Jill Townsend scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading No. 13 Gonzaga past Pepperdine on Saturday in Malibu, California.
Twenty minutes of game time is a small sample size, but the Gonzaga women appear to be recapturing their offensive rhythm.
Jill Townsend scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds as No. 13 Gonzaga took over in the second half en route to a 75-47 victory over Loyola Marymount on Thursday in Los Angeles.
Last weekend, the Zags swept USF and Santa Clara by holding those teams to 34% shooting and dominating on the boards.
The Hall of Honor class, which includes one former student-athlete from each WCC school, will be formally inducted at the WCC Hall of Honor Brunch on March 7 at the Mardi Gras Ballroom in the Orleans Hotel.
The Naismith list will be narrowed down to 10 semifinalists on March 4, and the finalists will be revealed on March 19.
Moments after putting away Santa Clara and capping Senior Day with another conference title, Gonzaga Coach Lisa Fortier was equal parts cheerful and relieved.
Jenn Wirth grabbed 15 rebounds and scored 11 points as No. 15 Gonzaga clinched at least a share of the West Coast Conference regular-season championship with a 53-46 victory over Santa Clara on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Saturday’s game against Santa Clara will also serve as Senior Day for Loera and put her on the spot no matter what happens in the game.
Emotions are sure to flow Saturday afternoon at the McCarthey Athletic Center as the Gonzaga women celebrate Senior Day.
There won’t be another 21-game winning streak for the Gonzaga women, at least not this season.
Every team has goals, and for the Gonzaga women a West Coast Conference regular-season championship is always at the top of the list. The Zags are almost ready to check that box.