Fourth Quarter Comeback Lifts Charlotte over Dukes – 49ers’ rally leads to victory

It wasn’t the most ideal situation, but the Charlotte 49ers’ women’s team was able to defeat the Duquesne Dukes after an impressive comeback, 75-72 on Friday evening. The 49ers, who won their seventh-straight season opener, were buoyed by redshirt senior Nyilah Jamison-Myers’ performance. The transfer from Clemson poured in 18 points and five rebounds off […]

Charlotte coasts past Cobras – Balanced team effort leads to exhibition win

Nyilah Jamison-Myers led the way with 15 points, five blocks and four rebounds, and the Charlotte 49ers coasted against the visiting Coker Cobras, 78-47 in an exhibition match. Jamison-Myers was joined in double figures by Amaya Ransom (13 points), Lauren Harley (13 points) and Octavia Wilson (10 points). Junior Laia Raventos turned in an all-around […]

Opportunity of a lifetime – After playing in the Olympics, Joanne Aluka-White spends her...

The Olympics are a premeire event that only some athletes get the opportunity to compete in. Joanne Aluka-White, an assistant coach for women’s basketball, was able to participate in the 2004 Olympics by playing basketball with Nigeria. After beginning her basketball career in middle school, Aluka-White said she “wasn’t very good.” She improved enough to […]

The senior leaders – In their final year, three seniors look to lead the...

After barely missing the NIT last season, a group of three seniors look to lead a young 49er team to victory this season. Having previously dominated with Spartanburg Methodist, a private, junior college, Jada Martin emerged as a walk-on last season. She was not just a regular walk-on, however, as she became the first player […]

PREVIEW: Charlotte Looks to Build on Last Season’s Success – As November nears, Niners...

It’s finally October. Football may be in full swing, but college basketball is finally here as well. The Charlotte 49ers women’s team, as well as other schools across the country, opened their first official practices to the media a few weeks ago, and Charlotte coach Cara Consuegra has her team primed and ready for action. […]

Women’s basketball star Grace Hunter transfers from Charlotte

Sources have confirmed, sophomore Grace Hunter is transferring from the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball program, with there being no early indication as to where the Raleigh, North Carolina native will attend next season. This comes as a big blow for the 49ers, as Hunter averaged a team-high 17.2 points per game, while grabbing a team-high 8.6 […]

Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

The fifth-seeded Charlotte 49ers (21-10) couldn’t find their shot against Louisiana Tech (18-12) Thursday night in the Conference USA Quarterfinals, losing 66-55 to the fourth-seeded Lady Techsters inside Bartow Arena. Senior guard Ciara Gregory led all scorers with 17 points, including five makes from behind the three-point line. With Gregory’s third three of the game, […]

PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball made it past Marshall in the opening round of the conference tournament and now are slated to face Louisiana Tech in the quarterfinals. Last Time  Charlotte has seen the Lady Techsters once before this season when they traveled down to Baton Rouge and lost 80-54. The senior duo of Ciara […]

49ers silence Thundering Herd

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team won the battle on the boards and the game, defeating the Thundering Herd of Marshall 71-66 in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte (21-9, 12-6 C-USA) tallied 60 rebounds during the contest compared to a Marshall (13-17, 5-13 C-USA) who totaled only 39 […]

PREVIEW: Women’s Basketball opens tournament agaisnt Marshall

The regular season has concluded and the Charlotte 49ers finished pulling a five seed for the annual conference tournament in Birmingham, Alabama. The Niners are slated to face the Thundering Herd of Marshall in the first round of play on Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Charlotte has defeated Marshall both times they faced the Thundering […]

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