No. 16 Gonzaga Women Whip Santa Clara, Earn Best Start Ever
Jill Townsend scored 13 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds for her second career double-double and No.16 Gonzaga cruised to its 15th straight victory 67-52 over Santa Clara. The victory marked the best start in school history for the Bulldogs. Last season they suffered the second loss in their 18th game. LeeAnne Wirth scored 12 points and Melody Kempton added 11. Tamia Braggs scored 10 points for the Broncos, who were out rebounded 43-26. Gonzaga had 22 offensive rebounds which turned into a 25-6 difference in second-chance points. The Broncos ended up 22 points below their season average.