UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Gonzaga shares second place nationally with its student-athletes graduating at a 99 percent rate, according the latest NCAA figures. Harvard achieved 100 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR). The Zags shared second with Columbia, Dartmouth, Evansville, Loyola-Chicago and Yale.
Heading into the ITS/Riviera All-American Championships last week, Sophie Whittle had three possible game plans. Plan A: Play to her strengths and force her game on her opponents. Plan B: Figure out her competitors’ weaknesses and use them to her advantage. Plan C: Just put the ball back in play and ride it out. While the game plan was decided upon on a point-by-point basis, there was one plan than had to come to fruition: Whittle, a self-declared bad loser, had to win.
Gonzaga on Monday announced its full television schedule for the upcoming men’s basketball season.
Hannah Frohling had 13 kills and Alli O’Harra was part of 10 of the team’s 17 blocks Saturday while leading Pepperdine to a 3-1 win at Gonzaga in West Coast Conference volleyball.
Demitrius Kigeya scored in the 86th minute Thursday to lift Gonzaga to a 2-1 win over Sacramento State in nonconference men’s soccer.
Gonzaga women play to 1-1 soccer draw while men lose 2-0
Gonzaga men’s soccer coach Einar Thorarinsson, who led the Bulldogs to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances, announced his retirement Monday after 23 years.
Ella Dederick, Morgan Weaver and Elyse Bennett of NCAA Tournament-bound Washington State received All-Pac-12 Conference women’s soccer honors, the conference announced Tuesday.
Gonzaga volleyball kept rolling Saturday and for a change – and a nice break for coach Diane Nelson’s heart rate – the Bulldogs didn’t need any fifth-game theatrics.
Three Inland Northwest volleyball teams are either in first place and/or unbeaten in their respective conferences.
Jenna Kuehn had 12 kills and 11 digs and Faith Smith dished out a team-high 34 assists to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (9-7, 4-0) to a 3-2 win over the San Fancisco Dons (3-15, 0-4) in five sets (13-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-16 15-5) in a West Coast Conference match in San Francisco.
Chris Watkins isn’t exactly getting lost in the euphoria of Gonzaga’s biggest women’s soccer moment in a decade.
A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.
From Pullman to the Canadian border, from colleges to high schools, smoky skies played havoc with local sports teams Tuesday.
Kaylie Loewen had a career-high 20 kills and Jenna Kuehn added 29 assists, but Gonzaga (0-3) was edged by Montana State (1-2) in a five-set decision (21-25, 25-17, 25-19, 24-26, 15-9) in the Montana State Bobcat Classic in Bozeman on Saturday. The Zags rallied for the final two points in the fourth game, both on kills by Loewen, to force the deciding fifth game.
Maddie Kinkaid scored in the 38th minute and Gonzaga (2-0-1) held on for a 1-1 draw after double-overtime against SMU in a nonconference matchup on Thursday. Isabel Jones made five saves for the Zags, who play at Portland State on Sunday.
Washington State has a good shot of returning to the NCAA Tournament, provided the Cougars take some good shots along the way.
Success didn’t come overnight for the Washington State University volleyball program. It’s been a slow, steady build under coach Jen Greeny that resulted in 2016’s breakout season. The goal this season is to show staying power in the nation’s toughest conference, and early indications are encouraging.