25th-ranked Gonzaga defeats UC Riverside 87-43

Sonja Greinacher tied a career high with 21 points and Lindsay

Sherbert 19 as 25th-ranked Gonzaga defeated UC Riverside 87-43 on

Monday night.

Greinacher reached double-figure scoring for a sixth-straight

game, and Sherbert hit a career-high five 3-pointers, all after

halftime, for the Bulldogs (9-2), who remain unbeaten in seven home

games this season.

Gonzaga forced 25 turnovers – 19 on steals – and hit half its

field goals, 36 of 72. Haiden Palmer had nine steals to go with

nine points, and Jazmine Redmon had four steals.

Gonzaga led 36-30 after a close first half, but Palmer and

Greinacher combined for the first 11 points of the second half,

building a 47-34 lead.

Brittany Crain, with 11 points for the Highlanders (4-5), kept

her double-figure scoring streak alive at 19 games, tying the

school’s D-I record for most games in double-digits. Riverside was

held to 34-percent shooting.