Tag: Recap

Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

| November 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
Matt Kenseth emotionally captures Phoenix victory

45-year old Matt Kenseth has experienced a rollercoaster-ride like none other in what will most likely be his final year competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The Cambridge, WI native broke the news back in July at Kentucky Speedway that he wouldn’t be returning to compete at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2018 as […]

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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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Checking in with SGA: October

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Checking in with SGA: October

The UNC Charlotte Student Government Association kicked off the fall semester by electing new student leaders, launching diversity initiatives, hosting school representatives weekly at Senate meetings, welcoming the UNC Association of Student Governments (ASG) to our campus and showing off our Niner Pride at Homecoming. Updates As of Oct. 26, 25 new student organizations have […]

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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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49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers lose heartbreaker to No. 5 Louisville

Charlotte (5-4-3) controlled the game extremely well for the larger part of the game, forcing fifth ranked Louisville (10-1-3) to remain at Transamerica for extra time, but lost to the Cardinals 1-0 in overtime. “I’m really proud of the guys, the effort was fantastic. We took a good team down to the wire and we […]

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Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Middle Tennessee pulls upset versus Charlotte

The 49ers women’s volleyball team fell just short of winning an important conference game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders by a score of 3-2. Coming in, Charlotte appeared to be the heavy favorite to take the game but the Blue Raiders had other ideas, as they improved to 6-16 on the season and 2-6 […]

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Talladega demolition derby

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Talladega demolition derby

Carnage is expected when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series visits Talladega Superspeedway, but usually not as much as we saw on Sunday. From the drop of the green flag to the end of the race, the drivers ran every lap like it was the last. The fans in the stands we’re treated to quite […]

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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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Niners falter at WKU

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners falter at WKU

The Charlotte 49ers played the WKU Hilltoppers close for the first quarter, but suffered numerous injuries and surrendered 24 second-quarter points to falter 45-14 on the road. Aaron McAllister recorded his first career start at running back for the Niners, and the redshirt freshman finished with 157 yards on the ground and both of Charlotte’s […]

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Charlotte falls in second half thriller

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in second half thriller

On Friday the 13th, bad luck was in the air for the Niners women’s soccer team as they traveled to Louisiana Tech for a Conference USA battle. Charlotte put up a good fight but never had a lead in the match and fell to LA Tech 2-1. Charlotte (9-5, 4-2 C-USA) started off struggling, only […]

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49ers score decisive victory against Golden Panthers

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers score decisive victory against Golden Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team defeated the FIU Golden Panthers 3-0 on Friday night, advancing to 17-5 on the season as well as 4-2 in conference play. The decisive victory marked Charlotte’s second consecutive conference win, maintaining the sixth-best conference record in Conference USA. Their 17-5 record is the third best in C-USA, trailing […]

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The 49ers take out the Radford Highlanders.

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers take out the Radford Highlanders.

The Charlotte 49ers (4-3-3, C-USA 1-1-2 ) took on the Radford Highlanders in a Tuesday night contest at Transamerica field. Daniel Bruce ended the contest, scoring the lone goal in double overtime. Coming into the first half, both squads operated within a stalemate. It was Charlotte’s own on-field leader, #10 Bruce, who took the reigns […]

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Martin Truex Jr. victorious in Charlotte

| October 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Martin Truex Jr. victorious in Charlotte

To put it simply, Martin Truex Jr. has been on rails this season. Heading into this weekend, the Mayetta, NJ native had accumulated five wins and led over 1,800 laps. The Furniture Row Racing team has seemed invincible, bringing un-paralled speed to each track on the circuit. But for a majority of the weekend at Charlotte […]

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