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

Athlete of the Week: Alan Magadan

Athlete of the Week: Alan Magadan

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 22, 2022

The fall semester has been filled with great UTSA athletic success. Soccer won the Conference USA title, football is set to host the conference championship game for the second straight season and cross...

Athlete of the Week: Madi Henry

Athlete of the Week: Madi Henry

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 8, 2022

Madi Henry is a sixth-year senior at UTSA on the cross country and track team. Henry finished 28th in C-USA and will participate in the South Central Regional race. The UTSA cross country team is gearing...

Athlete of the Week: De’Corian Clark

Athlete of the Week: De’Corian Clark

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 10, 2022

UTSA football is in the middle of its season, and the offense is leading the way. The Roadrunners are 11th in the nation in total offense, averaging 498.3 yards per game. UTSA has three wide receivers...

Athlete of the Week: Christian Fanfelle

Athlete of the Week: Christian Fanfelle

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 3, 2022

The golf season at UTSA is a long one, starting in September and ending in May. The Roadrunners ended second at the conference a year ago and kept key players. Christian Fanfelle, now a fifth-year senior,...

Athlete of the Week: Kendall Kloza

Athlete of the Week: Kendall Kloza

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

The UTSA soccer team began their conference play after an impressive 6-2-1 start to the season. The story thus far this soccer season has been the defense, led by fifth-year senior Kendall Kloza. The ‘Runners...

Luke Malone begins to release a pitch during a game against UT Arlington last season. Malone has easily been the ace of
the UTSA pitching staff this year with batters hitting just .225 off of him this season.

Athlete of the Week: Luke Malone

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

The UTSA baseball team is in the midst of their best season in recent memory. The team is 27-13 on the year and is 12-6 in conference play. Leading the charge is an overpowering offense that is averaging...

Riley Grunberg records an out first base during a game against North Texas earlier this week. Grunberg is hitting .324 with nine home runs and 25 RBIs this season.

Athlete of the Week: Riley Grunberg

Isabella McGovern, Assistant Magazine Editor April 12, 2022

Riley Grunberg is a softball player at UTSA. She is a senior, a mechanical engineering major and is from Corpus Christi, Texas. Born on July 28, 2000, Grunberg is the daughter of Christi Simpson and Brian...

Jacob Germany goes up for a layup during a game against IUPUI earlier this season. Germany put up a career-high 26 points and notched his seventh double-double of the season in UTSA’s loss this weekend to WKU.

Athlete of the Week: Jacob Germany

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2022

Seven-foot southpaw Jacob Germany is hard to miss on the court. Since joining the UTSA men’s basketball program in 2019, Germany has established himself as the Roadrunners’ big man, bringing a strong...

Lorenzo Dantzler celebrates recovering his third fumble of the season during the game against UNLV earlier this year. Dantzler has played in 45 games for the Runners in his career, recording 86 total tackles and 10 career sacks.

Athlete of the Week: Lorenzo Dantzler

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor November 9, 2021

Amongst the many keys to UTSA football’s magical 9-0 start to the season has been their defense. Specifically, a stifling run defense that ranks third in the nation in rushing yards allowed per game,...

Kirby Smith readies herself to receive during a match against UAB earlier this season. The senior from Plano, TX has enjoyed a standout career at UTSA, appearing in 87 matches, 320 sets and registering 805 careers as of the time of publication. Dustin Vickers/The Paisano

Athlete of the Week: Kirby Smith

Jada Thomas, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Senior Kirby Smith is no stranger to the hectic life of a student athlete, considering she’s spent her whole career at UTSA as a volleyball player. Ever since getting to be a starter as a Freshman, she’s...

Lucas Dean surveys the game from the sideline during UTSAs game against MTSU. Dean, a preseason All-American, has been a major contributor for UTSA this season averaging 45.5 yards per punt. Dalton Hartmann/The Paisano

Athlete of the Week: Lucas Dean

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2021

All-American punter Lucas Dean is not so American. The junior punter and holder from Dunsborough, Australia has played a pivotal role in the nationally ranked special teams until on the UTSA football team...

Spencer Burford engages in pass protection during the game against Lamar earlier this year. Burford has appeared in 35 games for the Runners in his career, accumulating 33 starts.

Athlete of the Week: Spencer Burford

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor September 21, 2021

As the UTSA Roadrunners football program continues its ascent through the college ranks, there are a number of players that grab the headlines as a big part of that process. Sincere McCormick has broken...

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