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‘Feel the juice’: Meet Jeff Traylor Get to know the third head coach in UTSA football history

Coach Traylor receives a team jersey during his welcome press conference.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

After another losing season, UTSA athletics felt the need to make some changes to its football program, including bringing in a new head coach. UTSA announced Jeff Traylor would be the third head coach in the university’s football history on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. By the end of the week, Traylor had 1...

Baseball takes series win over Rice

Bryan Arias takes a swing at a pitch. Jack Myer/The Paisano

Jose Bouquett

March 27, 2019

In the 26-year history of the baseball program, UTSA had a record of 6-22 against the Rice Owls. Only two of those wins came on the road. Houston natives Karan Patel and Dylan Rock led the Roadrunners into Reckling Park and came away with their first series win against Rice in program history from March...

Track Defends at Roadrunner Invitational

March 26 - April 2, 2019sports@paisano-online.com | 7SportsRoadrunners jump-start their 2019 outdoor track season Jake McDaniel clears the high jump pole.Track defends at Roadrunner Invitational Jack Myer/The Paisano

Julia Maenius

March 27, 2019

The outdoor track season has officially begun for the ‘Runners. Sprinting into the 2019 season, UTSA track hosted the annual Roadrunner Invitational at the Park West Athletic Complex from March 21 to 23. The ‘Runners welcomed the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, the University...

Baseball claim series over Dartmouth

Karan Patel winds up on the mound.

Jose Bouquett

February 27, 2019

A high-voltage weekend on both sides of the field gave UTSA their first series win of the season against Ivy League mainstay Dartmouth. The UTSA baseball team opened a four-game series against the Big Green on Friday, Feb. 22, after a midweek win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Both game one...

Men’s Basketball ready for Bonus Play

Byron Frohen drives to the rim.

Lindsey Mione

February 27, 2019

The UTSA men’s basketball (15-12, 9-5) team will begin Conference USA (C-USA) Bonus Play following their 14 games in conference play. UTSA opened the C-USA with four back-to-back wins, tying the best start in C-USA program history. The ‘Runners earned consecutive wins over UTEP, Rice with a 16-point...

Softball sweeps Cardinal Classic

Elexus Trenkle runs towards the ball.

Julia Maenius

February 27, 2019

The UTSA softball team traveled to Beaumont, Texas, on Feb. 22, to compete in the Cardinal Classic. The ‘Runners went undefeated for the weekend, clenching a 9-6 record for the season. The Roadrunners kicked off the Classic with a 6-5 win over the Maine Black Bears. The ‘Runners scored two runs...

Women’s basketball falls at home

Marie Benson searches for an open teammate to pass to.

Lindsey Mione

February 6, 2019

UTSA (6-14, 1-7) fell to the Lady Toppers from Western Kentucky University (WKU) (13-9, 7-1) 81-62 in the Convocation Center, Feb. 1. Although the ‘Runners fell short, they finished strong in the final quarter, doubling WKU’s points earned in that quarter. The ‘Runners shot a field goal percentage...

Roadrunners compete in College Station

Roadrunners compete in College Station

Ryan Garza

February 6, 2019

The Roadrunners traveled with a partial squad to the Charlie Thomas Invitational at Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium in College Station, Texas. After two days of action, the men’s team tied with the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) for third place with 57 total points, while the women’s team place...

Men’s basketball on the hunt for first

Byron Frohnen dribbles for a layup in the paint.

Jack Myer

February 6, 2019

The UTSA Men’s basketball team hit the road last week with games against Western Kentucky University (WKU) on Feb. 1 and Marshall University on Feb. 3. Both games were highly contested and needed an overtime period to reach a conclusion. Sophomore guards Jhivvan Jackson and Keaton Wallace each turned...

Tennis dominates singles and doubles

Alan Sanson volleys the ball over the net.

Nisa Rodriguez

January 30, 2019

The UTSA men’s tennis team had a very successful win last week, opening their spring season with a great start. The ‘Runners played against Prairie View A&M (PVAMU) on Friday, Jan. 25, and won both consecutive matches with a score of 5-1, 6-0. Both the singles and the doubles teams dominated the...

Men’s basketball ties for first in Conference-USA

Jhivvan Jackson preps to shoot for a layup.

Jose Bouquett

January 30, 2019

After one of the most memorable weeks in program history, head coach Steve Henson and the UTSA men’s basketball team find themselves tied for first place halfway through the conference schedule. UTSA (12-9, 6-2) began their week by hosting the Charlotte 49ers after a disappointing loss at UAB. The ...

Athlete of the Week: Tija Hawkins

Tija Hawkins going above and beyond to take the ball to the rim.

Jack Myer

January 23, 2019

Among the leaders of the UTSA Women’s Basketball team, Tija Hawkins sets herself apart with her relentless defense and dominance on offense. Since her debut three seasons ago, she has risen from coming off the bench as a freshman to starting at forward as a sophomore. Now, as a junior, she is a vete...