Stories tagged: Jill Barta
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Four weeks after going in the third round of the WNBA draft, former Gonzaga star Jill Barta was released Thursday by the Minnesota Lynx.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Jill Barta may just get the best of both worlds.
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.
Fri., March 30, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Jill Barta has a message for Gonzaga women’s basketball fans: Please try to understand.
Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
With one season of eligibility left, star Gonzaga women’s player is leaving the bright lights of the McCarthey Athletic Center for her home state of Montana and beginning her post-basketball …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8 p.m.
With the surprise departure of Jill Barga, the Gonzaga women “have no choice but to move on,” coach Lisa Fortier said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:36 p.m.
Jill Barta, Gonzaga’s leading scorer and West Coast Conference MVP, to forgo final season of eligibility
Gonzaga basketball star Jill Barta, who led the Zags to NCAA Tournament appearances the last two seasons, is moving on.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
The Stanford, California pod of the NCAA Tournament not only features four quality teams, but plenty of talented players.
Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
If the Gonzaga women were disappointed on Selection Monday, they didn’t show it. The smiles were so wide and the cheers so loud, you’d swear the Zags had just been …
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: 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 …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
For the third time this year, Gonzaga’s Jill Barta is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week.
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: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Jessie Loera enjoys the sound of a basket just as much as the next player, but getting buckets and piling on the points is hardly her favorite part of playing …
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.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
Gonzaga standout forward Jill Barta scored 21 points to go with 11 rebounds against Western Illinois for her fifth double-double in 10 games this season and earned WCC Player of …
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?
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
Jill Barta scored a game-high 30 points and the Gonzaga Bulldogs women’s basketball team led nearly the entire way Friday while defeating Kent State 77-57 in their second game at …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Belmont defeated Gonzaga 71-63 at the Play4Kay Showcase, overcoming Jill Barta’s 21 points and 22 rebounds for the Bulldogs.
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.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Jill Barta will be back in her home state and Gonzaga hopes to get into the win column today as the Bulldogs play at Montana in a nonconference women’s basketball …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team got off to a fast start in its season opener but it didn’t last in a 65-49 loss to Colorado State on Monday night.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
In the first quarter inside the revamped McCarthey Athletic Center, Jill Barta reminded the hundreds of fans how powerful she is in the post and beyond the arc. Barta finished …
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Her season had just ended with a tough loss and a sore nose, but Chandler Smith was ready to get back on the court.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Jill Barta had heard it all week: the NCAA Tournament is a different animal. And Barta is about to be thrown into the fray.
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Get through the quarterfinals. Check. Now Gonzaga has just one more game to cross off the list before getting to the West Coast Conference final.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
What a difference two months, not to mention 366 days, made for Jill Barta.