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Jones to be first former 49er participating in Olympics

| January 21, 2018
Jones to be first former 49er participating in Olympics

Briauna Jones is making history for Charlotte Athletics as she’s become the first former student-athlete to participate in the Olympics. Jones will be a member of the women’s bobsled team for the 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea. Topping off her resume for the Charlotte program was being a member of the 2012 4×100 meter […]

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Niners unable to finish off comeback

| January 21, 2018
Niners unable to finish off comeback

Nyilah Jamison-Myers looked like her old self on the way to recording 17 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double, but the Charlotte 49ers were unable to defeat the visiting Rice Owls, losing 62-55. Jamison-Myers was flanked in double-figures by Laia Raventos’ 16 points, five dimes and three steals, and Octavia Wilson’s 10 points. However, […]

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49ers fall to FIU

| January 21, 2018
49ers fall to FIU

The 49ers only had two players in double-figures, which was not enough to give Charlotte (5-13, 1-6 C-USA) a second conference win. FIU (9-11, 3-4 C-USA) dominated most of the night to beat Charlotte 79-59. Charlotte’s two players in double-figures were Jon Davis and Ryan Murphy. Davis finished with 15 points, two rebounds and three […]

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Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

| January 19, 2018
Charlotte unable to make a comeback; loses to FAU 75-64

With Jon Davis seemingly getting back in his own rhythm and dropping 25, the Niners had three in double figures, but this would not be enough to give Charlotte (5-12, 1-5 C-USA) a second conference win. FAU (9-9, 3-3 C-USA) would come out on top at a score of 75-64. Davis lead the 49ers with […]

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Manager madness

| January 16, 2018
Manager madness

What if I told you there was a team ranked first in the country on our campus? They can be found on the sidelines of every 49er basketball game. It’s the Charlotte 49ers manager basketball team. After weeks of games, the team is sitting atop the rankings for Manager Games, an unofficial twitter ranking. We […]

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Niners push personal records at Vulcan Invitational

| January 14, 2018
Niners push personal records at Vulcan Invitational

Tori Elbert a senior shock putter set a school record with a 15.28m at the Vulcan Invitational hosted by UAB. Elberts throw got the Charlotte women’s track team off to a good start on Saturday. Kayla Moore jumped 5.56 meters to take fourth in the long jump as Brittany Stanley ran a 5:04.18 in the […]

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Western Kentucky remains undefeated in win over Charlotte

| January 14, 2018
Western Kentucky remains undefeated in win over Charlotte

Charlotte (5-11, C-USA: 1-4) lost their third straight conference game after falling 73-63 to Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (13-5, C-USA: 5-0). Despite the scoring efforts of Jon Davis and Andrien White, who combined scored 44 of Charlotte’s 63 points, Western Kentucky remains undefeated in conference play after the win in Halton Arena. “Western Kentucky is a […]

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North Texas surges in the final minutes to beat Charlotte, 73-68

| January 14, 2018
North Texas surges in the final minutes to beat Charlotte, 73-68

Charlotte led by 11 in the first half, but could not keep the lead in a back-and-forth battle and the 49ers fell to the North Texas Mean Green 73-68. With the loss Charlotte falls to 2-2 in conference play. Laia Raventos led the team with 19 points, along with seven assists, three steals and three […]

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Charlotte swept through in double header

| January 14, 2018
Charlotte swept through in double header

Charlotte was defeated by Tennessee in a double header taking losses in both matches of the season-opener. The 49ers won the doubles point in the first set but that would be their only win of the day. Tennessee went ahead to win the first match 6-1 and second 7-0. The Niners shined in the first […]

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Charlotte blows 15-point lead, lose 67-58

| January 12, 2018
Charlotte blows 15-point lead, lose 67-58

Charlotte led by 15 points in the first half but could not maintain the lead as the Niners fell to the UTEP Miners 67-58. This loss marks Charlotte’s first defeat in conference play this season. Laia Raventos had a solid stat line tonight, scoring 20 points along with six assists, five rebounds and four steals. […]

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Charlotte falls to Marshall in C-USA home opener

| January 12, 2018
Charlotte falls to Marshall in C-USA home opener

In a high scoring affair, the 49ers could not take down the Thundering Herd as Charlotte falls 91–83. This is Charlotte’s first conference home game of the season and their third loss in conference play. Marshall improved their conference record to 3–1. Despite the loss, Charlotte junior Jon Davis scored a Halton Arena record 38 […]

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Since you’ve been gone

| January 8, 2018
Since you’ve been gone

While students were nestled all snug in their beds over Christmas break, changes were being made in the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Department. From coaching hiring, firing, retiring and more, here’s a run-down of what happened while you were out. Rose announces her retirement The Thursday before classes resumed it was announced that Director of Athletics, […]

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Last second shot leads to 70-68 Niner win

| January 5, 2018
Last second shot leads to 70-68 Niner win

Charlotte won a hard fought road game on Thursday night by a last-second tip-in from Milos Supica to give the Niners a 70-68 victory over North Texas (9-7, 2-1 C-USA). The Serbian big man scored the game winning put-back off of a missed 3-point shot from Andrien White. With this victory, Charlotte moves to a […]

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Rose announces retirement

| January 4, 2018
Rose announces retirement

Athletic Director Judy Rose announced she will retire after the Spring semester Thursday morning. This marked her 43rd year with Charlotte, 28th year serving as the Athletic Director. There has been an uproar from the Charlotte 49er fan base after a dismal football season and sudden firing of former men’s basketball head coach Mark Price. […]

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