Matt Welch  
Matt Welch

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Duluth, Minn.

High School:
Proctor


09/27/2014

Gophers Finish Third in Close Griak Race

Just nine points separated the top four teams on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights.

09/25/2014

Gophers Host 29th Annual Griak Invitational

The 2014 Merrill Fischbein Men's Gold Competition is set for 12:20 p.m. on Saturday at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

09/13/2014

Gophers Win UC Riverside Invitational

The Gophers totaled 43 team points in the winning effort at the UC Riverside Ag/Ops Course in Riverside, Calif.,

09/11/2014

`U' Heads to UC Riverside Invitational

A number of runners will make their first official appearance as Gophers this Saturday in California.

09/03/2014

Gophers Kick Off Season with Oz Memorial

The Gopher men will run Friday at 7 p.m. CT at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

2014 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Made his collegiate debut at the UC Riverside Invitational • clocked a 25:21.2 over the eight-kilometer course to finish 45th overall • finished 161st in the Griak Invitational with a time of 27:09.9.

2013 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2013 cross country season.

High School
A 2012 graduate of Proctor High School • the 2012 Minnesota state cross country champion • a two-time first team all-state honoree • the 2012-13 Gatorade Minnesota Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year • also posted fivetop-10 performances at the state track & field meet for his career including a runner-up mark in the 3,200 meters as a junior and a runn-erup mark in the 4x800 as a sophomore• holds the Proctor High School records for the 3,200 meters and the 4x800• won a total of six conference titles in cross country and track & fieldran for head coach Lowell Harnell at Proctor• earned a total of 10 athletic letters as a prep (four in cross country, four in track, two in nordic sking)

Personal
Born on Dec. 4, 1994• son of and Jacqui Welch• has three brothers (Ben, Zach and Jake)• major is undecided.

Welch's Career Bests
8K 25:21.2 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)
Finish 45th UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)