7  Kurt Welch
Kurt Welch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greeley, Colo.

High School:
Greeley West H.S.

Last College:
Lamar C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
Catcher

Experience:
1L

Bats/Throws:
R/R


2003: Made 49 starts with 47 of those coming behind the plate...Batted .285 with three home runs and a team-leading 36 RBI...Was second on the team with 12 doubles and posted a .355 batting average with runners in scoring position...Led team with 11 multiple-RBI games and tied for second with 14 multiple-hit games...Only Tiger to have four hits in a game twice during the season...Hit safely in all 10 C-USA series...Had three hits and drove in three runs in Division I debut against Air Force...Went 2-for-5 with a home run and a season-high four RBI in 14-12 win over Murray State...Drove in game-winning run with a fielder's choice groundout after a 2-for-4 effort in C-USA opener vs. Louisville...Went 4-for-4 in a 10-4 loss to Middle Tennessee...Went 4-for-5 with three RBI and drove in the game-winning run with a single in series-clinching win over Houston.

2001-02 at Lamar: Helped lead team to a 59-5 record as a sophomore while hitting at a .415 clip with 10 home runs, 25 doubles and 56 RBI...Honorable Mention All-American and All-Region selection...Earned Southwest District Defensive Player of the Year honors...Lamar won two conference championships and one region championship during his two years at the school.

Prep: Earned four letters in baseball under Dick Zeigler at Greeley West High...Named All-Conference and team's Co-MVP as a senior.

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