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49ers bench sparks a second half rally past Appalachian State

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers bench sparks a second half rally past Appalachian State

The Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball team picked up their second win in three days, defeating the Appalachian State Mountaineers 75-65 on Thursday evening inside Halton Arena. The 49ers improve to 6-4 overall with the victory and have won two of three on their home court this season. “It was good for us to hold serve […]

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49ers easily defeat Presbyterian

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers easily defeat Presbyterian

Education day is an annual event for women’s basketball that brings more than 4,000 local children to Halton Arena. Charlotte leads the all time series 3-0, with the last victory in November of 2011. That was the first win in the Cara Consuegra era and today would see the same result. The game started out with very […]

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49er Men’s Basketball narrowly defeats College of Charleston

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
49er Men’s Basketball narrowly defeats College of Charleston

For the first time in nine days, men’s basketball took to the court to face College of Charleston. Both teams came into the game at 4-4, with the 49ers losing four out of their last five games. College of Charleston came into the game on a three game winning streak, defeating The Citadel, South Carolina […]

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49ers collapse in second half against Ball State

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers collapse in second half against Ball State

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team was in Indiana Monday night taking on Ball State. Lefty Webster had 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists, but it was not enough as Charlotte (2-7) fell 76-66 to the Cardinals (4-4). The 49ers played well in the first half, but Ball State overpowered Charlotte in the second […]

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49ers basketball faces early season adversity

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers basketball faces early season adversity

When Alan Major took over the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program in 2010, he was inheriting a program that had seen a lot of success under former coach Bobby Lutz. The 49ers were once a prominent team in the college basketball realm, making the NCAA tournament nine times from 1992-2005. There has been one consistent […]

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49ers baseball will play in 2015

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball will play in 2015

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phillip L. Dubois released a statement this afternoon regarding the hazing allegations surrounding the Charlotte 49ers baseball program. Dubois announced that he has authorized Athletics Director Judy Rose to reinstate baseball activities after previously halting all team activity on Nov. 21. 49ers head coach Loren Hibbs has dismissed five players from the […]

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Women’s Basketball Gets Commanding Win at Home

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s Basketball Gets Commanding Win at Home

  The Charlotte 49ers (2-6) took the floor Sunday afternoon hosting the Charleston Southern Buccaneers (2-4) at Halton Arena. The 49ers made a clear statement by coming out aggressive and keeping the energy the entire game. The 49ers found their stroke early and shots were falling the whole game. Lock down defense followed as they […]

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Charlotte men’s basketball falls to George Washington

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte men’s basketball falls to George Washington

The Charlotte 49ers have faced some stiff out-of-conference competition so far this season and today’s match-up with former Atlantic 10 foe George Washington was yet another test for this young Charlotte team. In the first few minutes, the 49ers looked like their usual selves in the turnover department. With 10 minutes to go in the […]

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49ers fall short against No. 1 South Carolina

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fall short against No. 1 South Carolina

Written by Niner Times intern Stephanie Smith The Charlotte 49ers (1-7) women’s basketball team traveled to South Carolina (7-0) on Thursday, Dec. 4 to take on the No. 1 Gamecocks.  South Carolina was eyeing win number seven while Charlotte was looking to end their losing skid with a marquee win.  Ultimately, the Gamecocks continued their […]

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Davidson defeats Charlotte to keep the Hornet’s Nest Trophy

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Davidson defeats Charlotte to keep the Hornet’s Nest Trophy

  The Hornet’s Nest is a vital element to Charlotte college basketball; it pits the two Division I teams against each other once a year for bragging rights and the title of the best in Mecklenburg County. The Charlotte 49ers (4-3) came into the game with momentum due to their buzzer-beater against UNC Asheville on […]

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The 49ers have arrived

| December 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
The 49ers have arrived

Year two of college football in the Queen City has come to an end and now the 49ers have reached the moment they’ve been waiting for. Charlotte will make the jump to Conference USA and FBS football beginning in 2015. “I’m looking forward to getting started on next year’s team,” said 49ers Head Coach Brad […]

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The battle of Mecklenberg County: The Hornet’s Nest

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
The battle of Mecklenberg County: The Hornet’s Nest

For years, the Charlotte 49ers and Davidson Wildcats have battled over the basketball crown of Charlotte. The Hornets Nest is an annual game that has pitted two rival schools against each other. The 49ers lead the series 27-11, with Charlotte winning two of the last three games. This year’s rendition turns to Belk Arena in […]

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Charlotte goes winless in Mexico and suffers fifth straight loss

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte goes winless in Mexico and suffers fifth straight loss

Written by Niner Times intern Stephanie Smith The Charlotte 49ers and Princeton Tigers battled from the opening tip especially in the first eight minutes as neither team was able to pull more than five points away from each other. However, it was Princeton who went on an 11-0 run to pull away from the 49ers […]

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Men’s Basketball defeats UNC Asheville in Overtime

| November 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
Men’s Basketball defeats UNC Asheville in Overtime

For the first time since Tuesday, the Charlotte 49ers took the court at Kimmel Arena in Asheville, North Carolina to face the UNCA Bulldogs. Charlotte was coming off of two straight losses to the Miami Hurricanes, with the last game resulting in a three point loss. The game started with Charlotte struggling, and the 49ers […]

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Hilary Sigmon and the 49ers keep their heads high in loss to Wake Forest

| November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hilary Sigmon and the 49ers keep their heads high in loss to Wake Forest

Day two of the Triple Crown Cancun Challenge Mayan Tournament might have ended with a hard-fought loss for Charlotte, but with the leadership of senior Hillary Sigmon, heads are still high for the 49ers. Charlotte contained the in-state 5-1 Wake Forest Demon Deacons for all of 40 minutes of play, meeting at the Hard Rock […]

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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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