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A Conversation with Zah Frazier of UTSA Football

Zah sat down to talk with Runners Rising executive director Eddie Benningfield. Zah came to UTSA this summer from Coffeyville Community College (Kansas). Zah was a JUCO All-American and first-team all-conference cornerback for head coach Jeff Leiker. He was rated a four star prospect and the nation’s No. 3 overall…

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A Conversation with Hannah Holzmann of UTSA Golf

Hannah Holzmann joined the Runners Rising Project for a quick chat. Holzmann is a San Antonio native and a soon to be UTSA graduate. Hannah is majoring in Sociology but has some other plans after UTSA. You’ll have to check out the interview for exactly what that is. Hannah is…

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UTSA Track & Field’s Mackenzie Grimes – Instagram takeover

Runners Rising’s first NIL deal with a UTSA Track & Field athlete took place last week when Mackenzie Grimes took over our Instagram account. Mackenzie provided a behind the scenes look at what it takes to be a UTSA track & field student athlete. Mackenzie took our followers to practice…

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A Conversation with Terrell Haynes of UTSA Football

UTSA Football player Terrell Haynes joined Runners Rising’s Eddie Benningfield for a great interview. Terrell is a 6’3″ senior offensive lineman from Arlington, Texas. He played high school football at Arlington Seguin before attending UTSA. He’s a Kinesiology major and played a major role in helping the Roadrunners win their…

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Lexi Bolton & Jonathan Tapia Instagram takeovers

The first two official Runners Rising athletes Lexi Bolton and Jonatha Tapia took over our Instagram account this last weekend. Lexi started the weekend off Friday with a typical day as a soccer student athlete mixed in with a special Fiesta “Dia en la Sombrilla” sneak peak. Alumni will remember…

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A Conversation with Lexi Bolton of UTSA Soccer

UTSA Soccer player Lexi Bolton sat down with the RRP executive director, Eddie Benningfield, and a few board members for an interview. Lexi, a senior forward from Palm Beach Garden, Forida, is a three-year starter on the womens soccer team. She’s a Business Management major, and her dedication to academic…

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Introducing our First Official Athletes for March 2022!

The moment we’ve been working towards at Runners Rising is here:  We’ve announced our first official athletes for the month of March.  Our intent is to do this monthly, with one female athlete and one male athlete announced each month.  For our First Male Official Athlete, we’ve selected Infielder/Outfielder Jonathan…
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Q&A with Elyssa Coleman of UTSA Basketball

Elyssa Coleman is a redshirt freshman from Houston, Texas. She transferred to UTSA after signing and attending UT Austin out of Atascocita high school. Coleman was ranked as the #12 forward in the 2020 high school class (ESPN). She had an impressive first year with UTSA. Her breakout game came…

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Twitter Q&A – Jonathan Tapia of UTSA Baseball

The Runners Rising Project is happy to have Jonathan as our very first official Runners Rising Athlete! Jonathan is a San Antonio native and attended O’Connor High School in Helotes. He choose to stay home and attend UTSA while majoring in Kinesiology. He batted .295 in 2021 with 24 RBIs…

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A Conversation with Luke Malone of UTSA Baseball

This week we were lucky enough to get a Runners Rising favorite to join our Executive Director Eddie for a 1-on-1 conversation. UTSA Baseball pitcher Luke Malone was one of our original NIL agreements when we launched the website. After his dominant start to this season we felt it was…

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