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  John Welch
John Welch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gautier, Miss.

High School:
Gautier

Height:
6-2

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3L


AT MAJOR MEETS
2008 C-USA Outdoor 1000m 10th, 11.04
2008 C-USA Outdoor 4x100m relay 2nd, third leg

2009 C-USA Indoor 9th, 60m prelim, 6.92
2009 C-USA Outdoor 9th, 100m prelim, 10.70
2009 C-USA Outdoor 11th, 200m prelim, 22.14

2010 C-USA Indoor 11th, 60m prelim, 6.97

PERSONAL BESTS
Indoor
60m - 6.92, 2010 C-USA Indoor prelim

Outdoor
100m - 10.81, 2010 UTEP Invitational
200m - 21.97, 2009 Texas Invitational

2010
Indoor:
Placed 11th in 60m at C-USA Indoor (6.97)... Finished 13th with time of 7.04 in 60m at Texas A&M Challenge... Posted 27th-place 60m prelim time of 7.03 at UH Indoor Invitational.

Outdoor: Placed 13th in 100m at Victor Lopez Classic (11.11)... 100m prelim time of 11.10 at Texas Relays... Sixth in 100m (10.81) at UTEP Invitational and 10th in 200m (21.98)... At the Michael Johnson Classic in Waco, Texas, went 11.03 in 100m prelim (20th) and 22.54 in 200m prelim (21st)... Fourth in 4x400m relay (41.39) at C-USA Outdoor.

2009
Indoor:
Posted ninth fastest 60m prelim time of 6.92 at C-USA Indoor... 37th-best time in 60m prelim (7.04) at Texas A&M Invitational... 15th-best mark in 60m prelim at UH All-Comers Meet and 50th-best mark in 200m (24.00).

Outdoor: Ninth-best 100m prelim time of 10.70 at C-USA Outdoor and 11th-best time in 200m (22.14)... Ninth in 100m (10.85) at Duckett/Rice Twilight Meet... Posted 41st 100 prelim time of 10.94 at Texas Relays... 32nd fastest 200m prelim time of 21.97 at Texas Invitational and 26th-best time in 100m (10.75)... Placed eighth in 100m Open (11.00) at UCLA's Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational.

2008
Indoor:
Did not compete in any indoor meets.

Outdoor: Scored for the Owls as a member of the 4x100m relay that took home a silver medal and C-USA Outdoor and placed 10th in the 100m (11.04).

OTHER RICE SPORTS
Two-year lettermen as a wide receiver in football... Has a total of 14 career receptions, including 10 in 2007... Caught a career-best four against SMU, matching his total output as a freshman... 2005 redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
2005 graduate of Gautier (go-SHAY) High School... Won the Alligators' most versatile award... Also played varsity basketball, baseball and track... Active in student government, president of Ebony Blanche, and member of Beta Club... Participates in community volunteer activities.

PERSONAL
Full Name: John Percy Welch Jr... Born: Jan. 18, 1987, at Pascagoula, Miss... Parents: John Sr. and Yvonne Welch, Gautier, Miss. (four sisters)... College: Hanszen.

 Member of Hanszen College
Hanszen College

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