Bridgeport, Conn.-The University of Bridgeport women's basketball team closed out its 2018-2019 home schedule with a 69-64 Senior Night win against East Coast Conference opponent LIU Post on Wednesday night in Hubbell Gym. The win ups the Purple Knights' overall record to 12-13 and their ECC mark to 8-7. LIU drops to 15-11 overall and 8-8 in conference play.
Wednesday's contest was tied at 59-59 when UB senior Samnell Vonleh (Swampscott, Mass.) hit two free throws with 1:48 to play to give her team a lead which they would never relinquish, as Bridgeport finished the game on a 10-5 run.
Vonleh led the Purple Knights and recorded her ninth double-double of 2018-19 for the winners, notching a career high of 30 points and grabbing a game high 13 rebounds. She also contributed four blocks.
In her last home game in Purple and White, senior Sarah Middleton (Barrington, R.I.) recorded 10 points and four rebounds, plus she dished off a game-high seven assists.
Classmate Briana Stoddart (Brooklyn, N.Y.) had 13 points and five rebounds on the night for the Purple Knights.
The UB women's basketball team will close out the season on the road for their final three games. They will first take on NYIT on Saturday, February 23 in an ECC matchup. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m. on Long Island.