Stories tagged: Lisa Fortier
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Tuesday was time for a hearty pat on the back, as Gonzaga’s Lisa Fortier was named the Coach of the Year and Jill Barta the Player of the Year
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Of course, the Gonzaga women had long ago clinched the West Coast Conference regular-season title. This was about the Zags making a statement and taking another step toward the one …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 5:54 p.m.
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team is doing something amazing for Emma Wolfram, whose injuries kept her off the court all season: a ceremonial start on Senior Day against BYU.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
Games against San Diego on Thursday and BYU on Saturday also offer an opportunity to reflect on another remarkable year: The Zags are 22-5 overall, WCC champs for the 13th …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:48 p.m.
In more ways than one, the Gonzaga women are looking to rebound this week. Physically, emotionally and also on the glass, the Bulldogs are trying to move forward from their …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
The Gonzaga women reached a few milestones Thursday night. They also shed an annoying millstone – namely the Pacific Tigers, 90-66, before an appreciative crowd at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The Gonzaga women are trending.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
When things are going this well, it’s easy to imagine trouble lurking around the next corner.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
Gonzaga dominated San Francisco in the second and third quarters en route to a 81-57 West Coast Conference women’s basketball victory on Saturday, the 12th consecutive win for the Bulldogs.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.
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.