22 Shaniqua Nilles
Both teams receiving votes in both polls
Former Zag to play professionally for SISU Copenhagen
Gonzaga women will honor five seniors in the Kennel
Six Zags in total named to annual scholar list
Women's basketball faced Utah in the second round of the NIT at the Kennel, Mar. 21
The Zags faced UC Riverside in the first round of NIT's at the Kennel
In an exciting senior night, the Zags topped No. 22 BYU 73-55, Feb. 27
The Zags lose in the Kennel to San Diego, 58-57, in a heart breaking final few seconds, Feb. 25
The Zags roll past Pepperdine, 56-39 at home in the Kennel, Feb., 6.
REDSHIRT SENIOR (2015-16): Game-by-game statistics … Appeared in 21 games … started final 10 games … made first collegiate start in her 98th career game versus Loyola Marymount … averaged 21.5 minutes per game … played a season-high 34 minutes against Loyola Marymount … scored a season-high 15 points versus Loyola Marymount … averaged 3.5 points per game … averaged three rebounds per game … grabbed a season-high eight rebounds versus Loyola Marymount … made three steals versus LMU … had 17 total steals in the season … made 77 percent of her free-throws … made 78 percent of her free-throws in league play … named honorable mention Academic All-Conference.
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2014-15): Game-by-game statistics … Appeared and started in all 34 games for Gonzaga … averaged 19.8 minutes per game … played a career-high 30 minutes in the four-overtime home win over San Francisco on Feb. 7 … averaged 5.1 points per game … scored a career-high 18 points in a home victory over Idaho State on Nov. 18 … reached double-digit scoring four times … grabbed 2.8 rebounds per game … matched a career-high with seven rebounds versus Southern Utah … averaged 0.9 assists per game … dished out four assists in a win over Portland … averaged 0.9 steals per game … made four steals at Loyola Marymount … added seven blocks in the season … made 53 of her 68 free-throw attempts, shooting 77.9 percent during the season … was named West Coast Conference honorable mention All-Academic team.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Game-by-game statistics ...Played in 29 of 34 games for the Bulldogs, averaging 12.1 minutes per contest...missed four games, including final two of the West Coast Conference Tournament due to being concussed...ended the year averaging 3.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game, while shooting 45.2 percent (33-of-73) from the field and a team-best 80.6 percent (29-of-36) from the charity stripe...also had 18 assists, 15 steals and three blocked shots...sank the buzzer beating baseline jumper to give the Bulldogs the 59-58 win at Ohio State, Dec. 8...she only played the final three minutes against OSU, but sank the final two baskets for GU, including the game-winner...registered double-figure points in two contests...tallied 11 points in the Zags win over San Francisco, Feb. 1...scored 10 points -- hitting 3-of-4 from the field and a perfect 4-of-4 at the free throw line -- in the Bulldogs win over Saint Mary's, Feb. 27...grabbed a season-best seven rebounds and added eight points against Pacific, Dec. 30.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2012-13): Game-by-game statistics ...one of two redshirt freshman on the squad...saw action in 21 games for the Bulldogs...averaged 1.2 points and 1.0 rebound per contests...also dished out seven assists and made four steals...played a career-high 18 minutes in GU's win over the University of Portland, Feb. 28...scored three points, three rebounds and one block against the Pilots...scored a career-high six points at Pepperdine University, Feb. 2...had a career-high four rebounds against Cal State Fullerton, Dec. 9...also scored four points, had one steal and one assist against Titans...played seven crucial minutes in GU's NCAA Tournament first round loss to Iowa State University...scored four points and had one assist in the setback to the Cyclones.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Redshirted at Gonzaga.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended West Valley High in Spokane...was a four-year varsity letterwinner in both basketball and volleyball...also a 3-year varsity member of the track team...one of the top all-around athletes in the state of Washington...as a junior, led the basketball team to the league and district championships and helped them place third at State with a 25-1 overall record...for her efforts she was named the Great Northern League Most Valuable Player and first team All-State...was the GNL leading scorer at 17.8 points per game, and also averaged 8.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.8 blocks per game...as a senior, averaged 18.2 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals per contest...closed out her career as a 4-time first team All-GNL honoree, 3-time State All-Star game participant and 3-time state tournament participant...as a member of the volleyball team, she was named first team All-GNL all four years, made it to state all four years and was named the GNL Most Valuable Player in 2010.
Misc.: 3.78 high school GPA...father Jamie Nilles played basketball at Spokane Community College...mother Renae Nilles played basketball at Long Beach State University.
04/11/2018 - Chandler Smith Selected DI-AAA Scholar Athlete
03/23/2018 - Jill Barta Selected WBCA All-Region
03/22/2018 - Jill Barta to Forego Senior Season
03/17/2018 - Zags Fall At Stanford In NCAA First Round
03/14/2018 - Bulldogs And Cardinal Set To Meet Once Again
03/12/2018 - Zags Draw Familiar Foe In Cardinal In NCAA First Round
03/06/2018 - WBB Wins WCC Tournament Title