2013: Made four relief appearances for the Hawks, getting a 11.74 ERA in 7.2 innings ... did not allow a run in two-thirds of an inning vs. Norfolk State (3/24).
2012: Served as a mid-week starter and long reliever for the Maroon and Gray, playing in 11 games with five starts ... pitched 25.1 innings with a 12.08 ERA ... opened the year with two scoreless relief appearances vs. Gardner-Webb (2/17, 2/18) ... went four innings in first start vs. Mount St. Mary's (3/13), getting a no-decision with four runs allowed and a pair of strikeouts ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief at George Washington (4/24), allowing just two runs.
High School/Club: Lettered in baseball and swimming at Digital Harbor High School ... won city championship in baseball all four years ... earned a 10-1 pitching record ... named Unsung Hero of 2010 ... finished in 2nd place in the boys 100m relay in swimming ... played with the Baltimore Panthers in the Baltimore Metro 19U.
Personal: Born April 16, 1993 in Baltimore, Md. ... son of Charles Welch ... has a sister, Nicki ... major is engineering ... pregame routine includes listening to a "How Bad Do You Want It?" speech ... personal best sports moment is being the starting pitcher in game two in a Baltimore vs. Kawasaki, Japan series ... lists author Robert Greene as person who influences him most for teaching fearlessness... plans to get an engineering job upon graduation ... favorite saying is "When you want to succeed as badly as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful." ... hobbies include snowboarding ... favorite book is The 50th Law ... favorite movie is "Man on Fire" ... personal athletic goal this season is to earn an ERA under three.