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Year in review

| April 27, 2018
Year in review

The 2017-18 year flew by, take a minute and look back at some of the top moments from this year. Women’s golf tees off for the first time The team was added to the lineup in an effort to offer more women’s athletics after football was brought in. Coach Holly Clark started laying the foundation […]

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Back to the lab

| April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Back to the lab

March Madness has just ended. Villanova won the title on the men’s side, while Notre Dame hit two consecutive buzzer beaters in the Final Four to win the title for the women. At Charlotte, the offseason women’s basketball workouts have started up, and there’s a familiar face in the gym: Tanisha Wright. However, Wright is […]

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Mean Green Close out Niners

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mean Green Close out Niners

Despite 18 points from senior Amaya Ransom, the Charlotte 49ers were unable to knock off 11th-seeded North Texas in the first round of the C-USA Tournament, as they fell 58-55 in another close contest. With the loss, Charlotte finished the season with a record of 14-16. The Niners also got help from Laia Raventos, who […]

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Jada Martin: Dripping in finesse

| March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Jada Martin: Dripping in finesse

The elevator in the Student Union opens, and Jada Martin emerges, flanked by some of her teammates. It’s Thursday night, and the women’s team has just scored a big home win over rival Old Dominion, holding the Monarchs to a season low 43 points. But, instead of adorning the usual green and white uniform, Number […]

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Ransom scores career-high as Charlotte take down FAU on senior night

| March 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ransom scores career-high as Charlotte take down FAU on senior night

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team closed out the regular season on a good note as they took down the Florida Atlantic Owls 83 – 69 on senior night. This is the Niners second straight victory to close out the regular season before heading into the Conference USA basketball tournament in Frisco, Texas. Senior Amaya […]

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Want Some Mo?

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Want Some Mo?

Mariah Linney emerges from the locker room, swagged out per usual. Her hair is tied in a high bun, secured by a white headband. Her green Nikes still untied, Linney extends her right arm out for a fist bump before walking down the hallway toward the entrance of Halton Arena. It’s Thursday, and the 49ers […]

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Charlotte falls to Middle Tennessee

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Middle Tennessee

Charlotte (12-15, 8-6 C-USA) women’s basketball had two players in double-figures as they fell to Middle Tennessee (17-11, 9-6 C-USA) 54-53 Sunday afternoon at Halton Arena. It was the best defensive effort for the Niners this season in conference play, as they held Middle Tennessee to 28 percent shooting from the field. The 49ers were […]

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Hithe, Phillips find a common home in Charlotte

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hithe, Phillips find a common home in Charlotte

Charlotte Women’s Basketball has two reasons to be excited for the 2018-2019 season. A young core of players from this season will be returning and will gain a talented veteran presence in the forms of guards Christian Hithe and Jade Phillips. Hithe, a redshirt sophomore, and Phillips, a redshirt junior, had similar ways in which […]

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Charlotte’s women’s team stuns conference leader UAB

| February 18, 2018
Charlotte’s women’s team stuns conference leader UAB

Charlotte (12-13, 8-4 C-USA) women’s basketball continued its late season run, winning its league-best fifth-in-a-row by knocking off Conference USA leader UAB (21-3, 10-1 C-USA), 80-71. The 49ers had three players in double figures. Nyilah Jamison-Myers led with 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field, while grabbing seven rebounds and blocking five shots. Laia […]

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Women’s team wins fourth straight at Louisiana Tech

| February 16, 2018
Women’s team wins fourth straight at Louisiana Tech

Charlotte (11-13, 7-4 C-USA) had four players in double figures in its 64-51 victory over Louisiana Tech (16-10, 7-6 C-USA). With the win Charlotte moves into fourth place in the Conference USA standings with five league games remaining. The 49ers converted on 43 percent shooting from the field and 79 percent from the free throw […]

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Charlotte downs UTSA for third win in a row

| February 11, 2018
Charlotte downs UTSA for third win in a row

Charlotte (10-13, 6-4 C-USA) had four players in double figures and led the whole game in its 88-75 victory over UTSA (5-19, 3-9 C-USA). The Niners got their season-high in points after shooting a season-best 56 percent from the field. Nyilah Jamison-Myers scored 22 points on 9-of-13 field goals, blocked five shots, collected four rebounds […]

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Charlotte halts the Herd

| February 3, 2018
Charlotte halts the Herd

Amaya Ransom had 16 points and seven boards to lead four players in double-figure scoring, and the Charlotte 49ers scored their fourth conference victory with a 67-61 decision over the Marshall Thundering Herd on Friday night. The 49ers got a huge game from Laia Raventos, who tallied 13 points and nine assists for a near […]

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Charlotte stumble on the road against Middle Tennessee

| January 29, 2018
Charlotte stumble on the road against Middle Tennessee

Despite trailing only by one at the end of the half, Charlotte could not hold the lead for long as they fall to Middle Tennessee State 64–45. Charlotte freshman Octavia Wilson started off the game with an easy jumper 17 seconds in to the game. Charlotte had their biggest lead of the game, leading 11–2 […]

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Pearson’s passions

| January 23, 2018
Pearson’s passions

While she excels on the court for the Charlotte Women’s basketball team, redshirt sophomore Dara Pearson has another passion: shoes. But first, here’s where her shoes have taken her so far: During her high school days at Hampton, Pearson averaged a triple-double her senior season and surpassed the 1,000 point milestone the January of her […]

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