Tag: Conference USA

Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a disappointing weekend, being swept by conference foe Marshall in three games. The first game on Saturday started out promising, but ended with the Herd (20-4, 6-0 C-USA) taking home the close victory of 2-3 in the last inning. The 49ers (16-13, 1-5 C-USA) fell yet again to their […]

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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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49ers silence Thundering Herd

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers silence Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team won the battle on the boards and the game, defeating the Thundering Herd of Marshall 71-66 in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte (21-9, 12-6 C-USA) tallied 60 rebounds during the contest compared to a Marshall (13-17, 5-13 C-USA) who totaled only 39 […]

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PREVIEW: Men’s basketball eyes UAB in first round of C-USA tournament

| March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Men’s basketball eyes UAB in first round of C-USA tournament

The Charlotte 49ers (13-16, C-USA 7-11) will take on the UAB Blazers (16-15, C-USA 9-9) in the first round of the Conference USA tournament in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Legacy Arena. The Niners met with UAB earlier this season on Feb. 9, as the Blazers pulled away in Birmingham with an […]

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PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

The regular season has concluded and the Charlotte 49ers finished pulling a five seed for the annual conference tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. The Niners are slated to face the Thundering Herd of Marshall in the first round of play on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Charlotte has defeated Marshall both times they faced the Thundering […]

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Niners get victory over UTEP

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners get victory over UTEP

Grace Hunter and Ciara Gregory were the only Charlotte players in double-figures, but their dominance was crucial down the stretch as the Charlotte 49ers (20-9, 12-6 C-USA) earned an 84-74 comeback victory over the UTEP Miners on Senior Night. Hunter notched 30 points and 15 boards in the home finale, while Gregory dropped 26 points […]

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Charlotte ends regular season, falls 74-67 to UTEP

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte ends regular season, falls 74-67 to UTEP

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team capped off their regular season play on Saturday night, falling 74-67 to UTEP. The 49ers (13-16, 7-11 C-USA) had three players in double figures, however it wasn’t enough to give the Niners the victory. Andrien White lead the Charlotte team with 15 points from the bench, marking his fourth […]

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49ers fall to Thundering Herd in close battle

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Thundering Herd in close battle

The Charlotte 49ers (12-15, C-USA: 6-10) fell to the Marshall Thundering Herd (16-13, C-USA: 9-7) in a close battle, 93-89. The 49ers rallied back to overcome a 14-point lead early in the first half but suffered from foul trouble and were out-rebounded in the second half, leaving them unable to close out the victory. “A […]

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Blue Raiders stifle Charlotte’s comeback

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Blue Raiders stifle Charlotte’s comeback

Rebecca Reuter had 23 points, Jess Louro and Ty Petty added 18 apiece, and Middle Tennessee saw their 23-point lead collapse but ultimately held on for an 83-81 victory over Charlotte. Alex Johnson had 16 points and seven boards for the visitors, whose three-point shooting was the difference in the game. Lefty Webster and Grace […]

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49ers fall on the road against Middle Tennessee

| February 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers fall on the road against Middle Tennessee

Charlotte was unable to bring home a win as they fell to Middle Tennessee Saturday 70-55 in Murfreesboro. The 49ers’ (11-13, 5-8 C-USA) Austin Ajukwa had a career-high 12 rebounds, however MTSU (22-4, 12-1 C-USA) won the battle of the boards 41-35. Charlotte recorded 30 of their 55 points in the paint, thanks to the […]

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Blazers beat Niners 88-81

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Blazers beat Niners 88-81

Keonna Farmer had 20 points and seven rebounds, Deanna Kuzmanic added 18, and the UAB Blazers (12-11, 5-7 C-USA) used free throws and three-point shooting to defeat the Charlotte 49ers (17-6, 9-3 C-USA) 88-81. Rachael Childress added 15 points for the Blazers, who had four players in double figures and hit 29-34 (85.3 percent) of […]

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49ers fall to UAB on the road

| February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to UAB on the road

Charlotte (11-12, C-USA: 5-7) was unable to maintain their early lead, as they fell UAB (15-10, C-USA: 8-4), 82-69 on the road Thursday. Jon Davis led the game in scoring once again with 24 points to go along with his five rebounds and four assists. Andrien White posted his 14th double-figure scoring game of the season […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte hosts UAB

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte hosts UAB

The Charlotte 49ers are on a tear, and they will look to keep it up as they look to take on the UAB Blazers (11-11, 4-7 C-USA) tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPN3. The Niners are coming of a historical win against FIU, a contest that saw senior Ciara Gregory break four records and saw […]

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History is made in Charlotte victory over FIU

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
History is made in Charlotte victory over FIU

Ciara Gregory was shoulder-deep in her bag of tricks on Saturday afternoon, as the senior from Pennsylvania put on a dazzling display of shooting for the Charlotte 49ers women’s team. Gregory dropped 32 points, including nine three-pointers, while both Grace Hunter and Nyilah Jamison-Myers added 22 points and 11 boards apiece to help Charlotte rout […]

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Niners lose close battle with FAU

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose close battle with FAU

After the Charlotte men’s basketball team started their contest against FAU shooting 100 percent from behind the arc, the 49ers (10-11, 4-6 C-USA) lost their spark and fell to the Owls (7-13, 3-6 C-USA) in a close one, 77-75. Jon Davis led all scorers with 19 points to go along with his season-high 9 assists, […]

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Baseball is back

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball is back

Baseball season looms overhead at Robert and Mariam Hayes stadium with opening day only three weeks away. As the team prepares to welcome West Virginia on Feb. 17, the expectations for the 49ers are high this season. The squad is facing one of the most rigorous schedules in the program’s history. The 55-game schedule (32 […]

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Hawkins, Owls Shoot Down Niners

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hawkins, Owls Shoot Down Niners

The Charlotte 49ers women’s team overcame a slow start but faltered in the final seconds, as they ultimately lost to the Rice Owls 55-52. Jasmine Goodwine had 16 points to lead the Owls, and Maya Hawkins added 10, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 8.1 seconds left. Meanwhile, Nyilah Jamison-Myers had 16 points and five boards […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte looks for redemption

| January 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte looks for redemption

The Charlotte women’s team looks to end their three-game road trip on a high note, facing off with the ODU Lady Monarchs. The 49ers enter the contest sitting 5-1 in conference while ODU has an even 3-3 conference record. Last time out Charlotte hasn’t seen action since last Saturday when they had a 78-61 victory […]

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Name a more iconic duo

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Name a more iconic duo

Jon Davis drives down the court, takes the ball almost to the rim before he dishes it out to fellow teammate Andrien White, who then converts from behind the arc to give Charlotte another three points. This is a charade that has occurred in basically every men’s basketball game since the two entered the program […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte squares up with Southern Miss

| January 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte squares up with Southern Miss

After dropping their first conference game of the season on Thursday against Louisiana Tech, the Charlotte women’s team is looking for redemption in Hattiesburg as they prepare to take on Southern Miss. The 49ers sit at second in conference standings with a 4-1 conference record, 12-4 overall. Southern Miss holds a 3-1 conference record and […]

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