BRIDGEPORT -- The top-seeded Bridgeport women's volleyball team defeated third-seeded LIU Post 3-1 to capture the ECC title and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division II championship tournament.
Ying Shen had 21 kills and six digs and was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player for the Purple Knights, who won 23-25, 25-18, 26-24 and lost 25-20.
Bridgeport (25-4) claimed the ECC crown for the second time in the last four seasons. The pairings for the NCAA tournament will be announced tonight at 10 p.m. This year's appearance will be the fifth in a row for the Purple Knights.
LIU Post 25 18 24 20--1
Bridgeport 23 25 26 25--3
Records: LIU Post 23-14, Bridgeport 25-4.