Corvallis, OR (SportsNetwork.com) - Sunny Greinacher netted 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as her 11th-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs stunned the sixth- seeded George Washington Colonials, 82-69, in the first round of the NCAA Women's Tournament at Gill Coliseum.
Keani Albanez also scored 19 points to help lead Gonzaga (25-7). Elle Tinkle chipped in with 11 points, and Emma Wolfram added 10 points with seven rebounds coming off the bench in the win.
Gonzaga moves on to the second round of the tournament, where the Bulldogs will face off against third-seeded Oregon State on Sunday.
Hannah Schaible and Kelli Prange each scored 13 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead George Washington (29-4), while Jonquel Jones tallied a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Shannon Cranshaw also contributed 11 points in the losing effort.
Both teams spent plenty of time at the free-throw line, combining to attempt 66 foul shots. George Washington shot a miserable 29.3 percent from the floor in the loss, and was outscored 27-17 in points off turnovers.