When the Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team is hit, they hit back even harder. That has been the theme for Vanessa Martinez-Lagunas’s team so far this season, highlighted by a comeback draw 1-1 in their premiere weekend and coming back twice in a 3-2 loss to Saskatchewan last week. In their western trip this weekend, the Bisons exploited their ability to respond to deficits, rescuing a point for a draw at MacEwan while stealing victory against Mount Royal.
With a win and a draw in their premiere weekend, the Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team left Regina and Saskatoon having gained some momentum in the CIS regular season.
When the CIS soccer schedule was released at the beginning of the season, Bisons coach Vanessa Martinez-Lagunas circled Oct. 9 on her calendar. On that Friday evening, Manitoba will host crosstown rivals the University of Winnipeg Wesmen at Investors Group Field.
Speaking last Tuesday about the Manitoba Bisons’ soccer season opener against Thompson Rivers, coach Vanessa Martinez-Lagunas had already set an opening day objective for her squad.
The Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team is set to kick off their 2015-16 season to the right tempo following a victory in their final preseason match, hosting Minnesota-Crookston on Friday night. A 1-0 score was enough to clinch their third win in five friendly games, before entering the competitive season next week at home against Thompson Rivers.
As the CIS soccer season draws nearer, the University of Manitoba Bisons will have a collective goal in mind: to improve on last season.
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