Tag: Jonathan Cruz

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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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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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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49ers unable to top Mountaineers

| September 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
49ers unable to top Mountaineers

On Saturday, Sept. 8, the Charlotte 49ers faced off against in-state opponent Appalachian State for the first time in program history. After a close first half, App State was able to run away with the game and defeated the 49ers by a score of 45-9. Quarterback Zac Thomas was a perfect 14-14 passing and finished […]

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