Stories tagged: Lisa Fortier
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:17 p.m.
There’s nothing like variety, and the Gonzaga women will get plenty in this year’s nonconference schedule.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
This was never about basketball, though that was fun too. The Gonzaga women are back from Europe, jet-lagged but joyful after 12 days.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
The West Coast Conference schedule announced Tuesday morning has the Bulldogs playing at BYU on Jan. 2.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Katie Campbell can’t wait to taste the gelato. Kayleigh Truong is looking forward to some team bonding. Jill Townsend just wants to soak in the history.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 8:13 p.m.
For the Gonzaga women, this has been no average summer. And it’s about to get even better.
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
One of the top high school wings in the nation has given an oral commitment to play for the Gonzaga women’s basketball program in the fall of 2020.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Canadian connection is still going strong. Yvonne Ejim, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Calgary, Alberta, with international experience, is expected to sign with the Zags.
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier still has a few things to learn about the international game.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
The Gonzaga women will play in another eight-team Thanksgiving weekend tournament this season.
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
Gonzaga’s outside shooting game is going to get more help, though perhaps not until the fall of 2020. Former Vanderbilt guard Cierra Walker, one of the top perimeter shooters in …
Tue., May 7, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Gonzaga head women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has been selected as one of four court coaches for the 2019 USA Basketball Junior National Team trials, May 16-20 at the United …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
As the Gonzaga women left the court at Gill Coliseum on the night of March 25, their faces showed fatigue and disappointment, but not a trace of “What if?”
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Good vibes in Gill Coliseum: Gonzaga has happy memories of previous NCAA Tournament trip to Corvallis
As the NCAA women’s bracket was revealed on Monday afternoon, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier was all business.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Melody Kempton is still bringing energy off the Gonzaga bench. Now she gets to bring it more often.
Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Whatever you want to call them, the Trojans know how to win. Officially known as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the school also goes by Little Rock or …
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:15 p.m.
Sometimes March Madness really is a walk in the park. That’s where Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier found herself at noon Monday, when her phone buzzed with talk of …
UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:21 p.m.
Good thing this is a business trip. The most talked-about NCAA Tournament destinations for the Gonzaga women aren’t exactly Spring Break hot spots.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
Even with injuries to a pair of key players, the Gonzaga women won’t necessarily be out of their depth in the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
Injuries to Laura Stockton, Jill Townsend have bracketologists split on Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament seeding
Will the NCAA add insult to the injuries already suffered by the Gonzaga women’s basketball team? Quite possibly.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Brother of Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier dies of complications from muscular dystrophy
Fortier had been with her brother since Tuesday afternoon, when she was pulled from the Gonzaga bench in the fourth quarter of the Zags’ West Coast Conference championship game against …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
For the Gonzaga Bulldogs’s women’s basketball team, there is family and there is FAMILY, and now they know both the distinction and how it gets blurred together when life issues …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 8:22 p.m.
Athletic director Mike Roth pulled the coaches out of a timeout to inform them of the situation. Craig returned to the bench a few minutes later, but Roth said a …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Best of the best: Looking back on ‘one of the most special seasons’ in Gonzaga women’s basketball history
In a year full of superlatives for the Gonzaga women, it’s time to offer another: This was without doubt the best regular season in school history.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Best is yet to come: Gonzaga women must take care of business at WCC Tournament in hopes of hosting NCAA rounds
Should the Gonzaga women advance to Tuesday’s West Coast Conference Tournament final, they could face BYU for a third time after a pair of two-point losses to the Cougars.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
Can’t miss moments: Win over Stanford, WCC dominance top list of season highlights for Gonzaga women’s basketball
The 14th-ranked Bulldogs finished 16-2 in West Coast Conference play, one game ahead of second-place Brigham Young. The Zags finished 27-3 overall and enter the conference tournament on a four-game …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
The Gonzaga women spent Wednesday afternoon working on a few fine points. They certainly have the time – perhaps too much.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 7:25 p.m.
For the fourth time in her five years in charge of the Gonzaga women’s basketball program, Lisa Fortier is the West Coast Conference Coach of the Year.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Will they stay or will they go? Gonzaga women’s basketball fans will be asking that question for two more weeks, even if the Zags manage to win another West Coast …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
Gonzaga seniors Zykera Rice, Chandler Smith and Laura Stockton had perhaps their best combined game of the season on Thursday in a big win over Pepperdine.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
Other finalists include eight-time winner Geno Aueriemma of Connecticut; Muffett McGraw of defending NCAA champ Notre Dame; Kim Mulkey of Baylor and Tara Vanderveer of Stanford.