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Winston Welch
Player Profile:
Winston Welch 2898943
Position: First Baseman/Outfielder
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Sahuaro HS
Other College: New Mexico Military Institute
Experience: 2 Letters

SENIOR SEASON (2018): Saw action in 44 games with 37 starts ... mostly played in the outfield, but also saw time at first base ... hit .265 on the year, tied for fourth best on the team, with a .341 on-base percentage and .395 slugging percentage ... scored 21 runs, posted 39 hits with 10 doubles and three homers ... drove in 21 and tallied 58 total bases ... walked 16 times and had two sacrifice flies ... recorded a fielding percentage of .977 ... tallied a career-best five hits against Louisiana-Lafayette March 29, one shy of the school record ... hit the first two homers of his career in A-State's 31-7 win over ULM March 24 ... also had career-bests in RBI (four), runs scored (four), and total bases (10) in the March 24 win over the Warhawks ... hit two doubles versus UCA April 25 ... walked twice in three games ... posted multi-hit games 10 times and multiple-RBI games seven times ... had a 13-game on-base streak during the season along with a five-game hit streak ... hit .284 in SBC games.

JUNIOR SEASON (2017): Played in 19 games with eight starts during junior campaign ... had three hits in 35 at-bats including a double with a RBI and three runs scored ... all starts came at designated hitter ... the double and RBI came against Memphis April 25.

NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE (2015-16): Played right field for the Broncos and earned honorable mention All-WJCAC honors during the 2016 season ... hit .373 with 19 doubles, 17 home runs to tie for the team lead, and knocked in a team-high 65 runs ... the 65 RBI were a single-season school record and he tops the school's list for career doubles ... helped lead the team to 28 overall regular-season wins and 22 conference victories were both school records, while the team made the NJCAA Region V Tournament for the first time since 1961 in 2016 ... hit .332 with 21 doubles, three homers, and 32 RBI as a freshman in 2015 ... played for former A-State assistant coach Chris Cook ... ranks second in career home runs and third in hits and RBI at NMMI.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterman for Sahuaro High School in Tucson, Ariz. ... hit .393 as a senior with 10 doubles and 25 RBI ... hit .321 as a junior with five doubles, two home runs, and 16 RBI ... also played football.

PERSONAL: Son of Bryan and Laurie Welch ... birthday is Sept. 10 ... majoring in business administration ... enjoys hiking, fishing, and golfing.

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