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September 24, 2012, REGINA, Sask. – The University of Manitoba’s women’s hockey team was the only undefeated squad at the 2nd Annual Mandi Schwartz Challenge, a six-team tournament hosted by the University of Regina and the Saskatchewan Hockey Association at The Co-operators Centre.

The Bisons registered victories over Team Sask, the University of Regina, and the University of Saskatchewan to earn a perfect 3-0-0 record at the tournament, while UBC had victories over Saskatchewan and Balmoral Hall as the Thunderbirds ended up with a 2-1-0 mark.

The host Cougars were one of three teams with a 1-1-1 record, as they opened the tournament with a 3-2 win over UBC but lost 5-3 to Manitoba on Saturday and fell 3-2 to Team Sask in a shootout on Sunday. Team Sask and the University of Saskatchewan also had 1-1-1 marks, while Balmoral Hall ended the tournament with a 1-2-0 record.

The University of Regina’s non-conference schedule continues next weekend at a tournament hosted by the University of Lethbridge.

2nd Annual Mandi Schwartz Challenge Standings

Manitoba 3-0-0 (6 pts)

UBC 2-1-0 (4 pts)

Regina 1-1-1 (3 pts)

Team Sask 1-1-1 (3 pts)

Saskatchewan 1-1-1 (3 pts)

Balmoral Hall 1-2-0 (2 pts)

Results – Friday, Sept. 21

Manitoba 2, Team Sask 1

Saskatchewan 11, Balmoral Hall 0

Regina 3, UBC 2

Results – Saturday, Sept. 22

UBC 3, Saskatchewan 2 (OT)

Balmoral Hall 4, Team Sask 3 (OT)

Manitoba 5, Regina 3

Results – Sunday, Sept. 23

UBC 6, Balmoral Hall 1

Manitoba 7, Saskatchewan 5

Team Sask 3, Regina 2 (SO)