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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 were no different. They have taken notice of the injustices that minorities often run into in Am...

Conference USA delays soccer, volleyball

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

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 fall championship competitions until Spring 2021. Because of the delayed C-USA championsh...

UTSA volleyball lands Davidson transfer

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.

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 are excited to add Ali to our roster and can’t wait to get her on the court. She adds depth at...

Volleyball loses to Marshall at home

Photo by Julia Maenius

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 the ‘Runners in three sets, accounting for one of the ‘Runners’ three conference losses. Th...

Athlete of the Week: Kara Teal

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

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 played. “I’m from Round Rock, where I went to Brentwood Christian High School,” Teal said....

Athlete of the Week: Emily Ramirez

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

Julia Maenius

September 18, 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 from San Antonio, and when I was in high school, I was just looking at the options...

UTSA Volleyball is postseason bound for sixth straight year

Roadrunners cheer each other on after scoring a point.

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 won their third straight game to finish the year in a tie for second in the league standings with ...

Volleyball has a rough weekend

Emily Ramirez hitting a ball during a game.

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 over the UTSA Roadrunners volleyball team. These games marked the ‘Runners second and third conference...

Volleyball takes down FAU and FIU

The team celebrating after scoring a point. Jack Myer/The Paisano

Zach Truesdale

October 18, 2018

At the Convocation Center on Oct. 12 and 14, the Roadrunner volleyball team took on Florida International University (FIU) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Both teams were amongst the top five teams in the conference, but the Roadrunners were unfazed coming into the games and embraced the competition.    ...

Volleyball off to fast start in 2018 season

Hannah Lopez about to hit a ball against North Texas.

Nisa Rodriguez

September 27, 2018

  UTSA swept the Golden Eagles of Southern Miss University (USM) on Friday, Sept. 21. The Golden Eagles’ record is 6-8 (0-1 C-USA), while UTSA held the record of 9-4 (1-0 C-USA). Both teams were on fire at the game, but UTSA came out on top again with the hot score of 3-1.       UTSA player, A...

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...

Roadrunner volleyball off to a strong start

A UTSA volleyball player spiking the ball.

Roman Felan

September 6, 2018

UTSA sports are up and running, and one big sport that doesn’t get enough recognition is volleyball. The team has yet to start their regular season, but they have played in two tournaments and one exhibition match. The team currently has a 5-1 record, the one loss coming at the hands of Texas State...