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

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

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

Baseball takes series win over Rice

Jose Bouquett

March 26, 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

Track Defends at Roadrunner Invitational

Julia Maenius

March 26, 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

Baseball claim series over Dartmouth

Jose Bouquett

February 26, 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

Men’s Basketball ready for Bonus Play

Lindsey Thomas

February 26, 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

Softball sweeps Cardinal Classic

Julia Maenius

February 26, 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

Women’s basketball falls at home

Lindsey Thomas

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

Men’s basketball on the hunt for first

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

Tennis dominates singles and doubles

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

Men’s basketball ties for first in Conference-USA

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

Athlete of the Week: Tija Hawkins

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...