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Winning games and building a culture

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Winning games and building a culture

In any sport and on every team, there are firsts and there are lasts and the seniors of Charlotte Women’s Soccer are experiencing some of these this fall. There is always a first game, a first goal and a first time playing a certain position or against a particular team. There will be last goals, […]

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Niners draw 1-1 against Golden Eagles

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners draw 1-1 against Golden Eagles

The 49ers (9-5-1, 4-2-1 C-USA) came to a tie at a score of 1-1 with Southern Miss (6-6-3, 0-4-3 C-USA) after double over time. Beginning the match nearly an hour later than the original start time due to no-show officials, all of the Charlotte seniors saw starting spots for the first time this season along […]

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Charlotte falls in second half thriller

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in second half thriller

On Friday the 13th, bad luck was in the air for the Niners women’s soccer team as they traveled to Louisiana Tech for a Conference USA battle. Charlotte put up a good fight but never had a lead in the match and fell to LA Tech 2-1. Charlotte (9-5, 4-2 C-USA) started off struggling, only […]

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Charlotte dominates in fifth shutout of season

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte dominates in fifth shutout of season

Charlotte rebounded from Friday Night’s loss with a dominating 3-0 shutout victory against UTSA. The Niners (8-4, 3-1 C-USA), led by captain Martha Thomas, controlled the entire match against a struggling Roadrunners squad (2-9, 1-3 C-USA). Charlotte scored their first goal of the game in the 29th minute, when Sophie Sipprell hit a hard shot saved by the UTSA […]

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Charlotte’s win streak ends at 6

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s win streak ends at 6

After winning six games in a row, the Charlotte women’s soccer team’s win streak came to an end Friday night, losing at UTEP 1-0. With this loss, Charlotte falls to a 2-3 record on the road. In a windy atmosphere, the Charlotte women’s soccer team (7-4, 2-1 C-USA) lost their first game in conference play to the UTEP […]

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Groomed for greatness

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Groomed for greatness

There are three key components that make up a star college athlete. Motivation, mental toughness and work ethic. There are hundreds of thousands of amazing athletes around the country, yet only a small percentage get to go the distance and play in college. Why? Because it takes a certain passion to be able to push […]

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Charlotte 49ers put away the Panthers

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers put away the Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers (7-3, 2-0 C-USA) won against the FIU panthers (1-5, 0-1 C-USA) in a Sunday shutout at Transamerica stadium. Holding the Panthers to only two shots on goal in the first half and four shots in the second, the 49ers’ Abby Stapelton, would only have to make a total of five saves. Forward […]

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Charlotte sails past the Pirates

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte sails past the Pirates

Charlotte 49ers capped off non-conference play with a win over long time in-state rivals East Carolina University Sunday at Transamerica Stadium. Megan Greene and Martha Thomas fueled the rally with back-to-back goals in the second half to win 2-1 over the Pirates. Thomas tied the game at one a piece off of Brianna Morris assist. […]

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Niners win the last four minutes

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win the last four minutes

Charlotte won Friday night at Transamerica Stadium against VCU 3-2 on a late game goal by Senior Kyla Clark. Clark recorded her first career goal in the 85th minute off of an assist from fellow co-captain Martha Thomas. The goal cam after VCU tied the game at 2 after Tori Brown stunned the crowd with […]

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Thomas Awarded C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Thomas Awarded C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

Martha Thomas was named Conference USA offensive player of the week for the week of Sept. 4. This is the first award of the regular season for the Niners, but it’s not the first for Thomas. This marks the third times she has won this award and also makes her the third player in program history […]

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Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

Virginia Lingo strikes the ball. NT File Photo The Charlotte 49ers (1-0-2) lost to the Georgia Bulldogs (2-0-1) in a match at Transamerica Field in Charlotte on Friday night. Coming off a victory against UNCG on Monday, the Niners couldn’t seem to find the back of the net, despite firing off 13 shots to Georgia’s […]

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Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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Preseason hopes

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preseason hopes

Women’s soccer has set the bar high for themselves. The squad was crowned the Conference USA champions after winning the tournament in Charlotte last season, then went on to compete in their first NCAA tournament under head coach John Cullen. Though the group was knocked out in the first round by Duke, it left the […]

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A year in review

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A year in review

The 2016-2017 school year was one for the books for Charlotte athletics. Take a look back at some of the highlights for the various teams. Football Entering into the 2016 season, the Charlotte 49ers’ football team had a 10-game losing streak on their backs. This was extended to 11 games after falling 70-14 against a […]

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