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Going With the Flo

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Going With the Flo

With a Category 4 hurricane approaching much of North and South Carolina during the week of Sept. 10th, it was unclear early on whether or not the Niners and the Monarchs would meet as planned. Eventually, the decision was made to move the game from Saturday, Sept. 15th to Thursday, Sept. 13th at 4 p.m. […]

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Charlotte rebounds with win over Monarchs

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte rebounds with win over Monarchs

As Hurricane Florence approaches, the 49ers faced off against the Old Dominion Monarchs Thursday, Sept. 13. This inter-conference game was a back-and-forth outing that ended with Charlotte beating the Monarchs 28-25. Coming off of a 9-45 loss to Appalachian State last Saturday, the 49ers came out of the gate hot with an 18-yard touchdown pass […]

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49ers unable to top Mountaineers

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers unable to top Mountaineers

On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Charlotte 49ers faced off against in-state opponent Appalachian State for the first time in program history. After a close first half, App State was able to run away with the game and defeated the 49ers by a score of 45-9. Quarterback Zac Thomas was a perfect 14-14 passing and finished […]

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Lightning strikes in Charlotte

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Lightning strikes in Charlotte

On Saturday, Sept. 1, Jerry Richardson Stadium was the sight of the 49ers Football first home-opening victory since 2013. Through many weather delays, Charlotte defeated the Fordham Rams by a score of 34-10. The 49ers took the win by way of a record performance from running back Benny LeMay, a strong overall defensive performance and […]

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Student Government to vote on resolution regarding decision to keep Jerry Richardson name on stadium

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Student Government to vote on resolution regarding decision to keep Jerry Richardson name on stadium

The UNC Charlotte Student Senate, which acts as the representatives of the student body, is weighing whether to push back on the Board of Trustees decision to keep Jerry Richardson’s name on the university’s football stadium. Questions of whether the former Carolina Panthers owner’s name would remain have been up in the air since December, […]

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High Hopes

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
High Hopes

After beginning the season as the team picked to finish last in the East Division and a 1-11 record in 2017, the Charlotte 49ers remain with their heads high and their sights set on some season-opening wins. Last season, it seemed as if the Niners would get to the end of the season and have […]

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Running it Back

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Running it Back

The Nation The Forty-Niners, coming off of a frustrating 1-11 season, look to turn a new leaf with “clear eyes and full hearts” as the famous television coach, Eric Taylor would say.  With the offseason bringing in a change in coaching staff, Head Coach Brad Lambert has been given an opportunity to reshape the program […]

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Bigger than Football

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Bigger than Football

With the 2018 college football season right around the corner, the Niners are in full preparation mode for game one. They will be hosting Fordham University at Jerry Richardson Stadium and are looking to start the season on a high note. Before the season begins, we sat down with Charlotte’s senior linebacker, Juwan Foggie, to […]

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Year in review

| April 27, 2018
Year in review

The 2017-18 year flew by, take a minute and look back at some of the top moments from this year. Women’s golf tees off for the first time The team was added to the lineup in an effort to offer more women’s athletics after football was brought in. Coach Holly Clark started laying the foundation […]

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49ers host Green-White game

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers host Green-White game

This past Saturday, the Charlotte 49ers took the field and the lights came on for the sixth annual Spring Game. This coming fall season will be Charlotte’s fourth season as an FBS level program and as a member of Conference USA. “It’s just a matter of people seeing us now for three full seasons in Division One football, so […]

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Snapping into Spring

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Snapping into Spring

Spring has sprung which means spring practices for 49er football have started to crank up. After a dismal 1-11 season, all eyes are on Charlotte to see what will become of the program. Head Coach Brad Lambert brought in new members to the coaching staff, new recruits and a new routine. The 49ers started what […]

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Football coaching staff set for 2018

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Football coaching staff set for 2018

After head coach Brad Lambert had to clean house at the end of the 2017 season, there were multiple voids that had to be filled on his coaching staff. Now, a few months later, he has finally locked in his staff for the 2018 season. “I’m really pleased with this group as a whole. It’s […]

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National Signing Day brings four new Niners

| February 7, 2018
National Signing Day brings four new Niners

Brad Lambert and the Charlotte 49ers finalized the 2018 recruiting class on National Signing Day, Feb. 7. Lambert recruited four more players to join the 18 that were recruited on Dec. 20.  The new additions to the program consist of a wide receiver, defensive tackle, linebacker and placekicker. The 22 players that make up this […]

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Football announces 2018 slate

| January 23, 2018
Football announces 2018 slate

The Charlotte 49ers released the 2018 football schedule Tuesday morning. The schedule features eight opponents that traveled to bowl games last season. The team opens at home for the first three game, and closes their schedule on the road for three of their last four games. For the second time ever, the team will open […]

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