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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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Hunter named C-USA Player of the Week for second time

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hunter named C-USA Player of the Week for second time

Charlotte sophomore guard Grace Hunter is once again the Conference USA Player of the Week. This is the fourth time the Niners have won the award this season and the second time for Grace Hunter. The Raleigh native put on a show in the 49ers’ wins against Marshall and the preseason league favorite WKU, extending […]

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Soccer sweeps superlatives

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer sweeps superlatives

Even after their jerseys are hung up after the conclusion of the season, both men’s and women’s soccer teams still shine in post-season awards. Callum Montgomery became the fifth Charlotte player to be named an Academic All-American, as voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).  The Biology major currently sports a 4.0 […]

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Early lead too much for Charlotte to overcome, fall to Duke 3-0

| November 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Early lead too much for Charlotte to overcome, fall to Duke 3-0

The Conference USA champion Charlotte women’s soccer will finish off their season at 11-9-2 after falling to No. 14-ranked Duke 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Koskinen Stadium. This was Charlotte’s fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in school history. The Blue Devils got on the board early at the 10:06 mark, with […]

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Women’s soccer preps for NCAA tournament

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer preps for NCAA tournament

As Saturday draws near, many Niner fans are focused on the football game however a more important fútbol game is taking place on the same day.  The Charlotte women’s soccer team travels up the road to Duke for the first round of the NCAA soccer tournament, playing Saturday at 1 p.m.. This is the fifth […]

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Charlotte women’s soccer set to battle against Duke in first round of NCAA tournament

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte women’s soccer set to battle against Duke in first round of NCAA tournament

The NCAA Selection Show is the dream for every college program. Hearing your name called and witnessing all the tears and screams with your teammates is a moment unlike any other. The 49ers did just that Monday afternoon. The Charlotte 49ers (11-8-2) received their first round destination for the NCAA tournament, drawing the No. 3-seed […]

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The 49ers are going dancing! Soccer shuts out FAU to win C-USA tournament

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
The 49ers are going dancing! Soccer shuts out FAU to win C-USA tournament

The Charlotte 49ers shutout the Florida Atlantic Owls, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at Transamerica Field while scoring three goals in the first half and one to cap off the game in the second to capture the 2016 Conference USA Women’s Soccer Championship. With the win, the 49ers clinched a trip to the NCAA tournament for just […]

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Women’s soccer advances to C-USA championship game

| November 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer advances to C-USA championship game

The No. 6-seed Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team defeated the No. 7-seed UTEP Minors, 1-0, behind a goal from senior captain Rebecca Beatty, sending the 49ers to the 2016 Conference USA Championship game Sunday morning at 11 a.m. on ESPN3 against the Florida Atlantic Owls. After upsetting the No. 3-seed WKU Lady Toppers in penalty […]

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49ers win thriller in PK’s to advance to semifinals

| November 3, 2016 | 1 Comment
49ers win thriller in PK’s to advance to semifinals

The No. 6-seed Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team defeated the No. 3-seed Western Kentucky Lady Toppers Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA tournament in penalty kicks, winning 4-1, after a 1-1 score took the game into extra time at Transamerica Field. Charlotte’s freshman Sara Sandberg placed the ball 12 yards away […]

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Women’s soccer drops 2-0 decision to Rice

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer drops 2-0 decision to Rice

Despite the 2-0 loss to the co-league leading Rice Owls, Charlotte women’s soccer was still able to secure a spot in the Conference USA championship. The 49ers are one of the top 8 seeds in the country and will remain as such after this final week of regulation play. The Rice Owls (10-4-1, 7-2 C-USA) […]

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Soccer honors seniors

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer honors seniors

Rebecca Beatty The five-foot-seven midfielder came to Charlotte from Mandeville, La. and is one of three captains on the team this season.  She has totaled nine goals for the 49ers, three of which were game-winners. Beatty joined Martha Thomas during her junior season as the only Niners with multiple game-winning goals after the Winthrop and […]

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Shelden records third consecutive shutout, 49ers tied for second in conference

| October 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Shelden records third consecutive shutout, 49ers tied for second in conference

The 49ers took six shots on goal in the first half, but to no avail. Anna Shelden was a brick wall in the goal, holding the Eagles to zero going into the half. Megan Greene and Martha Thomas each took two shots at the goal in the firs half, seniors Rebecca Beatty and Katie O’neill […]

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O’Neill’s hat trick lifts Charlotte over La Tech on senior night

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
O’Neill’s hat trick lifts Charlotte over La Tech on senior night

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team dominated from start to finish against a solid Louisiana Tech team Friday night, winning 4-0 behind a hat trick from senior Katie O’Neill on senior night at Transamerica Field. O’Neill wasted no time putting the 49ers (8-5-1, 4-1-1 C-USA) on top, scoring the fastest goal in Charlotte history just […]

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49ers tie 0-0 for the first time in five years

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers tie 0-0 for the first time in five years

The Charlotte women’s soccer team went scoreless in hard fought battle versus Florida Atlantic. This is the first scoreless tie for the Niners women’s soccer since the Providence game back in 2011. Even though Charlotte (7-5-1, 3-1-1) had a 14-to-9 shot attempt lead, none of their attempts were fruitful. Anna Shelton, a sophomore goalkeeper for […]

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