Purple Knights Move Into NCAA East Regional Volleyball Final

Purple Knights Move Into NCAA East Regional Volleyball Final

Garden City, N.Y. - The University of Bridgeport women's volleyball team moved into the 2015 NCAA Division II East Regional Championship Finals with a 3-0 sweep (25-17, 25-17, 25-21) over the Dowling College Golden Lions on Friday night.  The number two seed in the regional, UB is 27-8 overall, and the number three Golden Lions finish the 2015 season at 26-8. 

Bridgeport will now face the number four seed NYIT Bears in Saturday's East Region Final that will begin at 7:00 p.m. at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York.

Junior Katarina Krstonosic (Kikinda, Serbia) notched a double for the winners with 13 kills and 12 digs, as did teammate, senior Sarah Rosa (Itajuba, Brazil) who had 10 kills and a team-best 14 digs.

Bridgeport junior Frida Randen (Sodertalje, Sweden) also reached double-digit kills with 10.

UB freshman setter Ellie Rich (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) directed her team's offense with 35 assists.

Provided by the Bridgeport Sports Information Department.