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Women’s basketball star Grace Hunter transfers from Charlotte

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball star Grace Hunter transfers from Charlotte

Sources have confirmed, sophomore Grace Hunter is transferring from the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball program, with there being no early indication as to where the Raleigh, North Carolina native will attend next season. This comes as a big blow for the 49ers, as Hunter averaged a team-high 17.2 points per game, while grabbing a team-high 8.6 […]

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Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

The fifth-seeded Charlotte 49ers (21-10) couldn’t find their shot against Louisiana Tech (18-12) Thursday night in the Conference USA Quarterfinals, losing 66-55 to the fourth-seeded Lady Techsters inside Bartow Arena. Senior guard Ciara Gregory led all scorers with 17 points, including five makes from behind the three-point line. With Gregory’s third three of the game, […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball made it past Marshall in the opening round of the conference tournament and now are slated to face Louisiana Tech in the quarterfinals. Last Time  Charlotte has seen the Lady Techsters once before this season when they traveled down to Baton Rouge and lost 80-54. The senior duo of Ciara […]

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49ers silence Thundering Herd

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers silence Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team won the battle on the boards and the game, defeating the Thundering Herd of Marshall 71-66 in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte (21-9, 12-6 C-USA) tallied 60 rebounds during the contest compared to a Marshall (13-17, 5-13 C-USA) who totaled only 39 […]

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PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

The regular season has concluded and the Charlotte 49ers finished pulling a five seed for the annual conference tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. The Niners are slated to face the Thundering Herd of Marshall in the first round of play on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Charlotte has defeated Marshall both times they faced the Thundering […]

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Niners get victory over UTEP

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners get victory over UTEP

Grace Hunter and Ciara Gregory were the only Charlotte players in double-figures, but their dominance was crucial down the stretch as the Charlotte 49ers (20-9, 12-6 C-USA) earned an 84-74 comeback victory over the UTEP Miners on Senior Night. Hunter notched 30 points and 15 boards in the home finale, while Gregory dropped 26 points […]

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Did we just become best friends?

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Did we just become best friends?

Move-in day, Fall of 1997. That’s when Cara Consuegra and Randi Henderson first met as the two were enrolled to play basketball at Iowa and were paired as roommates randomly. Consuegra and Henderson are still friends 20 years later, and now work alongside each other as coaches for the women’s basketball team. Though the two […]

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Women’s basketball falls to WKU

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball falls to WKU

The Charlotte 49ers (17-9, 9-6 C-USA) lost a heartbreaker to the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers( 21-6, 13-2) Thursday night, 75-74, despite having three players score over 15 points. Charlotte’s Ciara Gregory lead the 49ers with 22 points, shooting 6-of-13 from the field and 5-of-12 from three-point land. She also knocked down all five of her […]

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PREVIEW: Women’s basketball begins final road trip of season at WKU

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Women’s basketball begins final road trip of season at WKU

The Charlotte 49ers (17-8, 9-5 C-USA) will begin their last road-trip of the season Thursday night at 7 p.m. with a stop in Bowling Green, Kentucky with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-6, 12-2 C-USA), attempting to complete the two-game sweep over WKU after an 89-85 OT win earlier in the season inside Halton Arena. In […]

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C for three

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
C for three

Just over 20 feet away from the basket is where you can normally find Ciara Gregory, a three-point specialist for the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team. This is her home. And now she is home to the most three-pointers made in Charlotte 49er history, hitting No. 204 on Feb. 4 against FIU, ultimately passing her […]

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PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Blue Raiders to Halton

| February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Blue Raiders to Halton

The Charlotte 49ers will play against  Middle Tennessee on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Niners are coming off a tough loss against UAB in a game that saw their 13-point lead evaporate in the final quarter. Now, they face one of the hottest teams in the league and are determined to finish them off. Scouting […]

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Blazers beat Niners 88-81

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Blazers beat Niners 88-81

Keonna Farmer had 20 points and seven rebounds, Deanna Kuzmanic added 18, and the UAB Blazers (12-11, 5-7 C-USA) used free throws and three-point shooting to defeat the Charlotte 49ers (17-6, 9-3 C-USA) 88-81. Rachael Childress added 15 points for the Blazers, who had four players in double figures and hit 29-34 (85.3 percent) of […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte hosts UAB

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte hosts UAB

The Charlotte 49ers are on a tear, and they will look to keep it up as they look to take on the UAB Blazers (11-11, 4-7 C-USA) tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPN3. The Niners are coming of a historical win against FIU, a contest that saw senior Ciara Gregory break four records and saw […]

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Jada Martin: Taking the road less traveled

| February 7, 2017 | 1 Comment
Jada Martin: Taking the road less traveled

Being a walk-on is not easy. It is not for the feeble minded. It is not for players who crave attention. But it is for players who want others to succeed. That’s why Jada Martin, a junior from Winnsboro, South Carolina, was rewarded the first ever walk-on spot under coach Cara Consuegra in her six […]

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History is made in Charlotte victory over FIU

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
History is made in Charlotte victory over FIU

Ciara Gregory was shoulder-deep in her bag of tricks on Saturday afternoon, as the senior from Pennsylvania put on a dazzling display of shooting for the Charlotte 49ers women’s team. Gregory dropped 32 points, including nine three-pointers, while both Grace Hunter and Nyilah Jamison-Myers added 22 points and 11 boards apiece to help Charlotte rout […]

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PREVIEW: Niners set to take on Panthers

| February 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Niners set to take on Panthers

After a 72-66 victory over the FAU Owls on Thursday night, the Charlotte 49ers (16-5, 8-2 C-USA) women’s team will look to carry momentum over to Saturday. The Niners will tip off against the Florida International Panthers at 2 p.m. in Miami, Florida. Here are some things to keep an eye out for during the […]

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Niners Outlast Owls

| February 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners Outlast Owls

The Charlotte 49ers (16-5, 8-2 C-USA) women’s team was determined to bounce back after a disappointing home loss to Rice last week and the Niners did just that Thursday night against Florida Atlantic, 72-66. Grace Hunter was the MVP for Charlotte, as she tallied 26 points and 10 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the […]

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Women’s basketball travels to Florida to take on FAU

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball travels to Florida to take on FAU

The Charlotte 49ers (15-5, 8-1 C-USA) are coming off of a tough home loss against Rice from this past week, but look to bounce back on the road against Florida Atlantic Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Boca Raton, Florida. Last meeting The last time these two teams met (Jan. 30, 2016), it was a […]

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Kenya Olley: Leading from the sidelines

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kenya Olley: Leading from the sidelines

Injuries are a common and unfortunate phenomenon in all sports. Concussions, broken bones, tears and sprains are all fair game, and it’s tough to watch players suffer through them. It’s even harder if you are a teammate or a loved one of an injured athlete and see the struggle behind the scenes. But, as all […]

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Hawkins, Owls Shoot Down Niners

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hawkins, Owls Shoot Down Niners

The Charlotte 49ers women’s team overcame a slow start but faltered in the final seconds, as they ultimately lost to the Rice Owls 55-52. Jasmine Goodwine had 16 points to lead the Owls, and Maya Hawkins added 10, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 8.1 seconds left. Meanwhile, Nyilah Jamison-Myers had 16 points and five boards […]

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