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‘Feel the juice’: Meet Jeff Traylor Get to know the third head coach in UTSA football history

Coach Traylor receives a team jersey during his welcome press conference.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

After another losing season, UTSA athletics felt the need to make some changes to its football program, including bringing in a new head coach. UTSA announced Jeff Traylor would be the third head coach in the university’s football history on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. By the end of the week, Traylor had 1...

Roadrunner baseball off to rocky start

‘Runners huddle together before the game.

Jose Bouquett

February 20, 2019

UTSA baseball opened its season with a three-game series against former Southland conference foe, the McNeese State Cowboys. Senior pitcher Karan Patel took the mound for the Roadrunners as their front-line starter on Friday, Feb. 15. A two-inning deadlock ended when Patel lost control and McNeese State...

Softball falls 4-1 to Baylor Bears

Celeste Loughman takes a swing at a pitch to get on base.

Jack Myer

February 20, 2019

The UTSA women’s softball team took on the Baylor Bears at home on Wednesday, Feb. 13, after going 1-3 in the Bobcat Classic in San Marcos, Texas. The Roadrunners traveled to Hammond, Louisiana, to compete in the Lion Classic II. They won three out of their five games in the Lion Classic, improving...

Athlete of the Week: Kylee Kato

Kylee Kato prepares to swing the ball over the net.

Julia Maenius

February 20, 2019

Junior Kylee Kato has been an essential player to the start of the women’s tennis 2018-19 season. Kato has led UTSA in singles with a mark of 4-2, and has taken over doubles alongside freshman partner Jasmin Starr with a 5-2 mark, ranking as team best. Kato has moved over 3,500 miles from Maui, H...

Dynamic duo own FIU, FAU

Keaton Wallace dunks on Florida International University.

Lindsey Mione

February 13, 2019

UTSA men’s basketball (15-10, 9-3) scored into triple digits, defeating Florida International University (FIU) (14-11, 5-7) 100-67 on Thursday, Feb. 7. Following tip-off, the ‘Runners gained control of the ball and the lead and did not let go until the buzzer finished the game. Keaton Wallace pus...

Softball off to a running start

Roadrunners meet on the mound

Jack Myer

February 13, 2019

After a disappointing finish last season, when the UTSA softball team lost eight of their last ten games, the ‘Runners look to rebound this season and earn a spot in the Conference-USA (C-USA) championship tournament beginning May 8 in Birmingham, Alabama. They got off to a good start, defeating Tex...

Conference USA baseball preview

Karen Patel pitches as La Tech dugout looks on.

Jose Bouquett

February 13, 2019

Southern Miss (44-18, 23-6) The Golden Eagles came into another season hoping to win the Conference USA (C-USA) championship for a third year straight. First basemen Hunter Slater, outfielder Matt Walner and second basemen Matthew Guidry were mentioned in the preseason awards. The Golden Eagles are pro...

Roadrunners fall to ODU; best Charlotte 2-0

UTSA soccer team celebrating their win against the Charlotte 49ers.

Isaiah Pryce

October 26, 2018

UTSA Soccer split weekend games The Roadrunners fell to the Old Dominion Monarchs on Thursday, Oct. 18. The final score was 2-0, and the game was located at Park West Athletics Complex.  The ‘Runners began with great possession of the ball in the first half. They attempted to develop their passi...

Athlete of the Week: Yannis Routsas

Routsas getting a punt off against Rice.

Nisa Rodriguez

October 26, 2018

Punters are the last line of defense when preventing the other team from scoring. The further back the punter kicks the ball, the less likely the opponent is to score. Punters are essential in every game of football. UTSA’s football team has the honor and privilege to have Yannis Routsas as their punter,...

UTSA Men’s Tennis

UTSA Men’s Tennis

Nisa Rodriguez

October 18, 2018

UTSA’s men’s tennis team held their first event of the year this past weekend. The UTSA Cup was a three-day tournament that featured singles and doubles, and took place from Friday, Oct. 12 to Sunday, Oct. 14. The event included Abilene Christian, TAMU-CC, Incarnate Word, Tyler JC, UT Arlington an...

Roadrunners drop home opener

UTSA football player sees Baylor players celebrating.

Josh Levario

September 12, 2018

Baylor hands UTSA their first home loss UTSA and Baylor’s first meeting last year ended with a historic victory for the ‘Runners when they downed the Bears 17-10. Heading into their home opener, UTSA looked to recover after surrendering 49 points in a staggering defeat against the Arizona State Sun...

Volleyball and women’s golf off to hot start

Volleyball player attempts to spike a ball.

Roman Felan

September 12, 2018

One of the teams that never got enough credit here on campus is making some noise this season. It has gotten to the point where people have no option but to talk about them. The UTSA volleyball team is off to an impressive start, their best in school history. Currently sitting at seven wins with only...