Tag: soccer

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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Darts, naps and soccer

| September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Darts, naps and soccer

After nearly clinching a conference tournament championship in their junior season, Charlotte Men’s Soccer seniors are ready to finish off their college career with quite a year. Tommy Madden, Callum Montgomery, Daniel Bruce and Dean Rutherford have all been vital parts of this program in their time here, but every college athlete eventually reaches their […]

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Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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Men’s soccer loses to New Mexico in C-USA tournament

| November 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer loses to New Mexico in C-USA tournament

The No. 5-ranked Charlotte 49ers were unable to complete a late two-goal comeback against New Mexico Friday night, falling 2-1 in the Conference USA Championship semifinal. Daniel Bruce recorded the 49ers only goal, his fifth goal of the season. The first half started off a bit slow but fired up more in the second half […]

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Charlotte women’s soccer set to battle against Duke in first round of NCAA tournament

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte women’s soccer set to battle against Duke in first round of NCAA tournament

The NCAA Selection Show is the dream for every college program. Hearing your name called and witnessing all the tears and screams with your teammates is a moment unlike any other. The 49ers did just that Monday afternoon. The Charlotte 49ers (11-8-2) received their first round destination for the NCAA tournament, drawing the No. 3-seed […]

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The 49ers are going dancing! Soccer shuts out FAU to win C-USA tournament

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
The 49ers are going dancing! Soccer shuts out FAU to win C-USA tournament

The Charlotte 49ers shutout the Florida Atlantic Owls, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at Transamerica Field while scoring three goals in the first half and one to cap off the game in the second to capture the 2016 Conference USA Women’s Soccer Championship. With the win, the 49ers clinched a trip to the NCAA tournament for just […]

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Women’s soccer advances to C-USA championship game

| November 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer advances to C-USA championship game

The No. 6-seed Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team defeated the No. 7-seed UTEP Minors, 1-0, behind a goal from senior captain Rebecca Beatty, sending the 49ers to the 2016 Conference USA Championship game Sunday morning at 11 a.m. on ESPN3 against the Florida Atlantic Owls. After upsetting the No. 3-seed WKU Lady Toppers in penalty […]

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49ers win thriller in PK’s to advance to semifinals

| November 3, 2016 | 1 Comment
49ers win thriller in PK’s to advance to semifinals

The No. 6-seed Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team defeated the No. 3-seed Western Kentucky Lady Toppers Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA tournament in penalty kicks, winning 4-1, after a 1-1 score took the game into extra time at Transamerica Field. Charlotte’s freshman Sara Sandberg placed the ball 12 yards away […]

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In-State match-up ends In overtime draw

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
In-State match-up ends In overtime draw

It took 110 minutes and double overtime to decide the outcome of this in-state match-up. The fifth-ranked Charlotte 49ers (11-2-2, 6-1-0 C-USA) finished their final regular season home game against Appalachian State (5-7-4) with a 1-1 draw. Appalachian State opened the game off in a heavy attack, pressuring Charlotte’s defense early in the match. The […]

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Men’s soccer salutes seniors

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer salutes seniors

This weekend the soccer team laced up and honored the five seniors on the team. After the pregame ceremony, the players delivered on the field and defeated FAU and took sole ownership of the number one slot in conference. Here’s a closer look at the seniors on the team. Matej Decovic Decovic, originally from Zagreb, […]

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Men’s soccer captures win over FAU on senior night

| October 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer captures win over FAU on senior night

The eighth-ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 4-0 Saturday night at Transamerica Field on senior night, as the five seniors led the way on offense and defense, dominating in front of their home crowd for one of the last times. Before the game, Charlotte honored seniors Brandt Bronico, Mark Sloan, Luke […]

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49ers in sole possession of first place after win over Gamecocks

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
49ers in sole possession of first place after win over Gamecocks

The eighth-ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team defeated the 25th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks 2-1 Wednesday night on the road, behind goals from Maxi Rodriguez and Matej Dekovic, beating yet another top-25 team. The Niners are now in sole possession of first place in the Conference USA standings, just ahead of USC and Kentucky. “This was […]

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Women’s soccer drops 2-0 decision to Rice

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer drops 2-0 decision to Rice

Despite the 2-0 loss to the co-league leading Rice Owls, Charlotte women’s soccer was still able to secure a spot in the Conference USA championship. The 49ers are one of the top 8 seeds in the country and will remain as such after this final week of regulation play. The Rice Owls (10-4-1, 7-2 C-USA) […]

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Niners, Bronico Burn Blazers

| October 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Niners, Bronico Burn Blazers

The temperature fell all across the southeast on Saturday night, but nevertheless, the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team continued their hot streak. An offensive onslaught and a hat-trick performance by senior Brandt Bronico propelled the Niners to a 5-0 win over the UAB Blazers (6-6-3, C-USA 2-3-1). The game was physical and chippy from the […]

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