UPDATED: Wed., July 1, 2020
With COVID-19 laying waste to college athletics this spring, Gonzaga baseball had its season abruptly shut down in mid-March.
Gonzaga lefty Mac Lardner really wanted to hear his name called during the MLB draft a couple of weeks ago. But the consolation prize, if you can call it that, was the ability to pick where he would sign his first pro contract.
It’s nowhere near normalcy, but Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball players took the first baby steps in that direction by participating in voluntary workouts last week.
One day after a teammate signed his first pro contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, Gonzaga University’s Nick Trogrlic-Iverson did the same.
Left-handed starter Mac Lardner of Gonzaga signed with the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, one of several dozen mostly college players to sign pro contracts on the first day of nondrafted signing eligibility.
Gonzaga’s Nick Nyquist was the Gatorade Idaho Player of the Year his senior year in 2013-14 while playing for Coeur d’Alene High School after batting .506 with six home runs and 34 RBIs.
Gonzaga men’s soccer coach Einar Thorarinsson, who led the Bulldogs to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances, announced his retirement Monday after 23 years.
Ella Dederick, Morgan Weaver and Elyse Bennett of NCAA Tournament-bound Washington State received All-Pac-12 Conference women’s soccer honors, the conference announced Tuesday.
Gonzaga volleyball kept rolling Saturday and for a change – and a nice break for coach Diane Nelson’s heart rate – the Bulldogs didn’t need any fifth-game theatrics.
Three Inland Northwest volleyball teams are either in first place and/or unbeaten in their respective conferences.
Jenna Kuehn had 12 kills and 11 digs and Faith Smith dished out a team-high 34 assists to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (9-7, 4-0) to a 3-2 win over the San Fancisco Dons (3-15, 0-4) in five sets (13-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-16 15-5) in a West Coast Conference match in San Francisco.
Chris Watkins isn’t exactly getting lost in the euphoria of Gonzaga’s biggest women’s soccer moment in a decade.
A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.