|Hometown:||La Habra, Calif.|
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Started in 46 of 48 games played ... had one home run, three doubles, 22 hits, nine runs scored and 10 RBIs ... vs. Princeton (Mar. 21)--scored a season-high two runs ... vs. San Jose State (Mar. 31)--had a walk and stole a base ... vs. Portland State (Apr. 5)--went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a double ... vs. Loyola Marymount (Apr. 10)--hit her only home run of the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Rosary High School in Fullerton, Calif. ... played for coaches Nick and Nicola Huerta, and Matt Raya ... earned All-League honors as a senior ... team won the League Championship her senior season.
PERSONAL: Born in Whittier, Calif. ... daughter of Mike and Mirna Welsh ... has two younger siblings, Danielle and Christopher ... enjoys going to the beach and reading ... majoring in political science.