Tag: Tennis

Distance makes the bonds grow stronger

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Distance makes the bonds grow stronger

There is a love-hate relationship between students and the college experience. There’s love for the freedom, the people you meet, the opportunities that open up; and a hate for the busy schedules, the constant homework and missing family. After moving out of the house as a freshman, some students choose to only see their families […]

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Josh Aubrey: Serving up success

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Josh Aubrey: Serving up success

Josh Aubrey, a senior captain for the Charlotte 49ers’ men’s tennis team, is used to success. During his high school tennis career, Aubrey lettered all four years at Chapel Hill High School (Douglasville, Georgia) where he helped his team win a regional championship during his freshman year in 2009. At the time, Aubrey was ranked […]

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49ers drop first round C-USA matchup

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers drop first round C-USA matchup

The No. 11 seed Charlotte 49ers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first round of the Conference USA tournament but ultimately fell to No. 6 seed Louisiana Tech, 4-2. Charlotte gained their first point after Victoria Pahlett/Tai Martin and Tyler Baker/Macy Vonderschmidt toppled their competition in doubles. Vonderschmidt carried her momentum into the […]

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Caroline Price: Priceless

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Caroline Price: Priceless

Every NBA season before Caroline Price’s sixth birthday, she travelled with her father Mark Price across the country as he finished his honored basketball career. From Cleveland to Washington D.C. to San Francisco to Atlanta, basketball surrounded Caroline at a young age. She was in-and-out of NBA arenas and perhaps expected to follow in her […]

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Victoria Pahlett: Victorious

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Victoria Pahlett: Victorious

Just over two years have passed since Victoria Pahlett boarded a plane from Sweden bound for Charlotte. Looking back, she has zero regrets. Earlier in her career, the recognized Swede ranked among the top 10 juniors in her age group nationally and earned a top 40 ranking in the seniors category across Sweden. Pahlett held numerous […]

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49ers men’s tennis falls in final regular season matchup

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers men’s tennis falls in final regular season matchup

The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team claimed two singles wins and two doubles win but ultimately fell to the College of Charleston, 4-3 in their final regular season match. “Losing a 4-3 match is never easy,” head coach Jesse Tarr said. “I am really proud of the guys. They left it all on the court and […]

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49ers end regular season on winning ways

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers end regular season on winning ways

The Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis team defeated Wofford on the road to claim their fifth consecutive victory to cap off the regular season. Four straight singles wins propelled the 49ers to a 4-1 triumph after falling behind 1-0 in doubles play. “We had a great focus in singles after some tough doubles matches,” head coach […]

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49ers claim fourth-straight win

| April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers claim fourth-straight win

Charlotte women’s tennis claimed their fourth-straight victory and extended their season-best winning streak after recording a 5-3 triumph at UNC Greensboro. The 49ers now hold a 9-9 record and six wins against ITA Carolina Region opponents. “I’m proud of the way we worked today,” head coach Michaela Gorman said. “This was a great team win […]

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Jordi Massallé Ferrer: King of the court

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jordi Massallé Ferrer: King of the court

With one crack of the forehand, Jordi Massallé Ferrer claimed immortality within Charlotte athletics. The sizzling sun rays beat down on the darkened green playing surface at Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. Massallé Ferrer stood with two feet planted behind the white end line. He gripped his Babolat AeroPro Drive racquet in his right hand as his […]

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Tennis aces senior day

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tennis aces senior day

Both men’s and women’s tennis hit grand slams on senior day, both taking away wins. Men’s tennis blanked Lenior Rhyne for their sixth straight win. The women followed suit and defeated the Bears 7-0 Sunday April 10, giving them a three-match winning streak. The teams are headlined by four seniors. On the men’s team is Jordi […]

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Tennis grounds Bears on Senior Day 14-0

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tennis grounds Bears on Senior Day 14-0

