Brookville, N.Y.-The top-seeded and host LIU Post Pioneers, who are ranked number 13 in the nation in NCAA Division II women's soccer, got a goal from Andrea Huntzinger just 1:51 into the match, as LIUP defeated the visiting and number four-seeded University of Bridgeport Purple Knights, 1-0, on Wednesday afternoon on Long Island. The Pioneers move on the ECC Women's Soccer Championship final on Saturday versus Mercy College, who defeated Molloy by a 1-0 score also on Wednesday afternoon, with a 15-2-1 record. UB closes out its 2017 season with an 8-8-2 overall record.
Wednesday's victory also avenges a 1-0 loss that Bridgeport handed LIU Post just four days ago in the Park City.
The Pioneers were in attack mode all match long outshooting the Purple Knights, 20-5 and holding a 7-1 advantage in corner kicks.
Junior goalkeeper Jennifer Wendelius (Lidingo, Sweden) made six saves in net for the visitors on the afternoon.