The University Star

Decoud finishes eighth in day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Decoud finishes eighth in day one of NCAA Indoor Championships

Michelle Joseph

March 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Senior Chelsie Decoud, senior high jumper, was the lone representative for the Texas State track & field teams at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships in College Station, Texas, Friday and Saturday, March 9-10. Decoud competed in the women's high jump Friday at 6 p.m. She was one of 16 competitors...

Horizontal jumper reaches for the stars

Horizontal jumper reaches for the stars

Michelle Joseph

March 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

For one athlete, her hard work and dedication do not only show through the records she has made, but this track and field star's efforts have not gone unnoticed by the people who surround her. Naomi Ferdinand, sophomore horizontal jumper, began her track journey in the eighth grade after she realized...

Bobcats fall short to Texas A&M

Bobcats fall short to Texas A&M

Michelle Joseph

March 4, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team fell to no. 7 Texas A&M University, 6-3, March 3 in day two of the Texas A&M Invitational. Day two of the invitational began with Randi Rupp, senior right handed pitcher, sitting the Aggies down in order in the bottom of the first inning. In the top of third,...

Senior forward makes the ultimate transition

Senior forward makes the ultimate transition

Michelle Joseph

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

For one player, this season means a homestretch in the game of basketball. Ericka May, senior forward, from Allen, Texas, initially did not take any interest in the sport until watching a life-changing game of basketball. “I actually played tennis growing up before I went to my cousin’s basketball...

Women’s golf places 15th at The Dickson

Women’s golf places 15th at The Dickson

Michelle Joseph

March 1, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Texas State Women’s golf team placed 15th in a field with eight ranked teams inside the top-50 most recent golf rankings. The Dickson tournament finished after 18 holes due to heavy saturation on the course. Sasikarn Somboonsup, sophomore, competed as the individual champion with a round-be...

Texas State dominates day one of FAU Tournament

Texas State dominates day one of FAU Tournament

Michelle Joseph

February 24, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team started off 2-0 at the Florida Atlantic University “Strike-Out Cancer” Tournament Friday, Feb. 23, in Boca Raton, Florida. The Bobcats defeated Columbia 6-2 then won against Florida Atlantic University 9-4. In the bottom of the first against the Owls, Florida Atlantic...

Women’s track and field team becomes Sun Belt Indoor reigning champs

Women’s track and field team becomes Sun Belt Indoor reigning champs

Michelle Joseph

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams competed in the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championship in Birmingham, Alabama hosted at the Birmingham Crossplex Feb. 20. The women’s team won the 2018 Sun Belt Conference Championship. The Bobcats totaled 135...

Texas State falls against Arizona State

Texas State falls against Arizona State

Michelle Joseph

February 18, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team fell 4-3 to No. 18 Arizona State University, Feb. 17 at the Littlewood Classic played at the Farrington Softball Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University. Ariel Ortiz, senior infielder, began with a first inning RBI foul-out. The Sun Devils responded with two...

Women’s tennis player fights through adversity

Michelle Joseph

February 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Not only has one women’s tennis player been noticed for her hard work and dedication, but also her ambition to be the best. Rishona Israel-Lewis, freshman tennis player, started playing at a Miami recreational park, not knowing this sport would one day be her life. “At the time, my mom needed...

Texas State falls short to Florida State

Texas State falls short to Florida State

Michelle Joseph

February 10, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Texas State softball team dropped to no. 9 Florida State University, 4-2, Feb. 9 at the Bobcat Softball Stadium. The Seminoles took an early lead with one run on the board with a sac fly in the top of the second. The Bobcats answered back when sophomore infielder Hailey MacKay got the Bobcats...

Bobcat Women’s team becomes Jaguar Invitational champs

Bobcat Women’s team becomes Jaguar Invitational champs

Michelle Joseph

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Returning after a week off, the Texas State Men’s and Women’s track and field teams competed in the Jaguar Invitational in Birmingham, Alabama hosted by the University of South Alabama, Feb. 4. The Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships will be held at exact place, so the Texas State track and...

Men’s basketball fall short to the Appalachian State Mountaineers

Men’s basketball fall short to the Appalachian State Mountaineers

Michelle Joseph

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Texas State Men’s basketball team fell short to the Appalachian State Mountaineers, Saturday, Feb. 3 in Strahan Coliseum. Coming off a loss, the Bobcats drop to 14-11 overall and 7-5 in the Sun Belt Conference. The game started with the Mountaineers winning the opening tip and with just over...

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