"On This Day" is a Wells College Athletics feature designed to look back over the past three seasons when most of our 2020 seniors began play for the Express and what highlights happened to Wells' spring teams on this day on March 30
Softball: March 30, 2019
The Wells College men's volleyball team set a program record for wins after winning a pair of non-conference matches hosted by Elmira College on Saturday, March 30. The wins gave Wells 22 on the season that bested its 21-win season a year ago. The Express defeated The Sage Colleges in three sets and then took down Elmira in four sets.
In the opening match that tied the program record against The Sage Colleges, Wells won by set scores of 25-17, 25-16 and 25-20. The Express hit .432 in the match with 47 kills and 12 errors on 81 attempts. Josh Undari had 26 assists and Cooper Colesante recorded 15 assists.
Caden O'Loughlin led Wells with 14 kills and no errors while adding five digs. He hit .667 in the match. Robert Patzer had 11 kills and a .389 hitting percentage. Ryan Turner had four digs, one solo block, and two block assists. Wells served eight aces with three from Patzer and two from Undari.
In the second match that set the program record against Elmira, the Express won by set scores of 25-17, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-16. The Express hit .333 or better in each of the sets it won.
Undari had 43 assists on 52 Wells kills as the Express hit .308 in the match, while also serving up four aces. Patzer had 16 kills and O'Loughlin had 14 kills. O'Loughlin added nine digs, two solo blocks and a block assist. Turner had two solo blocks and two block assists. Patzer led Wells 13 digs.
Wells had 18 kills and two errors in the first-set victory. In the second set, Wells trailed 10-7 before putting together a 9-1 run to take control. The fourth set saw Wells have 12 kills, while Elmira had 10 hitting errors.