|Andy Wells 22
A strong, hard-working pitcher...Increased his velocity significantly since high school...Showed great improvement as rookie season went on...Chose Siena because of the coaching staff.
AS A FRESHMAN: Made one start and 12 appearances...Finished season 2-0 with a 6.75 ERA and was one of three freshmen pitchers to go undefeated...Struck out 15 and walked 17 allowing only one home run in 28.0 innings...Struck out one in shutout of Fairfield, allowing six hits in a 4-0 victory on the final weekend of the season (5/18).
BEFORE SIENA: Recorded a 4-1 record, registering two complete games while striking out 22 batters while pitching for the Mid Island Babe Ruth League this past summer...Was named team MVP and Batting Champion...Selected to the league's All-Star Team in each of his four years as well...Garnered Outstanding Pitcher Award while playing for St. Peters Boys High School his senior season.
ROSSI ON WELLS: "Andy gave us some quality innings as a freshman and we have high hopes for him this season as well. He has a terrific breaking pitch and does a nice job keeping hitters off balance and keeping the ball low in the zone."