COLLEGE ROUNDUP UB advances to Div. II semifinals

November 19, 2018

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — The University of Bridgeport women’s soccer advanced to the NCAA Division II national semifinals as the Purple Knights defeated Bloomsburg University 3-1Sunday.

With the win, Bridgeport advances to the national semifinals which will held in Pittsburg beginning Nov. 29 against an opponent to be determined. It is the second time in school history, all in the last four seasons, that UB, now 18-5-1, has reached the national semifinals.

The Purple Knights opened the scoring on Sunday when Amanda Ebbesson scored her second goal of the season off a pass from Nara DaCosta with just under 15 minutes to play in the first half.

Maegen Doyle extend her single-season school record for goals when she scored her 27th off an assist from Rebekka Skaasheim early in the second half.

After the Huskies cut it to 2-1, Bridgeport put the game the away when Karoline Vieira scored on a penalty kick for her third goal of the season.

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