Tag: women’s basketball

Women’s basketball star Grace Hunter transfers from Charlotte

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball star Grace Hunter transfers from Charlotte

Sources have confirmed, sophomore Grace Hunter is transferring from the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball program, with there being no early indication as to where the Raleigh, North Carolina native will attend next season. This comes as a big blow for the 49ers, as Hunter averaged a team-high 17.2 points per game, while grabbing a team-high 8.6 […]

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Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

The fifth-seeded Charlotte 49ers (21-10) couldn’t find their shot against Louisiana Tech (18-12) Thursday night in the Conference USA Quarterfinals, losing 66-55 to the fourth-seeded Lady Techsters inside Bartow Arena. Senior guard Ciara Gregory led all scorers with 17 points, including five makes from behind the three-point line. With Gregory’s third three of the game, […]

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Women’s basketball falls to WKU

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball falls to WKU

The Charlotte 49ers (17-9, 9-6 C-USA) lost a heartbreaker to the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers( 21-6, 13-2) Thursday night, 75-74, despite having three players score over 15 points. Charlotte’s Ciara Gregory lead the 49ers with 22 points, shooting 6-of-13 from the field and 5-of-12 from three-point land. She also knocked down all five of her […]

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PREVIEW: Women’s basketball begins final road trip of season at WKU

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Women’s basketball begins final road trip of season at WKU

The Charlotte 49ers (17-8, 9-5 C-USA) will begin their last road-trip of the season Thursday night at 7 p.m. with a stop in Bowling Green, Kentucky with the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-6, 12-2 C-USA), attempting to complete the two-game sweep over WKU after an 89-85 OT win earlier in the season inside Halton Arena. In […]

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C for three

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
C for three

Just over 20 feet away from the basket is where you can normally find Ciara Gregory, a three-point specialist for the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team. This is her home. And now she is home to the most three-pointers made in Charlotte 49er history, hitting No. 204 on Feb. 4 against FIU, ultimately passing her […]

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PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Blue Raiders to Halton

| February 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Niners Welcome Blue Raiders to Halton

The Charlotte 49ers will play against  Middle Tennessee on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Niners are coming off a tough loss against UAB in a game that saw their 13-point lead evaporate in the final quarter. Now, they face one of the hottest teams in the league and are determined to finish them off. Scouting […]

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Jada Martin: Taking the road less traveled

| February 7, 2017 | 1 Comment
Jada Martin: Taking the road less traveled

Being a walk-on is not easy. It is not for the feeble minded. It is not for players who crave attention. But it is for players who want others to succeed. That’s why Jada Martin, a junior from Winnsboro, South Carolina, was rewarded the first ever walk-on spot under coach Cara Consuegra in her six […]

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Women’s basketball travels to Florida to take on FAU

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball travels to Florida to take on FAU

The Charlotte 49ers (15-5, 8-1 C-USA) are coming off of a tough home loss against Rice from this past week, but look to bounce back on the road against Florida Atlantic Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Boca Raton, Florida. Last meeting The last time these two teams met (Jan. 30, 2016), it was a […]

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With a career bugged by injuries, Jamison-Myers continues to respond

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
With a career bugged by injuries, Jamison-Myers continues to respond

Native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Nyilah Jamison-Myers has been hit with multiple injuries throughout her basketball journey, dating back to her days in high school at Orangeburg-Wilkinson, but has continued to bounce back on the court in big ways. In ninth grade, Jamison-Myers stood at 6-foot-2, but didn’t exactly have the feel for the game […]

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Charlotte Shoots Down Eagles

| January 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Shoots Down Eagles

It’s a known fact that the perfect remedy for losing is winning. The Charlotte 49ers women’s team definitely took their medicine on Saturday, holding on for a 78-61 road win over the Southern Mississippi Eagles. Charlotte was led by Nyilah Jamison-Myers’ 23 points and seven rebounds, but she had help. All five starters scored in […]

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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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Cara Consuegra records 100th career win

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cara Consuegra records 100th career win

Dec. 30, 2016. This is a date that head coach Cara Consuegra for the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team will likely remember for the rest of her life. This is the day that she earned win No. 100. “I’m just really thankful for my family and my husband,” Consuegra said. “I think that’s the first […]

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Charlotte shoots down Thundering Herd

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots down Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers’ women’s team just keeps on rolling. A few days after an overtime victory over Western Kentucky, the Niners didn’t let up as they cruised to a 93-77 win over Marshall. The win kept Charlotte undefeated in C-USA play through four games and also at home. The 49ers are now 7-0 at Halton Arena. […]

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Charlotte wins in OT thriller over WKU on Education Day

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins in OT thriller over WKU on Education Day

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team extended their win streak to eight with an 89-85 overtime victory over Kendall Noble and the WKU Lady Toppers Thursday afternoon on Education Day, led by Grace Hunter with 32 points. “It’s a win over a really good team and I’m not sure we played our best,” Charlotte coach […]

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