Bridgeport, Conn.-Three members of the University of Bridgeport women's volleyball team have been selected to the 2012 Daktronics NCAA Division II All-East Region Team.
Earning 2012 First Team Daktronics All-East Region honors is sophomore outside hitter Ying Shen (Nanjing, China). Classmates middle hitter Larissa Oliveira (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and outside hitter Biljana Savic (Novi Sad, Serbia) were named to the Second Team Daktronics All-East Region squad.
Sports information directors from NCAA Division II East Region schools and conferences selected the two Daktronics All-Region teams. The process concludes with All-American selections announced in December. This is the seventh year Daktronics has sponsored the NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball All-Region and All-American teams.
The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. The team is voted on by the NCAA Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA).
The defending NCAA Division II East Region Champions, Bridgeport will begin play in the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament this Thursday, November 29 at 2:30 p.m. when UB, the number two seed in the East Region, will take on Dowling College, the number seven seed in the East Region. Action will take place at the University of New Haven in West Haven, Conn.