none (25-17, 25-18), but came out in the third not […]

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