Bridgeport's Season Comes To And End With Five-Set Loss To New Haven

Bridgeport's Season Comes To And End With Five-Set Loss To New Haven

Bridgeport, Conn. - The top-seeded University of Bridgeport Purple Knights saw their 2013 women's volleyball season come to an end on Friday night, as the host Purple Knights were defeated by the fourth-seeded University of New Haven Chargers, 3-2 (25-14, 20-25, 14-25, 25-22, 9-15) in the second semifinal in the 2013 NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball Championship East Regional.  UB closes out its season at 22-3, and New Haven advances to Saturday's final versus LIU Post, who swept NYIT in Friday's first semifinal, with a 28-4 record.

Margo Meteyer led UNH with 12 kills, and Kea-Marie Olaso had 21 digs for the winners.

Junior Biljana Savic (Novi Sad, Serbia) had a triple-double with 15 kills, 13 assists and 17 digs.  Junior  Ying Shen (Nanjing, China) had a double-double with 12 kills and 12 digs.

Senior setter Fernanda Silva (Brasilia, Brazil) had 26 assists, and sophomore libero Martina Santia (Sezze, Italy) chipped in 12 digs for UB.

Provided by the Bridgeport Sports Information Department.