Stories tagged: Gonzaga women's basketball
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Jenn Wirth steps up, Gonzaga topples Saint Francis 97-74
Just before finals week, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier sifted through her bench for a bandage against UNLV. With the Zags’ top shooter Jill Barta out with an ankle injury, Fortier …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
A New Hope: Neighbors Jill Townsend, Chandler Smith provide needed boost for Gonzaga
How whimsical was that scene last weekend at the McCarthey Athletic Center?
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Gonzaga women can’t overcome final challenge in tough loss to UNLV
Just in time, it’s finals week at Gonzaga. That should give the Bulldogs women a few days to focus on something besides Saturday’s 52-50 home loss to UNLV, which was …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Gonzaga women hang tough against Washington State after Jill Barta’s ankle injury
The margin of Gonzaga’s 64-56 nonconference women’s basketball win over Washington State in Beasley Coliseum could be measured in who managed misfortune better.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8 p.m.
Washington State, Gonzaga women approach rivalry game with multiple goals
Zykera Rice might be the only one who thinks this is just another ballgame.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Gonzaga women turn 21-point run, dominance in paint into win over Portland State
Eight minutes was enough for the Gonzaga women; eight minutes of near-perfect defense and dominance in the paint on both ends of the court.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Gonzaga women turn up pressure to ease past Eastern Washington
Back home after almost a month, the Gonzaga women also got back to basics Thursday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Gonzaga, Eastern Washington women work out kinks before Thursday’s matchup
After two weeks on the road, the Gonzaga women are still finding themselves.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
DePaul defeats Gonzaga women with 3-point barrage
Chandler Smith scored a career-high 19 points and DePaul made 17 3-pointers in an 88-71 victory over Gonzaga at the women’s Play4Kay Showcase in Las Vegas.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Jill Barta’s 30 points help Gonzaga’s women bounce back at Play4Kay Showcase
Jill Barta scored a game-high 30 points and the Gonzaga Bulldogs women’s basketball team led nearly the entire way Friday while defeating Kent State 77-57 in their second game at …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Belmont defeats Gonzaga women despite Jill Barta’s 20-20 game
Belmont defeated Gonzaga 71-63 at the Play4Kay Showcase, overcoming Jill Barta’s 21 points and 22 rebounds for the Bulldogs.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Gonzaga women set to face Belmont in Vegas tournament opener
It’s only November, but the Gonzaga women are in Las Vegas for a potentially season-defining tournament.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Jill Barta’s big night leads Gonzaga women to first basketball win of season
Jill Barta paved the way Saturday as Gonzaga’s women’s basketball team broke through in the win column for the first time this season.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Gonzaga forward Jill Barta awaits basketball homecoming in Montana
Jill Barta will be back in her home state and Gonzaga hopes to get into the win column today as the Bulldogs play at Montana in a nonconference women’s basketball …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Gonzaga women fall to Colorado State in season opener
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team got off to a fast start in its season opener but it didn’t last in a 65-49 loss to Colorado State on Monday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Gonzaga women sign Post Falls star Melody Kempton
Gonzaga added more versatility for the future with the signing of forward Melody Kempton of Post Falls to a National Letter of Intent.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Jill Barta in running for Cheryl Miller Award
Gonzaga forward Jill Barta is one of 20 candidates for the inaugural Cheryl Miller Award given to the top small forward in Division I women’s basketball.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Gonzaga women sign highly recruited wing from Lake Stevens
When it mattered most, Kylee Griffen stuck with her first instinct: Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Gonzaga women roll to 96-35 exhibition win over Northwest Christian
Jenn Wirth’s first game as a Gonzaga Bulldog was so much fun, she wants to do it again. Tomorrow.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Gonzaga women lose Emma Wolfram for season with knee injury
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier announced on Friday that redshirt senior Emma Wolfram will miss the 2017-18 season with a knee injury, ending her career with the Zags.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Gonzaga women hit the boards ahead of Sunday’s exhibition basketball game
The Northwest Christian players might want to bring crash helmets for Sunday’s game at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
UConn women a unanimous No. 1 in AP preseason hoops poll; Gonzaga 31st
The Connnecticut Huskies were a unanimous choice in the top spot of The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason poll on Thursday. It’s the 12th time in school history that UConn …
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6 a.m.
Jill Barta, Laura Stockton expected to step up even more for Gonzaga in 2017-18 season
Jill Barta and Laura Stockton have some big shoes to fill: their own. Last year they helped lead Gonzaga to a West Coast Conference title and a return to the …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Gonzaga women to make at least eight television appearances this year
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team will play on television at least eight times this season, the school announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Gonzaga women heavy favorites to repeat as WCC champions
Gonzaga has been selected as the favorite to repeat as the 2018 West Coast Conference champions in the annual preseason poll of the WCC’s 10 head coaches.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball showcases mix of veterans, newcomers at FanFest
In the first quarter inside the revamped McCarthey Athletic Center, Jill Barta reminded the hundreds of fans how powerful she is in the post and beyond the arc. Barta finished …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball sets fan fest for Saturday
Gonzaga women’s basketball hosts the annual Numerica Fan Fest in the Kennel on Saturday.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball gets ready for another big year
The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Gonzaga women part of Las Vegas field in Play4Kay Shootout
Gonzaga’s women’s team will be one of six teams that participated in last season’s NCAA Women’s Tournament will be among the eight-team field for the second-annual Play4Kay Shootout on Nov. …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s schedule includes high-profile tournament in Las Vegas
Thanksgiving in Las Vegas and a trio of games against regional rivals are the highlights of the upcoming Gonzaga women’s basketball schedule.