Women's College Basketball

 
              === Gonzaga names Fortier women's hoops coach ===
 
 Spokane,  WA  (SportsNetwork.com)  -  Gonzaga  University  has  announced  the
 hiring of Lisa Fortier as its new women's basketball coach.
 
 Fortier,  who has spent nine years at the school working in various capacities
 and the past seven seasons as an assistant, is the seventh Gonzaga coach since
 1980.  She will  replace former  head coach  Kelly Graves,  who took  the same
 position at the University of Oregon.
 
 "Lisa  has been a  valued member of this staff for nine years and has been and
 integral  part of our success," said Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth. "She
 is a tireless recruiter who will continue the tradition of bringing tremendous
 student-athletes to Gonzaga."
 
 In  her  seven seasons as an  assistant, the Bulldogs have compiled an overall
 record of 196-43, with 98-8 mark in the West Coast Conference.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 04/15 00:45:29 ET

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