Tag: charlotte soccer

The 49ers fall to Rice

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall to Rice

The Charlotte 49ers took on the Rice Owls Sunday evening in their final home regular season match of the year. Though forward Megan Greene collected six shots overall with three on goal, the 49ers (9-7-1) lost 1-0 to Rice (12-2-1). Charlotte, led by Greene, would come out strong in the first half, attacking Rice’s backfield hard […]

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Another draw for the Niners

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Another draw for the Niners

Before the match began, seniors Sean Bowman, Banks Fisher, Marco Sunol-Rojas and Zhuvonte Wilson were honored for their senior night. Less than four minutes after coming into the game, Ryan Spaulding scored his second goal of the season in the 30th minute of play for Charlotte’s only goal of the game. After 110 minutes of […]

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The Mean Green show Charlotte no mercy

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Mean Green show Charlotte no mercy

Thursday night began with lots of spirit and excitement for Charlotte as the team celebrated Senior Night and recognized four of their teammates for their achievements on and off the field. However, they were unable to carry that energy throughout the game and lost 2-1 to Northern Texas in another conference match. The Niners started […]

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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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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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Charlotte falls to Old Dominion at home

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Old Dominion at home

After coming off a tie game against UAB on Tuesday night, Charlotte took the field Friday to play Old Dominion. Despite an early 1-0 lead in the first half, the 49ers (3-3-3, C-USA 1-1-2) lost 2-1 to the Monarchs (7-1-2, C-USA 4-0-0) at home. Charlotte scored their first and only goal of the game in […]

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Groomed for greatness

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Groomed for greatness

There are three key components that make up a star college athlete. Motivation, mental toughness and work ethic. There are hundreds of thousands of amazing athletes around the country, yet only a small percentage get to go the distance and play in college. Why? Because it takes a certain passion to be able to push […]

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Charlotte 49ers put away the Panthers

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers put away the Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers (7-3, 2-0 C-USA) won against the FIU panthers (1-5, 0-1 C-USA) in a Sunday shutout at Transamerica stadium. Holding the Panthers to only two shots on goal in the first half and four shots in the second, the 49ers’ Abby Stapelton, would only have to make a total of five saves. Forward […]

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The making of a leader

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The making of a leader

After coming off a six goal season where he helped the 49ers claim a Conference USA title, 5’6 mid-fielder Daniel Bruce is ready to take his new leadership role in stride. Sporting the renowned number #10 on his jersey this season, Bruce knows what is expected of him. “With Luke and Brandt, both two massive […]

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Charlotte falls on the road

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls on the road

After a cancelled game against UCF last Friday, the 49ers seemed fully rested and ready for their match against Coastal Carolina, but it was a tale of two halves for the Niners. After jumping out to an early 1-0 lead against the Chanticleers, they then got off rhythm and were defeated 3-2 by Coastal. Charlotte […]

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Niners win in the final minutes

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win in the final minutes

The Charlotte men’s soccer team opened their home season with a 1-0 victory over the Winthrop Falcons Saturday at TransAmerica stadium in a long fought defensive battle. The 15th ranked 49ers have now won 10 of their last 11 home openers. “I think there are a lot of positives that we can take away from this […]

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Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

Virginia Lingo strikes the ball. NT File Photo The Charlotte 49ers (1-0-2) lost to the Georgia Bulldogs (2-0-1) in a match at Transamerica Field in Charlotte on Friday night. Coming off a victory against UNCG on Monday, the Niners couldn’t seem to find the back of the net, despite firing off 13 shots to Georgia’s […]

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