17 - Jeff Welch
Jeff Welch
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Mercer Island
Position: UT

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2009: Scored six times and made three assists in 19 matches played ... stole the ball eight times and drew three KOs ... scored one goal in season opener against MIT (9/11) ... one goal against UC Davis (9/20).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Redshirted the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: 9/7 vs. Queens - Came off the bench and scored once on two attempts, notched two assists and two kickouts drawn while surrendering one kickout ... 9/8 vs. George Washington - Came off the bench and attempted one shot ... 9/8 vs. Navy - Came off the bench but did not attempt any shots ... 9/9 vs. Princeton - DNP ... 9/9 vs. Gannon - Came off the bench and attempted three shots while drawing two kickouts ... 9/15 vs. UCLA - Came off the bench but did not attempt any shots ... 9/15 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench but did not attempt any shots ... 9/16 vs. Air Force - Came off the bench and drew one kickout ... 9/16 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Came off the bench and attempted one shot while surrendering two kickouts ... 9/20 vs. Fordham - Came off the bench and drew a kickout ... 9/22 vs. La Verne - Came off the bench and and scored once on three attempts ... 9/22 vs. Redlands - Came off the bench and scored one goal on one attempt ... 9/23 vs. Claremont - DNP ... 9/23 vs. Whittier - Came off the bench and scored one goal on one attempt with an assist ... 9/29 vs. UCLA - Came off the bench and drew one kickout ... 9/30 vs. Fresno Pacific - Came off the bench and scored twice on five attempts with an assist and a steal ... 10/5 vs. Whittier - Came off the bench but did not attempt a shot ... 10/5 vs. Pomona - DNP ... 10/6 vs. Brown - DNP ... 10/6 vs. Cal Lutheran - DNP ... 10/14 vs. UC Santa Cruz - DNP ... 10/26 vs. LMU - DNP ... 10/28 vs. Cal - Came off the bench but did not attempt a shot ... 11/3 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Came off the bench and drew a kickout ... 11/4 vs. UC Davis - DNP ... 11/11 vs. Stanford - DNP ... 11/16 vs. Pomona (WWPA 1st round) - DNP ... 11/17 vs. LMU (WWPA semifinals) - DNP ... 11/18 vs. Air Force (WWPA 3rd place game) - DNP.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: 9/2 vs. Navy - DNP ... 9/2 vs. Bucknell - DNP ... 9/3 vs. George Washington - DNP ... 9/3 vs. Johns Hopkins - DNP ... 9/16 vs. USC - DNP ... 9/16 vs. UC Santa Barbara - DNP ... 9/17 vs. Princeton - DNP ... 9/17 vs. Long Beach State - DNP ... 9/23 vs. Redlands - DNP ... 9/23 vs. Claremont - DNP ... 9/24 vs. Cal Lutheran - DNP ... 9/24 vs. Whittier - DNP ... 9/30 vs. Cal Baptist - DNP ... 10/1 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench, scored a goal in his only attempt and had a steal ... 10/6 vs. Chapman - DNP ... 10/6 vs. Occidental - DNP ... 10/7 vs. La Verne - DNP ... 10/7 vs. Pomona-Pitzer - DNP ... 10/14 vs. UC Santa Cruz - DNP ... 10/21 vs. Loyola Marymount - DNP ... 10/28 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench but did not record any attempts ... 10/28 vs. UC San Diego - Came off the bench, scored a goal in two attempts and notched an assist ... 10/29 vs. Air Force - DNP ... 11/4 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Came off the bench and surrendered one kickout ... 11/5 vs. California - Came off the bench, scored a goal in two attempts and surrendered one kickout ... 11/11 vs. Pacific - Came off the bench and had one steal ... 11/12 vs. Stanford - Came off the bench and made one attempt ... WWPA Championships: 11/17 vs. Air Force - DNP ... 11/18 vs. UC San Diego - Came off the bench, had one attempt and notched an assist ... 11/19 vs. UC Davis - DNP.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Tim Reed in water polo at Mercer Island High School ... member of the teams that won state championships four consecutive years from 2003-06 ... was a first team All-State selection on two occasions ... also participated in swimming, coached by Jeff Lowell ... swim team won state title once while he was on the team ... participated in junior Olympics and earned first-team All-American honors ... awarded a Gold Community Service Award for completing over 400 hours of service ... received a Masonic Top Student Scholarship.

PERSONAL: Born in Bellevue, Wash. ... son of Dan and Mary Margaret Welch ... has two siblings, Danielle and Katrina ... cousin Church Davey was the National Collegiate Boxing Champion for four years ... enjoys boating, skiing, and wakeboarding ... wants to become a doctor or biomedical researcher.