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Charlotte Tabbed as Top Team in Atlantic 10 Dec 11, 2009

In voting by the Atlantic 10 head coaches, the Charlotte 49ers track and field squads were both picked to capture the 2010 Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships. Since joining the Atlantic 10 conference in 2006, Charlotte has captured 13 of the league's 16 indoor and outdoor championships.

Isaac McReynolds named the A-10 Performer of the Week Dec 7, 2009

Isaac McReynolds was named the Atlantic 10 Men's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week for his performance in the opening week of the 2009-10 season. McReynolds broke the 60m Hurdles record with his 7.89 performance at the Roaring Tiger Opener on his way to winning the event.

Charlotte Begins 2009-10 Indoor Campaign Dec 5, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers track and field team opened the 2009-10 indoor season this weekend at two different events; the Roaring Tiger Opener and the Appalachian State Indoor Meet. On Friday, Isaac McReynolds won the 60m Hurdles and set a school record in the event running the event in 7.89 seconds.

Defending Atlantic 10 Champs Open 2009-10 Indoor Season Dec 4, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers track and field teams kick off the 2009-10 indoor season this weekend when they travel to nearby Clemson, S.C. today for the Roaring Tiger Opener and then descend upon Boone, N.C. the following day for the Appalachian State Indoor Meet. The women's squad has won the last four Atlantic 10 indoor titles, while the men's team has claimed three of the last four titles including the previous two.

Dentamo Named to Academic All-Conference Team Nov 18, 2009

A standout for the Charlotte 49ers Cross Country team, Adu Dentamo was named to the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team yesterday. Dentamo, a senior Electrical Engineering Technology major, was one of six A-10 runners selected to the team and the sixth 49er to be selected for the honor since 2005.

Dentamo and Goetschius Earn All-Region Honors in NCAA Southeast Region Nov 14, 2009

Adu Dentamo and Amanda Goetschius picked up NCAA All-Region honors today at the NCAA Southeast Region meet at E. P. Tom Sawyer State Park. For Dentamo, the senior placed 25th picking up his second-straight all-region honors by running the 10k course in 31:06, while Goetschius also picked up her second straight all-region honors by placing 14th with a time of 20:55 in the 6k race.

XC Continues Championship Season with NCAA Southeast Region Meet Nov 11, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers cross country team travels to Louisville, Ky. this weekend for the NCAA Southeast Region meet on Saturday at 10 a.m. at E.P Tom Sawyer State Park. The Niners will try and qualify runners for the NCAA Championship on Nov. 23 in Terre Haute, Ind. At last year's race two 49ers claimed all-region honors as Amanda Goetschius and Adu Dentamo took home the honors, Charlotte's first since 2005.

Charlotte Remains Ranked in Southeast Region Poll Nov 3, 2009

After competing in the Atlantic 10 Championships on Saturday Oct. 31, the Charlotte cross country teams were once again ranked in the NCAA Division I Cross Country Southeast Regional Rankings released yesterday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Women's XC Takes Runner-up at A-10 Championship; Men Finish Seventh Oct 31, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers women's cross country team took runner-up honors for the second consecutive year at the Atlantic 10 Championship, while the men's team finished in seventh place. Amada Goetschius was Charlotte's top finisher by taking second place for the women and Adu Dentamo took fourth place for the men. The championship meet was dampened by a course that was extremely muddy due to large amount of rain in the St. Louis area during the week.

XC Heads to Atlantic 10 Championship; Dentamo and Goetschius Look to Repeat Oct 29, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers Cross Country teams will travel to St. Louis, Mo. for the 2009 edition of the Atlantic 10 Championship, where Adu Dentamo and Amanda Goetschius will look to defend their crowns as A-10 individual champions as well as help Charlotte to its first conference title since 2002. Last year, the women's squad came close by finishing second in the meet, while the men claimed fourth place.

Track & Field Releases the 2009-10 Schedule Oct 26, 2009

The 49ers Track & Field team will host two track meets this year with the 49er Classic to open the outdoor season from March 18-20 and the Charlotte Invitational on April 17th. Overall, the 49ers will compete in 26 total events during the 2009-10 season with 12 during the indoor season and 14 in the outdoor season.

Goetschius Tabbed A-10 XC Performer of the Week Oct 19, 2009

Amanda Goetschius was named the Atlantic 10 Cross Country Performer of the Week, announced today, after her 26th place finish at the NCAA Pre-Nationals. Goetschius took the top honors for Charlotte at the race by pacing the 49ers to a 24th place finish in a field that consisted of 19 of the top 30 nationally ranked teams in the nation in the day's two races.

