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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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Charlotte to duel Rice in Halton

| January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte to duel Rice in Halton

The Charlotte 49ers women’s team will look to score their eighth conference victory tonight as they take on the Rice Owls at 7 p.m. Charlotte will make its ESPN3 debut inside Halton Arena this season. Scouting the Owls The Owls come into tonight’s contest with a record of 11-8, including a 2-6 conference record. After […]

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Charlotte continues win streak, pulls away from North Texas

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte continues win streak, pulls away from North Texas

The Charlotte 49ers (15-4, 7-1 C-USA) defeated the North Texas Mean Green (6-13, 3-5 C-USA) 66-49 inside Halton Arena Thursday night, led by a second straight double-double from Nyilah Jamison-Myers. “Winning while we’re not stellar offensively is a great sign so we need to continue to gain confidence while facing this kind of adversity,” head coach […]

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Women’s basketball returns home against North Texas

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball returns home against North Texas

The Charlotte 49ers (14-4, 6-1 C-USA) will welcome the North Texas Mean Green (6-12, 3-4 C-USA) to the friendly confines of Dale F. Halton Arena Thursday night at 7 p.m., looking to keep their two-game win streak alive after three straight games on the road. Charlotte is led by Grace Hunter in the scoring column, […]

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Measuring the heart of a team

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Measuring the heart of a team

New this season for the Charlotte women’s basketball team is technology that allows for players to become more aware of what’s going on inside their bodies. Assistant strength and conditioning coach Ryan Nosak pioneered the idea for the players to use the technology after he heard about other programs been using it. “When we’re on […]

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Niners Defeat Monarchs, 86-75

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners Defeat Monarchs, 86-75

Jennie Simms, the second best scorer in the nation, dropped 33 points, but it wasn’t enough as Charlotte used balanced scoring to outpace Old Dominion 86-75. Grace Hunter and Lefty Webster both scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Nyilah Jamison-Myers added 14 points and 10 boards to offset Simms’ scoring. In addition her […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte looks for redemption

| January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte looks for redemption

The Charlotte women’s team looks to end their three-game road trip on a high note, facing off with the ODU Lady Monarchs. The 49ers enter the contest sitting 5-1 in conference while ODU has an even 3-3 conference record. Last time out Charlotte hasn’t seen action since last Saturday when they had a 78-61 victory […]

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With a career bugged by injuries, Jamison-Myers continues to respond

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
With a career bugged by injuries, Jamison-Myers continues to respond

Native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Nyilah Jamison-Myers has been hit with multiple injuries throughout her basketball journey, dating back to her days in high school at Orangeburg-Wilkinson, but has continued to bounce back on the court in big ways. In ninth grade, Jamison-Myers stood at 6-foot-2, but didn’t exactly have the feel for the game […]

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