Softball team finding its form

The Portland State women’s softball team claimed two wins out of five at the Easton Desert Classic last weekend in their second weekend of nonconference play to start the season. The Vikings are now 4-7 overall this year.

Women’s basketball back in Park Blocks

The Portland State women’s basketball team hopes to keep the momentum from last week’s road win alive when they take on the University of Northern Colorado and the University of North Dakota this week. The Vikings managed to come through against Northern Arizona University to win 60-59 last Saturday, but have struggled to shut down their opponents’ offense in recent games. A strong defensive effort will be key for the Vikings in their next two games at home.

Women’s basketball finding their range

After a close 81-77 loss to California State University, Sacramento on Thursday, the Portland State women’s basketball team rallied to beat Northern Arizona University on Saturday in a game that came down to the very last play. Senior guard Courtney VanBrocklin’s free throw with two seconds remaining made the difference in a hard-fought 60-59 victory over the Lumberjacks.

Women’s basketball looking to build momentum

The Portland State women’s basketball team hopes to end a two-game losing streak as they go back on the road to take on California State University, Sacramento on Thursday and Northern Arizona University on Saturday. The Vikings are in the midst of reworking their strategy to account for an injury to Kate Lanz two weeks ago, and should face a tough test against their Big Sky rivals.

Women’s basketball team swept at Stott Center

Following two straight road wins, Portland State came back to the Stott Center to face a pair of formidable conference opponents last week, going up against the Montana State University Bobcats on Thursday and the University of Montana Lady Griz on Saturday. The Vikings, who were without standout guard Kate Lanz after she suffered a season-ending ACL injury the previous week, were unable to hold off the visiting teams despite solid efforts by senior guard Courtney VanBrocklin and the rest of the Viking squad.

Tough weekend for the Vikings

Volleyball team rebounds from loss with five-set victory

With only one weekend left in regular season play, Portland State volleyball is now one game behind new conference leader Idaho State University. The Vikings slipped from their first-place position following a shutout loss to the University of North Dakota on Thursday, then got back to their winning ways on Saturday as they took out the University of Northern Colorado in five grueling sets.

Volleyball regroups for the weekend

Vikings take on North Dakota and Northern Colorado

The Portland State women’s volleyball team did not have their usual lights-out performance last week, splitting their matches and suffering their second conference loss of the year.

Vikings split the weekend

PSU faces tough challenges on weekend road trip

Nothing came easy for the Portland State volleyball team this weekend. After battling with Southern Utah University on Thursday to earn a five-set victory, the Vikings saw their six-match winning streak come to an end on Saturday against Northern Arizona University.

Volleyball takes its show on the road

Vikings to face Southern Utah and Northern Arizona

The Portland State women’s volleyball team will look to continue their winning ways as they travel out of the comfort of the Stott Center to face the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds on Thursday and the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks on Saturday. The top-ranked Vikings (17-8, 13-1) have already clinched their playoff spot and have just three more weekends of play before the completion of the regular season.

Vikings take charge

Portland State volleyball rolls past Montana squads

The Portland State volleyball team continued their strong play this season, holding on to their top ranking in the Big Sky conference after sweeping Montana State University and the University of Montana over the weekend.