13 Austin DeCosmo
13 Austin DeCosmo
Height: 6-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Southwick, Mass.
High School: Southwick-Tolland Regional
Position: Middle Hitter/Opposite Hitter
Major: Nursing

2016 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 95 sets across 27 sets, registering a career-high 64 kills, 93 digs, a career-high 41 blocks and 11 service aces…Grabbed nine digs at Lesley (Mar. 29)…Added six digs and three kills against Regis (Mar. 17)…Snared 12 digs with three kills and two blocks against Newbury (Feb. 27)…Tallied six kills against Endicott (Feb. 13) and SUNY-Poly (Jan. 23)…Posted six blocks with four digs and two kills against Purchase (Jan. 30)…Contributed seven kills, four blocks and two digs against Penn State-Behrend (Jan. 30)…

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 80 sets across 23 matches, recording a career-high 112 digs, 39 kills, 12 blocks and 10 service aces…Grabbed a career-high 22 digs in a five-set win over Lesley (Mar. 23)…Fired a season-high five aces with six digs at Daniel Webster (Mar. 14)…Snared 10 digs at Bard (Feb. 26)…Had five kills and two digs against Sage (Feb. 7) and SUNY-Poly (Feb. 6)…Matched a career-high with seven kills against Mount Ida (Jan. 24) and D’Youville (Jan. 23)…
2014 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 78 sets across 23 matches, totaling 49 kills, 35 blocks, 24 digs and five service aces… Had three kills and three blocks in four sets at Daniel Webster (Apr. 5)…Matched a season-high with three digs, two kills and two blocks against Regis (Mar. 29)…Set a season-high with three digs and three kills at Newbury (Mar. 26)…Added five kills and two digs against Daniel Webster (Mar. 22)…Posted a career-high seven kills in four sets versus Lesley (Mar. 22)…Notched three kills and three blocks in a sweep of Lesley (Feb. 17)…Hammered five kills with a season-high two service aces and two digs against Mount Ida (Jan. 25)…Logged four kills and a block in his collegiate debut versus Cazenovia (Jan. 24).


High School Career:
Southwick-Tolland Regional (baseball) - 3 years
* Sportsmanship Award 2013

Why did you choose Elms College?

"I chose Elms College because it's close to home with an excellent nursing program."

What has been your favorite moment as an athlete so far?

"Bonding with my teammates and getting to know them."

What is your favorite food?

"Chicken Parm grinder."

Where is your favorite place to travel to and why?

"Somewhere not too hot or too cold that has a lot of adventurous things to do."

What are your future plans?

"My plans are advance in a career in Pediatric Nursing."