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Championship run ends in a loss for Niners in PK shootout

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Championship run ends in a loss for Niners in PK shootout

Last season, Charlotte ended their fight for a championship title with another PK shootout and were able to turn that into a deserved win. Unfortunately in this season’s championship game, after 110 minutes of battling for a scoreless game, the Niners would enter a PK shootout yet again, this time against North Texas. This year, […]

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Thomas does it again

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Thomas does it again

Women’s soccer matched up with No. 4 seed Louisiana Tech on Friday morning at 11 a.m. for the second game in the Conference-USA championship tournament in Boca Raton, Florida. The game came down to a single point scored by none other than senior Martha Thomas in the last half of the game, resulting in another […]

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Charlotte shuts out Rice in the C-USA quarterfinals

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shuts out Rice in the C-USA quarterfinals

The women’s soccer team headed down to Boca Raton, Florida to meet the Rice Owls for the opening round of the Conference USA Championship Tournament on Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. The Niners were ranked No. 8 heading into the week, but after a long game, they managed to pull ahead and beat the No. […]

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5 Niners earn C-USA Honors

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Niners earn C-USA Honors

This season’s Conference USA honors have been awarded and on the lists are Charlotte 49ers Meredith Hamby, Abby Stapleton, Megan Greene, Kelley Suggs, and Martha Thomas. Meredith Hamby and Abby Stapleton were added to the All-Conference USA Freshman team, marking the second-straight season that two Charlotte players were placed on the freshman team. It is […]

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Charlotte drops final match in regular season

| October 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops final match in regular season

In the final match of the regular season, Charlotte took an early 1-0 lead in the first half but allowed three unanswered goals, which lead to the 3-2 defeat by the Old Dominion Monarchs. With this loss, Charlotte has been winless in their last 5 matches and has not won since Oct. 8 against Florida […]

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The 49ers fall to Rice

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall to Rice

The Charlotte 49ers took on the Rice Owls Sunday evening in their final home regular season match of the year. Though forward Megan Greene collected six shots overall with three on goal, the 49ers (9-7-1) lost 1-0 to Rice (12-2-1). Charlotte, led by Greene, would come out strong in the first half, attacking Rice’s backfield hard […]

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The Mean Green show Charlotte no mercy

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Mean Green show Charlotte no mercy

Thursday night began with lots of spirit and excitement for Charlotte as the team celebrated Senior Night and recognized four of their teammates for their achievements on and off the field. However, they were unable to carry that energy throughout the game and lost 2-1 to Northern Texas in another conference match. The Niners started […]

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Winning games and building a culture

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Winning games and building a culture

In any sport and on every team, there are firsts and there are lasts and the seniors of Charlotte Women’s Soccer are experiencing some of these this fall. There is always a first game, a first goal and a first time playing a certain position or against a particular team. There will be last goals, […]

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Niners draw 1-1 against Golden Eagles

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners draw 1-1 against Golden Eagles

The 49ers (9-5-1, 4-2-1 C-USA) came to a tie at a score of 1-1 with Southern Miss (6-6-3, 0-4-3 C-USA) after double over time. Beginning the match nearly an hour later than the original start time due to no-show officials, all of the Charlotte seniors saw starting spots for the first time this season along […]

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Charlotte falls in second half thriller

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in second half thriller

On Friday the 13th, bad luck was in the air for the Niners women’s soccer team as they traveled to Louisiana Tech for a Conference USA battle. Charlotte put up a good fight but never had a lead in the match and fell to LA Tech 2-1. Charlotte (9-5, 4-2 C-USA) started off struggling, only […]

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Charlotte dominates in fifth shutout of season

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte dominates in fifth shutout of season

Charlotte rebounded from Friday Night’s loss with a dominating 3-0 shutout victory against UTSA. The Niners (8-4, 3-1 C-USA), led by captain Martha Thomas, controlled the entire match against a struggling Roadrunners squad (2-9, 1-3 C-USA). Charlotte scored their first goal of the game in the 29th minute, when Sophie Sipprell hit a hard shot saved by the UTSA […]

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Charlotte’s win streak ends at 6

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s win streak ends at 6

After winning six games in a row, the Charlotte women’s soccer team’s win streak came to an end Friday night, losing at UTEP 1-0. With this loss, Charlotte falls to a 2-3 record on the road. In a windy atmosphere, the Charlotte women’s soccer team (7-4, 2-1 C-USA) lost their first game in conference play to the UTEP […]

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Groomed for greatness

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Groomed for greatness

There are three key components that make up a star college athlete. Motivation, mental toughness and work ethic. There are hundreds of thousands of amazing athletes around the country, yet only a small percentage get to go the distance and play in college. Why? Because it takes a certain passion to be able to push […]

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Charlotte 49ers put away the Panthers

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers put away the Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers (7-3, 2-0 C-USA) won against the FIU panthers (1-5, 0-1 C-USA) in a Sunday shutout at Transamerica stadium. Holding the Panthers to only two shots on goal in the first half and four shots in the second, the 49ers’ Abby Stapelton, would only have to make a total of five saves. Forward […]

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