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Spring Game showcases growth

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Spring Game showcases growth

This past Saturday marked the fifth annual Spring Game for the Charlotte 49ers football program. It offered players a platform to show their improvements from the offseason. The game featured four quarters of the offense, in white, going against the defense, in green, using a modified scoring system. While traditional points were awarded for touchdowns, […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball made it past Marshall in the opening round of the conference tournament and now are slated to face Louisiana Tech in the quarterfinals. Last Time  Charlotte has seen the Lady Techsters once before this season when they traveled down to Baton Rouge and lost 80-54. The senior duo of Ciara […]

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Softball drops the ball against Carolina

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball drops the ball against Carolina

Backed by a three-homerun performance, Carolina eased past the Charlotte 49ers softball team 5-1 Tuesday night. The Tar Heels (16-4) put on a show for their home audience, posting five hits. Charlotte (15-8) couldn’t get anything started offensively, only having two hits during the contest. Haley Wiseman moved to 10-5 on the season after taking […]

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The redshirt life

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The redshirt life

When a kid imagines being a Division I athlete, their mind quickly wanders to the glamour of having their names called out as one of the starters. This doesn’t happen without a little bit of hard work, however. For some athletes this hard work  is aided by a year without playing, instead focusing on building skill […]

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Softball starts strong

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball starts strong

  Charlotte softball has overcome a dismal 1-3 start with a seven-game win streak, capped off with a clean 5-0 sweep in the First Pitch Classic. The team has bounced back after opening their 2017 campaign down at the Carolina Classic in South Carolina by going 1-3. The 49ers came back to the Queen City […]

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Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of UNCC: Meet Xavia Carthen

¨I like to start my day off with exercise. I wake up and go to the gym before class and it gives me the energy to start my day. Even when I’m not feeling good I still push myself to go to the gym because I know in the end it will all be worth […]

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Charlotte 49ers quarterback Kevin Olsen arraigned in second-degree rape case

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers quarterback Kevin Olsen arraigned in second-degree rape case

Sunday evening former starting quarterback, Kevin Olsen, was arrested with multiple charges including three counts of second degree forcible rape, sexual assault, communicating threats and second-degree sex offense (forcible fondling). The alleged incident occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning between Olsen and his girlfriend in his apartment. According to medical reports, the 23-year-old victim had […]

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Men’s basketball falls to ODU on road

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s basketball falls to ODU on road

The Charlotte 49ers (11-14, C-USA 5-9) travelled to Norfolk, Virginia Saturday night to take on the Old Dominion Monarchs (16-10, C-USA 9-5) in a game that proved to be a disappointing 72-48 loss to ODU. Charlotte’s own, Jon Davis, was able to put up an impressive 26 points, recording his 12th 20-point game of the […]

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3 takeaways from the 49ers upset over Oregon State

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 takeaways from the 49ers upset over Oregon State

Charlotte picked up a win against the visiting Oregon State Beavers, bringing their record to 6-2 overall. Though the margin of victory was a slim three points (69-66), the 49ers dominated three key categories in their route to a win. Solid defense One of the highlights of Charlotte’s performance lied in their defense. The 49ers […]

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49ers use technology to advance their talents

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers use technology to advance their talents

The Niners are embracing 21st century technology through the use of iPads this season. Instead of using an old-fashioned film room, Charlotte has put an iPad in every player’s hands that constantly holds game film, practice film and scouting reports. In a campaign spearheaded by video coordinator Eric Besserman, the 49ers have transitioned to using […]

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Charlotte blows lead, falls to USC Upstate

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte blows lead, falls to USC Upstate

The Charlotte men’s basketball team was dealt their first loss of the season after facing USC Upstate.  The 49ers (3-1) held the lead for the majority of the game, however a second-half surge from the Spartans (3-2) lead the game to overtime and eventually an Upstate victory. After a strong start that saw Charlotte build an […]

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International Niners: Part Three

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
International Niners: Part Three

this online-exclusive series is focused on the study abroad process to provide clarity and further information for UNC Charlotte students who are seeking to partake in an international education experience during their college years. The goal of this series is to encourage students to come out of their comfort zones and immerse themselves in global […]

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Stagnant Symphony

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Stagnant Symphony

I was a member of the UNC Charlotte Philharmonia up until the second semester of my sophomore year. At that point I had to quit because my schedule just didn’t allow three hours of class time on Wednesdays or the hours of practice outside of class. Nevertheless, I was excited to see my former ensemble […]

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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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