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

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...

Lisa Campos speaks at the grand opening of UTSAs Roadrunner Athletics Center of Excellence last year. The completion of the facility is just one of many advancements for UTSA that has occurred under Campos watch as the Athletic Director of the university.

Dr. Campos named a finalist for Athletic Director of the Year

Bella Nieto, Managing Editor April 19, 2022

Dr. Lisa Campos, the vice president of athletics and athletic director, is a finalist for Sport Business Journal Athletic Director of the Year. The publication has a committee that observes collegiate...

Alexa Williams readies to release a pitch during the series against North Texas last week. Williams has been one of UTSAs primary starters this year and is 3-5 with a 4.06 ERA.

Softball drops game to UIW, sweeps UAB

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 19, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (14-23, 7-7 C-USA) took to the field this past week for four games. First, on Wednesday, April 13, the team played the UIW Cardinals (13-26) at home. Then the team hit the road to...

Jeff Traylor confers with the officials during a game against UNLV last season. Traylor enters year three of his tenure as the head coach of the Roadrunners with an overall record of 19-8, but remains in search of the programs first ever bowl game victory.

Pull-back year for Coach Traylor and the Roadrunners

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

The upcoming football schedule for UTSA has been unveiled and updated as of March 30, and to no one’s surprise, San Antonio fans are excited and calling for an undefeated season. This fall is head coach...

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...

President Eighmy accepts a $3 million check on behalf of UTSA from UT System officials.

Board of Regents approves $300 million endowment; UTSA to receive $3 million

Gauri Raje, News Editor March 22, 2022

President Eighmy, along with members of the UT Board of Regents, State Senator José Menéndez and freshman student Gabby Palacios Martinez , gathered at UTSA’s Downtown Campus on Monday, March 14, to...

Taylor Medina waits for a pitch during a game earlier this season. Medina was an everyday started at UTSA each of the last two seasons and has appeared in four games for UTSA this year.

Softball takes one of three against Charlotte

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (8-17, 3-3 C-USA) continued their season this past weekend with a three-game series against their conference foe, the Charlotte Miners (21-8, 3-3 C-USA). In a back-and-forth series,...

Yuliyana Valcheva surveys the court during a game against UTEP last week. The senior from Varna, Bulgaria is averaging 3.2 points and 3.6 rebounds per game this season for UTSA

Women’s basketball earns first win after a six-game losing streak

Maddie Cortez, Contributing Writer February 1, 2022

The UTSA women's basketball team (5-15, 2-7 C-USA) traveled to Florida, losing 81-53 to the Florida International Panthers (10-7, 2-4 C-USA) on Thursday, Jan. 27, and winning 49-44 to the Florida Atlantic...

COEHD unveils new Student Success Center as a resource for its students

COEHD unveils new Student Success Center as a resource for its students

Gauri Raje, News Editor February 1, 2022

UTSA’s College of Education and Human Development unveiled its new Student Success Center on Wednesday, Jan. 26, in a virtual event conducted over Zoom. The new Center will be located in the Multidisciplinary...

The UTSA track and field team secured seven medals at this week’s Aggie Invitational, after previously securing eight medals at the Ted Nelson Invitational the week prior.

Track takes 7 medals home from Texas Aggie Invitational

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor January 25, 2022

The UTSA track & field team brought home seven medals in their second indoor meet of the spring at the Texas Aggie Invitational on Jan. 22. The men’s team finished fifth overall, eight points away...

Lachlan Bofinger fights through contact to get a shot off during a game against IUPUI earlier this season. Bofinger has appeared in all 18 games for UTSA so far this season and has drawn four starts while averaging three points and 4.1 rebounds per game.

Men’s basketball drops two on the road, continues winless start to conference play

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 18, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (7-11, 0-5 C-USA) were on the road this week for games against the Old Dominion Monarchs (7-8, 2-0 C-USA) and the Charlotte 49ers (9-5, 2-0 C-USA) and continuing a worrying trend to...

LaPraisjah Johnson cuts into the lane during a game against Stephen F. Austin earlier this season. Johnson leads the ‘Runners in scoring this season, averaging 10 points per game.

Women’s basketball drop both games of homestand

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 18, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (4-11, 1-3 C-USA), playing for the first time in almost two weeks following a pair of COVID postponements last week, took on the Old Dominion Monarchs (11-3, 1-1 C-USA) and the Charlotte...

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