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

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UTSA softball clenches series victory against Southern Mississippi

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator April 26, 2022

This past weekend, the UTSA softball team (16-25, 9-8 C-USA) hosted a three game series against the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (27-18, 7-11 C-USA) at Roadrunner Field. The ‘Runners...

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...

Riley Grunberg records an out first base during a game against North Texas earlier this week. Grunberg is hitting .324 with nine home runs and 25 RBIs this season.

Athlete of the Week: Riley Grunberg

Isabella McGovern, Assistant Magazine Editor April 12, 2022

Riley Grunberg is a softball player at UTSA. She is a senior, a mechanical engineering major and is from Corpus Christi, Texas. Born on July 28, 2000, Grunberg is the daughter of Christi Simpson and Brian...

Emily Johnson connects on a ball during the fall exhibition season. Johnson has started eight games for the Runners this season.

‘Runners roughed up by ranked opposition at Texas Classic

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (3-10) traveled to Austin this past weekend to compete in the Texas Classic. There, the team faced off against a pair of ranked opponents on Sunday in the form of No. 22 Arizona State...

Camryn Robillard drives a ball during the team’s fall practices. Robillard had a productive Cardinal Invitational, batting .214 with five RBIS and a home run in four games.

Softball splits Cardinal Invitational

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The UTSA softball team (3-7) split the weekend at the Cardinal Invitational. The team traveled across town to the University of the Incarnate Word for a three-day tournament, Feb. 18-20 to face the University...

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Softball opens season winless

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 15, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (0-5) officially took to the field for the first time this season to compete in the Houston Invitational from Feb. 11-12 and for a matchup against the South Dakota Coyotes (4-1) on...

Marena Estell delivers a pitch during UTSA’s fall exhibition games. The pitcher and outfielder from Hooks, Texas, appeared in 13 games on the bump and 36 games total for the ‘Runners last season, recording a 1-3 record with a 5.84 ERA while hitting .224 at the plate with four home runs and eight RBIs.

Softball announces 2022 schedule

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor January 25, 2022

The UTSA softball team announced its 2022 season schedule and roster for UTSA’s slate of spring sports. After a 15-31 2021 season, the Roadrunners look to improve their record. The season’s first...

Madison Nelson begins her motion to deliver the ball to home plate during the game against McNeese State on Wednesday night. Nelson allowed six hits and one earned run while striking out one in four innings of work against the Cowgirls.

Softball drops midweek matchup to McNeese State

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor April 23, 2021

The UTSA softball team (11-21, C-USA 5-3) dropped a 6-3 non-conference matchup to the McNeese State University Cowgirls on Wednesday, April 21. Coming off a four-game series win against Southern Miss,...

Taylor Medina receives signals from her third base coach during a game last season. Medina enjoyed a solid series against Southern Mississippi, going 3 for 13 and scoring 3 runs.

‘Runners conquer weekend, pick up historic sweep of Southern Mississippi

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

After a rough series against Louisiana Tech, the UTSA softball team (11-19, 5-3 C-USA) were determined to make some noise late in the season. They would not disappoint as the team completed a historic...

Victoria Villarreal takes a cut at a pitch during a game last season. Villarreal has appeared in 12 games this season and owns a 0.983 fielding percentage.

Softball takes one of four from Louisiana Tech in conference opener

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor April 9, 2021

UTSA softball (7-19, 1-3 C-USA) finished their first week of conference play in a less than ideal way. UTSA faced off against Louisiana Tech (13-16, 3-1 C-USA) in a four game series that went the way of...

UTSA softball huddles up to talk over strategy in between innings during a game last season. UTSA was outscored 16 to 35 during the Mizuno Classic.

UTSA softball struggling, now on 11-game losing streak

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 23, 2021

UTSA softball came into the Mizuno Classic on a six-game losing streak after the Cowgirl Classic II and needed to find wins. Unfortunately for the Roadrunners, finding a win was going to be a lot harder...

Riley Grunberg loads up for a pitch during a game last season. Grunberg has enjoyed a blazing fast start to the season, hitting .500 with 9 RBIs and 2 HRs.

UTSA softball goes 2-2 during UTSA Classic

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 5, 2021

The UTSA Roadrunner Softball team’s season is in full swing, with the UTSA Classic just finishing up and the Cowgirl Classic II about to start up. The Roadrunners are currently 4-2 after the UTSA Classic,...

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