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Michael

Welde

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newtown, Pa.
High School: Council Rock North

Bio

2019 IC4A Outdoor Championships All-East Team: 4x400m Relay (First Leg), 6th
2019 IC4A Outdoor Championships All-East Team: 400m, 8th

2019 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships Scoring Performance: 4x400m Relay (First Leg), 3rd
2019 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships Scoring Performance: 400m, 6th
2019 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships Scoring Performance: 4x100m Relay (First Leg), 8th
2019 Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships Scoring Performance: 4x400m Relay (First Leg), 3rd

2019 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track and Field All-Rookie Team (400m)

High School/Personal: Placed 15th in the open 400m at the 2018 Indoor National Championships... Two-time All-State Honorable Mention in the 400m (2017-18), placing third as a senior and fourth as a junior... Also finished fifth in the Distance Medley Relay as a junior and seventh as a senior... At the PIAA Outdoor State Championships, placed fourth in the 400m as a senior and sixth as a junior... Two-time Meet of Champions 400m champion (2017-18)... Three-time Suburban One League Golden Team First Team 400m selection (2016-18)... Led squad to a pair of Suburban One League National Champion honors... Set seven school records in his junior season, in the outdoor 100m (10.84), indoor 200m (22.31), outdoor 200m (21.84), indoor 400m (48.77), outdoor 400m (48.76), outdoor 4x400m relay (48.75 split), and indoor DMR (47.84 split)... Went on to break that indoor 400m record as a senior, in 48.34... Earned eight varsity track letters... Three-time team MVP, including for both indoor and outdoor seasons as a senior... Five-season team captain... Also earned three letters in football... Two-time Suburban One League Second Team running back... Went for 1,347 all-purpose yards and 11 touchdowns en route to team MVP honors as a senior... Earned Offensive MVP recognition as a junior... Univest featured Athlete of the Week... Recipient of the Greater Philadelphia Area National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award... Received the 2018 Best Male Athlete Award for Council Rock North... Distinguished Academic Honors student, Student Executive Board member, and Rock Ambassadors president at Council Rock North... 2018 PSIP participant... Father, Joel, played football for the University of Dayton... Brother, Christopher, plays football for Penn State University... Majoring in finance.

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