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Broncs take sereies versus Bakersfield

Baseball team wins 2-1 against Roadrunners

| 24th April 2014

After a three-game stretch, the Broncs won the series against the University of California Bakersfield Roadrunners 2-1 at the Edinburg Baseball Stadium April 17-19. Game one was a thriller, as freshman Blake Thomas hit a walk-off, two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. The Broncs won 2-1. In the ninth inning […]

Weekly updates 4/10-17/2014

| 17th April 2014

TRACK AND FIELD Broncs take top three spots in men’s and women’s hammer throw April 11 in the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinal Invitational at Tom Benson Track Stadium Broncs had 12 top-five finishes April 12 in the Cardinal Invitational Next event is April 17 at the Cal State LA Twilight Open in Los […]

UT-RGV to become an NCAA Division I athletic program

| 17th April 2014

The University of Texas System Officials announced the plans regarding the future of the UTPA and University of Texas at Brownsville’s athletic programs as the transformation of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley begins. UTPA is currently a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and has a range of NCAA Division I sports […]

UTPA runner nationally ranked

Casse’s run leads the nation

| 17th April 2014

University distance runner Martin Casse is ranked eighth in the nation in the one-mile run, with time of 4:05.14 set April 3 at the Texas Relays in Austin. The France native is not far behind Andrew Colley, a North Carolina State athlete who holds the number one spot with a time of 3:59:34, set at […]

Tossing for the top spots

Broncs sweep in hammer throw

| 17th April 2014

Normally, competitors in field events are overshadowed by the runners, but April 11 the UTPA throwers grabbed the attention as the Broncs took the top three spots in both women’s and men’s hammer throw at a recent meet at the Tom Benson Track Stadium in San Antonio. Head Coach Xavier Richardson believes this is the […]

Weekly UTPA Sports Updates 3/30- 4/2/2014

| 3rd April 2014

Baseball Lost to the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders 15-7 April 2 at the Edinburg Baseball Stadium.   Women’s Golf Junior Melissa Bernal finished in a tie for 17th place at the Husky Invitational April 1 at the Riverbend Country Club in Sugarland, Tx.   Men’s Golf Finished their final round with a 304. For a […]

Back in action

Volleyball team opens spring with a tournament

| 3rd April 2014

More than four months after their last match, the Broncs returned to the volleyball court March 29 to host a spring tournament at the Field House; each match consisted of two sets of 25. The Broncs faced the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Coastal Bend College, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and The University of Texas at […]

Broncs drop series against the Aggies

UTPA loses two out of three in first WAC series

| 27th March 2014

The Broncs baseball team faced off against the New Mexico State University Aggies at the Edinburg Baseball Stadium March 21-23. The Broncs played three games against the Aggies to start their career in the Western Athletic Conference, winning only one game. Alex Henson, starting pitcher in game two of the series, knows all too well […]

Martinez led women’s golf at Plantation Inn Invitational

Women finish in 13th place

| 27th March 2014

After a three-day event ending March 23, the Broncs secured a 13th place finish at the Plantation Inn Invitational in Crystal River, Fla. Junior Alexandria Martinez stood in seventh place after having a two-over par 74 performance, two strokes behind North Dakota State’s Sarah Storandt, who shot an even par in the first round. “The […]