Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Ellis Patterson has appeared in 64 games for UTSA, 63 of which were starts. Stephanie Cortez/The Paisano

Athlete of the Week: Ellis Patterson

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

The UTSA soccer team has enjoyed a dramatic turnaround in form this season. A few months after wrapping up their delayed 2020 season with a 3-7-1 record, the team has come roaring back to life to start...

Jack Turner has been a standout for the ‘Runners this year. Turner won a bronze medal in the long jump at the C-USA Indoor Invitationals to go alongside his gold in the Heptathlon.

Athlete of the Week: Jack Turner

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor April 6, 2021

Competing across the pond from his hometown of Exeter, England, Jack Turner has established himself at the top of the Conference USA track and field multis list after competing for the Roadrunners in his...

Rodriguez drives through contact to finish at the rim in a game against UTEP Thursday night. Thursday was Rodriguezs third consecutive start after appearing in his first 8 games of the season in a bench role.

Athlete of the week: Adrian Rodriguez

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 29, 2021

For every great basketball team, there are a number of roles that need to be filled. Teams need a ball-handler, a dominant scorer, someone that can control the paint and a go-to defender to lock down the...

Frank Harris escapes the pocket and looks to pass downfield during UTSAs 52-21 victory over UTEP.

Athlete of the Week: Frank Harris

Jazmine Anderson, Contributing Writer November 20, 2020

After facing many difficulties during his UTSA football career, quarterback Frank Harris was determined to get back on the field and show San Antonio just what he is capable of. This past weekend, UTSA...

Graphic by Max Aguirre

Athlete of the Week: Abby Balli

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 30, 2020

At the beginning of the fall semester, several of our college sports faced uncertain futures and difficult choices. Cross country was no different. While the sport was able to survive and organize itself...

Lowell Narcisse runs the ball in a 2019 game against the Rice Owls.

Athlete of the week: Lowell Narcisse

Julia Maenius , Assistant Sports Editor October 16, 2020

Coming off the bench against the Brigham Young University Cougars and completing 17 of 20 passes, throwing for 229 yards and two touchdowns and earning himself the highest rated quarterback title from...

Hunter Duplessis kicks a field goal against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. Duplessis has yet to miss a field goal or extra point this season. He is an elite talent at the college level.

Athlete of the week: Hunter Duplessis

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor October 2, 2020

With the season-opening game against Texas State tied at 48-48 in double overtime, UTSA faced a crucial situation, a 29-yard field goal for the win. In a game that had only reached that point due to troubles...

Athlete of the week: Rashad Wisdom

Athlete of the week: Rashad Wisdom

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor September 18, 2020

Sophomore safety Rashad Wisdom started off his season with a bang. During crunch time of the I-35 Showdown against the Texas State Bobcats, with 3:34 left in the fourth quarter and the Bobcats driving...

Nick Thornquist is the senior catcher for the baseball team. He is beginning his second season for the Roadrunners.

Athlete of the Week: Nick Thornquist

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor March 3, 2020

Since his transfer from McLennan Community College in 2018, senior catcher Nick Thornquist is currently the most experienced backstop to the Roadrunner mound. He has started in 51 of the 59 games he...

Ana Gonzalez putts the ball into the hole at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship. Gonzalez carded a 229 for the tournament finishing tied for 30th.

Athlete of the Week: Ana Gonzalez

Lindsey Mione, Head of Special Projects February 25, 2020

As a Monterrey native, Ana Gonzalez found her way to the U.S. to get an education and play golf for the UTSA Roadrunners. “I’m from Monterrey, Mexico. I went to high school there and just came [to...

Atem Bior looks to pass the ball. Bior is wrapping up his final season playing for the ‘Runners.

Athlete of the Week: Atem Bior

Julia Maenius, Assistant sports editor February 19, 2020

Senior forward Atem Bior has established himself as the sixth man for the men’s basketball team since his arrival at UTSA from the land down under. A transfer from the New Mexico Military Institute,...

Timea Toth shoots a free throw after being fouled. The Roadrunners dropped this game to the Monarchs, 43-62.

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

Max Aguirre, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

from Dunakeszi, Hungary, has been a consistent presence on UTSA’s women’s basketball team for four seasons. Standing at 6-foot-1, she provides a great defensive effort for the team, consistently blocking...

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