J.P. Welch
J.P. Welch
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
High School: St. Christopher's
Position: 149/157

2009-10: One-year letterwinner ... re-joined the team in January following a semester off ... will compete for mat time at 149 or 157 pounds.

2008-09: Posted a 2-13 overall record at 141 pounds, including a 1-3 record in Centennial Conference matches ... had nine takedowns and 19 escapes.

2007-08: Notched a 2-4 overall record and a 1-1 Centennial Conference record as a rookie ... had four takedowns and three escapes.

High School: Lettered in wrestling and football at St. Christopher's ... was a state placewinner at 140 pounds as a senior ... was part of three conference and state championship teams.

Personal: Journalism and environmental science double-major.