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Volleyball set to begin C-USA Championship tournament

Jenna Patton hits the ball over the net. Julia Maenius/The Paisano

Ryan Garza

November 20, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (15-12, 8-6 C-USA) lost their final two regular season matches with a home game against Rice University (24-2) and then lost a close game to the University of North Texas Mean Green (16-10). During the Nov. 14, game against Rice, the Owls were able to sweep the...

Volleyball continues conference slate: Roadrunners prepare for last home game of the season

Madeline McKay swings at a set from Courtney Walters. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Julia Maenius

November 13, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (15-10, 8-4 C-USA) hosted the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders on Sunday, Nov. 10, closing in on their 14th winning season under head coach Laura Neugebauer-Groff. The ‘Runners swept the Blue Raiders in three sets as they near the Conference USA championship...

Volleyball splits weekend on the road

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Julia Maenius

November 6, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (14-10, C-USA 7-4) traveled to Florida this weekend to face the Florida Atlantic University Owls and the Florida International University Panthers in their journey to the Conference USA championship tournament. Senior libero Emily Ramirez added her name to the ‘Runner...

Volleyball slips weekend on the road

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Julia Maenius

October 23, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (13-8, C-USA 6-2) spent the past weekend on the road, in matches against the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles and the Western Kentucky University Lady Hilltoppers. The ‘Runners are currently ranked fourth in the Conference-USA standings. At the...

Volleyball continues hot conference start

Kirby Smith passes a ball from the Blazers’ front row. Photo by Julia Maenius

Julia Maenius

October 16, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (11-7, 4-1 C-USA) left the Convocation Center with two more conference wins under their belts after the defeat of Louisiana Tech University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Facing the Lady Techsters on Oct. 11, the ‘Runners opened with a 4-0 lead uti...

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....

Roadrunners survive the gold rush

Courtney Walters serves an ace against the Charlotte 49ers.

Julia Maenius

October 2, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (9-6, 2-0 C-USA) hosted the beginning of Conference-USA (C-USA) play on the court of the Convocation Center. The ‘Runners faced the Charlotte 49ers on Friday, Sept. 27 and the UTEP Miners on Sunday, Sept. 29. The ‘Runners opened conference play by sweepin...

Volleyabll competes at Creeds and Classic

The team celebrates scoring a point against UIW. Emily Ramirez and Brianna McCulloch celebrate after a point. Lindsey Thomas/The Paisano

Julia Maenius

September 24, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team travelled to San Marcos over the Sept. 20-22 weekend to compete in the Texas State Creeds and Crests Classic. The ‘Runners fell to the Texas State Bobcats and the Sam Houston State Bearkats before winning their only match of the weekend against the George Washington...

Volleyball dominates in Tulsa Tournament

Emily Ramirez passing the ball to the setter. Photo by Julia Maeinus

Ryan Garza

September 18, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunner volleyball team (5-4) traveled to the Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma to compete in the Tulsa Invitational on Sept. 13-14. The ‘Runners took on Tulsa, Houston Baptist and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville over the course of the two-day tournament and were able to walk...

Volleyball hosts UTSA Classic

Julia Maenius

September 11, 2019

The Roadrunner volleyball team (2-4) hosted the UTSA Classic in the Convocation Center Sept. 5-7. The ‘Runners faced the University of Houston, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the University of Maryland. The ‘Runners faced the Houston Cougars for the opening match of the tournament...

Volleyball competes at SMU Doubletree Invitational

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Julia Maenius

September 4, 2019

UTSA volleyball opened the new season with the SMU Doubletree Invitational at Moody Coliseum. The Roadrunners dropped two sets, sealing their 0-2 record. Freshman Courtney Walters registered a double-double, 41 sets and 11 digs, in her first collegiate match, but the ‘Runners dropped the season...

Volleyball soars past Cardinals

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Julia Maenius

August 27, 2019

The Roadrunner volleyball team faced the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in an exhibition match to begin the 2019 season on Thursday, Aug. 22. The ‘Runners surrendered the first two points of the match but quickly regained their footing as they tied the game 3-3. The ‘Runners held...