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Due to COVID concerns, Volleyball cancels matches at Tulane

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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....

Volleyball splits weekend to open season

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.
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...

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

Courtney Walters sets the ball during a game last season.
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...

Groff and Pittman reflect on the postponement of volleyball and soccer

Sophomore Setter Courtney Walters
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,...

UTSA athletes give their thoughts on protests, social justice

UTSA athletes give their thoughts on protests, social justice
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor August 28, 2020

  After the death of George Floyd, millions of people, including athletes from the NBA, NFL and other professional leagues, took it upon themselves to promote change in our country. UTSA’s athletes...

Conference USA delays soccer, volleyball

UTSA Women's soccer huddles up after their matchup against the Rice Owls during the 2019-2020 season.
Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor August 25, 2020

The Conference USA (C-USA) Board of Directors announced the delay of fall sports, excluding football, on Friday, Aug. 21. This decision was made after the NCAA Division I Board of Directors chose to postpone...

UTSA volleyball lands Davidson transfer

The Roadrunners huddling up during a match earlier in the season. The 'Runners lost four seniors and will look to have their third consecutive winning season.
Ryan Garza, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

UTSA volleyball added Alison Jennings to their team for the upcoming season. Jennings comes from the Davidson College Wildcats, where she played in all but two games during her time there.  “We...

Volleyball set to begin C-USA Championship tournament

Jenna Patton hits the ball over the net. Julia Maenius/The Paisano
Ryan Garza November 20, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (15-12, 8-6 C-USA) lost their final two regular season matches with a home game against Rice University (24-2) and then lost a close game to the University of North...

Volleyball continues conference slate: Roadrunners prepare for last home game of the season

Madeline McKay swings at a set from Courtney Walters. Photo by Lindsey Thomas
Julia Maenius November 13, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (15-10, 8-4 C-USA) hosted the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders on Sunday, Nov. 10, closing in on their 14th winning season under head coach Laura Neugebauer-Groff....

Volleyball loses to Marshall at home

Photo by Julia Maenius
Julia Maenius October 30, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (13-9, 6-3 C-USA) faced the Marshall University Thundering Herd in the home stretch of their Conference-USA (C-USA) play for the season. The Thundering Herd swept...

Volleyball slips weekend on the road

Photo by Lindsey Thomas
Julia Maenius October 23, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (13-8, C-USA 6-2) spent the past weekend on the road, in matches against the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles and the Western Kentucky University Lady...

Volleyball continues hot conference start

Kirby Smith passes a ball from the Blazers’ front row. Photo by Julia Maenius
Julia Maenius October 16, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (11-7, 4-1 C-USA) left the Convocation Center with two more conference wins under their belts after the defeat of Louisiana Tech University and the University of Alabama...

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