The Wells College baseball team concluded its 2018 season with a 9-5 loss to Ithaca College on Saturday, May 5 at the Wells Turf Field.
Wells finished its season with a 15-20 record, a two-win improvement over its inaugural season in 2017. Ithaca is 25-14.
Ithaca scored twice in the first and added three more in the top of the fourth. Wells got a run back in the bottom of the fourth on a towering homer to centerfield by Brandon Shirley.
The Bombers added single runs in each of the last four innings.
Aumick was 3-for-3 and scored twice. Brandon Shirley had two hits including the solo homer.
The game was the second all-time meeting between Wells and Ithaca. Wells College head coach David Valesente led the Express against the team coached by his father, George. George Valesente has fashioned a legendary coaching career at the helm of the Ithaca College program. He has led the Bombers to two national championships, 30 NCAA berths, and more than 1,000 wins in his 40 seasons at Ithaca College. Ithaca won the 2017 meeting 9-8.