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49ers clinch postseason berth

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers clinch postseason berth

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team played host to the Blue Raiders from Middle Tennessee Thursday night in the final game of the regular season. Charlotte entered the game sitting at eighth in the Conference USA standings needing a final win to get a guaranteed spot in the conference tournament. Martha Thomas was able to […]

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No. 7 49ers post third straight shutout

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
No. 7 49ers post third straight shutout

The seventh ranked Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team hit the road on Tuesday evening and delivered a 1-0 victory over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The 49ers have now posted three consecutive shutouts and currently boast a 12-2-1 overall record. “A really strong performance by our team tonight,” said Charlotte Head Coach Kevin Langan post […]

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Now or never for men’s basketball

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Now or never for men’s basketball

When Alan Major took the head-coaching job at UNC Charlotte, he was inheriting a very poor team that was full of someone else’s recruits, but also a program with a lot of tradition and pride. Coming from Ohio State, Major was used to an arena with double the seats that Halton Arena has, a team […]

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Prepping for the women’s season

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Prepping for the women’s season

Developing talent into production is among the most critical responsibilities coaches face at the college level. Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball head coach Cara Consuegra leads a team headlined by seven former McDonald’s All-American game nominees. Unfortunately, Consuegra needs her role players to grow up quickly as they will be thrust into a difficult nonconference schedule […]

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49ers must blend experience and youth

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers must blend experience and youth

The season is right around the corner for the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team. After a 15-16 finish last season, the 49ers are eager to turn things around in 2014-15. Charlotte lost their top two scorers from a year ago but returns junior Kira Gordon, who averaged 10.5 points per game last year. Charlotte added […]

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Leading the 49ers to history

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Leading the 49ers to history

The point guard is the quarterback on the basketball court. He is the floor general on offense and even on defense on certain occasions. The best point guards across the country have the ability to act as an extension of the head coach while leading their teammates on the court. The entire flow of a […]

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Men’s Soccer survives against UAB

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Men’s Soccer survives against UAB

  The 49ers survived a nail biter Friday night when UAB visited Transamerica Field. Monbo Bokar gave Charlotte an early lead in the 5th minute which was ultimately the game winning goal as neither team were able to break through in the remaining 85 minutes. “The win felt really good tonight and I was very […]

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Women’s Soccer ends road trip with a loss

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s Soccer ends road trip with a loss

Charlotte women’s soccer might have suffered a loss at Rice Sunday afternoon, but the highlight of the night goes to junior Maddie Kiebel, who launched an audacious attempt from outside the 18-yardline just after halftime. Unfortunately it was too late for the 49ers to come back as Rice took an early lead and made it […]

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Charlotte loses to undefeated UTSA in five sets

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte loses to undefeated UTSA in five sets

Charlotte (13-14, 2-8 CUSA) played their second match of homecoming weekend on Sunday, as they hoped to get back in the win column against a stellar UTSA (14-7, 10-0) club. The 49ers played UTSA tight in the first half of the first set. However, the Roadrunners began to pull away with four straight points, forcing […]

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49ers Football loses their fifth straight Game

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers Football loses their fifth straight Game

As part of the 2014 Homecoming weekend, the Charlotte 49ers faced off against the James Madison Dukes in a game where the 49ers badly needed a win. On the first drive of the game, the 49ers were unable to get anything going, leading to an Arthur Hart punt. The Dukes, led by former Georgia Tech quarterback […]

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49ers Volleyball loses against La Tech

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers Volleyball loses against La Tech

As a part of Homecoming weekend, the Charlotte 49ers (13-14) took on the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters (9-14) in a Conference USA matchup in Halton Arena. With La Tech in last place in the conference and Charlotte in 11th, both teams could have used a win to propel them as the regular season comes to […]

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49ers look to get back in the win column against James Madison

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers look to get back in the win column against James Madison

For the first time since Sept. 27, the Charlotte 49ers football team (3-4) returns home to Jerry Richardson field to face the James Madison Dukes (4-3) next Saturday, Oct. 25. With Charlotte on a four game losing streak, their schedule will not get easier in the coming weeks. The 49ers suffered a heartbreaking double overtime […]

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Building Tradition

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
Building Tradition

College football is all about the home field advantage. Each school has its own unique atmosphere that resonates from the tailgate into the stadium at kickoff and keeps the fans coming back for more each and every year. The pageantry and tradition associated with college football is unrivaled at any level of any sport and […]

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49ers falling short during current losing streak

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers falling short during current losing streak

The Charlotte 49ers have hit their first bye week of the 2014 college football season and it couldn’t have come at a better time. The 49ers have battled through a tough stretch throughout the first two months of the season, playing five of their first seven contests on the road away from the comfortable confines […]

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Charlotte falls to Marshall for the second time this season

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte falls to Marshall for the second time this season

  Charlotte Falls to Marshall for the Second Time this Season Charlotte (13-13, 2-7 C-USA) traveled to West Virginia on Sunday to take on Marshall (10-14, 4-4) for the second time in less than four weeks. The 49ers looked to redeem themselves after losing in five sets to Marshall back on Sept. 23. Their efforts fell […]

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49ers winning streak comes to an end against Old Dominion

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers winning streak comes to an end against Old Dominion

The 49ers (10-2, 3-1) took their nine game win streak to Old Dominion Saturday night. Kyle Parker was the lone goal scorer in the 2-1 loss to the Monarchs which ended Charlotte’s unbeaten streak abruptly. “I though once we got to grips and scored the equalizer, there was only going to be one winner,” 49ers […]

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Women’s Soccer Draws on Senior Night

| October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s Soccer Draws on Senior Night

Senior night for student-athletes is always more than just a win or loss. It’s a celebration of accomplishments and graduation for the players that have committed time to the program. A late season match up between the Charlotte 49ers (7-5-2) and the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs (4-7-4) turned out to be an exciting double overtime […]

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Volleyball breaks losing streak defeating North Texas 3-1

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball breaks losing streak defeating North Texas 3-1

The 49ers were on the road Friday night, taking on Conference USA opponent North Texas. After a tough first set, Charlotte was able to come back and take the match 3-1 to record win 13 of the season. In the first set of the game North Texas dominated the 49ers. After breaking the tied score […]

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49ers going for gold

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers going for gold

In 2011, the Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team found themselves 90 minutes away from a national championship. The 49ers came up short in a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat at the hands of the North Carolina Tar Heels. Fast forward to 2014 and the team looks entirely different but oddly similar at the same time. Believe it […]

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49ers extend win streak to three after a 2-1 victory against Southern Miss

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers extend win streak to three after a 2-1 victory against Southern Miss

The Charlotte 49ers (7-5-1, 4-2-0 C-USA) continue to add to their conference win total of the year after an average start to the season as they beat the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (5-8-2, 0-4-2 C-USA) 2-1 in front of the home crowd at Transamerica Field. The first goal of the game came in the 27th […]

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