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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Ten Gonzaga sports teams – including men’s, women’s basketball – post 100% graduation rates

Ten Gonzaga teams achieved 100 percent graduation rates and student-athletes graduated at a 98 percent rate, tied for seventh nationally, according to the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR) statistics.

Gonzaga women’s rowing ends season on high note with fifth straight trip to NCAA Championships

After two days of traveling back from the three-day NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Marisa Wortman enjoyed the quiet and calm of a relatively empty Gonzaga campus on Tuesday.

Gonzaga women finish 20th at NCAA rowing championships

INDIANAPOLIS – The Gonzaga women’s rowing team finished 20th at the NCAA Championships at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park on Sunday. Gonzaga’s varsity eight took first in …

Gonzaga’s athletic teams post nation’s second-highest Academic Progress Rate score

Gonzaga’s athletics programs combined to post the nation’s second-highest Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 997, according to data released by the NCAA.

Gaels pound Bulldogs in rubber game of WCC series

Jack Murphy hit a grand slam in the fifth inning and JC Santini, Joe Vranesh and Kevin Milam all homered in the seventh to propel the Saint Mary’s Gaels (27-18, …

Oregon rallies past Gonzaga with three-run ninth

Tanner Smith hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning and the Oregon Ducks rallied from a four-run deficit over the final two innings to beat …

UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019

GU moments: A look back at the best performance by each Zag in 2018-19

It’s been six months almost to the day when Gonzaga fans first caught a glimpse of the 2018-19 men’s basketball team. Kraziness in the Kennel serves as the unofficial start …

UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019

Gonzaga baseball wins rubber game of WCC series against BYU

Gonzaga closer Alek Jacob fired 3 2/3 shutout innings to earn a lengthy save and help the Bulldogs win the rubber game of a West Coast Conference-opening three-game series 4-2 …

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

Gonzaga’s Mike Roth, Washington State’s Patrick Chun among 28 to receive athletic director of year honors

Gonzaga’s Mike Roth and Washington State’s Patrick Chun are among 28 recipients of the NACDA Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year Award.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019

Gonzaga renames athletic training room after Bill Diedrick Sr., Steve DeLong

Gonzaga renamed its athletic training room inside the Martin Centre to the Diedrick & DeLong Sports Medicine Center during a ceremony Friday.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019

Record-breaking fall semester for Gonzaga student-athletes

Gonzaga student-athletes posted a fall semester cumulative grade-point average of 3.35, and they managed to set a few records along the way.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

Gonzaga earns high marks again for student-athletes’ graduation rates

Gonzaga shares second place nationally with its student-athletes graduating at a 99 percent rate, according the latest NCAA figures. Harvard achieved 100 percent Graduation Success Rate (GSR). The Zags shared …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018

Gonzaga outlasts Eastern Washington 63-51 in women’s basketball

Eastern Washington held Gonzaga’s offense in check for about three quarters on Sunday. But the Eagles’ offense didn’t take advantage of the Bulldogs’ early shooting woes, and eventually Gonzaga pulled …

UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018

Gonzaga’s baseball season ends with 10-4 loss to UCLA

By the time the Gonzaga offense got going there was too much work to be done. The Bulldogs were shutout into the seventh inning on Sunday and were defeated 10-4 …

UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018

Rob Curley: For one night, Gonzaga fans turned Safeco Field into McCarthey West … and it was perfect

The Mariners have been hosting Gonzaga Nights for years now, but Saturday’s was as perfect as one could be. And one of the most attended as nearly 2,000 Bulldog fans …

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Gonzaga suffers ninth-inning rally by UCLA in NCAA baseball regional loss

Daniel Bies struck out nine for Gonzaga (32-22), but No. 2 seed UCLA rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to win 6-5 in an NCAA Regional …

UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018

Gonzaga baseball awaits word of NCAA regional destination

The Gonzaga baseball team is still waiting to hear. The news will come Monday during the NCAA Tournament Selection Show, which airs at 9 a.m. on ESPNU.

With plenty of support, Daniel Bies leads Gonzaga victory at WCC baseball tournament

The way Daniel Bies was going Gonzaga did not need its three home runs, its seven-run sixth inning or 13 runs overall. But it all came together in Gonzaga’s 13-1 …

UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018

Gonzaga has 9 teams earn perfect Academic Progress Rate with NCAA

Nine Gonzaga teams, including women’s basketball, earned a perfect Academic Progress Rate, the NCAA announced Wednesday.

Gonzaga blanks Santa Clara, still has shot at top seed in WCC

Gonzaga posted nine runs in the first two innings and Alek Jacob struck out 12 on the way to a 9-0 shutout win over Santa Clara on Saturday night.

UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018

Gonzaga baseball closes in on conference tournament berth

With one more win the Gonzaga Bulldogs will clinch a spot in the West Coast Conference baseball tournament for the fifth time in six seasons.

UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018

Eleven Gonzaga sports teams receive Public Recognition Awards from NCAA

Gonzaga made another final four, this one for its student-athletes’ academic prowess. Eleven of the Bulldogs’ 15 Academic Progress Rate-eligible athletic programs received NCAA Public Recognition Awards, placing Gonzaga third …

New Mexico State edges Gonzaga 2-1 in nonconference baseball

New Mexico State made two early runs stand up for a 2-1 nonconference baseball victory over Gonzaga at Patterson Baseball Complex and Coach Steve Hertz Field on Saturday night. After …

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Gonzaga baseball honors Steve Hertz then edges New Mexico State 2-1

Gonzaga rose to the occasion on Friday, the day the Bulldogs’ baseball complex was renamed for former player and longtime coach Steve Hertz, defeating New Mexico State 2-1.

UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018

Gonzaga baseball drubs LMU 11-1 in soggy series finale

Mac Lardner pitched six strong innings and Nick Brooks hit two of Gonzaga’s four home runs as the Bulldogs defeated Loyola Marymount 11-1 on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Patterson …

Gonzaga baseball beats LMU 5-3 with big contributions from Ernie Yake, Casey Legumina

Freshman Ernie Yake had three hits and Casey Legumina pitched a three-inning save to lead Gonzaga to a 5-3 victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday night at Patterson Baseball Complex …

LMU hits three home runs in series-opening win against Gonzaga

Loyola Marymount took an early lead against Gonzaga ace Daniel Bies and went on to defeat the Bulldogs 5-2 in a WCC baseball series opener on Friday night at Patterson …

Gonzaga’s Daniel Bies named WCC Pitcher of the Week

Gonzaga right-hander Daniel Bies was named the Rawlings/WCC Pitcher of the Week for his shutdown performance at San Francisco over the weekend, league officials announced Monday.

Seven Zags HBP in 9-8 win over Portland to sweep series

Gunnar Schubert and Nick Brooks each had three hits and two RBIs and Gonzaga had seven batters hit by pitches in taking a 9-8 win and sweep its series with …

No. 3 Stanford edges Gonzaga in baseball

Gonzaga put a runner on with one out in the ninth, but was unable to tie the score in a 4-3 loss at third-ranked Stanford on Monday in Stanford, Calif.