Bison briefs

Men’s basketball

Regular season record: 9-15
Playoffs result: lost in Canada West quarter final to UBC (0-2 in three game series)

Women’s basketball

Regular season record: 8-16 (10th in Canada West, missed playoffs)


CIS cross-country championship results: men placed eighth, women placed 13th
Individual standouts: Paul Carr finished 10th overall, earned CIS Second Team All-Canadian and Canada West First Team All-Star honours. Rookie Sam Vincent finished 40th overall and earned Canada West Second Team All-Star honours.


Regular Season Record: 2-8 (tied for fifth in Canada West, missed playoffs)
Individual standouts: Third-year Bison halfback Pete Adams earned 2010 Canada West Football All-Star honours for the second year in a row. Third-year Bison linebacker Thomas Hall was selected as 2010 CIS Football Russ Jackson Award winner for second year in a row. The award is presented to the CIS football player who best exemplifies the attributes of academic achievement, football skill and citizenship.

Men’s hockey

Regular season record: 13-10-5
Playoff results: Swept by Alberta (0-2) in the Canada West semi-final.
Individual standouts: Bison defenseman Jeremy Schappert was selected as the Canada West Men’s Hockey Outstanding Freshman and was also named to the 2010 CIS Men’s Hockey All-Rookie Team. Goaltender Steve Christie, forward Blair Macaulay and defenseman Dane Crowley and Jeremy Schappert all earned 2010-11 Canada West Second Team All-Star honours.

Women’s hockey

Regular season record: 16-5-3
Playoff results: Swept Calgary and Alberta on route to winning Canada West conference championship. The team qualified for CIS national championships, where they would end up finishing in sixth place.
Individual Standouts: Bison forward Addie Miles, defenseman Caitlin MacDonald and goaltender Tara Laquette earned Canada West Hockey Second Team All-Star honours.


Regular season record: 1-9-4 (ninth place in Canada West, missed playoffs)
Individual standouts: Carrie Nash earned 2010 Canada West Women’s Soccer Second Team All-Star.


Individual standouts: Fifth-year Bison athlete Braeden Taylor had two top-ten finishes at the 2011 CIS Swimming Championship, finishing fifth in the men’s 50m breaststroke and ninth in the men’s 100m breaststroke.

Track & field

The University of Manitoba hosted the Canada West T&F Championship. Bison standouts from the event included: Zacharie Durand, who earned a silver medal in the men’s 600m; Sam Vincent, who earned a bronze in the men’s 1500m and the men’s 4x400m; and both the men’s and women’s 4x200m relay team, who both earned bronze medals.

Twenty-two Bison athletes qualified for the CIS national championships, in which Manitoba earned three top-five finishes and one podium appearance. The men’s 4x400m relay team was the Bison’s top performer in the CIS track meet, earning a silver medal with a time of 3:19.76. Kieran Moolchan finished fourth in the men’s 60m hurdles with a time of 8.42. The men’s 4x200m relay team also finished in fourth with a time of 1:31.27.

Men’s volleyball

Regular season record: 11-7
Playoff results: The Bisons were eliminated from the playoffs by the Brandon Bobcats in the Canada West quarter-finals (1-2 in the best of three series).
Individual standouts: Chris Komishon became the third Bison in a row to be selected as the 2010-11 Canada West Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Year. 2008-09 Canada West Rookie of the Year Chris Voth earned Canada West Second Team All-Star honours. Komishon was named to the 2010-11 CIS Men’s Volleyball All-Rookie Team.

Women’s volleyball

Regular season record: 10-8
Playoff results: The Bisons swept the Brandon Bobcats in the Canada West quarter-finals 2-0, qualifying for the Canada West Final Four. The number four seeded Bisons were defeated by number one seeded UBC in their first game, then lost to Alberta in the bronze medal game, failing to qualify for CIS nationals.
Individual standouts: Fifth-year Bison athlete Ashley Voth was named as a 2010-11 CIS First Team All-Canadian for the third time in her career, while Rachel Cockrell was named to the 2010-11 CIS All-Rookie Team.