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

UTSA Volleyball goes 2-1 in 2022 home-opener

UTSA Volleyball goes 2-1 in 2022 home-opener

Chloe Williams, Web and Social Editor September 13, 2022

Coming off of a 3-game loss last weekend at the Sawyer Camillo Memorial Classic, UTSA Volleyball (3-6) hosted their first home tournament of the season, the UTSA Invitational presented by Courtyard...

Jacob Germany fights off a swarm of UTEP defenders to pull down a rebound during a game against the Miners last week. Germany has enjoyed a standout junior season and is currently averaging 16 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Men’s basketball splits the week at home

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor February 1, 2022

The UTSA men’s basketball team (8-14, 1-8 C-USA) split their week at home with a seven-point win over FIU and a close loss to Florida Atlantic. After a stretch of away games, the Roadrunners returned...

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...

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...

Sincere McCormick makes a jump cut past a defender during the game against UTEP on Saturday night. McCormick ran for 169 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries in the win, shredding a UTEP run defense that had played very well up to that point. Jamal Cooley/UTSA Athletics

9-0 football continues hot streak, moves up in polls

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The UTSA Roadrunners (9-0, 5-0 C-USA) added a ninth tally in the win column Saturday night, Nov. 6, in El Paso. Taking on the UTEP Miners (6-3, 3-2 C-USA) in the Sun Bowl, UTSA’s 44-23 win boosted the...

Amanda Ifeanyi executes a slide hit during a game earlier this season. Ifeanyi has appeared in 18 matches for UTSA this season and recorded 111 kills. Dalton Hartmann/The Paisano

Volleyball splits weekend wins with UTEP

Maddie Cortez, Contributing Writer November 2, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team leveled their record to 8-14 overall and 5-5 in conference play after battling the University of Texas at El Paso Miners (17-6, 6-4 C-USA). UTSA took UTEP into the fifth set of...

By creating a gymnastics program at UTSA, the university would possess the 63rd division I gymnastics program in the nation and the first in the state of Texas.

UTSA should consider adding gymnastics but obstacles remain

Laynie Clark, Assistant Arts & Life Editor November 2, 2021

Gymnastics is one of the most women-dominated sports and it just so happens to be one of the sports that, unfortunately, UTSA athletics does not offer. Why is that? Well, there are many reasons that could...

Sincere McCormick rushes past every defender on the field and into the end zone in a game against LA Tech earlier this year. McCormick did much of the same after missing last weeks game, and is now UTSAs single season rushing record holder.

‘Runners survive a close one in Mississippi, are now Bowl eligible

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 23, 2020

UTSA’s game against Southern Mississippi wasn’t expected to be this close. Despite some early struggles, UTSA walked away with a victory over Southern Mississippi by a final score of 23-20. A monster...

Womens basketballs guard Mikayla Woods dribbles the ball up the court against UIW last season.

Women’s basketball looks to grow and improve in new season

Julia Maenius and Ryder Martin November 17, 2020

The UTSA women’s basketball team will return to the court for the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Nov. 25 after an unconventional offseason. UTSA slumped to a 6-23 overall record last season, finishing...

Wide receiver Brennon Dingle returns a kickoff during UTSAs game against Army in early October. Dingle and the rest of the offense hope to put on another show this weekend in Mississippi

UTSA travels to Mississippi for its last road game of the regular season

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

UTSA dominated the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) last Saturday, and their record-breaking 600-yard offensive performance was a sight to behold. It was an incredible victory, but it is now in the...

Frank Harris looks to pass against Army earlier this season.  Harris, who has dealt with a knee injury for more then a month, and his backup Jordan Weeks, are a big part of UTSAs dwindling QB depth chart.

Despite COVID complications, UTSA hopes to play UTEP on Saturday

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 10, 2020

This week, as they come off of their first bye week in eight weeks, albeit one that was not planned, UTSA football is tentatively scheduled to take on UTEP in a homecoming matchup at the Alamodome. UTEP...

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