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Athlete of the Week: Nick Thornquist

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

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 has played in, and he has compiled 60 hits, seven home runs and 43 runners batted in. Thornquist has a...

A better bird: Baseball crushes 25-2

Palmer Wenzel pitches the ball. Ethan Gullett/The Paisano

Jose Bouquett

April 16, 2019

The Roadrunner baseball team hosted Lamar University on Tuesday, April 9, and it would not take long for the ‘Runners to take firm control of the game. The ‘Runner offense came alive with a season-best 13 runs in the first inning. Bryan Sturges opened the scoring with a three-run moonshot over the...

Baseball faces ODU in weekend series

Bryan Arias bats for first base. Ethan Gullett/The Paisano

Jose Bouquett

April 16, 2019

The Roadrunners faced Old Dominion University in a three-game series from Friday, April 12 to 14. The ‘Runners won the game on Friday but lost on Saturday and Sunday. Both teams were scoreless until the fourth inning when Will Morgan hit the ball deep in the outfield and gave the Old Dominion Monarchs...