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.
Portland State split a pair of doubleheaders against Utah Valley last weekend, 2–2, as senior De’Chauna Skinner single-handedly assured that the Vikings wouldn’t return home with a losing road trip.
The Portland State softball team heads to Utah Valley this weekend as the Vikings look to build on last weekend’s promising four-game sweep over Northern Colorado.
The Vikings used the experience gained from a preseason that featured some of the best programs in college softball to sweep Northern Colorado in a four-game conference opening set at Erv Lind Stadium.
After one of the toughest non-conference schedules in recent memory, the Viking softball team begins conference play this weekend in a four-game set against Northern Colorado at Erv Lind Stadium.
On March 27, the Portland State softball team put a scare into No. 1-in-the-nation Washington, as the Huskies squeezed out a narrow 3–2 victory over the Vikings.
In a five-day span the Viking softball team dropped six games and fell to10–21 on the season. This comes after an impressive showing at the SpringHill Suites Classic in Boise, Idaho that saw the team win three out of four.
The Portland State softball team heads north for the first time this year to play four games at the Husky Softball Classic in Seattle, Wash., starting Friday.
After tallying 27 hits and scoring 19 runs in their first two games at the Eller Media Stadium Tournament, it looked as though the Viking softball team would have a big weekend down in Las Vegas.
The Portland State softball team heads south again today to take part in the three-day, five-game Eller Media Stadium Tournament hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Daily Vanguard: Why did you decide to transfer to Portland State from New Mexico?
Tori Rogers: I chose Portland State because they recruited me in high school and so I had a really good relationship with former head coach Amy Hayes. I had already seen the school and the facilities, and felt that it was a place where I could fit in.