Callie Best and Madeline Gotta each scored, and host Gonzaga dispatched Omaha 2-0 on Sunday in nonconference action.
In case you were wondering, Mike Hart still chases down offensive and defensive rebounds, Erroll Knight can still rise and J.P. Batista still finishes down low.
When talent and an unmatched work ethic merge great things can happen. And they have for former Greater Spokane League standout Drew Rasmussen, who was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays 31st overall in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday.
Last week, Gonzaga won a share of the West Coast Conference baseball title by snatching it away from BYU.
Justin Vernia led top-seeded Gonzaga’s stellar efforts on the mound as the Zags shut down second-seeded Loyola Marymount during a 3-1 victory in the second round of the West Coast Conference Baseball Championships on Friday.
Jake Roberts and Troy Johnston each homered and had three hits apiece as Gonzaga blasted Saint Mary’s, 11-2, in the first round of the West Coast Conference Baseball Championships at Banner Island Ballpark.
Top-seeded No. 22 Gonzaga will take the first step toward securing a guaranteed berth to the NCAA Tournament at 3 p.m. Thursday when it faces fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s in the first game of the West Coast Conference baseball championships.
Gonzaga coach Mark Machtolf was named the West Coast Conference’s baseball Coach of the Year on Tuesday, one of many such honors for the Zags, who wrapped up their second consecutive WCC title last weekend.
Roundup: Medalist Megan Cysewski and Katie Hilliard finished 1-2 to propel the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch to a comfortable victory at the women’s Northwest Athletic Conference Golf Championship at The Home Course in Dupont, Washington, on Monday.
It took all four years for Wyatt Mills to finally dogpile with his Zags.
Justin Jacobs went 3 for 4, including a double, and drove in two runs for Gonzaga and the Bulldogs won a share of the West Coast Conference baseball title by defeating No. 18 BYU 6-2 on Saturday night.
At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night the Gonzaga Bulldogs and No. 18 BYU Cougars will play for the West Coast Conference baseball championship in Spokane’s Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field. In order to defend its regular season title, GU (30-17, 19-7 WCC) needs to complete a three-game sweep over league-leading BYU (33-17, 20-6). The Zags entered this weekend in a tie for third-place with Loyola Marymount, but have almost caught up to the Cougars by beating them 10-2 and 10-4 at.