Gonzaga on Wednesday announced a large gift to the athletic department as well as a donation to the university from the McCarthey family.
The WCC’s decision impacts volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country, as well as traditional springs sports such as tennis, rowing and golf that also compete in the fall. The announcement doesn’t pertain to men’s and women’s basketball, which can open as early as Nov. 10.
The West Coast Conference office announced plans Monday to continue operating remotely for the remainder of the 2020 calendar year.
When all is said and done, there’s one thing Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier will admit that she and her staff aren’t good at when it comes to selling the program to recruits.
It’s a near impossible task to assemble Gonzaga’s top 20 athletes since 2000 from 16 teams, eight women’s and eight men’s. The men’s basketball team alone has 17 players that have earned All-America status in that time frame and nine Zags played in NBA games this season. So feel free to compile your own list if you have a spare 48 hours or so.
Gonzaga superfan Christian Layman passed away on June 8 surrounded by his parents and family, according to an obituary.
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.
The recent protests in Riverfront Park sent a powerful, humbling message to Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier.
Gonzaga women’s basketball is continuing to build for the future in the frontcourt.
Bree Salenbien, a five-star recruit and a three-time Michigan Player of the Year, gave her oral commitment Tuesday to play at Gonzaga.
Abby O’Connor, a versatile 6-foot wing who led Loyola of Chicago in scoring and rebounding the past two seasons, signed Wednesday to play for Gonzaga.
One month after making some history on the basketball court, Gonzaga’s Katie Campbell and Jenn Wirth are doing the same in the classroom.