Matt Welch  
Matt Welch

RS Freshman

Duluth, Minn.

High School:


`U' Wins Team Title at Jim Drews Invitational

The Gophers posted 55 team points to win the UW-La Crosse's eight-kilometer race at the Ettrick Golf Club.


Gophers Finish 20th at Wisconsin

Minnesota continues the 2014 season at the 2014 Jim Drews Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 18


No. 27 Gophers Head to Wisconsin Meets

Minnesota will compete in Madison on Friday and then again in Ettrick on Saturday.


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.


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.

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)

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)