Stories tagged: Lisa Fortier
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Gonzaga women hope to run past Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament
Come Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga will match its transition game against Oklahoma’s forbidding strength in the paint. If only it were that simple.
UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Gonzaga women focus on themselves, not NCAA guessing game
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier doesn’t sweat the small stuff. That includes the uncertainties of the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Gonzaga women take on San Francisco in WCC tourney semifinals on Monday
Get through the quarterfinals. Check. Now Gonzaga has just one more game to cross off the list before getting to the West Coast Conference final.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Jill Barta points Gonzaga women in right direction at WCC tournament
What a difference two months, not to mention 366 days, made for Jill Barta.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 12:42 a.m.
Gonzaga women not optimistic about at-large bid should they fall short in Las Vegas
There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team, except its RPI.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Gonzaga women make quick turnaround to play at Santa Clara
A day after Gonzaga stomped conference rival BYU in Spokane, the Zags got on a plane and headed to California to hopefully extend their nine-game winning streak in Santa Clara.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
Women’s basketball notes: Gonzaga gets big lift from its bench
Perhaps the rest of the West Coast Conference is out of its depth – at least compared to the Gonzaga women.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
Jill Barta scores 27 points in Gonzaga women’s easy win over Portland
Jill Barta scored 27 points with 11 rebounds and Gonzaga had little trouble downing Portland 85-50 on Saturday in West Coast Conference play in Portland.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Second-half defense provides difference in Gonzaga women’s victory
It was not an easy win Thursday night for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, who defeated Santa Clara 51-39 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Lisa Fortier, Gonzaga women face high expectations on the road and at home
It isn’t always fair, but expectations don’t change at Gonzaga.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, midnight
Kiara Kudron leading GU women in more ways than one
Kiara Kudron is always taking one for the team.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
Gonzaga women look to regain WCC basketball title
The Gonzaga women have a 9-2 record, some signature wins and a full head of steam heading into West Coast Conference play.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11:55 p.m.
Gonzaga women shoot down Colgate, improve to 9-2
The Gonzaga women had this one wrapped up early, but they got some help.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 10:24 p.m.
Gonzaga women use their length to shut down Eastern Washington
Before the season began, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa talked at length about … well, length.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
Freshman Jessie Loera has talent to excel at Gonzaga
Gonzaga women’s head coach Lisa Fortier has said it again and again this season – each game is a new game and, most importantly, an opportunity to learn.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
Jill Barta leads Gonzaga women in 79-39 rout of Presbyterian
The Gonzaga women left the U.S. Virgin Islands last weekend on a high note, shutting down Winthrop in their final game of the Paradise Jam.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Jill Barta won four straight state championships, undefeated in high school
The redshirt sophomore from Fairfield, Montana, won 104 consecutive games which included four state championships during her high school career.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball notes: Zags look to step up on defense against Presbyterian
Last week’s trip to the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands wasn’t quite the weekend getaway in paradise for which the Gonzaga women had hoped. Instead, the Zags got …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Leticia Romero scores 25 as No. 10 Florida State beats No. 25 Gonzaga
Leticia Romero’s career night helped Florida State beat its first ranked opponent of the season.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball notes: Zags face tough stretch starting Friday at Stanford
Earlier this week, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier and some of her players talked a lot about “selflessness.”
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Elle Tinkle gets Zags off to fast start
Elle Tinkle wasted no time returning from her season-ending surgery a year ago.
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
Gonzaga women roll past Nicholls State in season opener
The Gonzaga women pulled away from the Nicholls State Colonels 78-46 in their season opener Saturday afternoon in front of a nearly full arena at McCarthy Athletic Center.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, midnight
GU women picked to win WCC title
West Coast Conference women’s basketball coaches expect Gonzaga to rebound from a rare down year and return to the top of the standings.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
Gonzaga’s women could be deeper, better on defense
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team learned a lot about itself last year but didn’t quit there.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Sunday locally: Paige Montgomery, Jonni Dorr lead way for Carroll College
Paige Montgomery and Jonni Dorr, Carroll College seniors from Mead, swept Frontier Conference volleyball player of the week awards after leading the Saints to 3-0 sweeps of Montana State-Northern and …
Tue., June 28, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Area coaches had special connection with Pat Summitt
Pat Summitt’s historic career not only made Tennessee women’s basketball a household name, her influence marched out of Knoxville and destroyed any notion that a woman or a mother couldn’t …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 7 p.m.
Gonzaga women lose guard Kacie Bosch, but get oral commitment from high school guard
The Gonzaga women’s basketball program has lost one Canadian player but may be gaining another.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
Gonzaga women look toward future after challenging season
If adversity builds character, the Gonzaga women should be among the toughest teams in the nation next season.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
GU women’s season ends in second round of WNIT
Despite the finality of the moment, the eyes were still dry – defiantly so – outside the Gonzaga women’s lockerroom late Monday night. The Bulldogs’ season – and the collegiate …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
Shaniqua Nilles ‘doing fine’
Gonzaga University senior guard Shaniqua Nilles has no serious aftereffects from an injury suffered in the Bulldogs’ Women’s NIT game Thursday night.