Tag: Charlotte 49ers

The making of a leader

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The making of a leader

After coming off a six goal season where he helped the 49ers claim a Conference USA title, 5’6 mid-fielder Daniel Bruce is ready to take his new leadership role in stride. Sporting the renowned number #10 on his jersey this season, Bruce knows what is expected of him. “With Luke and Brandt, both two massive […]

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Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

The Charlotte 49ers played their hearts out in their in-state shootout with NC A&T, but they ultimately fell 35-31 after coming back from an 18-point deficit. The Aggies scored three touchdowns in the first half, and got a huge defensive stop late in the fourth quarter that ultimately sealed the deal. A&T quarterback Lamar Raynard […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte opens home slate vs. N.C. A&T

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte opens home slate vs. N.C. A&T

After spending the first two weeks on the road, the Charlotte 49ers are welcomed back home to square off with N.C. A&T — starting quarterback Hasaan Klugh’s former team. A&T, an FCS team, made it to the FCS Playoffs last season and enter Jerry Richardson Stadium undefeated. This contest marks the 49th overall game for […]

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Golfing for gold

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Golfing for gold

In November of 2015, Holly Clark arrived as the head coach of the new founded women’s golf team. Two years later, with her team assembled, the first tournament is upon them. Golf has always been a part of Clark’s life, beginning at a young age. “I grew up in a family full of golfers. My […]

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A life of significance

| September 11, 2017 | 1 Comment
A life of significance

Each of us takes a different path which leads us to the place in which we were meant to be. Charlie Skalaski was inspired by his presence in Manhattan on 9/11 to emark on a radically different career, coaching football instead of corporate America. After having a successful stint as a defensive back at Florida […]

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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 within ten

| September 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win within ten

Charlotte 49ers opened their conference season play Saturday with a 1-0 win against Marshall at Transamerica stadium. Teddy Chaouche crossed the ball to Callum Montgomery who headed over the Marshall defense. After bicycle kick from the Charlotte forward didn’t fall, Daniel Bruce was there for the put back giving him his first goal of the […]

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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 lose in season opener, 24-7

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners lose in season opener, 24-7

The Charlotte 49ers (0-1) dropped their season-opening contest to the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-0), 24-7 at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich. The Niners are now on a four-game losing skid that began last season against Rice. Charlotte began the game on a positive note, stopping the Eagles on their first offensive possession with a fumble recovered by […]

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Back at it

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Back at it

This time last season the players for the 49ers were prepping to hit the road and take on a nationally-ranked Louisville team. Everyone that is, except senior Trent Bostick. A concussion in practice in the week leading up to the season opener prevented Bostick from making the trip to Kentucky. He wouldn’t just miss the […]

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Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

The Charlotte 49ers open the 2017 football season on the road Friday, Sept. 1 in Ypsilanti, Mich. where they are set to take on Eastern Michigan. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the game can be viewed on ESPN3 or be found on the radio on ESPN 730. Charlotte holds a 3-1 record in […]

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Niners win in the final minutes

| August 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners win in the final minutes

The Charlotte men’s soccer team opened their home season with a 1-0 victory over the Winthrop Falcons Saturday at TransAmerica stadium in a long fought defensive battle. The 15th ranked 49ers have now won 10 of their last 11 home openers. “I think there are a lot of positives that we can take away from this […]

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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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