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Bianca Ejesieme readies to hit a cross court shot during a game earlier this season. Ejesieme finished third on the team this season with 160 kills.

Volleyball splits UAB series, ends season

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor March 26, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (7-11, 5-7 Conference USA) split a decision against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers to conclude their season. The Roadrunners dropped the first match 0-3, but they...

Courtney Walters tosses up a set during a game earlier this season. Walters recorded a team-high 47 assists during Sunday's victory over Southern Mississippi.

Volleyball snaps losing streak, splits series against Southern Mississippi

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor March 16, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (6-9, 4-5 Conference USA) continued their C-USA slate with a matchup against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. The Roadrunners claimed the first match of the series in three...

Allison Jennings warms up before a game earlier this season. The junior has appeared in nine games for the Runners this year, contributing 29 kills.

Volleyball looks to change tone of season for remainder of conference slate

Julia Maenius, Magazine Editor March 5, 2021

The UTSA volleyball team (3-9, 1-5 Conference USA) continued their conference slate in the Convocation Center against the Rice Owls (9-3, 8-0 Conference USA) Feb. 28 and Mar. 1. The Roadrunners dropped...

Mia Perales serves up a ball during a game earlier this season. The junior setter and San Antonio native has appeared in eight of UTSA’s 11 matches so far this season.

Volleyball swept by UTEP, record falls to 3-8

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 3, 2021

UTSA volleyball (3-7, 1-3 Conference USA) went up to El Paso to take on the UTEP Miners (5-3, 3-1 C-USA) for back-to-back matches on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 22 to 23. Unfortunately for the ‘Runners,...

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...

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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...

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