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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...

Softball places third at Boerner Invitational

Softball places third at Boerner Invitational

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (11-5) went to their third tournament of the season, where they played the University of Kansas Jayhawks, the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks and the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. The first game of the Boerner Invitational saw the ‘Runners taking...

Baseball wins the Alamo Irish Classic

Baseball wins the Alamo Irish Classic

Julia Maenius, assistant sports editor

February 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner baseball team won the first place trophy in the Alamo Irish Classic after dropping their first game of the season against the number 22 ranked University of Texas Longhorns. The ‘Runners faced the Longhorns in Austin on Feb. 18. They claimed the lead early in the first inning,...

Women’s tennis picks up third win of the season

Women’s tennis picks up third win of the season

Kennedy Caskey, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 15th, the UTSA women’s tennis team hosted the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros at the UTSA Tennis Center. The Roadrunners finished with a 7-0 record, sweeping UTRGV. The ‘Runners were represented by freshmen Laura Munoz-Baroja and Keegan McCain, sophomores Catalina Cabrique, Jasmin...

Softball wins three at Bobcat Invitational

Softball wins three at Bobcat Invitational

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (4-2) headed to their second tournament to take on the Texas State Bobcats, the Wichita State Shockers and the Saint Louis Billikens in the Bobcat Classic. The ‘Runners’ first game of the Bobcat Classic took place on Feb. 13 against the Bobcats, where the ‘Runners...

Men’s basketball heads into C-USA Bonus Play

Men’s basketball heads into C-USA Bonus Play

Cade Draughon, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

UTSA men’s basketball (12-15, 6-8 C-USA) went 1-1 during their final home stand of the regular season, with a win against the Marshall Thundering Herd (13-14, 7-7 C-USA), 72-63, on Feb. 13 and a loss to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (18-8, 11-3 C-USA), 73-77, on Feb. 15. “Much of our success...

Baseball starts season off swinging

Baseball starts season off swinging

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

UTSA baseball opened a new era and their season playing first against the Bobcats of Quinnipiac University. The Roadrunners swept the three-game series, giving new head coach Pat Hallmark a sterling start. Dominant pitching was the story of the series as the ‘Runners’ pitchers allowed only eight...

Athlete of the Week: Atem Bior

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, Bior has traveled the globe, keeping basketball a constant in his life. “When I was about eight, I would...

Women’s basketball looks to end losing streak

Women’s basketball looks to end losing streak

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball (6-16, 2-9 C-USA) went 0-2 during their home stand, with a loss against Old Dominion Monarchs (20-3, 10-1 C-USA) 62-43 on Feb. 6, and to the Charlotte 49ers (15-7, 6-5 C-USA) 67-47 on Feb. 8. The ‘Runners took on the Monarchs who came into the game ranked second seed in ...

Softball picks up three wins in Louisiana

Softball picks up three wins in Louisiana

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (3-2) opened their 2020 season by traveling to Lafayette, Louisiana, to take part in their first two tournaments of the season. The ‘Runners hit the road to compete in the 34th annual Louisiana Classics and picked up wins against the Ball State University Cardinals...

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

Baseball set to open series against Quinnipiac

Julia Maenius and Ryan Garza

February 11, 2020

For the first time since 2013, the UTSA Roadrunners will have a new skipper at the helm as former head baseball coach Jason Marshall resigned in May 2019. The man tasked with replacing Marshall is former University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals head baseball coach Pat Hallmark, who was lured away from...