Not your average freshman – How Octavia Wilson has grown into the player she...

Octavia Wilson began playing basketball in the fourth grade, since then she’s developed into a strong scorer and just as a freshman, has emerged as a leader for the Charlotte 49ers. “I’ve always liked basketball, it was always something that I wanted to do. I just found it fun. I wouldn’t do anything else, I […]

49ers Fly Past Eagles, 78-49 – Balanced scoring, rebounding effort leads Niners to win

Nyilah Jamison-Myers notched 18 points and seven boards in only 19 minutes, Amaya Ransom added 12, and the Charlotte 49ers never trailed as they routed the Coppin State Eagles 78-49 in their first home game since mid-November. Junior guard Laia Raventos flirted with a near triple-double, as she matched a career-high with 11 assists to […]

Pirates prevail, 58-55 over 49ers – Niners unable to complete comeback after strong third...

Amaya Ransom tallied 15 points, Nyilah Jamison-Myers added 13 points and three blocks, but the Charlotte 49ers were unable to close out rival ECU in a 58-55 loss on Thursday. Ransom and Jamison-Myers were joined in double figures by Laia Raventos’ 12 points and four steals, and all three of them collected seven rebounds apiece. […]

Buzzer beater thwarts 49ers’ efforts – Raventos’ brilliance not enough for Charlotte

  Point guard Laia Raventos dazzled with 21 points and five dimes, Amaya Ransom hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 10 seconds left, but South Dakota State’s Madison Guebert hit a three at the buzzer to defeat the Charlotte 49ers 71-70 in their last game at the Puerto Rico Clasico in Fort Lauderale, FL. Ransom’s treyball […]

Hawkeyes pull away from Niners – Ransom, Raventos shine in opening round loss

Laia Raventos dropped 18 points and five dimes, Amaya Ransom recorded 12 points and 10 boards for her first double-double, but the Charlotte 49ers were unable to stop the Iowa Hawkeyes in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Clasico Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Freshman Octavia Wilson added 13 points to aid the 49ers’ […]

Charlotte tame Bulldogs, 51-47 – Raventos leads the charge in low scoring affair

Laia Raventos dropped 19 points, including two go-ahead jumpers in the final two minutes, Amaya Ransom added 10 points and six rebounds, and the Charlotte 49ers outlasted the UNC Asheville Bulldogs 51-47 in a low scoring affair. Charlotte also got help from redshirt sophomore forward Jaida Robinson, who tallied 10 rebounds and three blocks, and […]

49ers falter versus Scarlet Knights – Turnovers, slow start hurt Niners

Freshman Octavia Wilson dropped 21 points, senior Amaya Ransom added 15, but their efforts were not enough as the Charlotte 49ers fell to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at home, 77-54. The Niners (1-2), who were playing their second Power 5 opponent in a week, struggled to take care of the ball and to score against […]

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 […]

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