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

Braden Davis delivers a pitch during a game against Charlotte earlier this month. Davis, a true freshman from Austin, Texas, burst onto the scene earlier this season when he threw six shutout innings in just his second collegiate start. Davis is currently 2-2 with a 5.56 ERA this season.

UTSA beats Sam Houston State, wins series over Rice

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2022

The UTSA baseball team (24-12, 9-6 C-USA) went 3-1 last week in a midweek match-up against Sam Houston (19-15) and a three-game weekend series at Rice (11-26, 4-11 C-USA). The Roadrunners exited the weekend...

Ian Bailey hustles for home as he’s urged by his teammates to slide during this weekend’s series against Charlotte. Bailey has continued his torrid pace to the season and is currently hitting .293 with eight home runs and 27 RBIs.

Baseball on five-game win streak, takes down two ranked opponents

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

The UTSA baseball team (18-10, 5-4 C-USA) added five tallies to the win column last week with wins over UIW (12-13), No. 11 TCU (19-9) and a three-game series sweep over No. 23 Charlotte (17-10). The Roadrunners...

Jonathan Tapia celebrates as he rounds the bases after hitting a home run during a games against Seattle earlier this season. Tapia, a senior from San Antonio, Texas, launched two home runs during the series against Florida Atlantic over the weekend, bringing his season total up to three. Tapia is enjoying a career year at the plate for the Runners as hes currently hitting a career best .302 with seven doubles and 15 RBIs.

Road struggles continue in baseball’s losses to Baylor and Florida Atlantic

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (13-10, 2-4 C-USA) were on the road this week to take on the Baylor Bears (12-11) on Tuesday, March 22, and the Florida Atlantic Owls (16-9, 3-3 C-USA) in a three-game series from...

Baseball slugs way to series win over Southern University

Baseball slugs way to series win over Southern University

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 8, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (9-2) took on Southern University (3-9) in a three-game series from March 4-6, at Roadrunner Field. UTSA, coming off a thrilling 6-5 extra-inning win over then No. 2 Stanford, were...

UTSA baseball vs Seattle

UTSA baseball vs Seattle

Ellyson Ortega and Dalton Hartmann March 3, 2022

To read coverage of the game, click here.

Leyton Barry rips a ball during a game against UIW last season. Barry is of to a fast start at the plate this season, hitting .406 with three doubled and seven RBIs. Barry drove in the game winning run in extra innings against the Stanford Cardinal on Monday.

Baseball pulls off walk-off upset over #2 Stanford, rolls to dominant sweep of Seattle

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 28, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (7-1), in perhaps the biggest upset win in this decade for UTSA baseball, knocked off the No.2 Stanford Cardinal (6-2) 6-5 on a walk-off RBI single by Leyton Berry in extra innings...

Ian Bailey squares up a pitch during a game last season. Fresh off a senior season where he hit .270 with six home runs and 21 runs batted in, Bailey got his season off to a great start, hitting .500 with a home run and five runs batted in against Tarleton State.

Baseball rides explosive offense to season-opening series win over Tarleton State

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners (2-1) threw out the first pitch of their season this past weekend with a three-game series from Feb. 18-20, against the Tarleton State Texans (1-2). The ‘Runners used a pair of dominant...

Reece Easterling prepares to deliver his pitch during a game last season. Easterling returns as a graduate student this season after going 1-0 with 5.65 ERA the year prior.

UTSA baseball set for 2022 season, return with mix of old and new

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 8, 2022

The UTSA Roadrunners are all set for the 2022 season, throwing out their first pitch on Friday, Feb. 18. One season after finishing 22-26 overall and 14-17 in conference play, Pat Hallmark returns at the...

Nick Thornquist takes a swing at a pitch during a game earlier this season. Thornquist has brought tremendous power to the middle of the Runners lineup as he currently leads the team in home runs with seven.

Baseball rues missed opportunities, splits series with Rice

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 27, 2021

Coming off a series loss to the University of Charlotte (29-11, 17-3 C-USA) the previous week, UTSA baseball (17-17, 9-10 C-USA) was at home to take on the Rice University Owls (17-23-1, 5-14-1 C-USA)...

Joshua Lamb makes a play at shortstop and throws to first to retire the runner. Lamb has enjoyed an excellent season for the Runners ranking third on the team in batting average at .333.

UTSA baseball bullpen collapses in series loss to 49ers

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor April 20, 2021

UTSA Men’s baseball (15-15, C-USA 7-8) played their fifth conference opponent in the Charlotte 49ers (25-10, C-USA 14-2) this past weekend at Charlotte. Each match was extremely close, with both teams...

Steve Henson, Karen Aston and Jeff Traylor have all established themselves as adept recruiters not just at the high school level but also on the transfer market in their careers. With the new transfer rules on the horizon it will be crucial for them and the other head coaches at UTSA to adapt to the changes quickly.

New NCAA transfer rules approved, UTSA stands to benefit from the era of college free agency

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 20, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, college sports as we know them were changed forever. In a meeting, the NCAA Division I Council formally approved a rule change that will grant all college athletes a one-time transfer...

Reece Easterling throws a pitch during the second game of the double header on Saturday afternoon. Easterling was superb on the mound, working 5.1 innings while allowing only two runs, one earned and striking out five.

Baseball secures series win with offensive explosion in game four

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 13, 2021

Coming off of a series sweep at the hands of Southern Mississippi (21-9, 8-3 C-USA), UTSA baseball (14-12, 6-5 C-USA) was back in action for a four-game series against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders...

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