Tag: Conference USA

Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte suffers first loss; Davis gets 1000th point

The Niners (1-1) were unable to comeback in their road game at Oklahoma State and lost the game 83-65. The loss seemed to be a combination of failing to knock down as many shots and preventing the Cowboys (2-0) from doing so, as well as the Niners could have. With any loss comes experiences to […]

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Racing to the finish

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Racing to the finish

Charlotte Cross Country consists of many incredible athletes whose hard work sometimes gets overlooked. Several of these athletes as well as their coaches have continuously proven this season especially, why that is changing. With Conference USA honors, top finishes by both teams including a championship title, as well as an individual title at both the […]

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Charlotte unable to clinch championship title

| November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to clinch championship title

Charlotte (8-5-6) fell to ODU in the Conference USA Conference Championship at a score of 1-0. A very well contended game consisted of tough defenses throughout the entirety of play, but would not be enough for the Niners to push through and even up the score or get a win. In the 28th minute, Niko […]

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Charlotte unable to comeback against Middle Tennessee

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte unable to comeback against Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers (1-9; C-USA: 1-5) failed to secure a victory, falling 35-21 against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-5,C-USA 3-3). Saturday, which also happened to be Veteran’s day, proved a turnout of over 10,000, including many active and inactive servicemen in attendance. The loss put the Niners record at a disheartening 1-9, while the […]

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Fourth Quarter Comeback Lifts Charlotte over Dukes

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fourth Quarter Comeback Lifts Charlotte over Dukes

It wasn’t the most ideal situation, but the Charlotte 49ers’ women’s team was able to defeat the Duquesne Dukes after an impressive comeback, 75-72 on Friday evening. The 49ers, who won their seventh-straight season opener, were buoyed by redshirt senior Nyilah Jamison-Myers’ performance. The transfer from Clemson poured in 18 points and five rebounds off […]

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Niners drop emotional final regular season game to FAU

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop emotional final regular season game to FAU

It was an emotional day at the Halton Arena on Nov. 11 as three seniors (Janell Sparks, Tatyana Thomas, Kaylyn Torain) played in their final home game. The Niners (19-11, 6-8) took on the Florida Atlantic Owls (18-8, 9-5) in a morning match to end the regular season. Charlotte constantly gave up early leads to […]

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Charlotte Seeks Revenge

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Seeks Revenge

It’s Nov. 11, a day to remember the sacrifices that veterans have made for American citizens. On today, the Niners will honor military members and their families prior to taking on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The team is looking to bounce back after a road loss to Old Dominion and is searching for their […]

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Charlotte moves past No. 8 in the nation FIU; earns shot at championship title

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte moves past No. 8 in the nation FIU; earns shot at championship title

The Charlotte 49ers (8-4-6) are on to the championship match after sailing past a formerly unbeaten and top-10 ranked FIU (11-1-4). They are hoping to continue their impressive postseason performance and grab the program its first championship title in four years, being the seventh in program history. FIU took the lead at 1-0 early on […]

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Living the dream

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Living the dream

Seven years ago, Jean Eason was far from the Queen City. After high school, the offensive lineman enlisted in the U.S. Army and was on a tour of duty in Afghanistan. He returned home with one goal on his mind: to run through the tunnel and play football at the collegiate level. During his high […]

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Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Garcia breaks a record; Niners win

Charlotte (19-10, 6-7 C-USA) beat UTSA for the first time 3-1 to get a bid into the conference tournament next week, through quite an incredible performance. Yumi Garcia, with 19 digs in that match broke a school record to both make history for herself and for her team. In just the seventh rally of the […]

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Niners beat New Mexico; move on to semi-finals

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners beat New Mexico; move on to semi-finals

Fourth seed Charlotte (7-4-6) is making their way through the Conference USA tournament. The Niners beat fifth seed New Mexico (8-6-4) in the quarterfinals by way of a penalty kick from Callum Montgomery. The lone goal was scored off of a penalty kick taken by Montgomery, but it was quite a play that would result […]

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Digging for gold

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Digging for gold

From Brazil, to Bethel University and finally the 49ers Volleyball team, Yumi Garcia has had a major impact on those around her on and off the court. Coming from a different country has not stopped Garcia one bit. “Yumi moved away from home to play volleyball when she was 16 and that helped show just […]

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Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bruce named Offensive Player of the Week

After his performance against Kentucky on Saturday, redshirt junior Daniel Bruce was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week, for the 2nd time in his career. Bruce was awarded his first C-USA Offensive Player of the Week last season was earned through a game-winning goal over No. 3 Clemson. Bruce spent his first year […]

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Keeping up with Karrington

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Keeping up with Karrington

Karrington King had a storybook career. After coming to Charlotte as a walk-on, he earned a scholarship position after his redshirt year. In the following three season, the linebacker was a common fixture on the field for the 49ers. He racked up over 70 tackles in two of those seasons, becoming the second 49er to […]

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