Jenn Welsh

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Jenn Welsh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Goodland, Ind.

High School:
Harrison

Height:
5-9

Position:
Setter

Birthdate:
10/14/1986


10/27/2006

Xavier Volleyball versus Dayton (10-26-06)

Photos by Greg Rust

Deaton on Welsh: "Jenn obviously is a total player and has a lot of energy. She ran the team last year and it's going to be an interesting battle between her and Claire (Paszkiewicz) at setter. It's her senior year and I think she is going to lay it on the floor and hopefully lead the team." 2007... Atlantic 10 All-Conference Honorable Mention... Played in all 35 matches for the Musketeers during her junior campaign, while starting in 26 of those contests... recorded four double-doubles, including a 56 assist/10 dig outing at then-No. 14 Michigan... posted new career-highs in kills (6) and assisted blocks (6) at Toledo on Aug. 24, assists (72) vs. Eastern Michigan on Sept. 1 and digs (27) vs. IPFW on Oct. 23... with 1,142 assists in 2007, Welsh's career total of 3,928 places her third all-time for career assists in Xavier's records book... named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll following the fall semester. 2006... Welsh started in all 28 matches she played in, seeing action in 98 games... earned All-Tournament accolades following her play at the Ball State Nike/Active Ankle Weekend... named to the All-Atlantic 10 Second Team... notched a career-high 71 assists versus Dayton on Oct. 26... led the team and was second in the A-10 in assists (1,313) and services aces (40)... posted the top five match highs for assists, assists 3-games and assists 4-games... led the team in assists per game with a 13.4 average and was fourth in digs (239)... tallied the team's season match-high for aces (6) versus Fordham on Oct. 13, which was also a career high for Welsh... her 1,313 assists in 2006 placed her in eighth all-time for a single season and moved her into fourth place all-time for her career... named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll following the spring semester.


2005... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year... A-10 All-Rookie Team... made the All-Tournament Teams at both the Sleep Inn Battle at the Beach at UNC-Wilmington and at the Diet Coke Classic at Minnesota... named the A-10 Rookie of the Week six times in 11 weeks throughout the course of the season... started in all 32 matches and played in all 117 games... established career-highs with four kills vs. Charlotte (Sept. 24) and vs. Fordham (Oct. 1), 65 assists at Central Michigan (Sept. 20), at Dayton (Oct. 27), and at Duquesne (Nov. 4), three aces at Rhode Island (Sept. 30), vs. Duquesne (Oct. 15), and vs. Miami (Nov. 25) and five block assists at Duquesne (Nov. 4)... lead the team with 12.59 assists per game... she posted 60 or more assists six times during the season and 50 or more 15 times... her 1,473 assists ranked her first in school history for assists in a season and she stands in seventh place all-time for assists in a career... notched double-digit digs 16 times and 20 or more three times including a career-high 22 at Central Michigan on Sept. 20. High School... 2004 Indiana All-State selection... 2004 First Team Academic All-State... First Team All-Hoosier Crossroads Conference selection in 2004... member of the All-Area First Team during senior year... holds the single-season assist record at Harrison High School... team MVP in 2004... named to the Journal and Courier All-Area First Team in 2004 and Honorable Mention in 2003... 2003 USA High Performance Camp Participant... member of Circle City Volleyball Club team... club team finished second at the 2005 Lonestar National Qualifier... team finished 10th at the 2005 Junior Olympics. Personal... a natural science major... daughter of Jeff and Teresa Welsh... member of the National Honor Society, Honor Roll and Athletic Council... volunteered with the IHSAA Stay-In-Bounds program... born on Oct. 14, 1986 in Lafayette, Ind.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills 6 at Toledo (August 24, 2007)
Assists 72 vs. Eastern Michigan (September 1, 2007)
Aces 6 vs. Fordham (October 13, 2006)
Digs 27 vs. IPFW (October 23, 2007)
Solo Blocks 1 Five Times; last vs. Saint Louis (November 10, 2006)
Block Assists 6 at Toledo (August 24, 2007)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP MP K E TA PCT A Aces Digs BS BA
2005 117 32 54 26 154 .182 1473 30 329 3 45
2006 98 28 56 17 159 .245 1313 40 239 2 31
2007 107 35 49 19 134 .224 1142 19 203 0 35
TOTAL 322 95 159 62 447 .217 3928 89 771 5 111