Bridgeport Volleyball Sweeps Roberts Wesleyan

Bridgeport Volleyball Sweeps Roberts Wesleyan

Rochester, N.Y.-The University of Bridgeport women's volleyball team upped its East Coast Conference record to 9-2 and its overall season mark to 13-10 with a straight sets, 25-17, 25-15, 25-23 road win over the host Roberts Wesleyan College Redhawks on Friday night.  With the loss, RWC is now 8-14 overall and 5-7 in conference action.

Senior Sara Cruz (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and junior Bruna Santos (Curitiba, Brazil) led the Purple Knights' offense, as they each notched 11 kills.  Cruz also recorded a double-double with 14 digs.

UB senior Frida Randen (Sodertalje, Sweden) had nine kills in the victory and added a season-best 17 digs.

Sophomore setter Ellie Rich (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) directed the Bridgeport offense nicely with 31 assists, and she fell just shy of a double-double with nine digs.

Bridgeport senior libero Amelie Guinci (Cannes, France) led all players in the match with 21 digs.

The UB volleyball team is right back in action on Saturday, as the team concludes its road trip to Western New York with an important ECC match at Daemen College.  First serve is slated for 12 noon.