Stories tagged: Lisa Fortier
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
The ball was ripe for the taking, and the Gonzaga women seized it with both hands. In fact, eight different players had a hand in Saturday’s turnover-fest, making it all …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier says it all the time: “Our offense starts with our defense.”
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Thursday’s game at Saint Mary’s is the Bulldogs’ first major West Coast Conference test of the season. A win over the Gaels would keep GU (13-4 overall and 6-0 in …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Asked to find any flaws in her players’ performance Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier had to work harder than they did.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:23 p.m.
After only four games, the chase is on in the West Coast Conference women’s basketball race.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Jill Barta scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (10-4, 3-0 West Coast Conference) in a 73-51 win over the Pepperdine Waves (6-7, 2-1) on …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
Some New Year’s resolutions depend less on willpower than on sheer luck.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Jill Barta had her seventh double-double of the season and Gonzaga defeated Santa Clara 63-51 on Saturday to remain undefeated through two games in West Coast Conference women’s basketball.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Eleven games into the season, so much has changed for the Gonzaga women – and so little.
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
Western Illinois knocked off 18th-ranked Stanford for the program’s first win over a ranked team. It also was the biggest win in school history for the Leathernecks, whose next game …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
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.
How whimsical was that scene last weekend at the McCarthey Athletic Center?
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
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.
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.
Zykera Rice might be the only one who thinks this is just another ballgame.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
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.
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.
After two weeks on the road, the Gonzaga women are still finding themselves.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
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.
When it mattered most, Kylee Griffen stuck with her first instinct: Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
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’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.
The Northwest Christian players might want to bring crash helmets for Sunday’s game at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
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.
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. 4, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Thanksgiving in Las Vegas and a trio of games against regional rivals are the highlights of the upcoming Gonzaga women’s basketball schedule.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Gonzaga will open defense of its West Coast Conference women’s basketball title at Pacific on Dec. 28
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Moving swiftly to fill a sudden vacancy, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has signed a junior college shooting guard out of California.