The odds have been stacked against us this year, so I say give yourself credit for just getting through it all. I think through these experiences, there’s been some comfort knowing we’re all going through the same hardships. I’ve found inspiration through all the things my peers have been able to achieve which has helped keep me grounded this year by reminding me what’s really important in life.
After many months of COVID-19 induced uncertainty surrounding the basketball season, the University of Portland women and men’s basketball teams recently started the 2020-21 season — the first time any Pilots team has suited up for play since March 10, when the women’s basketball team won the WCC tournament.
Portland awarded NCAA basketball tournament regionals in 2024 and 2026 after losing women’s Final Four Bid
The NCAA has selected Portland to host the 2024 Women’s Basketball Regional and 2026 Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds, falling short of their goal to host the 2025 or 2026 NCAA women’s Final Four.
Making the most of the free time: Fall athletes share how they’ve kept busy after the fall season was postponed.
The Beacon talked to fall sport athletes Victoria Weir, Caua Soares and Liz Reich about the ways COVID-19 has changed their school experience, what they miss in their normal routine, and how they’re spending their time outside of practice.