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Athlete of the week: Lowell Narcisse

Lowell Narcisse runs the ball in a 2019 game against the Rice Owls.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

Coming off the bench against the Brigham Young University Cougars and completing 17 of 20 passes, throwing for 229 yards and two touchdowns and earning himself the highest rated quarterback title from Pro Football Focus, redshirt junior quarterback Lowell Narcisse has set the tone for the Roadrunner...

Athlete of the week: Hunter Duplessis

Hunter Duplessis kicks a field goal against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. Duplessis has yet to miss a field goal or extra point this season. He is an elite talent at the college level.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2020

With the season-opening game against Texas State tied at 48-48 in double overtime, UTSA faced a crucial situation, a 29-yard field goal for the win. In a game that had only reached that point due to troubles in the kicking department for Texas State, there was no such anxiety on the UTSA sideline as...

Athlete of the week: Rashad Wisdom

Athlete of the week: Rashad Wisdom

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 18, 2020

Sophomore safety Rashad Wisdom started off his season with a bang. During crunch time of the I-35 Showdown against the Texas State Bobcats, with 3:34 left in the fourth quarter and the Bobcats driving for the lead, Wisdom snagged an interception off a deflection and returned it 77 yards for a touchdown. Th...

Athlete of the Week: Atem Bior

Atem Bior looks to pass the ball. Bior is wrapping up his final season playing for the ‘Runners.

Julia Maenius, Assistant sports editor

February 19, 2020

Senior forward Atem Bior has established himself as the sixth man for the men’s basketball team since his arrival at UTSA from the land down under. A transfer from the New Mexico Military Institute, Bior has traveled the globe, keeping basketball a constant in his life. “When I was about eight, I would...

Athlete of the Week: Timea Toth

Timea Toth shoots a free throw after being fouled. The Roadrunners dropped this game to the Monarchs, 43-62.

Max Aguirre, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

from Dunakeszi, Hungary, has been a consistent presence on UTSA’s women’s basketball team for four seasons. Standing at 6-foot-1, she provides a great defensive effort for the team, consistently blocking shots and stealing the ball from opponents. Toth started playing basketball in Europe at the age...

Athlete of the Week: Keaton Wallace

Keaton Wallace brings the ball up to make a lay-up. Wallace is the second half of Conference USA’s highest
scoring duo.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

February 4, 2020

Junior guard Keaton Wallace, part of Conference-USA’s highest scoring duo, continues to lead the team alongside Jhivvan Jackson for the UTSA men’s basketball team. The business finance major has been on the court since the age of four, preparing for his future as a Roadrunner. “I took busine...

Athlete of the Week: Jhivvan Jackson

Jhivvan Jackson looks on during a game against LA Tech.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

Junior guard Jhivvan Jackson has made his way into UTSA basketball history, holding the third all-time scoring title while he finishes up his third season for the Roadrunners. Jackson first picked up a ball at age four, beginning his long basketball career which eventually led him to become a pivotal com...

Athlete of the Week: Carl Austin III

Former UTSA safety Carl Austin III walks towards the field prior to a game during October of the 2019 season. The 'Runners will look to avenge last year's loss to the Black Knights this weekend.

Lindsey Mione

October 30, 2019

Safety for UTSA football Carl Austin III grew up in Austin, Texas and played football for St. Stephen's Episcopal School. Austin graduated in 2014 and was instantly recruited to UTSA. “St. Stephen’s prepared me for life in general, especially for college,” Austin said. “Writing skills at school...

Athlete of the Week: Kara Teal

Kara Teal calling her hitters in the match against the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters. Photo by Julia Maenius

Cade Draughon

October 16, 2019

Senior Kara Teal is entering her fourth season as a middle blocker for the UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team. After three seasons of play, Teal has recorded 656 kills, with a 1.93 kill percentage in 94 games played. “I’m from Round Rock, where I went to Brentwood Christian High School,” Teal said....

Athlete of the Week: Emily Ramirez

Emily Ramirez directing her teammates to cover the block. photo by Julia Maenius

Julia Maenius

September 18, 2019

Senior Emily Ramirez is now entering her fourth season as a defensive specialist for the UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team. After three seasons as libero, Ramirez has recorded 721 career digs for the ‘Runners. “I’m from San Antonio, and when I was in high school, I was just looking at the options...

Athlete of the Week: Josh Dunlop

Josh Dunlop guarding a Cardnial defender. photo by Lindsey Thomas/The Paisano

Lindsey Mione

September 3, 2019

Originally from Indiana, Josh Dunlop’s love for football began in his front yard with his two older brothers. Now, Dunlop is the starting offensive tackle for the Roadrunners. In the fifth grade, Dunlop’s football career began by playing in a youth league. Dunlop did not like playing at first...

Athlete of the Week: Giovanni De Nicolao

Giovanni De Nicolao cheers on his team before the game starts. Jack Myer/The Paisano

Jack Myer

March 6, 2019

Giovanni De Nicolao is graduating from UTSA this spring, meaning his tenure with the UTSA Roadrunners is coming to an end. De Nicolao is from a city in northern Italy called Padua, which is 5,674 miles away from San Antonio. With his agility on the floor and precision at the hoop, De Nicolao has dazzled...