Box Score BRIDGEPORT, CONN.-
The Dowling College fell 3-0 in their East Coast Conference opening match to the University of Bridgeport this evening at Hubbell Gymnasium. The Golden Lions even out at 5-5 on the season, 1-0 in ECC play. The Purple Knights improve to 6-1 overall, 1-0 ECC.
A tightly played opening set had the Purple Knights edging out the Golden Lions 25-21. Bridgeport kept their rhythm and came away with set two 25-19 before completing the sweep with a 25-11 third set win.
Leading the Golden Lion attach was senior Cassy Kelly
hitting t a .353 clip and finishing with eight kills. Junior Jessica Kalbfleisch
adding five kills with Yarden Amsalem
pitching in with four. Senior Elizabeth Gorman
recorded a match high 23 assists with Kayla Morgan
finishing with ten digs.
The Purple Knights hit .408 as a team with Sarah Ross leading with a match high 12 kills. Frida Randen finished in double figures with 12 kills. Biljana Savic and Giovana Soares shared the setting duties with 22 and 20 assists respectively. Michele Santos totaled a match high 11 digs.
The Golden Lions return to action as they travel to take on Daemen College Friday, September 19th
at 7:00 PM.