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Bisons Volleyball Recruits Five for 2017-18

Bisons Volleyball Recruits Five for 2017-18

University of Manitoba Volleyball Recruits
Five high recruits committed to the 2017-18 Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team on Monday, January 16, 2017. (BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — Five recruits have committed to the Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team for 2017-18.

The Herd introduced the group on Monday, comprised of outside/middle hitter Laura Hill (St. Mary’s Academy), setter Kelsey Jordan (Vincent Massey), left side hitter Sydney Kurth (Glenlawn Collegiate), libero Sydney Michalyshen (Oak Park High School) and outside hitter Ayiya Ottogo.

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Bisons’ Pischke Chalks Up 1,300th Volleyball Win

Bisons’ Pischke Chalks Up 1,300th Volleyball Win

Garth Pischke
U of M Bisons volleyball head coach Garth Pischke (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball coach Garth Pischke reached another career milestone Saturday when he hit his 1,300th overall match win.

Pischke’s squad defeated the UBC Thunderbirds 3-1 in the second game of a two-day series at the University of Manitoba (25-23, 27-29, 25-16, 25-23).

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U of M Bisons Recruit Five to Women’s Hockey Team

U of M Bisons Recruit Five to Women’s Hockey Team

University of Manitoba BisonsThe University of Manitoba Bisons have recruited five players for the 2017-18 season.

Joining the Herd next season will be Lauren Taraschuk, Madison Cole, Émilie Massé, Brielle Dacquay-Neveux and Lauren Warkentin.

Taraschuk is a goalie from Winnipeg, Cole is a forward from Alberta, while Masse is a forward from Winnipeg, Dacquay-Neveux plays on defence from Winnipeg and Warkentin is a defenceman from Steinbach.

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Manitoba Bisons Win 26th Annual Duckworth Challenge

Manitoba Bisons Win 26th Annual Duckworth Challenge

University of Manitoba BisonsThe Manitoba Bisons won the 26th annual Duckworth Challenge against the University of Winnipeg Wesmen by a 3-1-1 margin after a sweep of volleyball matches on Thursday night at the University of Manitoba. The Bison men’s volleyball team won 3-0 (25-14, 25-19, 25-21) over Winnipeg while the Bison women’s volleyball won 3-1 (15-25, 26-24, 25-20, 26-24) against Winnipeg to clinch this season’s Duckworth Challenge title for Manitoba.

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Bisons, Wesmen Volleyball Clash in Duckworth Challenge

Bisons, Wesmen Volleyball Clash in Duckworth Challenge

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — Before the Manitoba Bisons kick up their feet for the holiday break, some unfinished business against their crosstown rivals needs to be settled.

The Bison volleyball teams host the University of Winnipeg Wesmen tonight in the final portion of the annual Duckworth Challenge. It’s also the end of the first half of the 2016-17 conference season.

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Bisons’ Lalama Named Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year

Bisons’ Lalama Named Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year

 DJ Lalama
Manitoba Bisons linebacker DJ Lalama (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Bisons’ linebacker DJ Lalama has been selected as the 2016 Presidents’ Trophy award winner for the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year in U Sports.

The fourth-year student-athlete is only the second Manitoba player to claim the Presidents’ Trophy, after linebacker Joey Mikawoz in 2000.

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Four Bisons Named to 2016 Conference All-Star Team

Four Bisons Named to 2016 Conference All-Star Team

U of M Bisons Football All-Stars
Manitoba Bisons Shai Ross, DJ Lalama, Geoff Gray and Evan Foster have been selected to the 2016 Canada West Conference All-Star Team. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons didn’t make it to the post-season this year, but for four student-athletes, another honour has graced them following last weekend’s 55-21 loss to the Regina Rams at home.

Evan Foster, DJ Lalama, Geoff Gray and Shai Ross have been selected to the 2016 Canada West Conference All-Star Team.

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DePape to Captain Bisons Hockey Team

DePape to Captain Bisons Hockey Team

Jordan DePape
Manitoba Bisons captain Jordan DePape (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

Forward Jordan DePape will don the ‘C’ as the Manitoba Bisons head into their third week of the 2016-17 conference season.

Forward Brett Stovin, plus defencemen Adam Henry and Lee Christensen will be the alternate captains for Manitoba this season.

“All four players serve in the captain position this season are excellent leaders,” said head coach Mike Sirant.

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Women’s Golf Makes a Return to Bison Sports Program

Women’s Golf Makes a Return to Bison Sports Program

Bri-ann Tokariwski - Garth Goodbrandson
Manitoba Bison women’s golf coach Bri-ann Tokariwski and men’s coach Garth Goodbrandson (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — After a seven-year absence, the University of Manitoba will have a women’s golf team again.

Starting up next fall, the Bisons will have five women on the team after shuttering the program in 2010 due to a lack of female golfers in the province. It was originally formed in 2001.

“We are confident that there will be lots of interested young girls who would like to play golf on the Bison women’s golf team for quite some time,” said men’s head coach Garth Goodbrandson.

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