AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013
Appeared in 36 games, starting in 14… Posted multiple-hit showings against Cal State San Bernardino (2/6) and Central Oklahoma (2/16)… Finished the season with four runs, 14 hits, six RBI and a .327 slugging percentage... Had four runs, 14 hits, six RBI and 55 putouts.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Appeared in 61 games, starting in 54 of them for UC San Diego ... Had 15 runs, 36 hits and 17 RBI ... Tallied one run, one hit and three RBI off a home run against Hawaii Hilo (3/30) ... Had one run, one hit and four RBI from three at-bats against Dixie State during the Super Regionals (5/6).
A 2011 graduate of Westview High School in Rancho Penasquitos ... Named to All-Palomar League First Team as a senior (2011) ... Selected to San Diego Union-Tribune's All-Academic Team in both her junior and senior years at WHS (2010-11) ... Also competed in volleyball and basketball for the Wolverines ... Additionally, played travel ball for the San Diego Renegades in San Diego from 2005-11.
Born March 7, 1993 in San Diego ... Parents are Donald and Marsha Portugal ... Father is the IT Director for UCSD Information Services ... Has two older sisters named Ashley and Janae ... Janae played softball at San Diego State ... Is a chemistry major in Warren College ... Favorite softball moment is hitting a home run on the first pitch of the game off her best friend, the star pitcher of Portugal's rival high school ... Roots for the San Diego Chargers and the SDSU men's basketball team ... Favorite athlete is Green Bay Packers' linebacker Clay Matthews ... Enjoys boating, wakeboarding, drawing, and painting in her free time ... Aspires to attend medical school after graduating from UCSD.