West Babylon, N.Y.-For the third time this season, University of Bridgeport junior Ellie Rich (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) has been named the East Coast Conference Women's Volleyball Setter of the Week.
Last week, Rich averaged 10.50 assists per set on the week helping the Purple Knights go 2-1. She also added eight kills, two service aces, 23 digs and three block assists during the seven-day span. Against Bentley, Ellie had a double-double with 25 assists and 11 digs, and she followed that up with 33 assists in a sweep of Daemen and 26 assists in only two sets played in a sweep over Roberts Wesleyan. So far in 2017, Rich is averaging 9.57 assists per set.
Teammate, senior Bruna Santos (Curitiba, Brazil) earned a spot on this week's ECC Women's Volleyball Honor Roll for her fine play last week.
This week, the UB volleyball team plays a pair of road matches traveling to mercy on Wednesday night and New Haven on Thursday evening.