Tag: Charlotte 49ers

Kicking his way into hearts and record books

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Kicking his way into hearts and record books

Less than a year removed from kicking between the uprights at Weinman Stadium, Jonathan Cruz is now breaking records as a 49er. Cruz was a two-star recruit coming out of Cartersville High School, but he’s quickly kicked his way into being one of the top 30 kickers in the nation. And he’s a freshman.  “It […]

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Amelia Clower goes beyond midfield

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Amelia Clower goes beyond midfield

Senior defender Amelia Clower has entered her fourth and final year here at Niner Nation and she has had the opportunity to make an impact not just on, but off the field as well. Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Amelia began playing soccer at the age of three. When asked where exactly the passion for […]

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Once a Niner, always a Niner

| September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Once a Niner, always a Niner

Women’s soccer coach, John Cullen, has begun his 10th season with the Charlotte 49ers. To begin this season, he and his team reached his 100th win as a coach at Charlotte early on. “It was a nice feeling; I’d forgotten all about it until you brought it back up actually, I’d already moved on to the […]

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The 49ers fall to the Hilltoppers

| September 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall to the Hilltoppers

The Charlotte 49ers (10-7, 1-1 C-USA) took on the WKU Hilltoppers (11-5, 2-0 C-USA), the current C-USA champions, this Sunday, Sept. 23rd in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Charlotte took the “Big Red” to five hard fought sets, but would end up falling in the fifth 10-15, putting Charlotte down 2-3 overall. The 49ers were led by […]

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49ers fall short in comeback effort at UMASS

| September 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers fall short in comeback effort at UMASS

On Saturday, Sept. 22, Charlotte Football (2-2) hit the road for their first road game of the season against the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Minutemen (2-3). The 49ers were unable to overcome a 28 point first quarter deficit and lost their second game of the season 49-31. UMASS jumped out to a quick start […]

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Marshall struck by 49ers volleyball

| September 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
Marshall struck by 49ers volleyball

The Marshall Thundering Herd fell to the 49ers 3-2 Friday, Sept. 21. This interconference match was a back and forth contest as both teams battled it out until the end.  The Thundering Herd struck first by winning the first two sets. The 49ers ended up coming back and winning the final three sets to capture the […]

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Charlotte falls to Kentucky 1-0

| September 22, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Kentucky 1-0

It was a cool, muggy evening in Lexington, Kentucky when the Charlotte 49ers battled against the Kentucky Wildcats after coming off a 2-2 tie against conference opponent Louisville Cardinals. The Niners went on to fall to the Wildcats 1-0, not performing offensively the way that they needed to. Charlotte entered the match hoping to build […]

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49ers put away the Panthers

| September 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers put away the Panthers

The Charlotte 49ers (5-3, 1-0 C-USA) took on the FIU Panthers (0-10, 0-2 C-USA) this Thursday night, Sept. 20 at Transamerica field in a 5-1 win at home. The 49ers were led by junior forward Megan Greene who recorded a hat trick against FIU. Other leaders of the game included junior mid-fielder Jamie Fankhauser with two shots […]

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Charlotte draws with No. 6 Louisville

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte draws with No. 6 Louisville

The Charlotte 49ers (3-1-1) went up 2-0 in the first half against the No. 6 ranked Louisville Cardinals (4-1-1), but the Niners struggled in the second half, leading to a 2-2 overtime draw. Charlotte pulled ahead early, scoring the first goal of the game in the sixth minute when redshirt sophomore, Patrick Hogan, scored off […]

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Going With the Flo

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Going With the Flo

With a Category 4 hurricane approaching much of North and South Carolina during the week of Sept. 10th, it was unclear early on whether or not the Niners and the Monarchs would meet as planned. Eventually, the decision was made to move the game from Saturday, Sept. 15th to Thursday, Sept. 13th at 4 p.m. […]

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Charlotte rebounds with win over Monarchs

| September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte rebounds with win over Monarchs

As Hurricane Florence approaches, the 49ers faced off against the Old Dominion Monarchs Thursday, Sept. 13. This inter-conference game was a back-and-forth outing that ended with Charlotte beating the Monarchs 28-25. Coming off of a 9-45 loss to Appalachian State last Saturday, the 49ers came out of the gate hot with an 18-yard touchdown pass […]

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49ers shutout Elon

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers shutout Elon

The Charlotte 49ers (3-1) dominated offensively and defensively in a 4-0 win at Elon (3-2). In the 24th minute, John Ranshaw got a deflection from the Elon goalkeeper and put the ball in the net for his first career goal. Preston Popp added to the lead in the 37th minute. Ethan Sawdon passed to Noah […]

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Still Underdogs

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Still Underdogs

A record-setting 19,151 people showed up in Jerry Richardson Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 8 to watch the Charlotte 49ers take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. The attendance beat the Niners’ week one opening attendance in 2017 by 500 people. The 49ers held their ground in the first quarter, holding the Mountaineers to a field goal […]

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Charlotte struggles in non-conference finale

| September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Charlotte struggles in non-conference finale

The Charlotte 49ers faced off against ECU Sunday, Sept. 9 in a showdown that got put away too early for the Niners in Greenville. Charlotte was outscored 3-0 by the Pirates as their shots just weren’t landing the way they should have. The Pirates capitalized early, scoring a goal in the 11th minute of the first […]

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