Stories tagged: Lisa Fortier
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
The Gonzaga women are definitely finding their range this season, and the reasons are no surprise: hours of practice, a stronger inside game and better shot selection.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are tops in the country in terms of their combined ranking in their respective AP polls.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Last week, Zykera Rice set the record straight about her blue do.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
For the Gonzaga women’s basketball players, Monday morning was spent in sweaty, ignorant bliss. After two hours of hard practice at the Kennel, the Zags were ready for lunch. They …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
The Zags are 11-1 – the best nonconference mark in program history – ranked 20th in the polls and a lofty 15th in the Rating Percentage Index entering Saturday’s league …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
On the court, the twins are a big reason the Zags are 10-1 and off to the best start in school history going into Thursday’s home game against Idaho.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Chandler Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Zykera Rice added 13 and eight and No. 21 Gonzaga held off Missouri State 70-67 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
The Gonzaga women have seen a little of everything this year.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Beating Stanford on Sunday is already paying some big dividends for the Gonzaga women. Less than 24 hours after their epic 79-73 win over the eighth-ranked Cardinal, the Zags reaped …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
“I have tended to have too much energy at moments, but now I feel like I’m bringing the right pace,” said Jessie Loera, the quickest player on the team and …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
It may have been their lowest scoring game of the young season, but the Gonzaga women did just enough to win, defeating Colorado State 50-39.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Gonzaga’s women’s basketball team, off to its best start in the Lisa Fortier era, seeks a small bit of revenge Wednesday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
Zykera Rice scored 16 points and Gonzaga topped Rutgers 57-40 in the consolation semifinals of the Vancouver Showcase at the Vancouver (B.C.) Convention Centre on Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:05 a.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced the signing of Houston-area standouts Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong to National Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 season on Wednesday.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
The weaknesses – inconsistent rebounding and some defensive lapses in the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Montana – are all relative. After all, the Zags won 76-52 in …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
The turning point Wednesday night at the Kennel came when Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier turned to her bench.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Quality minutes can be measured in many ways. For Melody Kempton, it was the 5,000-plus fans who watched her and Gonzaga beat Carroll College last Friday night at the McCarthey …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Most notable in the Zags’ offensive performance was the distribution of scoring. All but two of the 11 players who played scored and five players finished in double figures.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
For now, expectations for the Gonzaga women don’t extend beyond Friday night’s exhibition against Carroll College.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
The Zags are going for their third straight West Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles, and they have just the personnel to do it.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team. The Zags are deep, experienced and savvy.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier casually chatted with fans before Numerica FanFest on Saturday and took a seat at the scorer’s table for the team scrimmage.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Great expectations are the norm every fall at the Kennel. That goes triple for the three senior starters on the Gonzaga women’s team, who also expect to win a third …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 5:17 p.m.
Gonzaga will face defending national champion Notre Dame in the opening game of the inaugural Vancouver Showcase on Nov. 22, organizers announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball fans may be getting the best of all worlds in the nonconference schedule announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Basketball season will always be a grind, but life will get a bit easier this season for the Gonzaga women. After a two-year hiatus, the West Coast Conference is going …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
The Gonzaga coaches must have liked what they saw last November from Anamaria Virjoghe of Northwest Christian College. In an exhibition game at the Kennel, the 6-foot-5 Romanian had seven …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 4:37 p.m.
The Gonzaga women overachieved again this year, and probably will need to do it again next season.