The Wells College men's volleyball team began its 2017 season with a pair of opening-day matches at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invitational on Friday, Jan. 20. In the opening match, Elms College defeated Wells 3-1 and the second match of the night was a 3-0 win by Stevenson College over Wells. The Express continues play at the event on Saturday against Vassar at 1 p.m. and Cairn at 3 p.m.
Elms 3, Wells 1
Set scores were 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 25-22. Wells found its offense in the third set, and hit .323 in the set with 13 kills and just three errors in 31 attempts.
Stevenson 3, Wells 0
In the second match of the night, Stevenson edged the first set by a 27-25 score and then won the next two sets by scores of 25-11 and 25-18.
Caden O'Loughlin again led Wells with 12 kills and a .320 hitting percentage.