With last month’s loss to St. Mary’s in the Pacific Coast Softball Conference Championship Series, four of Portland State’s seniors waved goodbye to the softball program that has been a part of their lives for at least the past two years.
After a 9-0 loss to Oregon State on March 28, the Viking softball team fell to a 10-21 record, a far cry from what would be expected from a team unanimously picked to win the division in the preseason polls.
Head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk has just completed her second season as the head of the Portland State softball program, and in her brief tenure she has captured the 2010 division title, the 2009 PCSC Championship, two coach-of-the-year awards and has led a handful of players that have won various individual accolades.
Portland State’s 2010 softball season came to an end Saturday, as Saint Mary’s took the final two games of a best-of-three series to win the inaugural Pacific Coast Softball Conference Championship Series.
After coasting to the Pacific Coast Softball Conference Mountain Division title, the Portland State Vikings are headed to Moraga, Calif., to face Coastal Division winner Saint Mary’s College in the inaugural PCSC Championship Series today and Saturday.
With a four-game sweep of the Seattle Redhawks over the weekend, Portland State punched its ticket for the inaugural Pacific Coast Softball Conference Championship Series against the Coastal Division’s Saint Mary’s College.
The Portland State softball team split a pair of games with Oregon in Eugene on Wednesday, defeating the Ducks 4-1 in the second game of the night after a 5-4 loss in the first ended the Vikings’ eight-game winning streak.
The Portland State softball team swept a four-game series over Weber State on Friday and Saturday, and now the Vikings find themselves in an enviable position heading into the final week of regular season play.
The Portland State softball team headed to Utah to face Pacific Coast Softball Conference newcomer and division-rival Weber State in a four-game series today and tomorrow.
Portland State softball swept a four-game conference series over the weekend, marking the second time this season the Vikings have taken the brooms to Pacific Coast Softball Conference opponents at home.
Daily Vanguard: Why did you come to Portland State?
Nichole Latham: When I came on my visit I really liked the area and it was different. I’m from southern California, so it was a lot different and not as dry.