ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Behind a stellar defensive effort, the Charlotte 49ers tied New Mexico 0-0 in double overtime on Friday night.
This game was a matchup of two teams that enjoyed success in the past two NCAA tournaments. Charlotte (4-3-3, 0-1-2 Conference USA) reached the College Cup championship game in 2011 and the second round of the NCAA tournament last season. New Mexico (5-3-2, 1-0-1) has reached the Sweet Sixteen in each of the past two NCAA Tournaments.
“I am so proud of our guys,” Charlotte coach Kevin Langan said, “I could not be prouder of our guys to play a team on the road that has been a national power for the past few years and to put in that type of performance is absolutely incredible.”
The 49ers’ defense limited New Mexico to only two shots on goal. Davis recorded his 25th career shutout.
Women: Charlotte 2, UTSA 0: Two second-half goals gave the host Charlotte 49ers a 2-0 Conference USA victory over Texas-San Antonio on Friday night.
The game was scoreless at halftime, but two goals within a nine-minute stretch improved the 49ers to 7-4 and 2-1 in C-USA. UTSA fell to 2-9-1, 1-1-1.
Freshman Rebecca Beatty scored her first career goal at 62 minutes, 13 seconds when a pass from sophomore Maddie Kiebel located Beatty at the top of the 18-yard box. Beatty then sent a low shot to the far left post, placing it just inside the bar.
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