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Kirby Smith readies to spike the ball during a game earlier this season. Smith recored her second double-double of the season on Friday against North Texas, leading the offense with 19 kills.

Volleyball splits weekend matches against North Texas

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor February 16, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (3-5, C-USA 1-1) began their Conference USA (C-USA) slate with a pair of matches against North Texas (3-5, C-USA 1-3). The Roadrunners dropped the first match in five sets to the...

Bianca Ejesieme goes for a cross court spike during the game against UIW. Ejesieme tallied a career-best 17 kills and five blocks during the game, helping earn her Conference USA Player of the Week honors.

Volleyball outlasts UIW in five-set contest

Julia Maenius, Magazine Edtior February 2, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (2-1) hosted their home-opener in the Convocation Center for the 2021 season with a down the highway matchup against the University of the Incarnate Word (0-2). The Roadrunners...

Hannah Lopez serves the ball into play for UTSA in a game last season. Lopez registered back to back double-doubles to begin the season.

Volleyball splits weekend to open season

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor January 26, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (1-1) began their 2021 season last weekend in Corpus Christi with a series against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros and the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...

Courtney Walters sets the ball during a game last season.

UTSA Volleyball returns after long layoff, look to improve on last year’s results

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor January 22, 2021

Taking a look at the Roadrunners now is a very different view from last season. Through either graduation or transfers, the ‘Runners have lost seven players, including Emily Ramirez, Lydia Niebla, Jenna...

UTSA athletes give their thoughts on protests, social justice

UTSA athletes give their thoughts on protests, social justice

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor August 28, 2020

  After the death of George Floyd, millions of people, including athletes from the NBA, NFL and other professional leagues, took it upon themselves to promote change in our country. UTSA’s athletes...

UTSA Women's soccer huddles up after their matchup against the Rice Owls during the 2019-2020 season.

Conference USA delays soccer, volleyball

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor August 25, 2020

The Conference USA (C-USA) Board of Directors announced the delay of fall sports, excluding football, on Friday, Aug. 21. This decision was made after the NCAA Division I Board of Directors chose to postpone...

The Roadrunners huddling up during a match earlier in the season. The 'Runners lost four seniors and will look to have their third consecutive winning season.

UTSA volleyball lands Davidson transfer

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor April 23, 2020

UTSA volleyball added Alison Jennings to their team for the upcoming season. Jennings comes from the Davidson College Wildcats, where she played in all but two games during her time there.  “We...

Photo by Julia Maenius

Volleyball loses to Marshall at home

Julia Maenius October 30, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (13-9, 6-3 C-USA) faced the Marshall University Thundering Herd in the home stretch of their Conference-USA (C-USA) play for the season. The Thundering Herd swept...

Kara Teal calling her hitters in the match against the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters. Photo by Julia Maenius

Athlete of the Week: Kara Teal

Cade Draughon October 16, 2019

Senior Kara Teal is entering her fourth season as a middle blocker for the UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team. After three seasons of play, Teal has recorded 656 kills, with a 1.93 kill percentage in 94 games...

Emily Ramirez directing her teammates to cover the block. photo by Julia Maenius

Athlete of the Week: Emily Ramirez

Julia Maenius September 17, 2019

Senior Emily Ramirez is now entering her fourth season as a defensive specialist for the UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team. After three seasons as libero, Ramirez has recorded 721 career digs for the ‘Runners. “I’m...

Roadrunners cheer each other on after scoring a point.

UTSA Volleyball is postseason bound for sixth straight year

Nisa Rodriguez November 14, 2018

Volleyball caps off dominate season The UTSA volleyball team is heading to conference this upcoming weekend with a boost of confidence from their victory against UTEP this past Saturday, Nov. 10. UTSA...

Emily Ramirez hitting a ball during a game.

Volleyball has a rough weekend

Lindsey Mione November 2, 2018

In the battle for first place in-conference on Friday, Oct. 26, the Rice Owls’ volleyball team steamed UTSA in a three-set win. On Sunday, Oct. 28, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers gained a mid-set win...

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