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

Chase Keng drives a ball during UTSA’s series sweep clinching win over FIU on Sunday. Keng had a solid week, going 5 for 16 at the plate with two doubles and five RBIs. He currently leads the ‘Runners in RBIs
for the season with 42 and is tied for second in doubles with 12 on the year.

Baseball loses 12-14 slugfest against No. 9 Texas St., sweeps FIU over the weekend

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (27-13, 12-6 C-USA) continued their march towards the conference tournament this past week as they competed in four more games. First, on Tuesday, April 19, the team took on the No....

Luke Malone begins to release a pitch during a game against UT Arlington last season. Malone has easily been the ace of
the UTSA pitching staff this year with batters hitting just .225 off of him this season.

Athlete of the Week: Luke Malone

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

The UTSA baseball team is in the midst of their best season in recent memory. The team is 27-13 on the year and is 12-6 in conference play. Leading the charge is an overpowering offense that is averaging...

Braden Davis delivers a pitch during a game against Charlotte earlier this month. Davis, a true freshman from Austin, Texas, burst onto the scene earlier this season when he threw six shutout innings in just his second collegiate start. Davis is currently 2-2 with a 5.56 ERA this season.

UTSA beats Sam Houston State, wins series over Rice

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2022

The UTSA baseball team (24-12, 9-6 C-USA) went 3-1 last week in a midweek match-up against Sam Houston (19-15) and a three-game weekend series at Rice (11-26, 4-11 C-USA). The Roadrunners exited the weekend...

Garret Poston takes a swing at a pitch during a game against Charlotte last week. Poston, a redshirt sophomore from League City, Texas, has seen his role expand by leaps and bounds from a season ago. A year after playing in just two games, Poston has established himself as a near every day presence in the lineup and is hitting .278 with 15 RBIs this season.

UTSA beats SFA, wins series against ODU

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor April 12, 2022

Looking to extend their five-game win streak, the UTSA Roadrunners (21-11, 7-5 C-USA) hosted Stephen F. Austin (8-20) on April 6. UTSA won the game 14-4 and improved to 17-0 when scoring six or more runs....

Ian Bailey hustles for home as he’s urged by his teammates to slide during this weekend’s series against Charlotte. Bailey has continued his torrid pace to the season and is currently hitting .293 with eight home runs and 27 RBIs.

Baseball on five-game win streak, takes down two ranked opponents

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

The UTSA baseball team (18-10, 5-4 C-USA) added five tallies to the win column last week with wins over UIW (12-13), No. 11 TCU (19-9) and a three-game series sweep over No. 23 Charlotte (17-10). The Roadrunners...

Kody Darcy connects on a pitch during a game against Seattle this season. Darcy, a graduate transfer from Xavier, is hitting .267 with one home run and seven RBIs this season.

Baseball starts conference play with 1-2 weekend

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2022

The UTSA baseball team (12-7) began its Conference USA (C-USA) slate with a 1-2 weekend against Louisiana Tech (14-6) March 18-20. The Roadrunners entered the weekend series after a win over Houston Baptist...

Baseball slugs way to series win over Southern University

Baseball slugs way to series win over Southern University

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 8, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (9-2) took on Southern University (3-9) in a three-game series from March 4-6, at Roadrunner Field. UTSA, coming off a thrilling 6-5 extra-inning win over then No. 2 Stanford, were...

Leyton Barry rips a ball during a game against UIW last season. Barry is of to a fast start at the plate this season, hitting .406 with three doubled and seven RBIs. Barry drove in the game winning run in extra innings against the Stanford Cardinal on Monday.

Baseball pulls off walk-off upset over #2 Stanford, rolls to dominant sweep of Seattle

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 28, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (7-1), in perhaps the biggest upset win in this decade for UTSA baseball, knocked off the No.2 Stanford Cardinal (6-2) 6-5 on a walk-off RBI single by Leyton Berry in extra innings...

Ian Bailey squares up a pitch during a game last season. Fresh off a senior season where he hit .270 with six home runs and 21 runs batted in, Bailey got his season off to a great start, hitting .500 with a home run and five runs batted in against Tarleton State.

Baseball rides explosive offense to season-opening series win over Tarleton State

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (2-1) threw out the first pitch of their season this past weekend with a three-game series from Feb. 18-20, against the Tarleton State Texans (1-2). The ‘Runners used a pair of dominant...

Reece Easterling prepares to deliver his pitch during a game last season. Easterling returns as a graduate student this season after going 1-0 with 5.65 ERA the year prior.

UTSA baseball set for 2022 season, return with mix of old and new

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 8, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners are all set for the 2022 season, throwing out their first pitch on Friday, Feb. 18. One season after finishing 22-26 overall and 14-17 in conference play, Pat Hallmark returns at the...

Nick Thornquist takes a swing at a pitch during a game earlier this season. Thornquist has brought tremendous power to the middle of the Runners lineup as he currently leads the team in home runs with seven.

Baseball rues missed opportunities, splits series with Rice

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 27, 2021

Coming off a series loss to the University of Charlotte (29-11, 17-3 C-USA) the previous week, UTSA baseball (17-17, 9-10 C-USA) was at home to take on the Rice University Owls (17-23-1, 5-14-1 C-USA)...

Joshua Lamb makes a play at shortstop and throws to first to retire the runner. Lamb has enjoyed an excellent season for the Runners ranking third on the team in batting average at .333.

UTSA baseball bullpen collapses in series loss to 49ers

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor April 20, 2021

UTSA Men’s baseball (15-15, C-USA 7-8) played their fifth conference opponent in the Charlotte 49ers (25-10, C-USA 14-2) this past weekend at Charlotte. Each match was extremely close, with both teams...

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