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Women’s basketball starts season strong

Charlene Mass on defense. Photo by Julia Maenius

Ryan Garza

November 13, 2019

The UTSA women’s basketball team (2-0) opened up their season with a win against the Concordia University Tornadoes, 73-44. The Roadrunners would then go on to defeat the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals, 63-56. In the game against the Cardinals, three different ‘Runners scored in double-digits....

Women’s basketball falls at home

Marie Benson searches for an open teammate to pass to.

Lindsey Mione

February 6, 2019

UTSA (6-14, 1-7) fell to the Lady Toppers from Western Kentucky University (WKU) (13-9, 7-1) 81-62 in the Convocation Center, Feb. 1. Although the ‘Runners fell short, they finished strong in the final quarter, doubling WKU’s points earned in that quarter. The ‘Runners shot a field goal percentage...

Athlete of the Week: Tija Hawkins

Tija Hawkins going above and beyond to take the ball to the rim.

Jack Myer

January 23, 2019

Among the leaders of the UTSA Women’s Basketball team, Tija Hawkins sets herself apart with her relentless defense and dominance on offense. Since her debut three seasons ago, she has risen from coming off the bench as a freshman to starting at forward as a sophomore. Now, as a junior, she is a vete...

Track and Field strike gold

Track and Field strike gold

Ryan Garza

January 23, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunners participated in the FasTrack Invitational on Jan. 19 at Yeoman Fieldhouse in Houston, TX. The meet only lasted the day but the ‘Runners were successful enough to secure nine gold medals amongst the men and women with multiple ‘Runners being able to break personal bests. Senio...

Roadrunners fall at home

Forward Marie Benson drives past multiple Middle Tennessee State defenders on her way to the rim.

Jose Bouquett

January 23, 2019

Add enough pressure on coal and you will make a diamond. On Thursday January 14th, in the Convocation Center, Middle Tennessee (MTSU) pressured a young UTSA women’s basketball team and received a win. UTSA (6-9, 1-2 C-USA) came into Thursday’s match with confidence after their three-point victory a...

UTSA women’s basketball downs UNT

Timea Toth guards the ball handler from UNT. Jeff Huehn/UTSA Athletics

Ryan Garza

February 6, 2018

Roadrunners snap losing streak to earn second conference win   After losing four of their last five games, the UTSA women’s basketball team hoped to get things rolling as they took on North Texas at home last Friday. The task would not come easy as the Mean Green are top three in C-USA in...

UTSA basketball season in full swing as 2018 begins

UTSA mens basketball huddles together during a timeout.

Zach Truesdale

January 10, 2018

Both men’s and women’s basketball teams involved in C-USA play   As the spring semester begins, so does conference play for the UTSA men’s and women’s basketball teams. The men’s team began the new year with a 2-2 record in conference play, beating LA Tech and Rice, with losses to Sou...

Roadrunners capitalize on Miner miscues

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Bryan De Leon

March 9, 2016

The UTEP Miners sat atop Conference USA (C-USA) with an impressive 25-2 record heading into the final regular season game on Thursday, March 3, when the Roadrunners pulled off a 69-64 upset. The heavy favorite UTEP Miners’ (25-3, 16-2 C-USA) fall to UTSA (10-18, 6-12 C-USA) is likely to be remembered as UTSA’s gritties...

Stars’ defense spurs victory

July 10, 2015

San Antonio Stars (3-8) guard Sydney Colson sat at her locker after Wednesday’s victory against the Los Angeles Sparks (2-9). The guard — reclined in her mesh chair, her legs submerged in ice — looked relaxed. With only nine players available for the eleventh game of the season, Sta...

Stars lose fifth in a row, match worst start in franchise history.

June 21, 2015

The San Antonio Stars need to overcome one problem if they want to start winning games this season: they need to start playing as a team. Seimone Augustus scored 18 points to help secure a 74 - 59 victory for the Minnesota Lynx (5 -1) against the San Antonio Stars (0 – 5) on Friday night in ...

UTSA splits final home games

March 3, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano UTSA (14-14, 9-7 C-USA) suffered a heart-breaking loss to the Southern Miss Lady Eagles (20-8, 13-4 C-USA) on Thursday. Feb. 26 due to a buzzer-beating three-pointer. Fortunately, the Roadrunners bounced back on Senior Night, Saturday. Feb. 28, against th...

UTSA dominates in back-to-back games

February 11, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano Bouncing back from consecutive road losses, the UTSA Roadrunners (11-12, 6-5 C-USA) rebounded with decisive wins over conference rivals Florida International University Panthers (3-18, 0-10 C-USA) and Florida Atlantic University Owls (11-10, 5-5 C-USA)....