Shelby Cheslek, from Pullman, Washington, knows how difficult it can be to balance the rigors of academics and Division I basketball for the Zags. With all the time and energy required for basketball games and practice, Cheslek was a West Coast Conference All-Academic selection and was named to the DI-AAA Athletics Directors Association Women’s Scholar Athlete Team.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga women’s basketball team cruised past UC Riverside in the opening round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, 88-54, Thursday.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Mark your calendars for Gonzaga Day on Saturday, Feb. 13 – the fourth annual celebration of Gonzaga University for students, alumni, parents, friends, employees, devoted supporters and casual fans. This year’s theme is “Academic Innovation,” a priority of Gonzaga’s capital campaign, Gonzaga Will.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Stockton. Gonzaga University. Basketball. The words are inextricably linked. Laura Stockton, daughter of Gonzaga and NBA Hall of Fame legend John Stockton (’84) and Nada Stockton (’84), and sister of former Zag guard David Stockton (’13), is making a name for herself as a first-year student and guard for the Zags.
SPOKANE, Wash. – On Saturday the No. 11-seeded Gonzaga women’s team (26-7) will face-off against the No. 2 seed Tennessee Lady Volunteers (29-5) in hopes of joining the men’s team in the Elite 8. The game, which tips off at 4 p.m. at the Spokane Arena is essentially a home contest for the Zags.
SPOKANE, Wash. – It’s a little thing, but these little things add up. Every time Gonzaga’s Sweet 16-bound women’s basketball team checked out of a hotel this season, the players have collected all the complimentary toiletries – the shampoos, soaps, lotions and conditioners – and donated them to Catholic Charities Spokane.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Eleven must be Gonzaga’s lucky number.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Gonzaga Coach Lisa Fortier said the No. 11-seed Zags’ game against Oregon State on Sunday will be just like any other game, except this is the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and it’s a home game for the No. 3-seed Beavers who feature one of the best defenses in the nation.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Gonzaga forward Sunny Greinacher said the Bulldogs have learned from previous NCAA tournament appearances to stay calm during crunch time. And she did on Friday.