On Friday, Jan 29, the University of Manitoba Bisons men’s hockey team played the first of a two game series against the #10 ranked team in Canada, the Saskatchewan Huskies. The herd lost the opening game 8-3.
This weekend, the University of Manitoba men’s hockey team hit the road after their four game home stand to play the Lethbridge Pronghorns. The Bisons were able to win 4-1 on Saturday after dropping the first contest on Friday by a score of 5-2.
On Saturday, the Bisons women’s volleyball team looked to rebound at home after a crushing defeat on Friday. The #2 ranked Spartans completed the weekend sweep of the Bisons however, winning 3-1 (25-17, 28-26, 17-25, 25-17).
The Bison men’s volleyball team hosted the second of a two game set against the Trinity Western Spartans on Saturday, eager to bounce back from a loss on Friday. Manitoba won the day by a score of 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-16).
This past Friday night, the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s volleyball team had a tough task ahead of them, taking on the #2 ranked Trinity Western Spartans. The Spartans showed all their skill and class in this matchup, easily putting away the herd 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-15). Manitoba made it close in the second set, but in the end they were no match for the top team in the Canada West.
In what should have been an easy game for the University of Manitoba Bisons men’s volleyball team,, the herd got complacent and lost to a Trinity Western side who are sitting in sixth place in the Canada West standings. The Bisons had their four game win streak snapped with the loss and will hope to bounce back against the Spartans on Saturday.
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Bison volleyball is back, and both the men and women faced off against the University of British Columbia-Okanagan this weekend in two game sets at home. The men swept their encounter with the Heat, while the women dropped both of their decisions.
On Saturday, the University of Manitoba Bisons men’s hockey team played their second game of a two game series against Mount Royal. The Cougars took all four points from the weekend, as they completed the weekend sweep with a 3-1 victory on Saturday.