Anna Welsh
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monterey, Calif.

High School:
Monterey HS '12

Height:
5-4

Major:
Biological Sciences

2013: Ran in only three races, but posted a trio of top-30 finishes... Covered the 4K course at the Aggie Open in a time of 14:05 to finish fourth... Posted a 5K time of 17:16 to finish 15th at the Inter-Regional Jamboree in Sacramento, helping the Aggies to a third-place team finish... Ran 28th at the Big West Conference Championships as UC Davis finished second as a team, crossing the line in a time of 23:45.7 in San Luis Obispo.

MONTEREY HS '12: Highlighed senior cross country season with ninth-place finish in California State Div. II Championships... Won a trio of Monterey Bay Athletic League titles and was third in her section at the Mt. Sac Cross Country Invitational in October... Had career-best time of 18:51 for three-mile race in 2011... Also advanced to the state meet as a sophomore and junior... Captured 3,200 league title in 2012 and advanced to CIF-Central Coast Section semifinals... Had 10:44.52 PR in event at 2011 Stanford Invitational... Has 5:01.82 PR in 1,600, also from 2011 season... Was fifth at CCS Championships in 3,200... Helped lead team to league titles in both sports... Cross country team captain for three seasons and two-time captain for track and field... Graduated with high honors and as a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Parents are Joseph and Mary Welsh... Oldest of three siblings, including James and Cameron... Majoring in biological sciences and hopes to have a career in marine biology... Can ride a unicycle and was a member of her high school orchestra.