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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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Charlotte Volleyball falls to FAU in four sets

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Volleyball falls to FAU in four sets

The Charlotte 49ers (12-11) hosted Florida Atlantic (12-6) in a Sunday afternoon conference match up. The first set was a close one from the start with five lead changes and 14 ties. After several back and forth exchanges, Charlotte was looking to pull away with a 19-17 point lead. However, FAU had other ideas as […]

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Day three cancelled of the Charlotte Tennis Invitational

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Day three cancelled of the Charlotte Tennis Invitational

The Charlotte 49ers men’s tennis team hosted the Charlotte Invitational this weekend at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. The teams who were also competing in the Invitational were Coastal Carolina, USC Upstate, and James Madison. Day one of the Charlotte Invitational on Friday was an epic showing for the hosts as the 49ers won all but […]

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49ers fight their way back, defeat FIU 4-3

| October 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fight their way back, defeat FIU 4-3

Down three goals at half time and fighting the fog for 90 minutes, the 49ers prevailed  by picking up a much needed come from behind win. FIU forced the 49ers to fight their way back Saturday night by scoring three first half goals. Charlotte would rally in the second half by scoring four goals and […]

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49ers drop another heartbreaker at The Citadel

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers drop another heartbreaker at The Citadel

Coming off of a three game losing streak, the Charlotte 49ers wanted to come out against The Citadel this week and start strong. Unfortunately, they were unable to do that. “You can’t give up 21 in the first quarter against a good team,” said 49ers head coach Brad Lambert post game. “You’re always fighting up […]

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49ers look to right the ship against The Citadel

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers look to right the ship against The Citadel

The Charlotte 49ers (3-3) will travel to Charleston, S.C. this afternoon for a 2 p.m. kickoff as they look to right the ship against The Citadel (1-4) following three consecutive losses after starting the season 3-0. The 49ers have been in a position to win late in all three contests but untimely turnovers, penalties and […]

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Charlotte 49ers shutout LA Tech 3-0

| October 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte 49ers shutout LA Tech 3-0

 The Charlotte 49ers (6-5-1) coasted through their contest against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (9-5-1) who have struggled in conference play this season.  The 49ers jumped out to an early advantage as a corner kick by junior Maddie Kiebel connected with a Louisiana Tech defender standing on the goal line and rolled into the net in […]

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Volleyball gets shut out in Dig Pink Match

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball gets shut out in Dig Pink Match

The Charlotte 49ers are among the top programs in the nation when it comes to raising money and awareness for breast cancer and this year’s Dig Pink match was no different. Despite the score, the turnout and atmosphere were the best of the year so far, with 1,231 coming out to support the team at […]

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49ers blank Clemson, pick up eighth straight victory

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers blank Clemson, pick up eighth straight victory

The Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer team flipped the script on Tuesday evening in a 1-0 road win over the Clemson Tigers. The seventh-ranked 49ers (9-1), the second-highest scoring team in the nation, needed a dominant defensive effort to escape Clemson with their eighth consecutive victory of the season. “We won tonight’s game by sheer guts […]

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Volleyball loses 3-0 to Western Kentucky

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses 3-0 to Western Kentucky

The 49ers suffered another Conference USA loss Tuesday night in three sets to Western Kentucky. In the first set, Claire Kruez along with Savannah Gaster and Irem Asci contributed to a strong offensive stretch that fueled Charlotte in taking a 7-4 lead. Later, a six point stretch of strong offense from the Hilltoppers, and four […]

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49ers rebound, dominate Western Kentucky 3-0

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers rebound, dominate Western Kentucky 3-0

It was a well needed dominating performance after a heartbreaking loss to Marshall in overtime, as Charlotte’s women’s soccer team traveled to Western Kentucky in a Conference USA match-up. With all their goals coming in the second half the 49ers scored three times behind a stout defensive performance that limited the Lady Toppers to just […]

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49ers win seventh straight, defeat South Carolina 3-0

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers win seventh straight, defeat South Carolina 3-0

The tenth-ranked Charlotte 49ers went on the road Saturday night to face South Carolina who has had an up and down season so far.  After a tight first half, the 49ers came out with a point to prove in the second half scoring three goals and running away with their seventh consecutive victory. Matej Dekovic […]

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49ers drop third straight game, lose 27-24 to Gardner-Webb

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers drop third straight game, lose 27-24 to Gardner-Webb

The Charlotte 49ers (3-3) dropped a third consecutive last-minute game on Saturday afternoon when they hit the road to take on the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs (3-3). Shaky special teams play hindered both teams all afternoon and ultimately cost the 49ers as they fell to .500 on the season after the 27-24 defeat. “That’s the frustrating part. […]

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49ers hit the road to take on Gardner-Webb

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers hit the road to take on Gardner-Webb

The Charlotte 49ers (3-2) hit the road this afternoon for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff against the Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb (2-3) inside Ernest W. Spangler Stadium in Boiling Springs, N.C. The 49ers and Bulldogs will both be looking for a bounce-back performance after losing games against tough, triple-option offenses last weekend. Gardner-Webb traveled to Charleston, S.C. […]

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Volleyball loses 3-1 against Golden Eagles

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses 3-1 against Golden Eagles

The 49ers were unable to pull out a win on the road Friday night, losing 3-1 to Southern Mississippi. In the first set, Charlotte came back from being down 18-14 after a strong offensive streak aided by kills from Sarah Adams, Claire Kruez and Sarah Gaster. Fueled by the streak, the 49ers were able to […]

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