Anna Welsh
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monterey, Calif.

High School:
Monterey HS '12

Height:
5-4

Event:
Distances

Major:
Biological Sciences

CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in five meets as a freshman... Best finishes were 16th (among 11-team field) at Hornet Jamboree, 15th (in 9-team field) at Doc Adams Open.

MONTEREY HS '12: Placed 9th at CIF state cross country championships as a senior, improving from 26th as a junior, 125th as a sophomore... Central Coast Section runner-up in 2011... Crossed in 5th and 6th at CCS championship in two previous seasons, respectively... Finished 5th in 3,200 at CCS track finals in each of final two seasons... Won four total Monterey Bay League championships between track and cross country.

PERSONAL: Born in Monterey, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are Joseph & Mary Welsh... If she won $1 million, she would pay off all of her friends' student loans... Little-known fact: she can ride a unicycle.