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49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Volleyball 11 game win streak ends, fall to WKU

Charlotte’s 11-game win streak was ended on Sept. 24 after falling to Western Kentucky in three sets. Both teams headed into the game with 14 wins and each had a victory against a conference opponent. The 49ers played hard against a team they have not defeated in three years, but were again unable to get […]

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Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball serves up 11th straight victory

Charlotte volleyball hosted The Herd at the Dale F. Halton Arena Friday night where the 49ers served up a 3-1 victory. Marshall had won six of the last seven match-ups against Charlotte, but the Niners were not intimidated when they hit the court. Charlotte entered the match with a 10-game win streak, looking to add another […]

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49ers awarded both Conference USA player of the week honors

| September 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers awarded both Conference USA player of the week honors

Charlotte volleyball swept the Conferencee USA weekly awards. Tatyana Thomas and Yumi Garcia were named offensive and defensive player of the week respectively for Aug. 27 through Sept. 2. This was the first time Thomas had been named a conference player of the week in her collegiate career. Her week started with season high’s as […]

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49ers volleyball splits opening weekend

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball splits opening weekend

Charlotte was the host site of an opening weekend NCAA volleyball tournament held at the Dale F. Halton Arena. The Charlotte Invitational consisted of four games played over the course of Aug. 25 and 26. 49ers Volleyball faced off against South Carolina State and Southern Utah on the first day. Day two held matches against Belmont […]

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Volleyball’s comeback falls short, losing in five sets to Marshall

| November 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball’s comeback falls short, losing in five sets to Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers took on Marshall Sunday afternoon at Dale F. Halton Arena in a five set battle, with Marshall coming out on top (25-20, 25-21, 27-29, 16-25, 15-9) despite the 49ers valiant comeback to force a fifth set. Charlotte struggled in the first two sets to stop Marshall’s constant momentum. Trailing Marshall by no […]

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Volleyball falls to Louisiana Tech 3-1

| November 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball falls to Louisiana Tech 3-1

The Charlotte volleyball team couldn’t capitalize at home in their contest against Louisiana Tech.  The Niners (7-20, 1-10) took the first set, but the Lady Techsters (13-15, 4-8) claimed the next three sets to take home the victory. Though they dropped the match 3-1 there were still three Niners who registered double-digit kills.  Janell Sparks […]

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Volleyball hosts annual Dig Pink events

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball hosts annual Dig Pink events

The Charlotte volleyball’s 15th annual “Dig Pink” night took place this past Wednesday night, as they hosted the UNCG Spartans in Halton Arena. The 49ers pink themed “Dig Pink” campaign is aimed to help raise support, money and awareness of Breast Cancer from those in and around the community. “Charlotte Volleyball is excited to kick […]

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Volleyball loses in straight sets to NT

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in straight sets to NT

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team allowed a .412 North Texas hitting percentage Sunday afternoon in Denton, Texas, falling 3-0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-12) despite a hitting percentage of .406 for themselves. “I was pleased with how well we responded in the loud and raucous atmosphere of the UNT Volleyball Center,” head coach Karen Weatherington said. “Most […]

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Volleyball falls short on Dig Pink night

| October 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball falls short on Dig Pink night

The Charlotte 49ers fell in three sets to the UNCG Spartans on “Dig Pink” night in Halton Arena on Wednesday night (23-25, 19-15, 22-25). The 49ers (7-16, 1-6 C-USA)) played in front 1,336 members of Niner Nation, marking the 10th largest single-game attendance. The Spartans (11-10) came out swinging immediately in the first set, gaining three immediate […]

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Volleyball falls to MTSU in five sets

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball falls to MTSU in five sets

The Charlotte 49ers dropped the fifth set to Middle Tennessee (MTSU) 10-15 to lose Sunday afternoon’s battle in Halton Arena (17-25, 23-25, 25-20, 25-22, 10-15), allowing 70 kills to the Blue Raiders. “I don’t think we showed up to play our best today,” head coach Karen Weatherington said. “I think we took a little bit […]

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Great hitting and five aces leads Charlotte to a 3-0 sweep over FIU

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Great hitting and five aces leads Charlotte to a 3-0 sweep over FIU

Led by Janell Sparks, the Charlotte women’s volleyball team snapped a nine-game losing streak and brought home their first conference win of the season. The junior was responsible for thirteen kills, three aces and two blocks. Each set was hard fought, the first being no different. It was a constant back and forth battle with […]

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Volleyball loses in straight sets to crosstown rival Davidson

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in straight sets to crosstown rival Davidson

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team dropped their ninth-straight contest Tuesday night 3-0 (18-25, 16-25, 21-25), losing to crosstown rival Davidson. The 49ers (6-14, 0-5 C-USA) started off the first set with a 5-2 lead over the Wildcats at John Belk Arena, behind kills from Mackenzie Reaume and Janell Sparks, and pinpoint serving from Morgan Barker. […]

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Volleyball loses in straight-sets to FAU

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in straight-sets to FAU

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team lost in straight-sets to the Florida Atlantic Owls (25-17, 25-20, 25-19) Sunday afternoon, coming home to a rude awakenng in just their second game back from their monthlong road trip. “We’ve run across some pretty tough Conference USA opponents early on and we’ve really showed some grit,” said Charlotte’s coach […]

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Volleyball loses in three sets to UAB

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in three sets to UAB

Charlotte lost their first of their two home matches this weekend to UAB.  The Blaze (8-10) made quick work of the 49ers (6-10), beating them 3-0. Janell Sparks lit the fire for the 49ers against UAB, totaling 14 assists and two blocks.  The transfer from Montana  has stood out consistently on the court for Charlotte. […]

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