Thursday, September 4, 2014

49ers host Coastal in men's soccer Friday; Hammonds signs pro contract

A few 49ers news items:

Men's soccer

The 49ers men's soccer team gets a stern early season test Friday, hosting ninth-ranked Coastal Carolina at 7 p.m. at Transamerica Field. The Chanticleers (1-1) have beaten then-seventh ranked Connecticut 3-2 and lost to No. 7 Maryland 3-2 on the road.

The 21st-ranked 49ers (1-0) won their season open on Sunday, beating Radford 2-1 despite playing a man down after defender Nick Barnhorst was issued a red card for a hand ball in the penalty area.

The Chanticleers ended Charlotte's 2013 season with a 1-0 victory in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Charlotte beat Coastal Carolina in an earlier regular-season game 2-1 in Conway, S.C. One of the Chanticleers' top players is senior striker Ricky Garbanzo, who played at Rock Hill's Northwestern High. Garbanzo scored the game-winning goal against UConn.

Charlotte's volleyball team (3-2) will play in the Temple Invitational this weekend. The women's soccer team (1-2) is at Liberty on Thursday night.

Women's basketball

Former 49ers point guard Ny Hammonds has signed a pro contract with Lithuania's Kibirkstis-VICI. Hammonds, who played at Concord High, was a second-team all-Conference USA selection last season and is Charlotte's career assists leader with 496. She is the third player under coach Cara Consuegra to play professionally, joining Amanda Dowe and Jennifer Hailey, who are also playing abroad.


Anonymous said...

September 4th = Day #111 without an Alan Major siting on campus...

Anonymous said...

lol, obsess much? What does this blog have to do with basketball anyway?

Anonymous said...

Someone is really,really, obsessed with Alan Major's
leave of absence. LOL

This SOCCER match should yield a few goals.

Congratulations to Ny Hammonds, WOMEN"S basketball player.

Anonymous said...

Pepel dat hattin on #Alan r jus #HATERS!!!!!!! Da jus mad cuz #Alan gon b #COACH OF DA YERE dis yere in #2014!! He gon win da #A10 and ALL DA #HATERS gon kep takin dat #TRASH!!!

GO ON AN LEVE haters!!!!! we dont ned u as fans!!!!