2015: Earned third letter at Ball State ... made an appearance in four matches and five sets throughout the season, earning one start on senior night against Loyola University-Chicago ... tallied four kills with a .143 attack percentage ... posted two aces, one against Grand Canyon on Mar. 14 and one against Barton on Jan. 10, paired with a 1.000 serving percentage ... marked one block assist in the Jan. 24 victory over Sacred Heart.
2014: Earned a medical redshirt after season-ending surgery ... played in two matches, earning the start at Princeton (Feb. 8) ... recorded an assisted block against McKendree (Jan. 24).
2013: Earned second letter at Ball State ... played three matches, earning one start ... saw action in five sets ... collected a career-high seven kills at Barton (Jan. 26) where he registered a .778 hitting percentage.
2012: Earned first letter at Ball State ... played in four matches, earning two starts ... saw action in eight sets ... made his first collegiate start versus Mount Olive (Feb. 24), blasting a career-high five kills, while adding three block assists ... in his second start at Lindenwood (April 14), he smashed four kills, collected a career-high four total blocks (one solo and three assists) and logged his first career dig.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in volleyball at Collingswood High School for Coach Joe Gillespie . . . helped guide his team to a 20-3 record, a conference championship and a No. 7 ranking in the final state poll his senior season . . . First Team All-State as a senior, after earning third team honors his junior season . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . four-time First Team All-Olympic Conference and two-time First Team All-Courier Post . . . Colls Classic Tournament Most Valuable Player as a junior and Moorestown Tournament All-Tournament Team as a senior . . . racked up a Colls single-season record 378 kills his senior year, including a single-match record 26 kills . . . established Collingswood's career record for kill (798),hitting percentage (.260) and aces (203), while setting a single-match record with 25 total blocks . . . helped guide his team to a No. 10 ranking in the final state poll as a freshman, making him a member of the two most successful teams in school history (2008 & 2011) . . . also earned four letters in basketball at Collingswood for Coach Joe McLoughlin . . . First Team All-Courier Post as a senior with a 11.1 point-per-game average and a 9.8 rebound-per-game average . . . team captain as a senior . . . helped his program earn four Colonial Conference Championships and a state runner-up finish as a freshman . . . his freshman (26-5) and junior (26-4) squads were the two best teams in school history . . . also played club volleyball for the Warren Sixpack from 2009-2011.
PERSONAL: Son of David and Stacie Welsh . . . has one sister, Stephanie, and one brother, Kyle . . . majoring in sport administration . . . born Oct. 23, 1992.