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Charlotte loses in final seconds against UTEP

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses in final seconds against UTEP

The 49ers women’s soccer team allowed a goal with 19 seconds remaining to lose an absolute heartbreaker, 4-3, to the UTEP Minors Friday night at Transamerica Field, despite scoring three goals in the second half. UTEP (8-2-2, 1-1 C-USA) proved to be the aggressors directly after kickoff, scoring at the 5:41 mark when Jeanna Mullen dribbled […]

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Lifelong bonds

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Lifelong bonds

Soccer allows for lifelong bonds to be formed.  This is evident in two pairs of freshman on the women’s soccer team. Freshman Riley Orr and Mary Manser have known each other for a while, they started playing together in U8.  Fast forward 10 years and they are playing for one of the top Division I […]

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Sheldon, 49ers shut out FIU on road

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sheldon, 49ers shut out FIU on road

Mother nature could not slow down Charlotte’s electric offense in their showdown against the Florida International University (FIU) Panthers in Miami on Friday, defeating the Panthers 4-0 behind prolific passing skills displayed by the 49ers all afternoon. Following redshirt sophomore Anna Shelden’s inspiring performance, the offense kept pace with her stone wall defensive performance. Shelden […]

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Soccer stays perfect at home, beat Monarchs in C-USA opener

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer stays perfect at home, beat Monarchs in C-USA opener

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team stayed perfect at home in their Conference USA opener with a 2-1 victory over the Old Dominion Monarchs Sunday afternoon, getting a goal from their star Martha Thomas and rising-star Megan Greene. “We’re delighted to get the first conference win of the season,” said coach John Cullen. “I thought today […]

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Greene lifts Charlotte over Elon in OT thriller

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Greene lifts Charlotte over Elon in OT thriller

The Charlotte 49ers (4-3) defeated the Elon Phoenix 2-1 in an overtime thriller Thursday night at the Charlotte practice field, as Megan Greene scored the equalizer with less than 30 seconds remaining in regulation and another goal just minutes into overtime. After the game, head coach John Cullen said, “We’re delighted to win an overtime […]

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49ers fall to nationally ranked Gamecocks

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to nationally ranked Gamecocks

The women’s soccer team couldn’t put the ball in the net and fell 3-0 against a nationally-ranked 22 South Carolina. The Gamecocks (5-0-1) wasted no time, putting one on the board with ten minutes gone in the game. Then the 49ers (3-3-0) were trying to clear the ball at 25:40 when it bounced off of […]

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Sandberg lifts Charlotte over Mercer 2-1

| September 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sandberg lifts Charlotte over Mercer 2-1

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team (3-2, 0-0 C-USA) defeated the Mercer Bears 2-1 Friday night at a very wet Transamerica Field, led by goals from Preseason Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year, Martha Thomas, and Swedish freshman Sara Sandberg, her first goal as a 49er. “Mercer and ourselves had a really close game […]

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Charlotte women’s soccer rallies, but falls short against Georgia Southern

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte women’s soccer rallies, but falls short against Georgia Southern

Three second half goals by the Charlotte 49ers (2-2-0) weren’t enough to pick up the victory on Sunday afternoon, as a late overtime goal by the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-2-1) resulted in a 4-3 loss for the 49ers. Down by two goals at halftime, and down by a goal with less than 20 minutes to […]

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Women win on the road

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women win on the road

The women’s soccer team went on their first road trip Friday when they traveled to Atlanta to take on Georgia State. Charlotte (2-1) was led by freshman Julia Grainda, who scored two goals.  Emily Truelove and Perri Bonner each put the ball in the net giving Charlotte the 4-1 edge over Georgia State (1-1-1). The […]

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Charlotte falls to nationally-ranked UNC

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to nationally-ranked UNC

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team traveled a couple hours across the state Sunday afternoon to take on the No. 9 ranked Tar Heels of North Carolina, falling 3-0 after two late goals from UNC, bringing Charlotte to an overall record of 1-1. The Tar Heels (2-0, 0-0 ACC) found early success in the game, […]

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49ers role past WCU in season opener

| August 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers role past WCU in season opener

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team used four goals from three different freshmen, led by two from Megan Greene, to role past the Western Carolina Catamounts 5-1 Friday night at Transamerica Field in their first game of the 2016 season. “We’ve been looking forward to this game since the last game of 2015,” said head […]

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Women’s soccer team forms bond overseas

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer team forms bond overseas

With the beginning of the season looming overhead, the Charlotte women’s soccer team went across the pond for ten days for a trip packed with soccer and bonding. The team welcomed nine freshman to the squad in an effort to fill the void left by the 2016 graduating class.  C-USA Preseason Player of the Year […]

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Nine new faces bolster an already talented 49ers women’s soccer squad

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Nine new faces bolster an already talented 49ers women’s soccer squad

With soccer season rapidly approaching and national signing day now in the past, Charlotte head coach John Cullen bolstered his already talented squad with nine new faces. Sophomore Martha Thomas led the 49ers in goals last season with 13 but the focus this offseason was to find her a partner, just as prolific in the attacking third. […]

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Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team capped off their season Friday night in style honoring their six graduating seniors and scoring three remarkable goals on the way to a comfortable win over FIU. Three different players contributed to the scoring for the 49ers including senior Victoria Fubara. Entering the match, Fubara had never scored for […]

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