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49ers rally falls short against No. 17 Miami

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers rally falls short against No. 17 Miami

The Charlotte 49ers showed tremendous grit, rallying from a 13 point deficit with 5:20 remaining in the game before ultimately falling to the No. 17 Miami Hurricanes for the second time in three nights. Sophomore Braxton Ogbueze put up a contested three-pointer in the waning seconds of the game that clanked off the rim as […]

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49ers season ends in a heartbreaker against UNC

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers season ends in a heartbreaker against UNC

The No. 10 ranked Charlotte 49ers fell to the North Carolina Tar Heels at Transamerica Field 2-1 on a wet Sunday afternoon. With the win North Carolina will advance to the next round of the NCAA Men’s College Cup. The rain left some fans at home but the stands were filled for the clash between […]

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Miami defeats Charlotte in Charleston Classic Championship

| November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Miami defeats Charlotte in Charleston Classic Championship

For the Charlotte 49ers, early season success has been the norm in the past couple of seasons. The 49ers have won the Great Alaska Shootout and the Puerto Rico Tip Off, but the Charleston Classic would have made it three in a row. Charlotte (3-1) was unable to accomplish the trifecta tonight, with Miami (5-0) […]

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49ers end year two with a bang

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers end year two with a bang

The Charlotte 49ers delivered a dominant performance throughout their 52-14 victory over the Morehead State Eagles on Senior Day inside Jerry Richardson Stadium. The 49ers first two seasons have produced identical 5-6 records and Charlotte will now make the jump to Conference USA and FBS football. “I’ve been really proud of the weekly preparation from […]

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Charleston Classic Championship Preview: Charlotte at Miami

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charleston Classic Championship Preview: Charlotte at Miami

The Charlotte 49ers have found themselves in a familiar situation for the third season in a row; the championship game of an early season tournament. This time, it’s the Charleston Classic. The 49ers won the Great Alaska Shootout two seasons ago, beating the likes of Texas State, Oral Roberts, and Northeastern. Last season, the 49ers […]

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49ers offense struggles against Elon

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers offense struggles against Elon

Charlotte women’s basketball took on their in-state foe Elon Friday night in Halton Arena. Before the game even started, you could tell this was going to be an aggressive affair by the intensity of warm ups by both teams. The 49ers came out at the beginning of the game with tremendous energy, being quick on […]

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Volleyball loses in first round of Conference USA tournament

| November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in  first round of Conference USA tournament

The 49ers season ended in a three set loss on Friday against top seed, UTSA. This was the first conference tournament appearance Charlotte has made since 2010. In the first set, the 49ers were down 21-16, but after an offensive run led by Freshmen Irem Asci and two consecutive errors by the Roadrunners, Charlotte was […]

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Men’s Basketball beats South Carolina in Charleston Classic Semifinals

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball beats South Carolina in Charleston Classic Semifinals

  For the second straight game, the Charlotte 49ers Men’s basketball team matched up with a power conference opponent in the Charleston Classic. Withstanding another tough battle, they came out with the win once again. The 49ers came out of the gate slow and messy, resulting in a deficit early on. South Carolina is a […]

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Men’s Basketball defeats Penn State in double overtime

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball defeats Penn State in double overtime

The Charlotte 49ers have had incredible success in the past two early season tournaments they have played in; The Great Alaska Shootout, and the Puerto Rico Tip Off. The only thing in the way of yet another win was Penn State, an experienced and tough Big 10 team with a chip on their shoulder. The […]

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Sigmon’s 27 points not enough against NC State

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sigmon’s 27 points not enough against NC State

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team fell short in a hard-fought, 70-63, contest on Tuesday evening against NC State. Senior Hilary Sigmon’s 27-point night started early as she collected the ball immediately after the tip-off, scoring an open lay up. Sigmon shot lights out in the first half, as she went 6-6, 3-3 from behind […]

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49ers top Golden Eagles in regular season finale

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers top Golden Eagles in regular season finale

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team hosted the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles in a Conference USA matchup at Halton Arena Sunday afternoon. With Middle Tennessee losing to Western Kentucky the 49ers already claimed a bid into the C-USA tournament but still looked to seize some momentum in their final home game of the season. The 49ers […]

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Student attendance causing concern in the Queen City

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Student attendance causing concern in the Queen City

For years, the community of Charlotte has wanted a college football team in the area. Fans, alumni and students asked year after year, but the athletic department never budged because they wanted to stay a basketball school. In December of 2007, the school finally voted to add football and eventually agreed to join Conference USA […]

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49ers women’s soccer will build on their 2014 season

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers women’s soccer will build on their 2014 season

Charlotte women’s soccer ended another impressive campaign as the 49ers went 8-7-2 overall and had a winning season of 5-4-1 in conference play. This extraordinary season battle placed the team as a No. 4 seed in the conference tournament bracket after tiebreakers over Middle Tennessee and Louisiana Tech, who finished with identical conference records. The 2014 […]

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Men’s Basketball opens their season with a win

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball opens their season with a win

For the first time in this young college basketball season, the Charlotte 49ers Men’s Basketball team took the floor to face the Elon Phoenix. The result proved to be just what the 49ers were looking for. The game started out slow with turnovers from the 49ers and missed shots from the Phoenix. The first field […]

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49ers football gets back in the win column

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers football gets back in the win column

For the second consecutive week, the Charlotte 49ers took the field at Jerry Richardson Stadium facing the daunting task of playing an undefeated team with their backup quarterback under center. Unlike last weekend, the 49ers made big plays at key times on both offense and defense as they won for the first time in over […]

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49ers make an early exit in the C-USA Tournament

| November 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers make an early exit in the C-USA Tournament

The top-seeded Charlotte 49ers fell to Old Dominion again Friday night in a 2-1 loss. This was the first game of the Conference USA Tournament for the 49ers as they were awarded a first round bye for the best regular season record. It was just one of those games for the 49ers. They looked to […]

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49ers volleyball grabs a crucial win over Middle Tennessee

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers volleyball grabs a crucial win over Middle Tennessee

Photos by Benjamin Robson The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team played host to the Blue Raiders from Middle Tennessee Thursday night in a crucial Conference USA matchup. Both teams entered the match fighting for the final spot in the Conference USA tournament. Charlotte (16-16, 5-10) jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and pretty much controlled […]

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Men’s Basketball dominates Newberry in Exhibition

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Basketball dominates Newberry in Exhibition

It’s finally college basketball season, and this Charlotte 49ers team is one of the best in recent memory. Tonight’s game against Newberry was a stepping stone to this season, and the newcomers proved their hype. Early in the game, true freshman Keyshawn Woods started off the scoring by hitting a corner three pointer, which ended […]

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49ers claim top seed in C-USA Tournament

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers claim top seed in C-USA Tournament

The moment all Conference USA soccer fans have been waiting for is here. Just around the corner, beginning Nov. 12 is the C-USA  men’s soccer tournament. Norfolk, VA is the home of this year’s tournament with all games being played at the ODU Soccer Complex. The Charlotte 49ers lead the seven team field into the […]

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Phillips’ milestone season

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Phillips’ milestone season

Even when he was splitting carries with Alan Barnwell during his true freshman season in 2013, it was clear that Kalif Phillips would be the answer in the Charlotte backfield for years to come. Phillips possesses the power running style that strikes fear in opposing defensive backs, but also the quickness and breakaway speed that […]

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