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Eastern women fall at Gonzaga, hit road for Vegas

Eagles win some battles, make improvements


Paul Delaney

Eastern Washington freshman Bethany Montgomery drives to the basket last Wednesday at Gonzaga where she came off the bench and scored eight points in EWU's 78-58 loss to the Bulldogs.

Eastern Washington knew going into their non-conference women's basketball game last Wednesday at McCarthy Center in Spokane against No. 25 Gonzaga that they were giving up a height advantage.

However, Eagles' coach Wendy Schuller knew her team had ways to counter. But Eastern didn't go to their Plan-B, either, falling 78-58 and seeing their record dipped to 0-3.

Gonzaga (3-1) proved tough on Eastern's outside shooting, did a good job in the paint and forced the Eagles into 20 turnovers.

"They did a great job – GU did – of taking away our primary ways we are able to get shots for some o...

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