The Pilots men’s soccer team returns to friendly confines this week when they take to Merlo Field for two home WCC games. The action kicks off on Friday when Saint Mary’s comes to Merlo Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Then, please make plans to join us in giving the seniors on the team a lively send-off as they go up against San Francisco on Senior Day, November 17 at 1 p.m. For tickets call 7535, and for more information go to www.portlandpilots.com.
Make plans to join the women’s soccer team and the athletic department staff this afternoon (Monday, November 11) at 1:30 p.m. for the official NCAA Soccer Playoff Selection Show. The athletic department will be streaming the event live in the Hall of Fame Room in the Chiles Center. If the Pilots are selected to host a first round game, the match will take place on Saturday, November 16, at 7 p.m. Tickets for this event will go on sale Wednesday morning at 11 a.m., and can be purchased at the Pilots Box Office or over the phone at 7525. For more information, call the athletics marketing office at 7431.
Women’s soccer return to Merlo Field for an important WCC game with first place implications on the line as they take on No. 9 Santa Clara on Thursday, November 7, at 8 p.m. The game will be on ESPNU so come out and help pack Merlo Field to show the nation why Pilot fans are tops in the nation. The team will also be in action on Saturday, November 9 at 2:30 p.m., taking on San Francisco. The Saturday game will be UP Senior Day, so make plans to come out and help give the Pilot seniors a proper send off. For more information contact athletics at 7117 or go to www.portlandpilots.com.
The Pilots men’s and women’s teams open their regular season play this week as both teams will take part in a doubleheader at the Chiles Center. The action tips-off on Friday at 5:15 p.m. when the women’s team takes the court to play the Eastern Washington Eagles. Immediately following the conclusion of the women’s game, the men will open their season against UC-Davis with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. For more information, please visit PortlandPilots.com. For tickets, please visit the Pilots Box Office inside the Chiles Center or call 7525.
All faculty and staff are invited to join the athletics department at the UP Rowing Open House on Sunday, October 27, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the Portland Boathouse at 1515 SE Water Avenue. All are welcome to join the UP rowing family at their last home race, the Portland Fall Classic Regatta. The UP teams will be racing throughout the morning, and coffee and refreshments will be available to all Pilot fans at their team tent. Boathouse tours will take place at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with coach Pasha Spencer.
Access the race site via the SE Water Avenue exit from I-5 northbound, or exit 300B from I-5 southbound. More information including course maps, parking, and more is available at http://tinyurl.com/n3n94hl.
Make plans to come out to Joe Etzel Field today, Monday May 6, to catch a few (or all nine) innings of baseball as the Pilots return home to take on Washington State University at 3 p.m. The Pilots will then travel to Salem on Wednesday, May 8 to take on Oregon State at Volcanoes Stadium at 5:30 p.m. That’s an easy day trip so show your support for our Pilots on the road. For more information visit PortlandPilots.com or call Jon Brooks at 7431.
- Military Appreciation Games: Pilot baseball and the Oregon National Guard will celebrate all who serve our country with their Military Appreciation games. The Pilots take on Loyola Marymount in a three-game series starting on Friday, April 26 at 3 p.m. and continuing on Saturday and Sunday with 1 p.m. games. All active and retired military staff can receive free admission to the games.
- 16th Annual UP Day at Joe Etzel Field, Friday April 26 at 3 p.m. vs. Loyola Marymount. All employees and family members are welcome to attend the game at no charge and also enjoy complimentary hot dogs (vegetarian alternative available as well), chips and soda.
- First Responders Recognition: Come out and join the Pilots on Saturday April 27 at 1 p.m. for a special pre-game recognition of Engine 26 with the Portland Fire Department and University of Portland Public Safety for their contribution to saving the life of a Pilot baseball player earlier this year. All first responders will receive free admission to the game.
- Youth Baseball Day: For the Sunday game of the weekend series the baseball team is hosting a Youth Baseball Day presented by Oregon College Savings. All youth baseball players will receive free admission by wearing their little league or junior baseball jerseys. There will also be a post-game Run the Bases for kids and an Autograph Zone presented by Sunshine Dairy. For more information on Youth Baseball Day, please contact Jon Brooks at 7431 or email@example.com.
The 16th Annual UP Day at Joe Etzel Field is scheduled for Friday, April 5, at 3 p.m., when the Pilots take the mound against the visiting Gonzaga Bulldogs. All employees and family members are invited to attend the game at no charge and also enjoy complimentary hot dogs (vegetarian option too), chips and soda. There will also be prizes raffled off every half-inning. Please allow as many employees to attend the game as possible. A rain date is set for Friday, April 26 versus Loyola Marymount. For more information contact Jon Brooks at 7431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Tennis: the women’s tennis team returns to action at University of Portland’s Louisiana-Pacific Tennis Center this Saturday to take on San Diego. Matches start at 10 a.m. and admission is free for all fans.
Faculty and staff, mark your calendars! The 16th Annual UP Day at Joe Ezel Field has been scheduled for Friday, April 5 at 3 p.m., when the Pilots baseball team takes the mound versus the visiting Gonzaga Bulldogs. All employees and family members are welcome to attend the game at no charge and also enjoy complimentary hot dogs (vegetarian alternative available as well), chips, and soda courtesy of Bon Appetit. In addition to food, there will also be prizes raffled off every half-inning. Department heads and office directors are encouraged to allow as many employees to attend the game as possible. Also being Portland, a rain date is set for Friday, April 26 versus Loyola Marymount. For more information pease contact Jon Brooks at 7431 or email@example.com.
The Pilots baseball season is in full swing right now as the Pilots are set to take on UC Riverside in a three game series starting on Friday at 3 p.m. The series will continue on Saturday at 1 p.m. and will end on Sunday with a noon start time. Bring out the kids on Sunday for Kids Day with $1 admission and $1 hot dogs for the youngsters. There will also be a giveaway item at each game, a Pilots Baseball Commemorative Cup. The cup is reusable and can be used to purchase soda at the games. For more information, visit www.portlandpilots.com. For tickets, visit the Pilots Box Office or call 7525.