Tag: Charlotte 49ers

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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49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

Charlotte (5-4-3) controlled the game extremely well for the larger part of the game, forcing fifth ranked Louisville (10-1-3) to remain at Transamerica for extra time, but lost to the Cardinals 1-0 in overtime. “I’m really proud of the guys, the effort was fantastic. We took a good team down to the wire and we […]

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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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Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

The 49ers women’s volleyball team fell just short of winning an important conference game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders by a score of 3-2. Coming in, Charlotte appeared to be the heavy favorite to take the game but the Blue Raiders had other ideas, as they improved to 6-16 on the season and 2-6 […]

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Niners draw 1-1 against Golden Eagles

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners draw 1-1 against Golden Eagles

The 49ers (9-5-1, 4-2-1 C-USA) came to a tie at a score of 1-1 with Southern Miss (6-6-3, 0-4-3 C-USA) after double over time. Beginning the match nearly an hour later than the original start time due to no-show officials, all of the Charlotte seniors saw starting spots for the first time this season along […]

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The 49ers pick up another victory on the road

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers pick up another victory on the road

The men’s soccer team took a trip down to Florida Atlantic University and put the Owls in their place Saturday night by snatching up a 3-1 victory. With impressive goals by Daniel Bruce, Teddy Chaouche and Ryan Spaulding, the Niners were able to extend their record to (5-3-3) and (2-1-2) in conference play. The first […]

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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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Charlotte falls in second half thriller

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in second half thriller

On Friday the 13th, bad luck was in the air for the Niners women’s soccer team as they traveled to Louisiana Tech for a Conference USA battle. Charlotte put up a good fight but never had a lead in the match and fell to LA Tech 2-1. Charlotte (9-5, 4-2 C-USA) started off struggling, only […]

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49ers score decisive victory against Golden Panthers

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers score decisive victory against Golden Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team defeated the FIU Golden Panthers 3-0 on Friday night, advancing to 17-5 on the season as well as 4-2 in conference play. The decisive victory marked Charlotte’s second consecutive conference win, maintaining the sixth-best conference record in Conference USA. Their 17-5 record is the third best in C-USA, trailing […]

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PREVIEW: Wheels Up to WKU

| October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Wheels Up to WKU

Another Saturday has come and gone, and another one is approaching. For the Charlotte 49ers, it means gearing up and heading to the Bluegrass State for a showdown with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. For the winless Niners, it means another opportunity to get their first win of the season and hopefully change their fortunes. Scouting […]

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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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Charlotte unable to stop Marshall

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to stop Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers had their finest defensive performance of the season, but Marshall was able to score twice and defeat the Niners, 14-3 in Jerry Richardson Stadium. Marshall quarterback Chase Litton threw two touchdown passes to receiver Tyre Brady, one in the first quarter and one in the third, and those scores gave Marshall just […]

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Charlotte to host Herd

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte to host Herd

The Charlotte 49ers have a tall task ahead of them on Saturday, as they will host the Marshall Thundering Herd in their second conference matchup. The Herd, who have multiple connections to the 49ers, are red hot at the moment, but lost to Charlotte last season on their home field, 27-24. Charlotte is still searching […]

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