Bisons Players Honoured as CIS All-Canadians

Bisons Players Honoured as CIS All-Canadians

By Tyler Sutherland

Bison men's volleyball player Dane Pischke (CHRISD.CA FILE)
Bison men’s volleyball player Dane Pischke (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball player Dane Pischke has been selected as the 2012-13 CIS Dale Iwanoczko Student-Athlete Award winner for his excellence in volleyball, academics and community service.

The award was announced Wednesday, along with Pischke being named a 2012-13 CIS First Team All-Canadian at the right side position. Fellow teammate and middle hitter Kenny Rooney was named to the 2012-13 CIS Men’s Volleyball All-Rookie Team.

Pischke, 22, and in his final year as a Bisons athlete, picked up the All-Canadian honour during the 2011-12 season as well.

On the women’s side, Bison volleyball player Rachel Cockrell has been named as 2012-13 CIS Women’s Volleyball Second Team All-Canadian. It’s the first CIS selection for the left/right side hitter in her second season at Manitoba.

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