Tag: Martha Thomas

Preseason hopes

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preseason hopes

Women’s soccer has set the bar high for themselves. The squad was crowned the Conference USA champions after winning the tournament in Charlotte last season, then went on to compete in their first NCAA tournament under head coach John Cullen. Though the group was knocked out in the first round by Duke, it left the […]

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Women’s soccer preps for NCAA tournament

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer preps for NCAA tournament

As Saturday draws near, many Niner fans are focused on the football game however a more important fútbol game is taking place on the same day.  The Charlotte women’s soccer team travels up the road to Duke for the first round of the NCAA soccer tournament, playing Saturday at 1 p.m.. This is the fifth […]

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Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team capped off their season Friday night in style honoring their six graduating seniors and scoring three remarkable goals on the way to a comfortable win over FIU. Three different players contributed to the scoring for the 49ers including senior Victoria Fubara. Entering the match, Fubara had never scored for […]

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49ers disrupt shutout in loss to Western Kentucky

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers disrupt shutout in loss to Western Kentucky

The Lady Toppers of Western Kentucky visited Charlotte Sunday afternoon, taking on the 49ers and escaping with a 3-1 victory at Transamerica Field. Charlotte’s Katie O’Neill snapped the Lady Toppers shutout in the final minute of play but the goal came too late. “We knew what was at stake,” Charlotte head coach John Cullen said. […]

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Thomas nets career-best in loss to Monarchs

| October 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thomas nets career-best in loss to Monarchs

Charlotte’s Martha Thomas scored her career-best 12th goal of season Friday night in the 49ers 2-1 overtime loss on the road to C-USA rival Old Dominion. Charlotte struck first, opening the scoring in the 35th minute. The 49ers drew a free-kick in the Monarch’s area, just outside the 18-yard box. Thomas stepped up, set the ball […]

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49ers outplay North Texas, suffer defeat in overtime

| October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers outplay North Texas, suffer defeat in overtime

Photos by Benjamin Robson.  The Charlotte 49ers overwhelmed North Texas in 90 minutes of C-USA play Friday night but to no avail as the Mean Green made the most of their early overtime opportunity, sealing the 49ers fate in a 1-0 loss. The Mean Green arrived in Charlotte allowing less than one goal per game […]

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49ers’ win streak ends in loss to #16 Gamecocks

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers’ win streak ends in loss to #16 Gamecocks

The 49ers (4-2) win streak may have come to an end Monday night as Charlotte was not able to knock off visiting No. 16 South Carolina (5-1) but there were plenty of positives to take away from the game. Freshman Ellie Deaver scored her first goal of the season as well as her collegiate career. […]

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49ers concede late goal, fall to Blue Raiders

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers concede late goal, fall to Blue Raiders

In a road matchup at Middle Tennessee Sunday afternoon, the Charlotte 49ers conceded a late goal, ultimately falling to the Blue Raiders 1-0. The 49ers went toe-to-toe with the Blue Raiders in an end-to-end matchup resulting in 12 shots for the 49ers while Middle Tennessee registered 13. The Blue Raiders netted the winning goal in […]

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O’Neill, 49ers score three unanswered, douse UAB

| September 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
O’Neill, 49ers score three unanswered, douse UAB

The Charlotte 49ers battled back from a two goal deficit at home behind stellar performances from Katie O’Neill and Martha Thomas. O’Neill recorded her first multi-goal game of the season while Thomas netted her 11th goal of the year. “It was a gut check, it was a test of our character,” Charlotte head coach John […]

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Mistakes overshadow Thomas’ multi-goal game

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mistakes overshadow Thomas’ multi-goal game

Despite Martha Thomas’ multi-goal game, the Charlotte 49ers (4-5) were unable to overpower Elon Sunday night, falling 4-2 on the road. Thomas tallied her two goals in a span of just over three minutes however it proved not to be enough as the 49ers came up short in their final non-conference game. “It was a […]

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49ers left heartbroken

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers left heartbroken

The Charlotte 49ers were left heartbroken at home Sunday afternoon as East Carolina netted the winning goal of the game with only 50 seconds remaining in the second period of extra time. “It’s a huge challenge for us go forward. We had a very tough week, we had a very hard three games and we’ve […]

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49ers’ win streak ends in loss to No. 16 Gamecocks

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers’ win streak ends in loss to No. 16 Gamecocks

The 49ers (4-2) win streak may have come to an end Monday night as Charlotte was not able to knock off visiting No. 16 South Carolina (5-1) but there were plenty of positives to take away from the game. Freshman Ellie Deaver scored her first goal of the season as well as her collegiate career. […]

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49ers rally late to defeat Gardner-Webb

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers rally late to defeat Gardner-Webb

The Charlotte 49ers (4-1) extended their win streak to three games Friday night after Junior transfer Katie O’Neill netted not only her first goal of the season but also the game-winner. Charlotte’s victory came late in the second half after being down one goal with less than 20 minutes remaining. The match was delayed almost two […]

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49ers roll with shutout victory over Winthrop

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers roll with shutout victory over Winthrop

Charlotte won their second game in a row on the road at Winthrop (1-1-1), Wednesday night. The 49ers exhibited an exceptional display of defense after conceding three goals in their previous match. Charlotte (3-1) goalkeeper Annika McHenry was unchallenged throughout 90 minutes as the 49ers didn’t allow Winthrop a shot on target. “I’m proud of […]

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