Tag: women’s soccer

Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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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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Soccer sweeps superlatives

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Soccer sweeps superlatives

Even after their jerseys are hung up after the conclusion of the season, both men’s and women’s soccer teams still shine in post-season awards. Callum Montgomery became the fifth Charlotte player to be named an Academic All-American, as voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).  The Biology major currently sports a 4.0 […]

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Early lead too much for Charlotte to overcome, fall to Duke 3-0

| November 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Early lead too much for Charlotte to overcome, fall to Duke 3-0

The Conference USA champion Charlotte women’s soccer will finish off their season at 11-9-2 after falling to No. 14-ranked Duke 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Koskinen Stadium. This was Charlotte’s fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in school history. The Blue Devils got on the board early at the 10:06 mark, with […]

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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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Charlotte women’s soccer set to battle against Duke in first round of NCAA tournament

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte women’s soccer set to battle against Duke in first round of NCAA tournament

The NCAA Selection Show is the dream for every college program. Hearing your name called and witnessing all the tears and screams with your teammates is a moment unlike any other. The 49ers did just that Monday afternoon. The Charlotte 49ers (11-8-2) received their first round destination for the NCAA tournament, drawing the No. 3-seed […]

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The 49ers are going dancing! Soccer shuts out FAU to win C-USA tournament

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
The 49ers are going dancing! Soccer shuts out FAU to win C-USA tournament

The Charlotte 49ers shutout the Florida Atlantic Owls, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at Transamerica Field while scoring three goals in the first half and one to cap off the game in the second to capture the 2016 Conference USA Women’s Soccer Championship. With the win, the 49ers clinched a trip to the NCAA tournament for just […]

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Women’s soccer advances to C-USA championship game

| November 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer advances to C-USA championship game

The No. 6-seed Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team defeated the No. 7-seed UTEP Minors, 1-0, behind a goal from senior captain Rebecca Beatty, sending the 49ers to the 2016 Conference USA Championship game Sunday morning at 11 a.m. on ESPN3 against the Florida Atlantic Owls. After upsetting the No. 3-seed WKU Lady Toppers in penalty […]

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49ers win thriller in PK’s to advance to semifinals

| November 3, 2016 | 1 Comment
49ers win thriller in PK’s to advance to semifinals

The No. 6-seed Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team defeated the No. 3-seed Western Kentucky Lady Toppers Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA tournament in penalty kicks, winning 4-1, after a 1-1 score took the game into extra time at Transamerica Field. Charlotte’s freshman Sara Sandberg placed the ball 12 yards away […]

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Women’s soccer drops 2-0 decision to Rice

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer drops 2-0 decision to Rice

Despite the 2-0 loss to the co-league leading Rice Owls, Charlotte women’s soccer was still able to secure a spot in the Conference USA championship. The 49ers are one of the top 8 seeds in the country and will remain as such after this final week of regulation play. The Rice Owls (10-4-1, 7-2 C-USA) […]

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Shelden records third consecutive shutout, 49ers tied for second in conference

| October 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Shelden records third consecutive shutout, 49ers tied for second in conference

The 49ers took six shots on goal in the first half, but to no avail. Anna Shelden was a brick wall in the goal, holding the Eagles to zero going into the half. Megan Greene and Martha Thomas each took two shots at the goal in the firs half, seniors Rebecca Beatty and Katie O’neill […]

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49ers tie 0-0 for the first time in five years

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers tie 0-0 for the first time in five years

The Charlotte women’s soccer team went scoreless in hard fought battle versus Florida Atlantic. This is the first scoreless tie for the Niners women’s soccer since the Providence game back in 2011. Even though Charlotte (7-5-1, 3-1-1) had a 14-to-9 shot attempt lead, none of their attempts were fruitful. Anna Shelton, a sophomore goalkeeper for […]

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Lifelong bonds

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Lifelong bonds

Soccer allows for lifelong bonds to be formed.  This is evident in two pairs of freshman on the women’s soccer team. Freshman Riley Orr and Mary Manser have known each other for a while, they started playing together in U8.  Fast forward 10 years and they are playing for one of the top Division I […]

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49ers women drop an extra time heartbreaker against Liberty

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers women drop an extra time heartbreaker against Liberty

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team has started the season on a long road trip. After a win in Greensboro against UNC Greensboro, the 49ers lost two in a row to Coastal Carolina and UNC Wilmington. The ladies looked to bounce back against the Flames from Liberty Thursday night in Lynchburg, Virginia. The 49ers and […]

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