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49ers release 2014 men’s hoops schedule

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers release 2014 men’s hoops schedule

Tuesday morning we got our first look at the Charlotte 49ers 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule. 49ers Head Coach Alan Major announced the new slate of games and also provided his thoughts on the challenges his team will face in the upcoming season. “This is one of the most challenging schedules that we have had since […]

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49ers host Golden Bulls on Saturday

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers host Golden Bulls on Saturday

The Charlotte 49ers (1-0) head into their home opener against the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls on Saturday, Sept. 6 riding a wave of momentum from a strong second half performance against Campbell on Thursday night.  The 49ers worked out some early season kinks during halftime on the road against Campbell and now will return […]

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The new face of 49ers volleyball

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
The new face of 49ers volleyball

For the first time in seven years, there is a new head coach at the helm of Charlotte 49ers volleyball. Gohkan Yilmaz was hired last spring from Florida State University, where he saw major success as the associate head coach and training coordinator. When it comes to volleyball, Yilmaz’s resume has been quite impressive. He […]

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49ers soccer starts off the season with a win

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers soccer starts off the season with a win

In a tumultuous game full of cards, fouls, and questionable calls by the ref, the 49ers mens soccer team pulled out a victory behind goals from Brandt Bronico and Dominic Bonilla, winning the game 2-1 against Radford at Transamerica Field. In front of a crowd of about 1,000 fans, the 49ers controlled the pace of the […]

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49ers women fall 2-1 in overtime

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers women fall 2-1 in overtime

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team opened the 2014 season as the preseason favorite to win Conference USA. The 49ers picked up a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro last Friday night before moving down to Coastal Carolina for Friday’s match-up against the Chanticleers. Charlotte (1-1) was not able to keep up the momentum and fell […]

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49ers top Spartans 3-0 to start the season 2-0

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers top Spartans 3-0 to start the season 2-0

The Charlotte 49ers (2-0) concluded their night with a 3-0 victory against the UNCG Spartans (1-1). Both teams definitely made all three sets an interesting contest. 49ers junior setter Britney Leigh Held recorded a game-high 33 assists which totaled more assists than the Spartans entire team that finished with just 31. Charlotte freshman Irem Asci […]

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49ers respond in 2nd half, win 33-9

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers respond in 2nd half, win 33-9

The Charlotte 49ers (1-0) kicked it into gear in the second half as they coasted to a 33-9 victory over the Campbell Fighting Camels (0-1) on the road on Thursday night. Running back tandem Kalif Phillips and true freshman Maetron Thomas sparked the 49ers offense that struggled throughout the entirety of the first half.  Phillips […]

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Women’s soccer roster overhaul

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Women’s soccer roster overhaul

The 49ers Women’s Soccer Team is coming off of a year where they finished with a record of 11-7-2, along with the loss of some key pieces like SarahAnn Waugh, Dakota Olson, Brook Mulloy, and Alex Kubrick. Head Coach John Cullen needed to get some young talent, and it seems like he did exactly that […]

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Lambert and company look toward Campbell

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lambert and company look toward Campbell

Charlotte 49ers Head Football Coach Brad Lambert was joined by quarterback Matt Johnson and safety Desmond Cooper as he sat down today for the season-opening weekly press conference. Lambert and company discussed the transition from last season to this year, opening up on the road on Thursday night and moving forward to Conference USA in […]

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New faces on the pitch

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
New faces on the pitch

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer program has been very successful since 2011 when they made the College Cup Finals and lost to UNC Chapel Hill. Since then, there has been a plethora of talent to flow through the program, including some players that have turned professional in Major League Soccer or other leagues around the […]

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Charlotte 49ers kick off year two against Campbell

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers kick off year two against Campbell

The Charlotte 49ers will open the 2014 college football season on Aug. 28 when they hit the road to take on the Campbell Fighting Camels in a rematch of last year’s season opener. The 49ers took care of business in 2013 when they stomped the Fighting Camels en route to a 52-7 victory in the […]

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49ers top Spartans 1-0 in season opener

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers top Spartans 1-0 in season opener

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team (1-0) opened up the 2014 season with a 1-0 road win against the UNC Greensboro Spartans (0-1). The 49ers gained the upper hand in the all-time series against the Spartans as they are now 4-3 against each other. Both squads fought valiantly on the defensive side of the ball […]

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49ers Football Releases 2-Deep Depth Chart

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers Football Releases 2-Deep Depth Chart

The Charlotte 49ers football team released their two-deep depth chart on Wednesday as they prepare for their first game of the season on Aug. 28 against the Campbell Fighting Camels. Most of the names look familiar, but the 49ers have had to replace a few key positions on both sides of the ball. Kalif Phillips […]

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Marcus Bryan leaves 49ers

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Marcus Bryan leaves 49ers

Charlotte 49ers Head Coach Alan Major has announced that sophomore forward Marcus Bryan has left the 49ers and will transfer to another program. Bryan did not cite a specific reason behind his decision to transfer from the 49ers but he did comment on the situation saying “I would like to thank Coach Major, the staff, […]

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Cara Consuegra signs three-year contract extension

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Cara Consuegra signs three-year contract extension

Cara Consuegra has signed a three-year contract extension to remain the head coach of the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball program. Consuegra has guided the 49ers to three consecutive postseason appearances since taking over the team on April 26, 2011. Charlotte director of athletics Judy Rose announced the contract extension on Wednesday afternoon while expressing her […]

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49ers finish 2-1 in the weekend series against the Thundering Herd

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers finish 2-1 in the weekend series against the Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers (20-26, 10-13) concluded their weekend series Sunday afternoon with a 2-1 defeat against the Marshall Thundering Herd (23-30, 10-11). The 49ers opened up the game with a bone-crushing home run from centerfielder Jessica Plemmons to give the club an early 1-0 lead. Plemmons has hit a team-high 10 home runs on the year. The Thundering Herd responded in […]

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49ers softball wins walk-off thriller over Marshall

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers softball wins walk-off thriller over Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers (19-25, 9-12) softball team captured a thrilling 2-1 victory in extra innings over the Marshall Thundering Herd (22-29, 9-10) on Saturday afternoon in game one of a doubleheader. The contest lasted nine innings before Charlotte catcher Jackie Kleinsmith dropped a single into right field that broke the 1-1 deadlock and earned the 49ers […]

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49ers baseball’s Butler pitches complete game against Tulane

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers baseball’s Butler pitches complete game against Tulane

In game two of what would end up being a two-game series due to the final match being cancelled due to rain, the Charlotte 49ers (11-24-1, 4-13) pitched their second complete game in three showings with Ryan Butler (3-5) helping lift Charlotte 2-1 over the Tulane Green Wave (15-22, 6-13). The Green Wave’s Richard Carthon […]

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Roberts tosses a gem, 49ers grab 2-0 win over Tulane

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Roberts tosses a gem, 49ers grab 2-0 win over Tulane

The Charlotte 49ers (10-24-1, 3-13) picked up 2-0 victory at Robert and Miriam Hayes Stadium on Thursday night in a pitchers duel against their Conference USA foe the Tulane Green Wave (15-21, 6-12). Corey Roberts (1-3) got the start on the mound for the 49ers and delivered the first complete-game shutout for Charlotte this season. […]

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T.J. Nichting: New kid on the block

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
T.J. Nichting: New kid on the block

Freshman Charlotte second baseman T.J. Nichting has all of the potential to take his baseball career to next level whether it is the minor or the major leagues. Nichting was born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio. Coming from a baseball family, as his brother and father were baseball players, one might suspect that the pressure […]

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