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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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Charlotte Shoots Down Eagles

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Shoots Down Eagles

It’s a known fact that the perfect remedy for losing is winning. The Charlotte 49ers women’s team definitely took their medicine on Saturday, holding on for a 78-61 road win over the Southern Mississippi Eagles. Charlotte was led by Nyilah Jamison-Myers’ 23 points and seven rebounds, but she had help. All five starters scored in […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte squares up with Southern Miss

| January 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte squares up with Southern Miss

After dropping their first conference game of the season on Thursday against Louisiana Tech, the Charlotte women’s team is looking for redemption in Hattiesburg as they prepare to take on Southern Miss. The 49ers sit at second in conference standings with a 4-1 conference record, 12-4 overall. Southern Miss holds a 3-1 conference record and […]

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Women’s basketball falls to Louisiana Tech

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball falls to Louisiana Tech

The Charlotte 49ers (12-4, 4-1 C-USA) took on Louisiana Tech (7-8, 2-2 C-USA) Thursday night in what proved to be a decisive win for the Bulldogs, 80-54. Ciara Gregory was the only highlight in a somewhat disappointing performance for the 49ers, finishing the game with 24 points and three rebounds off of 42 percent shooting. […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte to take on Lady Techsters

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte to take on Lady Techsters

The Charlotte 49ers women’s team is continuing to grow together and mesh at the right time. After their win against Marshall, the Niners increased their winning streak to nine games and improved their record to 12-3. However, even though they are currently undefeated (4-0) in conference play, there is still work to be done. Charlotte […]

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Cara Consuegra records 100th career win

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cara Consuegra records 100th career win

Dec. 30, 2016. This is a date that head coach Cara Consuegra for the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team will likely remember for the rest of her life. This is the day that she earned win No. 100. “I’m just really thankful for my family and my husband,” Consuegra said. “I think that’s the first […]

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Charlotte shoots down Thundering Herd

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots down Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers’ women’s team just keeps on rolling. A few days after an overtime victory over Western Kentucky, the Niners didn’t let up as they cruised to a 93-77 win over Marshall. The win kept Charlotte undefeated in C-USA play through four games and also at home. The 49ers are now 7-0 at Halton Arena. […]

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Charlotte wins in OT thriller over WKU on Education Day

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins in OT thriller over WKU on Education Day

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team extended their win streak to eight with an 89-85 overtime victory over Kendall Noble and the WKU Lady Toppers Thursday afternoon on Education Day, led by Grace Hunter with 32 points. “It’s a win over a really good team and I’m not sure we played our best,” Charlotte coach […]

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49ers cap off road trip to Texas, take down Rice on New Years Day

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers cap off road trip to Texas, take down Rice on New Years Day

The Charlotte 49ers (10-3, 2-0 C-USA) capped off a perfect road trip to the Lone Star State and picked up their sixth straight victory with a 69-51 win over Rice (9-4, 0-1), led by Ciara Gregory who finished the game with 22 points and six threes, followed by an 18-point performance from sophomore Grace Hunter. […]

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Women’s basketball uses comeback to defeat North Texas

| December 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball uses comeback to defeat North Texas

The Charlotte 49ers (9-3) took on the North Texas “Mean Green” (3-9) in their first conference game of the season Friday night, in what proved to be a riveting match-up, with the 49ers coming out on top with a 78-63 win, giving Coach Cara Consuegra her 100th career win as head coach of the Niners. The […]

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Charlotte prepares for Mean Green

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte prepares for Mean Green

After closing out the non-conference slate with a 93-79 win over rival Davidson, the Charlotte 49ers women’s team will return to action on December 30 as they travel out west. The Niners head to Denton, Texas for a showdown with the North Texas Mean Green. The game marks the first official conference match up of […]

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The learning curve

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
The learning curve

The non-conference portion of the Charlotte women’s basketball schedule has come and gone. Through their first 11 games, the 49ers have shown the potential that was spoken of before the season began. Backed by a 35-point game from Ciara Gregory, the squad wrapped up their non-conference portion of their schedule with a solid 93-79 victory over […]

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Niners Looking for Fifth Straight

| December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Niners Looking for Fifth Straight

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team will return to Halton on Wednesday night to take on cross-county rival Davidson Wildcats at 6 p.m. The Niners, who are undefeated at home this season, are coming off a 66-41 win over Longwood and are looking for their fifth straight win. Niner Successes In the win over Longwood, […]

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49ers continue win streak, defeat Longwood

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers continue win streak, defeat Longwood

Backed by five double-digit scorers, the Charlotte women’s basketball team defeated the Longwood Lancers. The Niners (7-3) defense held Longwood (1-6) to under 50 points with a final score of 66-41. Nyilah Jamison-Myers went 6-9 with field goals, tallying a career-high 13 points. The redshirt junior also recorded three blocked shots and a steal. Joining Jamison-Myers in […]

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Niners Outduel Dukes, 77-63

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Niners Outduel Dukes, 77-63

Behind four double-digit scorers, the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team defeated the Duquesne Dukes, 77-63, to finish their two-game road trip undefeated. Lefty Webster turned in another outstanding all-around performance with 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Niners and turn a close game into a blowout in the second half. Duquesne […]

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