Stories tagged: lisa fortier
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
Two minutes into Saturday’s FanFest, the Gonzaga women buried the past and said hello to a bright future – all during the same play.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get back in the game, even if it’s only a controlled scrimmage against the same players they see every day in practice.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Point guard Lily Scanlon, who led the Australian U19 team to the silver medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup this summer, has given an oral commit to play at …
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Those extra practice days last summer are paying off for the Gonzaga women’s basketball team. By all accounts, everything is ahead of schedule thanks to the Zags’ European journey and …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 5:21 p.m.
Gonzaga women’s basketball picked to repeat as West Coast Conference champions; pair of players honored
There’s nothing like winning to inspire respect from your rivals.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 8:57 p.m.
Considering they lost three starters from last year, the Gonzaga women are walking and talking with a lot of confidence. And they should.
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.