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Football coaching staff set for 2018

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Football coaching staff set for 2018

After head coach Brad Lambert had to clean house at the end of the 2017 season, there were multiple voids that had to be filled on his coaching staff. Now, a few months later, he has finally locked in his staff for the 2018 season. “I’m really pleased with this group as a whole. It’s […]

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Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

| December 5, 2017
Preview: 49ers, Demon Deacons to Clash in Halton

The Charlotte 49ers are set to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in Halton Arena. Last Time Out A year ago on Wednesday, these two teams clashed in Winston-Salem and the Demon Deacons defeated the 49ers, 91-74. Senior Braxton Ogbueze led the charge for Charlotte offensively with 20 points. […]

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Charlotte shuts out UAB in season finale

| November 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shuts out UAB in season finale

In the final game of the regular season, behind a spirited defensive effort, the 49ers shutout the Blazers securing a No. 2 seed in the C-USA tournament next week. “It was a great result on the road,” Charlotte assistant coach Kyle Gookins said. “It was a good way to end the regular-season. We now will […]

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Laia Raventós: Spanish Sensation

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Laia Raventós: Spanish Sensation

In Halton Arena on a brisk October night during Charlotte’s annual basketball madness, the newest Charlotte 49er, 18-year-old Spanish international Laia Raventós glides into the spotlight as an unfamiliar Niner Nation welcomes her with enthusiastic cheers and emphatic clapping. She is 5’7”, her straightened brown hair gleams in the vibrant white light. She smiles proudly. […]

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Charlotte sweeps North Texas

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte sweeps North Texas

A C-USA volleyball matchup Sunday afternoon would prove to be a statement game for the 49ers as they swept North Texas (14-11, 6-4 C-USA) in straight sets (25-21, 25-21, 25-22). Led by Abreia Epps, who totaled 15 kills on the afternoon, Charlotte’s volleyball team played cohesively and tough. In the first set, Charlotte was off the the races […]

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Parker, 49ers dismantle Hokies

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Parker, 49ers dismantle Hokies

On a chilly Tuesday night, donning their vibrant yellow tops in honor of “Beat Childhood Cancer” night, the Charlotte 49ers dominated the Hokies in a five-goal affair. The yellow jerseys that each of the 49ers’ field players wore were auctioned off post-game with all the proceeds going to the Levine Children’s Hospital. Kyle Parker continued […]

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Loren Reilley: Captain, Leader, 49er

| October 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Loren Reilley: Captain, Leader, 49er

The alarm clock sounds, Loren Reilley wakes from a deep sleep, unable to ignore the buzzing. The numbers read 8 a.m. The day isn’t like any other. It’s Sunday, Sept. 13, her 21st birthday, game-day for her Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team. Reilley sits down at the breakfast table for the breakfast of champions. Her […]

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What we learned: Panthers at Seahawks

| October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
What we learned: Panthers at Seahawks

The Carolina Panthers had perhaps their biggest win in the Ron Rivera coaching era this weekend, defeating the Seattle Seahawks 27-23 in a dramatic come from behind victory. The win moved the Panthers to 5-0 and thanks to an Atlanta loss, put them in sole possession of first place in the NFC South. Here are […]

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Charlotte routs Marshall

| October 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte routs Marshall

Led by Kyle Parker, Zhuvonte Wilson and Mark Sloan, the Charlotte 49ers routed the Thundering Heard, scoring three goals on a wet, windy and rainy Saturday night. “It was wet and a hard battle,” Wilson said. “We came out and didn’t let the weather affect us. We were both playing in the same weather and […]

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Spike: The Abreia Epps Story

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike: The Abreia Epps Story

Charlotte 49er volleyball player, Abreia Epps, is emerging as a leader on the team with some impressive performances as of late. Despite the 5-11 record, the 49ers have managed to be competitive and are improving. The redshirt sophomore, Epps, won Conference-USA Player of the Week last week after leading the 49ers with twenty-one kills in […]

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4 reasons why the Charlotte 49ers can win the C-USA title despite rocky start

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
4 reasons why the Charlotte 49ers can win the C-USA title despite rocky start

It’s not often that one of the nation’s best teams returns nine starters for the following year. The Charlotte 49ers did just that, entering the 2015 campaign ranked in the top-25 with understandable, lofty expectations. The early schedule was not favorable for Charlotte, falling to the reigning national champions on the road in their season […]

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Welcome to the 49er family!

| May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Welcome to the 49er family!

For freshmen or transfer students about to embark on your UNC Charlotte journeys, you are officially Niners now. As part of the 49er family we can give you some tips about surviving your college experience. You’ve got your books, your 49er ID and your class schedule. Now what? Survival Tip #1: Get Involved When I first […]

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Brandon Kirkley, 49er for Life

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Brandon Kirkley, 49er for Life

Any day of the week Brandon Kirkley can be found strutting about UNC Charlotte’s campus. His coiffed hair and tight jeans help him stand out from the gobs of students, but it is the distinct clicking sound his cowboy boots make on the concrete that is unmistakable. He is unlike any other 49er. He has […]

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National Signing Day – Niner History in the Making

| February 1, 2012 | 2 Comments
National Signing Day – Niner History in the Making

The Charlotte 49er football program made history Wednesday, as the first class of the 2013 program was named. Will Thomas, dominant wide receiver from Hampstead, N.C. (Topsail H.S.) wanted to be the first 49er to sign with the program, and he did just that. As Thomas’ time-stamped fax shows, 7:02 a.m. became a time to […]

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