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

Mark Emmert became the acting president of the NCAA in 2010.  Emmert previously served as the president of the University of Washington from 2004-2010.

To the NCAA, talk is cheap, action is needed

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 6, 2021

On Monday, March 18, University of Oregon forward Sedona Prince posted a video on TikTok and Twitter highlighting a vast disparity in the weight room accommodations between the men’s and women’s NCAA...

Karen Aston and Dr. Lisa Campos pose for a photo during Aston’s introductory press conference on Friday, April 2. Aston takes over as the 10th head coach in the ‘Runners’ history.

New women’s coach to change program’s trajectory

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

After four years with head coach Kristen Holt at the helm, the UTSA women’s basketball team did not see a winning season. The team concluded the 2021 season with a 2-18 overall record and zero conference...

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UTSA AD announces Kristen Holt will not return as head coach of women’s basketball

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 19, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, the UTSA Athletic Department announced that head women’s basketball coach Kristen Holt would not have her contract renewed and the university would begin the process of searching...

Shannan Mitchell surveys the court during a game against North Texas. Mitchell appeared in 15 games for the Runners this year, starting six of them.

Women’s basketball falls in preliminary round of conference tournament

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-18, C-USA 0-14) took to the court for the first time in almost a month on Tuesday, March 9, in the preliminary round of the 2021 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Women’s...

UTSA women’s basketball has seen their production decline every season under Coach Holt’s tenure. The team’s fortunes hit an all-time low in 2021 as the team won the fewest amount of games in their 40 year history.

Women’s basketball needs a change

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

Moving on from a head coach is something no program or team ever wants to feel the need to do. However, there comes a time where it is clear that a relationship has run its natural course between a program...

UTSA defenders Mikayla Woods, Yuliyana Valcheva, Karrington Donald, and Kyleigh McGuire swarm an FIU player during a game earlier this season.

Women’s basketball continues downward trend, swept by FAU

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 16, 2021

UTSA women’s basketball was on the road in Boca Raton this past weekend on Friday, Feb. 12, and Saturday, Feb. 13, to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls (6-8). In a continuation of their recent performances,...

The UTSA Convocation Center has been named as one of five venues where the NCAA Division I Womens Basketball Championship will be held. The Convocation Center will host first round games on March 21 and March 22, followed by second round games on March 23 and March 24.

San Antonio to host entire NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 9, 2021

In a statement and press event on Friday, Feb. 8, the NCAA and the city of San Antonio jointly announced that the 2021 Division I Women’s Basketball Championship would be played in its entirety in San...

The womens team huddles during Saturdays triple overtime loss to FIU. The Runners have now lost 13 in a row and remain winless in conference play.

Women’s basketball swept by FIU after triple overtime finale

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor February 9, 2021

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-15, C-USA 0-12) were swept by the Florida International University Panthers (9-7, C-USA 6-4) on their home court after a triple overtime loss in the final game of...

UTSA huddles up during a timeout during the game against UTEP on Saturday. UTSA is 0-10 in conference play this season and has lost 11 straight games overall.

Women’s basketball falls to UTEP, still winless in conference play

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor February 2, 2021

This past week on Jan. 28, and Jan. 30 the UTSA Roadrunners women’s basketball team (2-13, C-USA 0-10) was unable to end their losing streak, which is now amounting to a total of 11 games in a row. With...

Karrington Donald looks for a pass during a game last season. Donald currently leads the team in assists this season.

UTSA women’s basketball doomed by slow starts, swept by Southern Mississippi

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor January 26, 2021

On Jan. 22, and Jan. 23, the UTSA women’s basketball team took on the Southern Mississippi Lady Eagles for back to back games in which the ‘Runners fell short. With these losses tacked onto their record,...

Womens basketballs guard Mikayla Woods dribbles the ball up the court against UIW last season.

Women’s basketball looks to grow and improve in new season

Julia Maenius and Ryder Martin November 17, 2020

The UTSA women’s basketball team will return to the court for the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Nov. 25 after an unconventional offseason. UTSA slumped to a 6-23 overall record last season, finishing...

34K: Karrington Donalds musical side

34K: Karrington Donald’s musical side

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor October 23, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball team’s Karrington Donald has achieved many accolades during her four-year career as a Roadrunner, both on and off the court. The senior guard began her music career at the age...

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