2011-12 Women's Golf
Jessica Welch
Jessica Welch
Cl.: Fr.
Ht.: 5-5
Hometown (Last School): Lavonia, Ga.
Rosters: 2014-15 Women's Golf
2013-14 Women's Golf
2012-13 Women's Golf
2011-12 Women's Golf
2013-14 (Junior):
  • First Team All-Atlantic Sun
  • Academic All-Atlantic Sun
  • Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team
  • Individual runner-up at the Atlantic Sun Championship
  • Competed in all 10 events for Jacksonville on the season
  • Averaged a score of 74.68 in 28 rounds
  • Took home first career medalist honor at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational
  • Set JU records for 18-hole and 54-hole scoring at the Cincinnati Spring Invitational
  • Had seven Top 20s and three Top 10s

    Tournament
    Finish
    Scores
    Minnesota Invitational
    T30
    82-77-78 = 237
    UNCG Starmount Fall Classic
    T27
    76-75-75 = 226
    JU Classic
    T14
    74-76 = 150
    FIU Pat Bradley Invitational
    T16
    78-69-73 = 220
    Amelia Island Collegiate
    T7
    75-72-72 = 219
    UNF Intercollegiate
    T12
    75-82-77 = 234
    Pinehurst Challenge
    T11
    78-74 = 152
    Cincinnati Spring Invitational
    1
    75-70-66 = 211
    Web.com Intercollegiate
    T25
    73-69-79 = 221
    Atlantic Sun Championship
    2
    71-77-73 = 221
    Season Average
      74.68

2012-13 (Sophomore):
  • Second Team All-A-Sun
  • A-Sun All Tournament Team
  • Played in 11 Tournaments
  • Led the team with a 76.06 Stroke Average
  • Set the school record for low 18-hole score with a 67 in the first round of the Atlantic Sun Championship
  • Recorded six top 20 Finishes, with four Top 10 finishes
  • Season best 3rd at the JU Courtyard Classic
  • Low 54-hole score of 216 (67-74-75) at the Atlantic Sun Championship


Tournament Finish Scores
UNCG Starmount Fall Classic 16 74-74-74=222
JU Courtyard Classic 3 69-72-79=220
FIU Pat Bradley Invitational T24 75-79-76=230
Lady Paladin Invitational T15 75-79-76=230
Sir Pizza Terrapin Challenge T66 78-81-80=239
JMU Eagle Landing Invite T30 74-76-78=228
JU vs. Bradley T2 78-75=153
John Kirk Panther Intercollegiate T22 82-80-78=240
Pinehurst Challenge T3 77-72-74=223
Web.com Intercollegiate T74 76-75-82=233
Atlantic Sun Championship T4 67-74-75=216
Season Average   76.06

2011-12 (Freshman):
Played in all 12 tournaments
Finished second on the team in stroke average (77.42)
Recorded six top 20 finishes
Had a season-best tie for fourth at the Holiday Inn Express Invitational, finishing at nine-over par, 225
Best round of the season was a two-under par, 70, in the first round of her career at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate

Tournament Finish Scores
Great Smokies Intercollegiate T11 70-75=145 (+1)
LPGA Xavier Intercollegiate T45 82 (+10)
CSU Wendy's Invitational T23 78-77=155 (+13)
Holiday Inn Express Invitational T4 73-75-77=225 (+9)
Courtyard Classic 12 76-84-74=234 (+18)
USA Women's Invitational T43 80-83=163 (+19)
Eagle Landing Invitational T90 81-82-82=245 (+29)
JU vs. Princeton 1 77 (+5)
Low Country Intercollegiate T10 79-75=154 (+10)
JU vs. Stetson 8 77 (+5)
Marsh Landing Invitational T6 76-73-78=227 (+11)
Atlantic Sun Championship T16 75-78-76=229 (+13)
Season Average   77.42

 

High School:
Led Franklin County to three state championship and won the individual title her senior year, carding a round of 66
Named to the all-state team three times
Won the 2009 AJGA Preseason Junior Qualifier at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Ga.

Personal:
Daughter of Valerie and Tommy Welch
Has one sister, Lauren Welch DeLay
Hobbies include reading, watching movies, going to the beach and hanging out with friends
Majoring in exercise science.