Centerville, Mass.-University of Bridgeport freshman Biljana Savic (Novi Sad, Serbia) has been named the ECAC Division II Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Year, plus she earned a spot on the ECAC Division II All-Star Team.
An outside hitter, Savic received AVCA East Region Freshman of the Year and All-Region accolades earlier this season. She made an immediate positive impact on the Purple Knights by team-leading a team-best 4.07 kills per set and hitting for a .231 attack percentage. She also had a team-leading 33 service aces and recorded 294 digs. She helped the UB to its first-ever NCAA East Regional crown and a 21-8 overall record. Her other accolades during 2011 include East Coast Conference Rookie of the Year, All-ECC First Team and Daktronics All-East Region First Team.