Cross Country Moves in NCAA Southeast Region Rankings Oct 19, 2009

The Charlotte cross country teams saw some movement in their positions in the NCAA Division I Cross Country Southeast Regional Rankings released today by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The women's team jumped from 11th in last week's poll to 10th after a strong showing at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, while the men dropped two spots from 12th to 14th in the poll.

XC Reserves Compete at USC Upstate Invitational Oct 19, 2009

The reserves for the Charlotte 49ers Cross Country team competed at the USC Upstate Invitational while the starters were competing at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute on Saturday. Four runners competed for the men's squad, while the women fielded a full squad of seven runners and came away with a fourth place finish.

XC Teams With Strong Showing At Pre-Nationals Oct 17, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers Cross Country teams wrapped up the NCAA Pre-National meet with a 24th place finish by the women's team in the 6000m White Race, while the men took home a 28th place finish in the 8000m Blue Race.

Cross Country Set To Compete in Pre-Nationals Oct 15, 2009

The Charlotte men's and women's cross country team travels to the campus of Indiana State University for the NCAA Pre-Nationals Meet in Terre Haute, Ind., this weekend. The meet will feature 19 nationally-ranked squads for both the men's and women's race, while eight of the men's top ten teams will compete and seven of the women's top ten teams will run in the race.

XC Remains Ranked in NCAA Southeast Region Oct 12, 2009

The Charlotte cross country teams remained in their same position in the NCAA Division I Cross Country Southeast Regional Rankings released today by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The women's team remained in the 11th spot, while the men held onto their 12th place ranking.

XC Squads Ranked in Southeast Regional Poll Oct 6, 2009

The Charlotte men's cross country squad is ranked 12th and the women's team is ranked 11th in the NCAA Division I Cross Country Southeast Regional Rankings released yesterday by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Seven 49ers Earn Atlantic 10 Honors Oct 5, 2009

Seven Charlotte 49er student-athletes garnered Atlantic 10 weekly honors today. Women's cross country junior Amanda Goetschius, men's golf senior Corey Nagy, women's soccer senior Hailey Beam and men's soccer sophomore Evan James all picked up A-10 Player of the Week Honors. While, women's cross country freshman Maria Ruiz, volleyball's Bianca Rouse and men's soccer Jennings Rex all took Rookie of the Week honors.

49ers Sweep Charlotte Invitational; Dentamo Wins Men's Title Oct 2, 2009

The 49er Cross Country team swept the Charlotte Invitational as the men and women took home the team title behind the performances of five top-ten finishers by the Charlotte runners. Adu Dentamo claimed the men's individual title with a time of 24:13.7 in the 8K race, while Amanda Goetschius was the women's top finisher claiming second place with a time of 17:09.8 in the 5K race.

Niners Set to Host Charlotte Invitational at McAlpine Park Oct 1, 2009

The 49ers cross country team hosts their lone home meet of the season tomorrow when they compete at nearby McAlpine Park in the Charlotte Invitational. The race will have a substantial amount of runners with over 20 teams competing and nearly 500 runners. The women's race will begin at 4:15 p.m. and the men will start around 4:50 p.m.

Charlotte Men's XC Remains 12th in Southeast Regional Ranking Sep 28, 2009

The Charlotte men's cross country squads is ranked 12th in the NCAA Division I Cross Country Southeast Regional Rankings released today by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. This is the second ranking of the season with the 49ers men's squad also being ranked 12th in the preseason poll.

Cross Country Finishes Strong at Virginia Tech Invite Sep 18, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers cross country team wrapped up competition at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite as the men's team took third place with the women placing in sixth. The top finisher for the men was Dakota Lowery in 13th, while the women's top runner was Sarah Willingham in 17th.

Virginia Tech Invite Awaits Charlotte Cross Country Sep 17, 2009

The Charlotte 49ers cross country team travels to the campus of Virginia Tech tomorrow in order to compete in the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite. The invite field consists of two nationally-ranked squads as well as seven regionally-ranked teams.

Charlotte Cross Country Ranked in Preseason Regional Polls Sep 14, 2009

The Charlotte men's and women's cross country squads were ranked 12th and 10th respectively in the NCAA Division I Cross Country Preseason Southeast Regional Rankings released today by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Four 49ers Claim A-10 Weekly Honors Sep 8, 2009

Soccer's Adam Gross and Whitney Weinraub earned A-10 Player of the Week honors; while Cross Country's Maria Ruiz and Volleyball's Jenna Litoborski earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors

Charlotte Opens Season with Pair of Fourth-Place Finishes Sep 5, 2009

The men's and women's cross country teams opened the 2009 season with two fourth place finishes at the USC Upstate Eye Opener. Leading the way for the women was freshman Maria Ruiz, who finished 2nd (18:15) and Ross Roberson paced the men's squad with his 17th place finish (26:37).

