Stories tagged: Lisa Fortier
Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Whatever you want to call them, the Trojans know how to win. Officially known as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the school also goes by Little Rock or …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Sometimes March Madness really is a walk in the park. That’s where Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier found herself at noon Monday, when her phone buzzed with talk of …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Good thing this is a business trip. The most talked-about NCAA Tournament destinations for the Gonzaga women aren’t exactly Spring Break hot spots.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
Even with injuries to a pair of key players, the Gonzaga women won’t necessarily be out of their depth in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
Injuries to Laura Stockton, Jill Townsend have bracketologists split on Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament seeding
Will the NCAA add insult to the injuries already suffered by the Gonzaga women’s basketball team? Quite possibly.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Brother of Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier dies of complications from muscular dystrophy
Fortier had been with her brother since Tuesday afternoon, when she was pulled from the Gonzaga bench in the fourth quarter of the Zags’ West Coast Conference championship game against …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
For the Gonzaga Bulldogs’s women’s basketball team, there is family and there is FAMILY, and now they know both the distinction and how it gets blurred together when life issues …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 8:22 p.m.
Athletic director Mike Roth pulled the coaches out of a timeout to inform them of the situation. Craig returned to the bench a few minutes later, but Roth said a …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Best of the best: Looking back on ‘one of the most special seasons’ in Gonzaga women’s basketball history
In a year full of superlatives for the Gonzaga women, it’s time to offer another: This was without doubt the best regular season in school history.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Best is yet to come: Gonzaga women must take care of business at WCC Tournament in hopes of hosting NCAA rounds
Should the Gonzaga women advance to Tuesday’s West Coast Conference Tournament final, they could face BYU for a third time after a pair of two-point losses to the Cougars.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Can’t miss moments: Win over Stanford, WCC dominance top list of season highlights for Gonzaga women’s basketball
The 14th-ranked Bulldogs finished 16-2 in West Coast Conference play, one game ahead of second-place Brigham Young. The Zags finished 27-3 overall and enter the conference tournament on a four-game …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
The Gonzaga women spent Wednesday afternoon working on a few fine points. They certainly have the time – perhaps too much.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 7:25 p.m.
For the fourth time in her five years in charge of the Gonzaga women’s basketball program, Lisa Fortier is the West Coast Conference Coach of the Year.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Will they stay or will they go? Gonzaga women’s basketball fans will be asking that question for two more weeks, even if the Zags manage to win another West Coast …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
Gonzaga seniors Zykera Rice, Chandler Smith and Laura Stockton had perhaps their best combined game of the season on Thursday in a big win over Pepperdine.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
Other finalists include eight-time winner Geno Aueriemma of Connecticut; Muffett McGraw of defending NCAA champ Notre Dame; Kim Mulkey of Baylor and Tara Vanderveer of Stanford.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
It’s easier to keep your eyes on the prize when you’re not daubing them with a tissue.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier has been saying it all year: There’s more parity this year in the West Coast Conference.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball knows it has ‘less room for error’ on road trip to Santa Clara, San Francisco
The Zags are 23-3 overall and ranked 15th in the nation, but at 12-2 are just one game ahead of BYU in the West Coast Conference race going into the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
There was no finger-pointing, coach Lisa Fortier said after Tuesday’s practice ahead of the Zags’ final road trip of the regular season.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
Looking ahead to Saturday’s big game against BYU, Lisa Fortier didn’t want to talk about revenge.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
A self-described student of the game, Gonzaga guard Katie Campbell smiles when she looks at her team’s season stats.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
When you’re among the best long-range shooters in college basketball, expectations can get a bit surreal.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
As road trips go, it doesn’t get much better than Gonzaga’s excursion last week to Northern California. Not only did the GU women sweep would-be contenders Pacific and Saint Mary’s, …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Halfway through the West Coast Conference season, the Gonzaga women have seen every team and know them well. Or do they?
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
It’s halfway through the West Coast Conference women’s season, which would be the perfect time for a breather. No chance of that for Gonzaga, which faces perhaps its toughest road …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
With point guard Laura Stockton out with a recurring shoulder injury, the Zags got hot from all over the court in a 78-51 win over USF.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5:51 p.m.
After all, it was the little things that cost the Zags dearly in a two-point loss at BYU last week, a result that left them in second place in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5:58 p.m.
The only GU women’s team to match that start was Kelly Graves’ 2004-05 squad, which went on to sweep the WCC regular-season and tournament titles.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
The bull’s-eye is forever on their backs, so the Gonzaga women have decided to offer a moving target.