Stories tagged: lisa fortier
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier says it all the time: “Our offense starts with our defense.”
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018
Thursday’s game at Saint Mary’s is the Bulldogs’ first major West Coast Conference test of the season. A win over the Gaels would keep GU (13-4 overall and 6-0 in …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Asked to find any flaws in her players’ performance Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier had to work harder than they did.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
After only four games, the chase is on in the West Coast Conference women’s basketball race.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
Jill Barta scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (10-4, 3-0 West Coast Conference) in a 73-51 win over the Pepperdine Waves (6-7, 2-1) on …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018
Some New Year’s resolutions depend less on willpower than on sheer luck.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017
Eleven games into the season, so much has changed for the Gonzaga women – and so little.
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Western Illinois knocked off 18th-ranked Stanford for the program’s first win over a ranked team. It also was the biggest win in school history for the Leathernecks, whose next game …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
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
How whimsical was that scene last weekend at the McCarthey Athletic Center?
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
Just in time, it’s finals week at Gonzaga. That should give the Bulldogs women a few days to focus on something besides Saturday’s 52-50 home loss to UNLV, which was …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
The margin of Gonzaga’s 64-56 nonconference women’s basketball win over Washington State in Beasley Coliseum could be measured in who managed misfortune better.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017
Zykera Rice might be the only one who thinks this is just another ballgame.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Eight minutes was enough for the Gonzaga women; eight minutes of near-perfect defense and dominance in the paint on both ends of the court.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
Back home after almost a month, the Gonzaga women also got back to basics Thursday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
After two weeks on the road, the Gonzaga women are still finding themselves.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
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.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
When it mattered most, Kylee Griffen stuck with her first instinct: Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
Jenn Wirth’s first game as a Gonzaga Bulldog was so much fun, she wants to do it again. Tomorrow.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier announced on Friday that redshirt senior Emma Wolfram will miss the 2017-18 season with a knee injury, ending her career with the Zags.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
The Northwest Christian players might want to bring crash helmets for Sunday’s game at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Gonzaga has been selected as the favorite to repeat as the 2018 West Coast Conference champions in the annual preseason poll of the WCC’s 10 head coaches.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
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 …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Thanksgiving in Las Vegas and a trio of games against regional rivals are the highlights of the upcoming Gonzaga women’s basketball schedule.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Gonzaga will open defense of its West Coast Conference women’s basketball title at Pacific on Dec. 28
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017
Moving swiftly to fill a sudden vacancy, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has signed a junior college shooting guard out of California.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017
Come Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga will match its transition game against Oklahoma’s forbidding strength in the paint. If only it were that simple.