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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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Love of the Game

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Love of the Game

Every child at least once dreams of being a professional athlete. The thrill of the game, the cloak winding and the cheers of the crowd is a rush that every person dreams of. The difference between making these dreams reality is a love for the game and a love for the bitter work that Elliot […]

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Working with Workpeh

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Working with Workpeh

After a late start to the sport, receiver Workpeh Kofa has contributed on the field for the 49ers since his freshman season. Kofa was a late bloomer when it came concentrating on playing football. He took up the sport in eighth grade, but the pigskin always came in second to basketball. It wasn’t until Kofa’s […]

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Niners falter at WKU

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners falter at WKU

The Charlotte 49ers played the WKU Hilltoppers close for the first quarter, but suffered numerous injuries and surrendered 24 second-quarter points to falter 45-14 on the road. Aaron McAllister recorded his first career start at running back for the Niners, and the redshirt freshman finished with 157 yards on the ground and both of Charlotte’s […]

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The 49ers take out the Radford Highlanders.

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers take out the Radford Highlanders.

The Charlotte 49ers (4-3-3, C-USA 1-1-2 ) took on the Radford Highlanders in a Tuesday night contest at Transamerica field. Daniel Bruce ended the contest, scoring the lone goal in double overtime. Coming into the first half, both squads operated within a stalemate. It was Charlotte’s own on-field leader, #10 Bruce, who took the reigns […]

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34: The number to look out for

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
34: The number to look out for

  The 2017 season has been a dream come true for Jeff Gemmell. After finding success in his new position and becoming a new leader for the 49ers, number 34 is definitely one to get familiar with. The spring game this past April was Charlotte’s first time hitting the field without all of the 2017 […]

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Sparks career high not enough, 49ers fall to FAU

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sparks career high not enough, 49ers fall to FAU

Charlotte Volleyball (15-5, 2-2) traveled to Florida Atlantic University (10-5, 1-2) to play in their fourth Conference USA match of the season on Oct. 1. 49ers Senior Janell Sparks had a personal best in kills with 25, but the team was unable to get the road victory against the Owls dropping the match 1-3. As […]

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Charlotte Draw 1-1 Against UAB

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Draw 1-1 Against UAB

The 49ers settled for a 1-1 draw against UAB Saturday night, despite having a 16 to nine shot advantage. This is the third tie for the 49ers this season and the second tie in league play. The Blazers took the lead in the first half as forward Rami Dajani scored his 2nd goal of the […]

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Special teams errors haunt 49ers: FIU gets comeback win at home

| October 1, 2017 | 1 Comment
Special teams errors haunt 49ers: FIU gets comeback win at home

Charlotte Football flew down to Miami, Florida to play their first Conference USA game of the season against Florida International University Saturday night. Coming off the program’s first ever shutout loss, the 49ers were looking to grab their first win of the season. After a dominant first half which featured four touchdowns by Charlotte quarterback […]

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The switch

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The switch

Last season, Juwan Foggie, a wide receiver, watched from the sidelines as his teammates played defense. This year, Foggie plays with those same teammates, leading the team in many statistical categories as an outside linebacker. From his high school days through his sophmore season with the 49ers, Foggie has always run routes as a wide […]

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49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

Charlotte’s 11-game win streak was ended on Sept. 24 after falling to Western Kentucky in three sets. Both teams headed into the game with 14 wins and each had a victory against a conference opponent. The 49ers played hard against a team they have not defeated in three years, but were again unable to get […]

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Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

Charlotte volleyball hosted The Herd at the Dale F. Halton Arena Friday night where the 49ers served up a 3-1 victory. Marshall had won six of the last seven match-ups against Charlotte, but the Niners were not intimidated when they hit the court. Charlotte entered the match with a 10-game win streak, looking to add another […]

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PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Panthers to Charlotte

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Panthers to Charlotte

Another week is ending, and that means another Saturday full of college football is approaching. For the Charlotte 49ers, the Georgia State Panthers are number 1 on the priority list. Both teams come into the contest searching for their first win (GSU 0-2, CHA 0-3), so the game should be an interesting one for sure. […]

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Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

The Charlotte 49ers played their hearts out in their in-state shootout with NC A&T, but they ultimately fell 35-31 after coming back from an 18-point deficit. The Aggies scored three touchdowns in the first half, and got a huge defensive stop late in the fourth quarter that ultimately sealed the deal. A&T quarterback Lamar Raynard […]

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