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

Women’s head basketball coach Karen Aston answers questions from the media during her introductory press conference last month. Aston has wasted no time in filling out her coaching staff and shaping the program in her image.

Coach Aston off to fast start filling out coaching staff, securing player transfers

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

It was not long ago that coach Karen Aston was called upon to lead UTSA women’s basketball. We know what she brings to the program and many have high hopes. While the basketball season for the women...

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...

Karen Aston and Dr. Lisa Campos pose for a photo during Aston’s introductory press conference on Friday, April 2. Aston takes over as the 10th head coach in the ‘Runners’ history.

New women’s coach to change program’s trajectory

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

After four years with head coach Kristen Holt at the helm, the UTSA women’s basketball team did not see a winning season. The team concluded the 2021 season with a 2-18 overall record and zero conference...

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UTSA AD announces Kristen Holt will not return as head coach of women’s basketball

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 19, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16, the UTSA Athletic Department announced that head women’s basketball coach Kristen Holt would not have her contract renewed and the university would begin the process of searching...

Shannan Mitchell surveys the court during a game against North Texas. Mitchell appeared in 15 games for the Runners this year, starting six of them.

Women’s basketball falls in preliminary round of conference tournament

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-18, C-USA 0-14) took to the court for the first time in almost a month on Tuesday, March 9, in the preliminary round of the 2021 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Women’s...

Ceyenne Mass surveys the court in a game last year against North Texas.  Mass has appeared in nine games coming off of the bench for UTSA this season.

Women’s Basketball Looks To Grow After Rough First Half of Season

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor January 19, 2021

Approaching the midway point, the UTSA women’s basketball team has struggled for the majority of the season. Sporting a 2-9 record on the year heading into Friday’s game against Southern Mississippi,...

Karrington Donald brings the ball up the court during a conference game.

Conference USA awards Karrington Donald with C-USA Spirit of Service Award

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor April 15, 2020

UTSA women’s basketball guard Karrington Donald was awarded the C-USA Spirit of Service Award by Conference USA.  The Spirit of Service Award, awarded three times a year, is given to 14 different...

Guard Karrington Donald races her way past several defenders in a game against Sul Ross State.

Women’s basketball off to a slow start

Nisa Rodriguez January 16, 2019

UTSA’s women’s basketball team began their conference play during the break. Although they got off to a slow start, the ladies took their first win of the conference on Jan. 12. The Roadrunners started...

Karrington Donald dribbles around a Concordia defender.

Women’s basketball underway

Lindsey Mione November 14, 2018

Opening the UTSA women’s basketball season with a bang, the ‘Runners (1-2) shot down Concordia University (0-1) 78-51, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Convocation Center. The  following weekend, the...

Timea Tóth subbing-in for Marie Benson.

Women’s basketball shines: Roadrunners dominate Sul Ross State

Zach Truesdale November 7, 2018

NCAA women’s basketball is back this week after a long summer and fall of workouts and practices. The wait is over, and there is a lot to be hopeful for as UTSA prepares to take on the season. New faces...

Freshman guard Keaton Wallace goes up to the basket for an easy layup. Ellyson Ortega/The Paisano

UTSA women’s basketball falls to UAB

Zach Truesdale March 7, 2018

On March 3, UTSA Women’s Basketball hosted the UAB Blazers in the Convocation Center to finish off their season. The Roadrunners fell short to the Blazers by a score of 74-64. The final home game also...

Guard Carlie Heineman drives to the basket. Chase Otero, The Paisano

UTSA women’s basketball begins new era under Holt

Connor Zimmerlee November 15, 2017

Following a 2016 season in which they went 14-16, the UTSA women’s basketball team hopes to improve this season and achieve their first winning record since 2014. After combining for only 24 wins over...

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