Spotlight: Athlete of the Week

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.

Still in first

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.

Off to the races

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.

The race for a title begins

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.

Young gun

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.

Spring-break skid

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.

Going north on I-5

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. 

Three out of five

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.

Vikings vegas vacation

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.

Spotlight: Athlete of the Week

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.