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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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Charlotte sails past the Pirates

| September 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte sails past the Pirates

Charlotte 49ers capped off non-conference play with a win over long time in-state rivals East Carolina University Sunday at Transamerica Stadium. Megan Greene and Martha Thomas fueled the rally with back-to-back goals in the second half to win 2-1 over the Pirates. Thomas tied the game at one a piece off of Brianna Morris assist. […]

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Niners win the last four minutes

| September 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win the last four minutes

Charlotte won Friday night at Transamerica Stadium against VCU 3-2 on a late game goal by Senior Kyla Clark. Clark recorded her first career goal in the 85th minute off of an assist from fellow co-captain Martha Thomas. The goal cam after VCU tied the game at 2 after Tori Brown stunned the crowd with […]

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Thomas Awarded C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Thomas Awarded C-USA Offensive Player of the Week

Martha Thomas was named Conference USA offensive player of the week for the week of Sept. 4. This is the first award of the regular season for the Niners, but it’s not the first for Thomas. This marks the third times she has won this award and also makes her the third player in program history […]

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Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall against Bulldogs, 1-0

Virginia Lingo strikes the ball. NT File Photo The Charlotte 49ers (1-0-2) lost to the Georgia Bulldogs (2-0-1) in a match at Transamerica Field in Charlotte on Friday night. Coming off a victory against UNCG on Monday, the Niners couldn’t seem to find the back of the net, despite firing off 13 shots to Georgia’s […]

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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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A year in review

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A year in review

The 2016-2017 school year was one for the books for Charlotte athletics. Take a look back at some of the highlights for the various teams. Football Entering into the 2016 season, the Charlotte 49ers’ football team had a 10-game losing streak on their backs. This was extended to 11 games after falling 70-14 against a […]

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Hunter named C-USA Player of the Week for second time

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hunter named C-USA Player of the Week for second time

Charlotte sophomore guard Grace Hunter is once again the Conference USA Player of the Week. This is the fourth time the Niners have won the award this season and the second time for Grace Hunter. The Raleigh native put on a show in the 49ers’ wins against Marshall and the preseason league favorite WKU, extending […]

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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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