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Gonzaga women knocked off by Pepperdine, 79-69, in WCC opener

The Gonzaga women have already registered some impressive “signature” wins this season. On Thursday in Malibu, California, Pepperdine got one of its own. Barbara Sitanggan scored 19 points with six rebounds and six assists and the Waves (3-9) upset the Bulldogs (9-3) 79-69 in the West Coast Conference opener for both teams.

Elle Tinkle celebrated with family after defeating San Francisco on Thursday night. (James Snook / James Snook for The Spokesman-Review)

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. They also have the memory of last year and some unfinished business: The Bulldogs were picked to win ...

Gonzaga guard Emma Stach, left, moves the ball past Wyoming on Thursday, Dec 3, 2015. Her family was able to make the trek from Germany to visit her for the holidays. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga’s foreign-born players make alternative plans for the holidays

For Emma Stach, a junior guard on Gonzaga’s basketball team, this time of year only reminds her how much she misses her family. Stach came to play for GU from her home in Germany two years ago, so time with her parents and siblings doesn’t come about too often.

Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Laura Stockton (11) goes up for a basket against Colgate Raiders forward Mylah Chandler (0) during the first at the McCarthey Athletic Center. (James Snook / Special to The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women shoot down Colgate, improve to 9-2

The Gonzaga women had this one wrapped up early, but they got some help. The Bulldogs’ 72-42 nonconference win against overmatched Colgate was partly gift-wrapped by the Raiders, who by packing the paint gave GU half a season’s worth of ...

Gonzaga fans hold up fathead of Zags player during a game against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first at the McCarthey Athletic Center. (James Snook / Special to The Spokesman-Review)

GU women rally past Northwestern

On Monday night, the Gonzaga women had a fourth quarter so good, it looked magical. Actually, it was better than that. “It shows grit and toughness, and that’s what I like in my teams,” GU coach Lisa Fortier said after ...

Gonzaga’s coach Lisa Fortier, directing her team in a victory over EWU on Dec. 11, (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Fortier off to her best start as Gonzaga women’s basketball coach

Lisa Fortier is on a roll. The Gonzaga women’s basketball coach is off to her best start, 7-2, in her three seasons at Gonzaga, with an upset over then-No. 11 Stanford and her first victory over Washington State under her belt this season.

Gonzaga women’s Kiara Kudron awarded player of the week

Gonzaga forward Kiara Kudron was named West Coast Conference player of the week Monday after her standout performances against Washington State on Thursday and Eastern Washington on Sunday. The redshirt senior notched her fourth-career double-double, with a season-high 13 points ...

Eastern Washington head coach Wendy Schuller didn’t like a foul call but couldn’t get the official’s attention on Sunday against Gonzaga. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women use their length to shut down Eastern Washington

Before the season began, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier talked at length about … well, length. The Bulldogs would have more of it this season, Fortier said, which should make things tougher on opposing offenses. Long story short, it happened ...

GU seek regional sweep against Eastern

Funny, this doesn’t feel like a road trip. And it probably won’t feel like a road game when the Gonzaga women play at Eastern Washington in a non-conference game Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs figure to have plenty of fan support ...

Gonzaga center Emma Wolfram (12) shoots against Pacific during a college basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. Pacific won the game 71-59. TYLER TJOMSLAND (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga, Lisa Fortier look to start fast against Cougars

For Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier and her players, this one means a little more. Thursday night’s home game against Washington State isn’t a must-win – this is early December, after all – but it checks most of the boxes: ...

Gonzaga forward Jill Barta rebounds against Presbyterian guard Taylor Petty. (James Snook / James Snook Special to The Spokesman-Review)

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. But disappointment from falling to Michigan and Florida State, the Zags’ first two losses of ...

Season status

Record: 27-6 (14-4)

Previous game:
Gonzaga 86, Saint Mary's 75

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