UC Davis men's and women's cross country compete in large field at Stanford
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.