03/08/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/08/2018 21:35
ONLINE: Live stats will be available for every game at the UNLV Rebel Classic. Links are available on the Softball schedule page at GoViks.com.
LIVE VIDEO: A live video stream will be available for the Vikings' two games against UNLV. Links are available on the Softball schedule page at GoViks.com.
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UP NEXT: The Vikings are back home next week for another midweek doubleheader against Bryant on Tuesday, March 13. They then head back to Seattle, Wash. for its final non-conference weekend. The Vikings will play Bryant two more times, along with Seattle U, three times at the Seattle University Invite.
WALK-OFF: gave the Vikings their first walk-off home run since 2016 and their first in extra-innings since Brittany Hendrickson in 2015.
CROOKED NUMBERS: The Vikings plated seven runs in the bottom of the eight, which is their most in a single inning this season. Their previous high was four runs in the first inning of their season-opening win over Sam Houston State. The last time Portland State scored seven runs in an inning was in the fourth inning of a 16-12 loss to CSUN in 2016.
GOING DEEP: After having the worst home run per game average in the nation a year ago, there has been an infusion of power this season. The Vikings have blasted 12 long balls, which is second in the Big Sky Conference. Six of the 12 homers have been hit by first-year players, led by 's team-best three homers. Freshman has blasted a pair home runs which has made her a mainstay in the Vikings lineup either behind the play or as the designated player.
SCHEDULE ADDITION: Portland State has added a home doubleheader against Boise State on Tuesday, March 27 beginning at 12 p.m. PT.