Bisons’ Habing, Pischke Named Canada West Second Team All-Stars

Bisons’ Habing, Pischke Named Canada West Second Team All-Stars

Brittany Habing - Taylor Pischke
U of M Bison women’s volleyball setter Brittany Habing and left side hitter Taylor Pischke. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Two University of Manitoba women’s volleyball players have been named 2013-14 Canada West Second Team All-Stars.

Setter Brittany Habing and left side hitter Taylor Pischke were selected for the honours.

Habing, 21, played her first year this season at Manitoba after starting her university career at Winnipeg with the Wesmen. She was second in Canada West assists per set at 10.12 (79 sets/826 assists). In addition, the East St. Paul, MB native added 172 digs, 64 kills, 13 service aces and 57 total blocks while playing in 79 of 81 regular season sets for Manitoba.

Pischke, 20, finished twice in Canada West Top 10 categories in 2013-14 with a seventh place in conference kills per set at 3.46 (72 sets/249 kills) and eighth in conference points per set at 3.87 (72 sets/278.5 points).

The Bisons play Trinity Western on the road Friday at 10 p.m. CT (live webcast), with the winner of the playoff match moving to the gold medal match, while the loser will play in the bronze medal match on Saturday, February 22.

— With files from Bison Sports


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