Charlotte Cross Country Starts Season at Eye Opener Sep 4, 2009

The 2009 Cross Country season gets under way this weekend as both the men's and women's squad travel to nearby Spartanburg, S.C. for the 26th Annual USC Upstate Eye Opener on Saturday. The meet will feature some new faces as first-year cross country coach Ed Schlichter is expected to run some of his younger student-athletes in the season opener.

49ers Picked Sixth in A-10 Preseason Coaches Poll Aug 21, 2009

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The Charlotte 49ers men's cross country team was picked to finish sixth in the Atlantic Ten Conference Coaches Poll. The Niners, who finished fourth at the 2008 championship, are led by first-year coach Ed Schlichter, who returns to his alma mater after spending the last two years at USC Upstate.

Women's Cross Country Picked to Finish Second in A-10 Aug 18, 2009

The Charlotte women's cross country team was tabbed to finish second in the Atlantic 10 Conference by the Coaches Preseason Poll. Last year, the 49ers finished as the runner-up at the A-10 Championship, which was held on Charlotte's campus.Leading the way for the Niners and the conference was Amanda Goetschius as she claimed first place with the third-fastest time (17:37.7) in the 20-year history of the Championship. Goetschius finished her season with All-Region honors and an appearance at the NCAA Championship.

Charlotte Cross Country Searches for New Head Coach Jul 15, 2009

Charlotte 49ers head track and field coach Bob Olesen has announced that head cross country and assistant track coach Brad Herbster is leaving the program for a position with Clemson University. In seven seasons at Charlotte, Herbster saw 17 All-Conference runners.

Springs Places 13th in Long Jump at USA Track and Field Championships Jun 29, 2009

Two-time NCAA all-America Pat Springs placed 13th in the women's long jump at the 2009 USA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., Sunday. Springs, who earned all-America honors at the 2009 NCAA Indoor and 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships, jumped 5.90 meters (19-04.25). Former Charlotte 49ers all-America Shareese Woods, representing team adidas, placed fifth in the women's 400 meter finals, Saturday night with a time of 51.05.

Law; Jackson Advance at USA Track and Field Championships Jun 26, 2009

Charlotte 49ers track and field stars Darius Law and Aja Jackson both advanced to Friday night's semifinals of the USA Track and Field National Championships in Eugene, Oregon, Thursday. The USA Track and Field Championships are being broadcast on ESPN, Friday (8-10 p.m. ET) and Saturday (7:30 -9:30 p.m. ET) and on NBC on Sunday (4 - 6 p.m. ET).

Currie Named ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-America Jun 19, 2009

Charlotte 49ers senior track star Lamarra Currie (Apex, N.C.), a 4.0 psychology major who was the Atlantic 10 Champion in the indoor 55 and 200 meter runs and outdoor 100, 200 and 4x100 races, was named first team ESPN The Magazine Academic all-America in the sport of women's track and field and cross country, for the second straight year. She is hjust the second 49er, ever, to earn two first team academic all-America honors.

Law Finishes 14th in 400 Dash Semi-Final Jun 12, 2009

Sophomore sprinter Darius Law turned in a 46.47 second time to finish 14th in the semi-finals at today's NCAA Champonships at the University of Arkansas' McDonnell Field.

Niner Track Opens Up NCAA Championships Today Jun 10, 2009

The quest for the ultimate prize of a national championship begins today for eight Charlotte 49er tracksters who begin competition this evening at the NCAA Championships at the University of Arkansas' John McDonnell Field.

Niner 4x100 Meter Relay Squad Heading To NCAA Championships Jun 5, 2009

Following up on a stellar race at the NCAA East Regional Championships, the Charlotte 49ers 4x100 meter relay squad was selected at the midnight hour by the NCAA Committee to participate in next week's NCAA Championships at the University of Arkansas.

Currie and Law Pick Up First-Team Academic All-District Honors Jun 4, 2009

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. - Senior Lamarra Currie and sophomore Darius Law were each named to the CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine first team Academic All-District list for their tremendous accomplishment on the track and in the classroom. Law and Currie each boast perfect 4.0 GPAs in the classroom and both qualified in two events for the upcoming NCAA Championships which will be held from June 10-13 at the University of Arkansas.