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UTSA women’s basketball falls to Texas Tech

UTSA women’s basketball falls to Texas Tech

Rylan Renteria, Staff Writer November 23, 2023

LUBBOCK - UTSA sophomore guard Sidney Love’s 18 points were not enough to overcome the Big 12 Conference power Texas Tech, falling 58-63 on Monday night at the United Supermarkets Arena. Coming into...

UTSA WBB completes 13-point comeback to top Islanders in OT

UTSA WBB completes 13-point comeback to top Islanders in OT

Elizabeth Hope, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

UTSA’s women’s basketball team won its second game of the season behind senior guard Kyra White’s 18 points against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday night at the Dugan Wellness Center.  White...

UTSA Women’s Basketball pre-season schedule

UTSA Women’s Basketball pre-season schedule

Marissa Silvas, Contributor September 12, 2023

  On Aug. 30, UTSA Women’s Basketball announced its preseason basketball schedule. The non-conference schedule will consist of 12 games, with one being an exhibition. With their official season...

Womens basketball victorious in three of five against Rice

Women’s basketball victorious in three of five against Rice

Haley Aguayo, Contributor February 17, 2023

The UTSA women’s basketball won its third game of their five contests against Rice, winning 66-53 Thursday evening in the Convocation Center. With the win over Rice (17-7, 8-7 C-USA) and FAU’s loss...

Chantel Govan looks for a passing lane during Saturday’s win over Louisiana Tech. Govan, a senior transfer from Cal Poly, has started the last 11 games for UTSA and is currently averaging 4.2 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.

Women’s basketball picks up dominant win over LA Tech

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The Roadrunners were underdogs in both games this past week, at home against Southern Miss. and Louisiana Tech. The ‘Runners went 1-1 during the week, with a resounding loss to Southern Miss., but then...

Hot Second Half Ends Ice Cold

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor February 15, 2022

The UTSA women’s basketball team fell short on the road Sunday, Feb. 13, against Western Kentucky in a roller coaster of a game. Though both teams had momentum swung their way in different moments of...

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...

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...

Photos of the UTSA womens basketball game vs. Stephen F. Austin

Photos of the UTSA women’s basketball game vs. Stephen F. Austin

Dalton Hartmann, Photo Editor November 17, 2021

To read coverage of the game, click here.

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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