UTSA starter Slater Foust earned his third win of the season and Palmer Wenzel picked up his third save as the Roadrunners beat Grambling 4-1 on Friday at Roadrunner Field.
Foust (3-0) pitched six scoreless innings. He gave up three hits with three strikeouts and no walks.
Wenzel entered the game in the top of the ninth inning with two runners on and no outs. Wenzel shut Grambling down without allowing a run.
Jack Engelmann was the first pitcher out of the UTSA bullpen. He threw the seventh inning and allowed Grambling’s only run.
Cole McKay pitched a scoreless eighth inning.
Luke Malone started the ninth inning and allowed two base runners on a hit and a walk.
Dylan Rock, Bryan Sturges, Joshua Lamb and Chase Hacker had two hits each for UTSA. Sturgis had two RBIs. The top six batters in the Roadrunners’ order combined to draw five walks.
UTEP outscored UTSA 29-7 in the fourth quarter to beat the Roadrunners 85-59 in women’s basketball on Thursday at the UTSA Convocation Center.
UTEP led 56-52 at the end of the third quarter. UTSA, which has typically had only seven to nine players in uniform most of the season due to injuries, wore down over the final 10 minutes.
Avery Crouse led UTEP with 21 points and Ariona Gill and Katia Gallegos had 17 each.
Senior forward Evelyn Omemmah led the Roadrunners with a career-high 17 points and 8 rebounds. Freshman forward Adryuana Quezada had 14 points and 8 rebounds.
Freshman guard Mikayla Woods, who leads UTSA in scoring this season, was not in uniform.
UTSA is 2-12 in Conference USA and 6-19 on the season. UTEP is 7-7 and 14-11.
New UTSA head baseball coach Pat Hallmark is off to a fast start.
The Roadrunners swept a weekend series against Quinnipiac 2-0 on Friday, 5-1 on Saturday and 13-3 on Sunday to open the 2020 season.
Hallmark spent the previous two seasons as the head coach across town at University of the Incarnate Word.
UTSA veteran pitcher Slater Foust was the Roadrunners’ opening-day starter on Friday.
The 6-foot-2 right-hander threw 6 2/3 shutout innings and got the win as UTSA beat Quinnipiac 2-0 at Roadrunner Field.
Foust allowed one hit with six strikeouts and three walks.
The junior from Georgetown, Texas, and Liberty Hill High School had an 8-2 record with a 2.96 ERA last season for UTSA.
UTSA’s Dylan Rock scored the Roadrunners’ first run of the season in the bottom of the first inning of Friday’s season opener.
The Roadrunners beat Quinnipiac 2-0 at Roadrunner field.
Rock singled with one out in the first and stole second. He scored on Griffin Paxton’s single.
Rock is a junior outfielder from Sugar Land, Texas. – photo by Joe Alexander
Keaton Wallace is the UTSA men’s basketball team’s No. 2 scorer with 19.0 points per game.
In addition to his talent for impressive dunks, the 6-foot-3 junior guard from Dallas is also second on the team in 3-pointers made (70).
The Roadrunners’ next game is at home on Thursday at 8 p.m. against Marshall.
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UTSA junior Jhivvan Jackson has been near or at the top of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball scoring list all season.
The 6-foot guard is currently second in the nation at 27.0 points per game.
Markus Howard of Marquette is the top scorer in the nation at 27.4 points.
The Roadrunners split two Conference USA road games last week. Jackson scored 45 points in an overtime victory over Old Dominion.
UTSA is back home for two CUSA games this week – against Marshall on Thursday and Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Charlotte beat UTSA 67-47 Saturday in Conference USA women’s basketball in the Roadrunners’ annual pink game at the UTSA Convocation Center.
Evelyn Ememmah led UTSA with 14 points and Mikayla Woods had 11 points and 6 rebounds. Jazmin Harris led Charlotte with 14 points.
UTSA fell to 2-9 in CUSA and 6-16 overall. Charlotte is 6-5 and 15-7.
Old Dominion beat UTSA 62-43 in a Conference USA women’s basketball game on Thursday at the UTSA Convocation Center.
Freshman guard Mikayla Woods, who averages a team-high 15.3 points per game, led the Roadrunners with 11 points and 3 assists.
UTSA fell to 2-8 in conference and 6-15 overall. Old Dominion, led by Victoria Morris and Taylor Edwards with 14 points each, is 9-1 in CUSA and 19-3 overall.