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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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Beatty delivers again, secures draw at UTSA

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beatty delivers again, secures draw at UTSA

Charlotte’s Rebecca Beatty delivered again for the 49ers, scoring the team’s only goal in a Sunday matinee showdown with the University of Texas at San Antonio. Beatty’s first half goal secured a draw for Charlotte on the road. Beatty stationed herself near the top of the Roadrunners’ 18-yard box while Martha Thomas drove down the […]

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McCallister delivers late, 49ers defeat UTEP

| October 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
McCallister delivers late, 49ers defeat UTEP

Behind game-changing second half performances from Rebecca Beatty and Megan McCallister, the 49ers fought back from a one goal deficit Friday night to beat UTEP in conference play. “Absolutely superb performance from the girls,” Charlotte head coach John Cullen said. “It was an excruciating long day to get here. Two flights, flight delays and going […]

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Loren Reilley: Captain, Leader, 49er

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Loren Reilley: Captain, Leader, 49er

The alarm clock sounds, Loren Reilley wakes from a deep sleep, unable to ignore the buzzing. The numbers read 8 a.m. The day isn’t like any other. It’s Sunday, Sept. 13, her 21st birthday, game-day for her Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team. Reilley sits down at the breakfast table for the breakfast of champions. Her […]

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49ers disrupt shutout in loss to Western Kentucky

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers disrupt shutout in loss to Western Kentucky

The Lady Toppers of Western Kentucky visited Charlotte Sunday afternoon, taking on the 49ers and escaping with a 3-1 victory at Transamerica Field. Charlotte’s Katie O’Neill snapped the Lady Toppers shutout in the final minute of play but the goal came too late. “We knew what was at stake,” Charlotte head coach John Cullen said. […]

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Thomas nets career-best in loss to Monarchs

| October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thomas nets career-best in loss to Monarchs

Charlotte’s Martha Thomas scored her career-best 12th goal of season Friday night in the 49ers 2-1 overtime loss on the road to C-USA rival Old Dominion. Charlotte struck first, opening the scoring in the 35th minute. The 49ers drew a free-kick in the Monarch’s area, just outside the 18-yard box. Thomas stepped up, set the ball […]

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49ers can’t rally past Rice in second half

| October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers can’t rally past Rice in second half

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team found the back of the net early, but couldn’t connect late in a 2-1 loss at home against the Rice Owls. “That’s four games in conference where we’ve lost by a one goal margin,” said 49ers head coach John Cullen after the game. “What’s hurting us right now is […]

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49ers outplay North Texas, suffer defeat in overtime

| October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers outplay North Texas, suffer defeat in overtime

Photos by Benjamin Robson.  The Charlotte 49ers overwhelmed North Texas in 90 minutes of C-USA play Friday night but to no avail as the Mean Green made the most of their early overtime opportunity, sealing the 49ers fate in a 1-0 loss. The Mean Green arrived in Charlotte allowing less than one goal per game […]

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49ers’ win streak ends in loss to #16 Gamecocks

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers’ win streak ends in loss to #16 Gamecocks

The 49ers (4-2) win streak may have come to an end Monday night as Charlotte was not able to knock off visiting No. 16 South Carolina (5-1) but there were plenty of positives to take away from the game. Freshman Ellie Deaver scored her first goal of the season as well as her collegiate career. […]

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49ers concede late goal, fall to Blue Raiders

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers concede late goal, fall to Blue Raiders

In a road matchup at Middle Tennessee Sunday afternoon, the Charlotte 49ers conceded a late goal, ultimately falling to the Blue Raiders 1-0. The 49ers went toe-to-toe with the Blue Raiders in an end-to-end matchup resulting in 12 shots for the 49ers while Middle Tennessee registered 13. The Blue Raiders netted the winning goal in […]

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O’Neill, 49ers score three unanswered, douse UAB

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
O’Neill, 49ers score three unanswered, douse UAB

The Charlotte 49ers battled back from a two goal deficit at home behind stellar performances from Katie O’Neill and Martha Thomas. O’Neill recorded her first multi-goal game of the season while Thomas netted her 11th goal of the year. “It was a gut check, it was a test of our character,” Charlotte head coach John […]

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Crossbar Challenge with Emily Truelove

| September 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
Crossbar Challenge with Emily Truelove

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team entered the 2015 campaign adding over 10 new faces to the roster. One of the most striking additions to the squad is former Cleveland High School standout, Emily Truelove. Truelove was a highly recruited athlete leaving high school and was listed as a four-star player by TopDrawerSoccer.com. She was a prolific finisher […]

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Mistakes overshadow Thomas’ multi-goal game

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mistakes overshadow Thomas’ multi-goal game

Despite Martha Thomas’ multi-goal game, the Charlotte 49ers (4-5) were unable to overpower Elon Sunday night, falling 4-2 on the road. Thomas tallied her two goals in a span of just over three minutes however it proved not to be enough as the 49ers came up short in their final non-conference game. “It was a […]

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49ers left heartbroken

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers left heartbroken

The Charlotte 49ers were left heartbroken at home Sunday afternoon as East Carolina netted the winning goal of the game with only 50 seconds remaining in the second period of extra time. “It’s a huge challenge for us go forward. We had a very tough week, we had a very hard three games and we’ve […]

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