UTA Men’s Golf is well underway preparing for this upcoming season, hoping to have many team members advance to conference later in April.
February 10 was a night to remember for Kevin Hervey as he broke the school record for career rebounds. Hervey not only broke the record that night but he also led the team to a win with 33 points. The Mavericks battled against Texas State University while celebrating Military Night at the College Park Center. This game was key for UTA since the Bobcats were one spot ahead of them in the conference standings. With this win the Mavericks have placed themselves in the top four of the Sun Belt standings, and are looking at a first round bye in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
In the second edition of UTA News, we dive deeper into the Davis Drive construction and talk to a project manager about what exactly is being updated. In sports, we catch up with softball player Sandra Mendoza before her and the team head to their first tournament of the season in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Finally, our weather anchor Nick Tarrant prepares you for the week with his seven day forecast.
Producer: Marangeli Lopez
Frequent fluctuating temperatures and low chances for showers and thunderstorms are expected this week for Arlington, TX. Watch the video above for a seven-day forecast (Feb. 5 to 11).
- Nick Tarrant
The City of Arlington began a construction project that will replace outdated water utilities along South Davis Drive, from UTA Boulevard to Park Row Drive. The project manager wanted to remind the community along the street that the construction will take place in segments rather than all at once. As a year-long project, closures and one-way traffic will only occur in small portions. For updates, visit the City of Arlington’s website.
Reporter: Nick Tarrant
On February 1st and 3rd the UTA Men’s Basketball team had two games against their conference foes. Erick Neal had an amazing game leading the Mavericks to a strong performance. On Saturday the Mavericks had to turn to other options for offense and some unexpected teammates stepped up. Davion Turner and Johnny Hamilton helped the team inch closer to a top four seed in the Sun Belt Conference tournament.
With the recent government shutdown, many students where left confused to what was really going on. Luckily for students, UTA Student Government is ready and available to help answer questions they may have. Student Body President, Katie Gosa talks about the importance of getting politically involved and how students can become more informed about the politics around us.
The Movin’ Mavs are looking to defend their championship title this season. With several players who also represent the U.S. on a national level, the future of the team looks promising. Both the Men and Women’s teams are preparing to play in their first home tournament in February against the Canadian national team and some of the top Community teams in the country, including several paralympians. Going into February both teams are ranked number one in the country in the National wheelchair basketball association Intercollegiate division.
With a new year comes new goals for students around UTA’s campus. Numerous students answered the infamous “what’s your New Years resolution” question. Grades, more sleep, and getting fit are at the top of a lot of students’ resolution lists. It’s easy to set goals but some students have trouble maintaining their expectations. One UTA personal trainer talks about the weight room attendance in effect to students’ New Years resolutions.