Austin Welch

  • Austin
  • Welch

  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Saline, Mich.

Updated: November 9, 2016

2016: Ran unattached at the Hokie Open (6K) and came in 10th with a time of 19:46.6 … Ran unattached at the Hokie Invite (6K) and came in 35th with a time of 21:18.80.

High school: Lettered in track all four years under coach Carl Spina at Saline High … Earned all-state honors twice in the 4x800 relay and once in the 4x400 event … Was named an academic all-state athlete two years in a row … Was recognized as the 2014 New Balance National Emerging Elite in the 4x800 relay … Was a member of the 2015 New Balance National DMR Championship Team as well as the New Balance National Indoor Championship Team … Placed second in the 4x800 race at the 2016 New Balance Championships, earning all-America honors ... Earned two varsity letters in soccer, capturing the 2015 regional title and 2016 all-district title.

Personal: Born March 30, 1998 in Ann Arbor, Michigan … Son of Craig and Kathryn Welch … Has two siblings, Gillian and Miranda … Major in engineering.