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Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

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The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball 2019-20 recruitment class. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team is looking ahead, introducing its 2019-20 recruitment class on Thursday.

The Herd is welcoming nine players into the fold, including Katreena Bentley, Light Uchechukwu, Julia Arnold, Jaidyn Spencer, Asha Gurney, Simone Crevier, Keziah Hoeppner, Julia Horne, and Olivia Schuster.

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Bisons Hockey Team Celebrated On Campus with Pancake Breakfast

Bisons Hockey Team Celebrated On Campus with Pancake Breakfast

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The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team returns home in Winnipeg on Monday after winning the U Sports national championship for the first time in their team’s history Sunday night in London, Ont. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

It’s a pretty big deal to capture a national women’s hockey championship. Doing it for the first time in the program’s history? Even bigger.

To celebrate the accomplishments this season of the University of Manitoba Bisons, a celebratory breakfast will be held Friday in UMSU University Centre.

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Manitoba Bisons Bring Home Women’s Hockey Championship for First Time

Manitoba Bisons Bring Home Women’s Hockey Championship for First Time

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The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team returns home in Winnipeg on Monday after winning the U Sports national championship for the first time in their team’s history Sunday night in London, Ont. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — It’s never happened before, but on Sunday, the Manitoba Bisons slid into the history books. The women’s hockey team hoisted a national championship trophy for the first time in the program’s 21-year history.

Twenty-four hours later, the feeling is still sinking in.

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Manitoba Beats Western 2-0 for U Sports Women’s Hockey Title

Manitoba Beats Western 2-0 for U Sports Women’s Hockey Title

By The Canadian Press

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The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey won the USports championship for the first time in their team’s history Sunday night in London, Ont. (BRANDON VANDECAVEYE PHOTO)

LONDON, Ont. – The top-ranked Manitoba Bisons have won their first U Sports women’s hockey title.

Lauren Taraschuk stopped all 20 shots she faced as Manitoba blanked the Western Mustangs 2-0 on Sunday in the championship.

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University of Manitoba Bisons the Top Seed in National Women’s Hockey Tournament

University of Manitoba Bisons the Top Seed in National Women’s Hockey Tournament

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

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Members of the University of Manitoba Bisons celebrate a goal against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in recent U Sports women’s hockey playoff action in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO- University of Manitoba-Jeff Miller)

The University of Manitoba women’s hockey team knows what it is to go the distance and then some.

The Bisons won a conference playoff game in quadruple overtime en route to the Canadian university women’s hockey championship starting Thursday in London, Ont.

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Bisons Win Canada West Championship in 5-2 Victory Over Huskies

Bisons Win Canada West Championship in 5-2 Victory Over Huskies

By Austin Frame, Bison Sports

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The U of M Bisons celebrate on ice after winning the Canada West championship 5-2 Saturday night over the Saskatchewan Huskies at Wayne Fleming Arena. (JEFF & TARA MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG – The No. 1 University of Manitoba Bisons were crowned the champions of Canada West for the third time in the history of the program after a 5-2 win over the No. 8 University of Saskatchewan Huskies in game two of the Canada West Finals of women’s hockey on Saturday night in front of a nearly sold-out crowd of 860 at Wayne Fleming Arena in Winnipeg.

“To do it at home finally is so special for this group. It’s been a long time since we have had one, and all the hard work for the last 4 or 5 years for this group paid off,” said Bisons Head Coach and Canada West Coach of the year Jon Rempel after the win.

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