In the volleyball portion of the Duckworth Challenge, the University of Manitoba took a 2-0 lead after both the Bison men’s and women’s teams beat the University of Winnipeg Wesmen.
This weekend the Bison volleyball programs welcomed some top tier competition.
The Bison volleyball teams were in Vancouver for a series against the University of British Columbia. The men managed a split, but the women were swept.
The University of Manitoba Bison volleyball teams wrapped up the first half of their regular season against the Saskatchewan Huskies over the weekend.
The Bison volleyball teams were in Kamloops to play the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack. The men won both their games, while the women earned a split.
The Bison men split their series against the Griffins, while the women swept to even their record.
The University of Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team swept the University of Regina Cougars this weekend, and the Bison women’s volleyball team split against the University of Alberta, and men were swept in Edmonton.
There was a plethora of University of Manitoba teams away from the familiar confines of the Wayne Fleming Arena or IGAC this weekend.
Both the men and women earned split their two-game series against the Bobcats.
Kearley Abbott of the women’s volleyball team was named the Canada West rookie of the year.