The Charlotte 49ers tennis teams honored their four seniors, Tyler Baker, Jessica Pérez. Vikram Hundal, Jordi Massalle Ferrer, prior to their final regular-season home match of the year. The 49ers in total defeated Lenoir-Rhyne 14-0 for the men’s six and women’s third straight wins. Hundal and Ferrer gave the men a fast start in doubles. […]

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Tennis wins big at Think Pink match

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tennis wins big at Think Pink match

Friday, April 8, the 49ers tennis programs and Zeta Tau Alpha hosted their Think Pink match to support breast cancer education and awareness. The (11-5) Charlotte 49ers mens tennis team picked up a 5-2 win over visiting Appalachian State for their fifth straight win. Jordi Massalle Ferrer picked up another historical win in both singles […]

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Stone claims Charlotte’s lone victory in loss to No. 47 Georgia State

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Stone claims Charlotte’s lone victory in loss to No. 47 Georgia State

The Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis team battled nationally ranked Georgia State on the road over weekend, ultimately falling to the Cougars, 6-1. Junior Sierra Stone posted the 49ers solo victory after claiming a three set decision in the No. 5 spot. After dropping the first set, Stone rallied back to earn her second victory of the […]

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ECU Pirate women’s tennis shuts out Charlotte 4–0

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
ECU Pirate women’s tennis shuts out Charlotte 4–0

The East Carolina women’s tennis team visited Charlotte in a non-conference matchup Thursday afternoon. The two teams played at the Charlotte Indoor Tennis Club due to the chance of thunderstorms. ECU on a three match losing streak hoped to steal one from the 49ers at home. Pirates got off to a quick start in the […]

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Men’s tennis drops East Carolina

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s tennis drops East Carolina

The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team swept East Carolina on the road over the weekend, defeating the Pirates 4-0. “We played indoors today in a tough environment against a talented ECU team,” Charlotte coach Jesse Tarr said. “All three of our doubles teams played solid and technically sound doubles today.” The 49ers claimed a quick two […]

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Rain delays women’s tennis’ chance at redemption

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Rain delays women’s tennis’ chance at redemption

Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis hit the road this past week to battle in-state rivals Elon. Charlotte began the afternoon falling behind 1-0 after the Tyler Baker/Macy Vonderschmidt tandem claimed the only victory in three doubles matches with the Phoenix. In the singles showdown, Sierra Stone and Alexandra Lee claimed victory in the latter positions while […]

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Tennis records mixed results, both teams eye Thursday’s home match

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tennis records mixed results, both teams eye Thursday’s home match

Men win against NCCU on the road: The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team (3-1) defeated North Carolina Central (0-4) on the road this past Sunday in a 7-0 victory. At the six spot Josh Aubrey received a walkover and Charlotte’s Orial Puig got the double bagel 6-0, 6-0 over NCCU Dillion Strepay. The team also […]

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Men’s tennis falls on the road at Duke

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s tennis falls on the road at Duke

The Charlotte 49ers suffered defeat on the road to in-state rival Duke over the weekend. Charlotte’s Vikram Hundal fell in two sets to the Blue Devils nationally ranked Nicolas Alvarez. Jordi Massage Ferrer also struggled and will have to wait another week before conquering Charlotte’s record for most career wins. The 49ers return home to welcome […]

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5 reasons to attend 49ers tennis

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 reasons to attend 49ers tennis

Almost guaranteed to see Charlotte win Bottom line is that if you want to see your 49ers get the W this year, the chances are highest with tennis. This past season the men’s tennis team won 18 matches during the season, losing only to nationally ranked Wake Forest (No. 20), Duke (No. 4), NC State […]

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Womens tennis starts strong at home against GW

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Womens tennis starts strong at home against GW

  Match Recap: The Charlotte women’s tennis team started the season right where they left off Saturday afternoon with a home win against the visiting Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs. Just a few short days after the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex was basically an ice rink, this Saturday delivered almost perfect tennis weather for the first match. Niners […]

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