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Softball finishes their tournament slate of games

Celeste Loughman watched a pitch come across the plate. The ‘Runners will return to their home field on Wednesday.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (12-8) finished their last tournament of the season when they played the Samford University Bulldogs and the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in Jacksonville, Alabama. The ‘Runners started the Jacksonville State Invite tournament with a win against the Bulldogs. The...

Softball places third at Boerner Invitational

The Roadrunners sing the UTSA Alma Mater after a 6-2 victory over the Houston Baptist University Huskies on Feb. 12 at Roadrunner Field. Photo by Julia Maenius.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (11-5) went to their third tournament of the season, where they played the University of Kansas Jayhawks, the University of Texas at Arlington Mavericks and the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights. The first game of the Boerner Invitational saw the ‘Runners taking...

Softball wins three at Bobcat Invitational

Victoria Villarreal catches a throw from Clarissa Hernandez. The ‘Runners went 3-2 in the Bobcat Classic.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (4-2) headed to their second tournament to take on the Texas State Bobcats, the Wichita State Shockers and the Saint Louis Billikens in the Bobcat Classic. The ‘Runners’ first game of the Bobcat Classic took place on Feb. 13 against the Bobcats, where the ‘Runners...

Softball picks up three wins in Louisiana

Marena Estell pitches the ball during warm-ups. The softball team began their 2020 season on the road in Louisiana.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team (3-2) opened their 2020 season by traveling to Lafayette, Louisiana, to take part in their first two tournaments of the season. The ‘Runners hit the road to compete in the 34th annual Louisiana Classics and picked up wins against the Ball State University Cardinals...

Softball completes fall season

Softball completes fall season. Photo by Heather Montoya

Dalton Hartmann

November 13, 2019

The Roadrunner softball team ended its fall season on Nov. 9, with two home wins over the Alvin Community College Dolphins and Cisco Community College Wranglers. The ‘Runners played the Dolphins and beat them 12-0. Later in the day, the ‘Runners also played the Wranglers, beating them in a hard-fought...

Softball dominates the Saints in fall game

Photo by Ethan Gullett

Dalton Hartmann

November 6, 2019

The Roadrunner softball team continued its fall season at home on Friday, Nov. 1, with a 9-0 victory over the Our Lady of The Lake University Saints. The ‘Runners came out swinging and hit a home run on the very first pitch, with a total of four home runs hit in the first three innings. On the other...

Rough 3rd Inning Dooms UTSA Softball Against Grayson CC

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Ryder Martin

October 23, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner softball team kicked off its 2019 fall schedule at home on Sunday, Oct. 20 with a 4-3 defeat against the Grayson Community College Vikings. The ‘Runners only managed four hits and went 1-6 with runners in scoring position, as Grayson’s pitchers kept the ‘Runners’ bats in check...

Softball has rough weekend in Denton

Celeste Loughman prepares to bat.

Jack Myer

April 23, 2019

The UTSA women’s softball team (17-26, 6-12) found themselves on the receiving end of a series sweep this weekend courtesy of the University of North Texas. The North Texas Mean Green defense stifled the Roadrunners’ offense, allowing the ‘Runners only four runs in the three-game series. Combined...

Softball falls 8-6 to I-35 rival

'Runners cheer on Victoria Villareal as she runs into home. Heather Montoya/The Paisano

Julia Maenius

April 16, 2019

UTSA softball (17-22) faced Texas State University in the rival game of the season on Wednesday, April 10. With a strong third inning, the Roadrunners looked for the win but fell short by two runs. Opening the game, the Texas State Bobcats hit a single, putting a runner on base. With a double up the...

Athlete of the Week: Celeste Loughman

Celeste Loughman bats.

Jose Chapa

April 9, 2019

Celeste Loughman has been involved with softball since she was four years old. She has played many different levels of softball, including tee-ball. Loughman fell in love with the sport ever since her bat made contact with a ball. Loughman has participated in select softball as she grew out of tee-ball....

Softball limps through homestand

Kindell Reeves bats to gain first base. Emma Reeves/The Paisano

Jack Myer

April 2, 2019

After a disappointing road trip to Huntington, West Virginia, for a three-game set against Marshall University, the UTSA womens’ softball team hoped to rebound in a five game homestand with a double-header against the Brigham Young Cougars and three against Louisiana Tech University. Unfortunately,...

Softball sweeps Cardinal Classic

Elexus Trenkle runs towards the ball.

Julia Maenius

February 27, 2019

The UTSA softball team traveled to Beaumont, Texas, on Feb. 22, to compete in the Cardinal Classic. The ‘Runners went undefeated for the weekend, clenching a 9-6 record for the season. The Roadrunners kicked off the Classic with a 6-5 win over the Maine Black Bears. The ‘Runners scored two runs...