After a rookie season where the Bisons goalie from Langdon, Alta. suited up in just four games as backup to Lauren Taraschuk, the 2019-20 season will be Fargey’s time to shine.
After opening the season with a 43-19 stomping of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Aug. 30, the U of M Bisons football team got a taste of its own medicine Friday in a 49-21 loss at Griffiths Stadium.
With a pair of national championship appearances in the rear-view, the Bisons welcomed the 2019-20 season with fresh new faces and a two-game sweep at the hand of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns.
The club went from a fourth-place finish in the conference standings and hosting a playoff series, to seventh-place and out of the playoffs. A massive graduating class hurt the herd even more, but according to fifth-year Bisons defender Adam Henry, the team will be just fine heading into the 2019-20 season.
Manitoba had the lead at halftime and Regina clawed back to take the lead late, but Matt Riley played the hero in a 27-26 win.
There was no love lost as the U of M Bisons men’s hockey team locked horns with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns on the weekend. The series was tough, physical and full of goals as both sides earned a win.
With thunderclouds rumbling outside, the U of M Bisons women’s soccer team headed inside to the Winnipeg Soccer Federation South Complex for a pair of games against a pair of basement-dwelling Pacific Coast opponents this weekend.
This quiet sky turned out to be a sign for the day’s Canada West football action, as the visiting University of British Columbia Thunderbirds were silenced by a 37-19 U of M Bisons win.
Often when U Sports programs try to recruit players they offer them scholarships, playing time or even rely on the name recognition and pedigree of a particular team to draw in talent. For U of M Bisons women’s soccer rookie Stefanie Young, what got the ball rolling was a friend.
After a split series to open the season, the U of M Bisons women’s soccer team headed to British Columbia looking to pick up some valuable points in the standings. Instead, after a pair of losses, the herd came home empty handed.