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Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace named to NABC All-District teams

Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace named to NABC All-District teams

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

For the second consecutive season, juniors Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District team.  Jackson had a record-setting season for the Roadrunners by climbing to number one on the all-time career scoring list for UTSA, scoring the most points i...

UTSA men’s basketball concludes season at C-USA tournament

UTSA men’s basketball concludes season at C-USA tournament

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

March 23, 2020

The UTSA men’s basketball team (13-19, C-USA 7-11) finished their 2019-2020 season at the Conference USA (C-USA) Championship Tournament on Wednesday, March 11. The Roadrunners faced the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers for the third time of the season after tallying one win and...

Conference USA cancels all spring sports

Conference USA cancels all spring sports

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

Effective immediately, all spring sports have been canceled by Conference USA (C-USA) due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S. UTSA athletics announced it is suspending all non-conference sports until further notice. “All UTSA sports programs that are in season may continue to hold practices...

Athlete of the Week: Nick Thornquist

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 has played in, and he has compiled 60 hits, seven home runs and 43 runners batted in. Thornquist has a...

Women’s tennis drops match to Houston

Women’s tennis drops match to Houston

Kennedy Caskey, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

women’s tennis team competed against the University of Houston (UH) Cougars at the Winston Tennis Facility in Houston, Texas. The Roadrunners finished 0-4. Leading the first match of the tournament, doubles duo Jasmin Starr and Keegan McCain fell short 3-6 against UH’s Phonexay Chitdara and Sophie Ge...

Men’s tennis picks up two wins

Men’s tennis picks up two wins

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

During the week of Feb. 24, the UTSA Roadrunner men’s tennis team faced the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders, Laredo Community College Palominos and the Texas Tech Red Raiders, the 18th nationally ranked team. In the first match of the week against the Islanders, Juri Reckow improved to 7-0...

Women’s basketball falls to the Blazers

Women’s basketball falls to the Blazers

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-21, 2-14 C-USA) fell to the UAB Blazers (18-10, 10-6 C-USA), 51-87, on Feb. 29. Currently, freshman guard Mikayla Woods leads the team in scoring with 15 points per game, while freshman forward Adryana Quezada with 13.7 points per game and junior guard Karrington Donald...

Men’s basketball continues Pod Play

Men’s basketball continues Pod Play

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

March 3, 2020

The UTSA men’s basketball team (12-16, C-USA 6-9) began their slate of Conference USA (C-USA) Bonus Play games Feb. 27 with a loss against the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Owls, 71-80. C-USA holds the Bonus Play each year to determine the seeding of all teams for the Conference Championships. The...

Softball finishes their tournament slate of games

Softball finishes their tournament slate of games

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (12-8) finished their last tournament of the season when they played the Samford University Bulldogs and the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in Jacksonville, Alabama. The ‘Runners started the Jacksonville State Invite tournament with a win against the Bulldogs. The...

Baseball continues hot start

Baseball continues hot start

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

UTSA baseball (10-3) was back in action this weekend with a three-game series against the Grambling State University Tigers (5-7) and a Monday night game against the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders (6-6). The Roadrunners were able to sweep the series over the Tigers behind dominant starting pitching...

Track and field competes at C-USA Indoor Championship

Track and field competes at C-USA Indoor Championship

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The Roadrunner track and field teams competed at the Conference USA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Alabama on Feb. 22-23. On the men’s side of the event, sophomore Bashiru Abdullahi ran the 60-meter hurdles in 7.80 seconds to win the gold medal and tie the school record he set earlier this...

Athlete of the Week: Ana Gonzalez

Athlete of the Week: Ana Gonzalez

Lindsey Thomas, 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 San Antonio] for college. [I have spent] all my life in Mexico,” Gonzalez said. Gonzalez first...