Tag: 49ers Volleyball

Niners strike gold for their second straight year

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Niners strike gold for their second straight year

Over the course of Sept. 6 and Sept. 7, the 49ers Volleyball team competed in the Pirate Invitational at East Carolina University. After winning two out of three of their matches in the tournament, the team was named the Pirate Invitational champions. Reanna Richardson took home the tournament MVP honors and was named to the […]

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Digging for gold

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Digging for gold

From Brazil, to Bethel University and finally the 49ers Volleyball team, Yumi Garcia has had a major impact on those around her on and off the court. Coming from a different country has not stopped Garcia one bit. “Yumi moved away from home to play volleyball when she was 16 and that helped show just […]

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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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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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Charlotte falls in second game of Hampton Inn Invitational

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls in second game of Hampton Inn Invitational

The Charlotte 49ers (2-3) dropped their second game of the Hampton Inn Invitational to the West Virginia Mountaineers in a 3-1 match. In a back-and-forth first set that saw five ties and three lead changes, the 49ers would ultimately lose 25-22. The 49ers would take an early lead at 7-4 after three-straight Mountaineer errors and […]

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Charlotte volleyball finishes the weekend on a high note

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball finishes the weekend on a high note

In their final game of the 2015 Charlotte Invitational, the Charlotte 49ers Volleyball team (2-1) capped off an up and down weekend with their second sweep in as many days, defeating UNC Asheville three sets to none. Charlotte started the match a little sloppy, much like their match earlier in the day with USC Upstate, […]

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Charlotte volleyball falls to USC Upstate in three sets

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte volleyball falls to USC Upstate in three sets

The Charlotte 49ers hosted USC Upstate Saturday afternoon in their second game of the 2015 Charlotte Invitational and the first game of their doubleheader. Charlotte (1-1) was defeated in straight sets. The first set was a close one from the start, with Charlotte scoring four straight points to tie the game up at six. Sophmore Kaylyn Torain led […]

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Volleyball starts season strong with win in Charlotte Invitational

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Volleyball starts season strong with win in Charlotte Invitational

Halton Arena was filled with Charlotte 49ers and Davidson fans Friday night as the two local schools went head to head in the 49ers first game of the season and their first game of the 2015 Charlotte Invitational. Charlotte (1-0), led by new head coach Karen Weatherington, swept the Wildcats in straight sets for their […]

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Volleyball loses in first round of Conference USA tournament

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in  first round of Conference USA tournament

The 49ers season ended in a three set loss on Friday against top seed, UTSA. This was the first conference tournament appearance Charlotte has made since 2010. In the first set, the 49ers were down 21-16, but after an offensive run led by Freshmen Irem Asci and two consecutive errors by the Roadrunners, Charlotte was […]

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49ers top Golden Eagles in regular season finale

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers top Golden Eagles in regular season finale

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team hosted the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in a Conference USA matchup at Halton Arena Sunday afternoon. With Middle Tennessee losing to Western Kentucky the 49ers already claimed a bid into the C-USA tournament but still looked to seize some momentum in their final home game of the season. The 49ers […]

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49ers volleyball grabs a crucial win over Middle Tennessee

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball grabs a crucial win over Middle Tennessee

Photos by Benjamin Robson The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team played host to the Blue Raiders from Middle Tennessee Thursday night in a crucial Conference USA matchup. Both teams entered the match fighting for the final spot in the Conference USA tournament. Charlotte (16-16, 5-10) jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and pretty much controlled […]

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49ers volleyball triumphs over FIU

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball triumphs over FIU

The Charlotte 49ers women volleyball team put together a 14-win season after Sundays 3-1 (25-17, 15-25, 25-22, 25-19) victory at FIU which is the first time they have done so in nearly four years. The 49ers stay in the hunt for a berth in the Conference USA tournament after they received their third C-USA win […]

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Volleyball breaks losing streak defeating North Texas 3-1

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball breaks losing streak defeating North Texas 3-1

The 49ers were on the road Friday night, taking on Conference USA opponent North Texas. After a tough first set, Charlotte was able to come back and take the match 3-1 to record win 13 of the season. In the first set of the game North Texas dominated the 49ers. After breaking the tied score […]

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Volleyball sweeps UAB in three sets

| September 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball sweeps UAB in three sets

The 49ers showed a strong performance Friday night, sweeping UAB three sets to zero. Charlotte came out strong in the first set and after a kill from Abreia Epps to break the tied score at 5-5, the 49ers were able to push forward and keep the lead for the remainder of the set. Charlotte put […]

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