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

Volleyball continues tournament run at Texas A&M

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor September 14, 2021

Coming off a 3-2 win against the University of the Incarnate Word, the UTSA volleyball team (3-6) traveled to College Station to compete in the Texas A&M Invitational. Facing their third Power Five...

Bianca Ejesieme readies to hit a cross court shot during a game earlier this season. Ejesieme finished third on the team this season with 160 kills.

Volleyball splits UAB series, ends season

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor March 26, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (7-11, 5-7 Conference USA) split a decision against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers to conclude their season. The Roadrunners dropped the first match 0-3, but they...

Courtney Walters tosses up a set during a game earlier this season. Walters recorded a team-high 47 assists during Sundays victory over Southern Mississippi.

Volleyball snaps losing streak, splits series against Southern Mississippi

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor March 16, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (6-9, 4-5 Conference USA) continued their C-USA slate with a matchup against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. The Roadrunners claimed the first match of the series in three...

Allison Jennings warms up before a game earlier this season. The junior has appeared in nine games for the Runners this year, contributing 29 kills.

Volleyball looks to change tone of season for remainder of conference slate

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor March 5, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (3-9, 1-5 Conference USA) continued their conference slate in the Convocation Center against the Rice Owls (9-3, 8-0 Conference USA) Feb. 28 and Mar. 1. The Roadrunners dropped...

Mia Perales serves up a ball during a game earlier this season. The junior setter and San Antonio native has appeared in eight of UTSA’s 11 matches so far this season.

Volleyball swept by UTEP, record falls to 3-8

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 3, 2021

UTSA volleyball (3-7, 1-3 Conference USA) went up to El Paso to take on the UTEP Miners (5-3, 3-1 C-USA) for back-to-back matches on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 22 to 23. Unfortunately for the ‘Runners,...

Kirby Smith readies to spike the ball during a game earlier this season. Smith recored her second double-double of the season on Friday against North Texas, leading the offense with 19 kills.

Volleyball splits weekend matches against North Texas

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor February 16, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (3-5, C-USA 1-1) began their Conference USA (C-USA) slate with a pair of matches against North Texas (3-5, C-USA 1-3). The Roadrunners dropped the first match in five sets to the...

UTSA defensive specialist Mia Ybarra digs a ball during a game earlier this season. The junior from San Antonio registered a season high 33 digs last Friday against SMU.

UTSA Volleyball drops three straight despite valiant efforts

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor February 12, 2021

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team took on the SMU Mustangs and the Texas State Bobcats this week. Unfortunately, the Roadrunners were unable to win any of their matches, dropping their record to 2-4...

Bianca Ejesieme goes for a cross court spike during the game against UIW. Ejesieme tallied a career-best 17 kills and five blocks during the game, helping earn her Conference USA Player of the Week honors.

Volleyball outlasts UIW in five-set contest

Julia Maenius, Magazine Edtior February 2, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (2-1) hosted their home-opener in the Convocation Center for the 2021 season with a down the highway matchup against the University of the Incarnate Word (0-2). The Roadrunners...

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Due to COVID concerns, Volleyball cancels matches at Tulane

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA Athletics Department announced today that the volleyball program would be cancelling its planned matches on Jan. 28 and Jan. 29 against Tulane University due to COVID-19 concerns within the program....

Hannah Lopez serves the ball into play for UTSA in a game last season. Lopez registered back to back double-doubles to begin the season.

Volleyball splits weekend to open season

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (1-1) began their 2021 season last weekend in Corpus Christi with a series against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros and the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...

Courtney Walters sets the ball during a game last season.

UTSA Volleyball returns after long layoff, look to improve on last year’s results

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor January 22, 2021

Taking a look at the Roadrunners now is a very different view from last season. Through either graduation or transfers, the ‘Runners have lost seven players, including Emily Ramirez, Lydia Niebla, Jenna...

Sophomore Setter Courtney Walters

Groff and Pittman reflect on the postponement of volleyball and soccer

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor September 11, 2020

Following months of uncertainty, the Conference USA (C-USA) Board of Directors decided to postpone the soccer and volleyball seasons. This decision directly impacted the Roadrunners’ fall athletics schedule,...

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