This weekend saw the University of Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams close out their regular season in Calgary. Both the men and women earned a split to end off the year. The fourth-ranked men’s team will look forward to the playoffs, with the aim of reaching the Canada West Final Four in Edmonton, while the women’s team will start to look forward to next year’s campaign.
Bison women’s volleyball
This weekend saw the University of Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams pitted against their local rivals, the Winnipeg Wesmen. The pair of games on Thursday – part of the Duckworth Challenge – saw the men emerge victorious while the women were defeated. Saturday was the same stor in terms if results despite the women putting up a much better fight.
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).
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.
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.
The Bisons men’s and women’s volleyball teams were in Regina last weekend and had a successful end to their first half campaigns.
The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s and women’s volleyball teams both ventured to Edmonton this past weekend to take on the University of Alberta. Neither squad was able to pick up a win, as the men’s undefeated run was snapped, while the women’s losing streak was extended to four games.
This weekend, both the Bisons men’s and women’s volleyball teams went head to head against the Mount Royal Cougars. The men swept their two matchups against the visitors, maintaining their perfect record. The women didn’t fare so well, as they dropped both of their games.
This weekend saw both the Bisons men’s and women’s volleyball teams play a two game series against the Grant MacEwan Griffins. The men stayed undefeated while the women split their two games, getting their first win of the year in the process.
The University of Manitoba Bisons volleyball squads got their 2015-16 regular season started last weekend, taking on the Saskatchewan Huskies at Investors Group Athletic Centre….