Flushing, N.Y.-The University of Bridgeport women's basketball team got off to a quick start on the road against the East Coast Conference-leading Queens (N.Y.) College Knights leading 17-13 after the first quarter and 35-34 at halftime, but the host Knights outscored UB, 22-12, in the third quarter to take a 56-47 lead, and they never looked back on their way to a 78-65 conference win on Wednesday night. With the loss, the Purple Knights are now an even 12-2 overall and 6-8 in the ECC. QC has now won 14 games in a row, and the Knights are now 22-3 overall and 15-1 atop the East Coast Conference standings.
Sophomore Samnell Vonleh (Swampscott, Mass.) had her best game of the 2016-17 season at Queens scoring a season-high 23 points and finishing with a double-double grabbing 14 rebounds. Vonleh also added five blocked shots on the night.
Madison Rowland led Queens with a game-high 28 points.
Up next, the UB women's basketball team will open a key three-game homestand with their conference tournament hoops in the balance, when the Purple Knights host St. Thomas Aquinas College at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon in Hubbell Gym.