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  John Welsh
John Welsh

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salem, Utah

High School:
Spanish Fork HS

Weight:
200

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

2006:. Started 55 of 56 games ... Batted .326 to rank fourth on the team ... Eight home runs, 17 doubles and 41 runs batted-in were all third-best totals on the team ... Was 6-of-9 in stolen base attempts ... Hit two home runs on Feb. 5 at New Mexico State ... Also had two round-trippers on April 7 at Utah Valley State

2005: Started all 55 games ... Ranked fourth on team with a .333 batting average ... Batted leadoff in 48 games, with an on-base percentage of .393 ... Ranked 3rd on team with 39 RBIs ... Recorded four 14 doubles, 4 home runs and was 5-of-8 in stolen base attempts.

2004: Saw action in 39 games ... Started 32 games in left field and two at DH ... Batted .261 with 8 doubles, 3 triples, 4 home runs and 23 RBI ... Stole 4 bases ... Fielding percentage of .984.

High School: Three-time all-state selection ... Batted .458 with 18 RBI and 12 stolen bases as a senior ... Team won regional championship twice ... Named MVP of Region 6 vs. Region 7 all-star game ... Selected to play in Russia as part of Utah-Moscow Games, where his team won a gold medal.

Personal: Born on January 18, 1985 ... Son of Terry and Lana Welsh ... Exercise and sports science major ... Favorite place to hang out - the weight room ... Can't Miss TV - South Park ... Favorite movie - Dumb and Dumber ... Favorite MLB player - Jim Edmonds.

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