Tag: Charlotte 49ers

Tournament time

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tournament time

Though classes are out for the summer, the baseball team is still hard at work. After sweeping Marshall in the final weekend of the regular season, the team qualified for the Conference USA tournaments. Baseball finished the season tied for third in a competitive C-USA, earning a four-seed behind Southern Miss, ODU and FAU. The team […]

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By a long shot

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
By a long shot

Victoria Merriweather entered the history books for Charlotte athletics after recording a third place finish in the NCAA National Championships for weight throws, holding the best finish by a female athlete in program history. After transferring high schools her sophomore year, Merriweather’s new track coach told her she would be a thrower. The senior track […]

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Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a disappointing weekend, being swept by conference foe Marshall in three games. The first game on Saturday started out promising, but ended with the Herd (20-4, 6-0 C-USA) taking home the close victory of 2-3 in the last inning. The 49ers (16-13, 1-5 C-USA) fell yet again to their […]

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Baseball Goes 2-1 in FIU Series

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball Goes 2-1 in FIU Series

The Charlotte 49ers travelled down to Miami for a series with the Panthers of Florida International University, and the team will return home victorious. After losing the second game of the back-to-back-to-back contests, Charlotte built a big lead and held on in the last game, 8-7, to win the series 2-1. Game 1: Charlotte 4, […]

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The power of FCA

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
The power of FCA

As the clock ticks near 8 p.m. on Monday nights, a room within the Judy Rose Athletic Center fills with the sound of excited chatter. The room becomes silent as the lights dim and faint strums of a guitar are heard. For 45 minutes each week, a group of Charlotte students pause their school lives, […]

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49ers silence Thundering Herd

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers silence Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team won the battle on the boards and the game, defeating the Thundering Herd of Marshall 71-66 in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte (21-9, 12-6 C-USA) tallied 60 rebounds during the contest compared to a Marshall (13-17, 5-13 C-USA) who totaled only 39 […]

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Softball drops final game in Citrus Classic

| March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball drops final game in Citrus Classic

Though Charlotte posted four hits in Sunday’s game  against Notre Dame, the 49ers couldn’t push any runs across the plate and fell 4-0 to cap off the Citrus Classic. Charlotte (15-7) started with junior Haley Wiseman on the mound. The right handed pitcher gave up four runs off of four hits and three walks in […]

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Softball wins 2-1 against Purdue

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball wins 2-1 against Purdue

The 49ers came into day two of the Citrus Classic seeking redemption from their disappointing 0-2 Friday performance. Backed by stellar pitching from Haley Wiseman and great days at the plate for Kiersten Berrier and Haley Pace, the Niners (14-6) defeated Purdue, 2-1 (3-15). Wiseman started once again in the circle for the Charlotte team. […]

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Austin Ajukwa: On and off the court

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Austin Ajukwa: On and off the court

It is nearly impossible to see what someone has been through when they step on the court. The trials don’t necessarily reflect in the jumpshot, or the way that they attack the basket, but redshirt junior Austin Ajukwa has found a way to reflect his path in his play at the start of his 49er […]

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Charlotte Softball Dominates Day 2 of The Green & White Tournament

| February 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Softball Dominates Day 2 of The Green & White Tournament

Charlotte softball played two solid games on February 25  at the D.L Phillips Softball Complex against Fairfield and Robert Morris. The 49ers were able to hold off the Stags to get their first victory of the day, ending the game with the final score of 8-5. Charlotte crushed Robert Morris for the second time this weekend […]

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Charlotte opens Green and White tournament 1-1

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte opens Green and White tournament 1-1

After winning the championship in last weekend’s First Pitch Classic, Charlotte hit the field at the D. L. Phillips Softball Complex on February 24 at 2:30 for their first game of the 2017 Green & White Tournament. The 49ers beat the Robert Morris Colonials 11-0 in their first game, but they had a devastating defeat 4-1 […]

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When the student becomes the teacher

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
When the student becomes the teacher

Four years ago Colby Lewis could be found on the sidelines of Halton Arena at every men’s basketball game. He can still be found on the Charlotte bench today, just in different attire. Lewis started his time with the 49ers in 2009 when he came in as a freshman guard. During his time as a […]

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Baseball is back

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball is back

Baseball season looms overhead at Robert and Mariam Hayes stadium with opening day only three weeks away. As the team prepares to welcome West Virginia on Feb. 17, the expectations for the 49ers are high this season. The squad is facing one of the most rigorous schedules in the program’s history. The 55-game schedule (32 […]

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Niners Defeat Monarchs, 86-75

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners Defeat Monarchs, 86-75

Jennie Simms, the second best scorer in the nation, dropped 33 points, but it wasn’t enough as Charlotte used balanced scoring to outpace Old Dominion 86-75. Grace Hunter and Lefty Webster both scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Nyilah Jamison-Myers added 14 points and 10 boards to offset Simms’ scoring. In addition her […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte squares up with Southern Miss

| January 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte squares up with Southern Miss

After dropping their first conference game of the season on Thursday against Louisiana Tech, the Charlotte women’s team is looking for redemption in Hattiesburg as they prepare to take on Southern Miss. The 49ers sit at second in conference standings with a 4-1 conference record, 12-4 overall. Southern Miss holds a 3-1 conference record and […]

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Charlotte prepares for Mean Green

| December 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte prepares for Mean Green

After closing out the non-conference slate with a 93-79 win over rival Davidson, the Charlotte 49ers women’s team will return to action on December 30 as they travel out west. The Niners head to Denton, Texas for a showdown with the North Texas Mean Green. The game marks the first official conference match up of […]

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The learning curve

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
The learning curve

The non-conference portion of the Charlotte women’s basketball schedule has come and gone. Through their first 11 games, the 49ers have shown the potential that was spoken of before the season began. Backed by a 35-point game from Ciara Gregory, the squad wrapped up their non-conference portion of their schedule with a solid 93-79 victory over […]

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49ers fly past Phoenix, defeat Elon 100-95

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers fly past Phoenix, defeat Elon 100-95

The Charlotte 49ers men basketball team traveled up I-85 to face off with Elon. The Niners (2-0) returned to the Queen City victorious, defeating the Phoenix (1-1) 100-95.  The win served as redemption for Charlotte after Elon pulled the upset last season, defeating the Niners 85-74 in Halton arena. “We got taken behind the woodshed […]

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Takeaways from women’s win over Wisconsin

| November 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
Takeaways from women’s win over Wisconsin

Basketball is all about momentum. After tearing the Pfeiffer Falcons defense apart in an exhibition game last week, the Charlotte 49ers hit the floor for their official home opener against Wisconsin on Friday night. The Niners, led by 16 points each from Lefty Webster and Laia Raventos, came away with a 63-48 victory, and we […]

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Four 49ers set to compete in NASCAR Truck Series event

| November 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Four 49ers set to compete in NASCAR Truck Series event

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has headed out west to Phoenix International Raceway for the penultimate event of the season – and UNC Charlotte is going to be well represented. There are 32 trucks on the entry list for Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 – three of which are current UNCC students, and one […]

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