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

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...

Reece Easterling throws a pitch during the second game of the double header on Saturday afternoon. Easterling was superb on the mound, working 5.1 innings while allowing only two runs, one earned and striking out five.

Baseball secures series win with offensive explosion in game four

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 13, 2021

Coming off of a series sweep at the hands of Southern Mississippi (21-9, 8-3 C-USA), UTSA baseball (14-12, 6-5 C-USA) was back in action for a four-game series against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders...

Fischer Kingsbery throws a pitch during Thursday nights series opener. Kingsbery made his second appearance of the season for the Runners and worked three innings in relief.

‘Runners swept by Southern Mississippi in series cut short

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

UTSA baseball (11-11, 3-4 C-USA) continued their run-through conference play over the weekend with a four-game series against the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (17-9, 4-3 C-USA). Coming...

Ian Bailey squares a ball up during a game earlier this season. Bailey has started 17 games for the Runners this season and leads the team in HRs with 5.

UTSA baseball opens conference play, takes three of four over Rice

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

UTSA baseball (11-8, C-USA 3-1) got conference play off to a roaring start over the weekend, taking three out of four games on the road against the Rice University Owls (12-12, C-USA 1-3). The ‘Runners...

Shane Daughety delivers a pitch during a game against UT Arlington earlier this season. Daughety is off to a fast start on the mound, holding a 2-0 record in four appearances this season, all while allowing 6.75 hits and striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings.

Baseball returns to winning ways, sweeps Islanders

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 23, 2021

UTSA baseball (8-7), fresh off of a five-game losing streak to strong SEC and Big 12 programs, were in Corpus Christi from Friday, March 19, through Sunday, March 21, for a three-game series against the...

Kyle Bergeron connects on a pitch for a solo home run to left center field. Bergeron enjoyed a solid four game stretch going 5-19 with four RBIs, one double, one home run and two walks.

Baseball puts up a fight, drops four straight to nationally ranked competition

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

UTSA baseball (5-6) had gotten off to a fast start to the season, winning their first two series over Sam Houston State (3-10) and UT Arlington (6-9). However, they faced their stiffest tests of the season...

Leyton Barry crosses home plate during last years Irish Alamo Classic. Barry appeared in the first game of the series against Sam Houston State going 0-2 with a sacrifice RBI during UTSAs 2-4 loss.

Men’s baseball starts off season with series win over Sam Houston

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 5, 2021

UTSA baseball opened their season on the road this past weekend, taking on the Sam Houston State University Bearkats (1-4) for a three-game series from Feb. 26-28. UTSA started the series off slowly, dropping...

Pepper Jones delivers a pitch during last years Irish Alamo Classic. Jones appeared in six games for the Runners last season making two starts with a 2.19 ERA in 12.1 innings pitched.

UTSA baseball ready to showcase a full season of growth under Coach Hallmark

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 23, 2021

UTSA baseball entered a new era last season with the arrival of new head coach Pat Hallmark. The team showed immediate improvement under Hallmark early in the season, starting the season off with a 10-2...

A comprehensive guide to the Rays-Dodgers World Series

A comprehensive guide to the Rays-Dodgers World Series

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2020

After perhaps the craziest, and certainly the strangest Major League Baseball (MLB) season ever, we have reached the finale, the World Series. With COVID-19 delaying the season from its usual late March/early...

Miami Heat power forward Meyers Leonard stands with his hand over his heart as his teammates kneel during the national anthem

In Retrospect: What the Four Major Sports Leagues Have Done for Social Justice

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer September 1, 2020

Last week, the NBA playoffs came to a halt as players collectively began to strike in response to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. For a 24-hour period, there were talks that the...

Nick Thornquist is the senior catcher for the baseball team. He is beginning his second season for the Roadrunners.

Athlete of the Week: Nick Thornquist

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor March 3, 2020

Since his transfer from McLennan Community College in 2018, senior catcher Nick Thornquist is currently the most experienced backstop to the Roadrunner mound. He has started in 51 of the 59 games he...

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