Central Islip, N.Y.-University of Bridgeport sophomore hitters Biljana Savic (Novi Sad, Serbia) and Ying Shen (Nanjing, China) have earned spots on the First Team All-East Coast Conference Women's Volleyball Team. This marks the second straight season that Savic, who leads the Purple Knights in kills per set at 3.63, has received First Team All-ECC accolades. Shen, a four-time ECC Player of the Week selection this season, is second on the team in kills per set at 3.46 and has an impressive .327 attack percentage.
Also receiving 2012 All-East Coast Conference honors on Friday was Bridgeport sophomore, middle blocker Larissa Oliveira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), who was selected Second Team All-ECC. Oliviera leads the team in blocks at 1.19 per set.
The UB volleyball team opens play in the 2012 East Coast Conference Championship Tournament at home, tonight, Friday, November 15 at 5:00 p.m. when the top-seeded Purple Knights face number four seed, Dowling College.