Stories tagged: Gonzaga women's basketball
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Gonzaga, which improved to 18-26 against current Mountain West teams, earned a 37-36 advantage on the glass, and outscored the Rebels in the paint, 36-22. The Zags have now outscored …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:05 a.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced the signing of Houston-area standouts Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong to National Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 season on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Saddled by foul trouble in her last game, Zykera Rice had no such issues on Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Eastern Washington held Gonzaga’s offense in check for about three quarters on Sunday. But the Eagles’ offense didn’t take advantage of the Bulldogs’ early shooting woes, and eventually Gonzaga pulled …
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
The weaknesses – inconsistent rebounding and some defensive lapses in the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Montana – are all relative. After all, the Zags won 76-52 in …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
The turning point Wednesday night at the Kennel came when Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier turned to her bench.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Quality minutes can be measured in many ways. For Melody Kempton, it was the 5,000-plus fans who watched her and Gonzaga beat Carroll College last Friday night at the McCarthey …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Most notable in the Zags’ offensive performance was the distribution of scoring. All but two of the 11 players who played scored and five players finished in double figures.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
For now, expectations for the Gonzaga women don’t extend beyond Friday night’s exhibition against Carroll College.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
The way Laura Stockton sees it, if she makes some noise this season, so will Gonzaga.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Zags are going for their third straight West Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles, and they have just the personnel to do it.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team. The Zags are deep, experienced and savvy.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier casually chatted with fans before Numerica FanFest on Saturday and took a seat at the scorer’s table for the team scrimmage.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Great expectations are the norm every fall at the Kennel. That goes triple for the three senior starters on the Gonzaga women’s team, who also expect to win a third …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Gonzaga will face defending national champion Notre Dame in the opening game of the inaugural Vancouver Showcase on Nov. 22, organizers announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball fans may be getting the best of all worlds in the nonconference schedule announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Basketball season will always be a grind, but life will get a bit easier this season for the Gonzaga women. After a two-year hiatus, the West Coast Conference is going …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 11:53 p.m.
Elite bracket update: High school team, Stars and Stripes, rolling through Hoopfest’s elite women’s division
Stars and Stripes, which features Notre Dame commit Samantha Brunelle, the top-ranked recruit in 2019 recruiting class, won both of its games Saturday, three months after winning a USA Basketball …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
Emma Stach is back where she began, but richer for the experience of four years at Gonzaga. A fixture for the Zags, the high-energy guard is home in Germany, where …
Fri., May 25, 2018
To all those banners hanging in the McCarthey Athletic Center, the Zags can proudly add another – national academic champions for 2016-17.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Four weeks after going in the third round of the WNBA draft, former Gonzaga star Jill Barta was released Thursday by the Minnesota Lynx.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
The Gonzaga coaches must have liked what they saw last November from Anamaria Virjoghe of Northwest Christian College. In an exhibition game at the Kennel, the 6-foot-5 Romanian had seven …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Jill Barta may just get the best of both worlds.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
The Gonzaga women overachieved again this year, and probably will need to do it again next season.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Jill Barta has a message for Gonzaga women’s basketball fans: Please try to understand.
UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
The base of the coaching ladder is littered with names of those who weren’t able to make that next step – lower-level head coaches who couldn’t find the same success …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8 p.m.
With the surprise departure of Jill Barga, the Gonzaga women “have no choice but to move on,” coach Lisa Fortier said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:36 p.m.
Jill Barta, Gonzaga’s leading scorer and West Coast Conference MVP, to forgo final season of eligibility
Gonzaga basketball star Jill Barta, who led the Zags to NCAA Tournament appearances the last two seasons, is moving on.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
It really is all about the journey. Soon, Emma Stach will begin a new one, but Saturday was about the one that just ended.
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
Going into Saturday’s game, the challenge was obvious: How do you slow down a physical, high-scoring junior forward who also can shoot from outside?