The women’s basketball team stays in town this week for two games. The first is on Thursday at 7 p.m., vs. Loyola Marymount. The second game is on Saturday at 2 p.m., vs. Pepperdine. The Saturday game is Breast Cancer Awareness Day and Women in Sports Day, and will feature a Pink Voodoo Doughnut giveaway and a post-game Mother-Daughter Clinic. Come out and cheer on the Pilots as they battle for their position in the WCC tournament. For tickets, please visit the Pilots Box Office. For more information contact Jonathan Brooks, athletics, at 7431 or email@example.com.
The men’s soccer team takes the field for the first time this year, at home on Friday, August 30 as they take on UC Davis at 7 p.m. As part of the Nike Portland Invitational, the Pilots will also host Cleveland State University on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. For more information, visit portlandpilots.com. For tickets, please visit the Pilots Box Office located in the Chiles Center or call 7525.
Pilot soccer phenom Amanda Frisbie is looking to follow in the footsteps of two other former great Pilots, Christine Sinclair and Shannon MacMillen, as she was named to the watch list for the MAC Hermann Trophy, the soccer equivalent to the Heisman Trophy in college football, given each year to the nation’s top male and female soccer players. For more information contact Jon Brooks at 7431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The complete NCAA Academic Progress Rates (APR) were released on Tuesday, June 11 and the University of Portland is once again among the national elite. All 15 Portland programs rated high on the scale and no teams are nearing any penalties. Among the four Division I universities in the state of Oregon, Portland posted the highest APR in 14 of the 15 sports in which it competes. Portland also recorded the highest APR in six West Coast Conference sponsored sports.
During the week of June 10 the West Coast Conference announced that the University of Portland was the winner of the 2012-2013 West Coast Conference REPRESENT Cup. The cup is awarded to the member institution that receives the greatest number of conference sportsmanship points during the academic year. The Pilots won the team sportsmanship award in four sports and received an extra point from the WCC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for their “Pilots Pals” program. For more information contact Jonathan Brooks, athletics, at 7431 or email@example.com.