WELDING IN THE NEWS
As a freshman (2017): Appeared in seven games as reserve close defender for 2017 National Champions ... made collegiate debut at St. Joe's (2/14) ... had a ground ball and caused a turnover at #14 UNC (3/25) ... had a ground ball vs. #19 Michigan (4/1).
Before Maryland: Rated the 27th-best defenseman in the Class of 2016 by Inside Lacrosse … four-year varsity defender under coach Bart Sullivan at Southlake Carroll High School … three-sport athlete that played lacrosse, football and basketball … two-time Adrenaline All-American … named first team all-state three times…played club lacrosse for both Ironhorse Lacrosse and Dallas Select for coaches Chris Surran and Anthony Cummins.
Personal: Full name is Jack William Welding … son of Chad and Lucia Welding … father played football at Iowa State … brother of Cody and Kelsey … sports hero is Barry Sanders … was also recruited by Denver and Marquette … had a 3.6 GPA in high school.
Reason for coming to Maryland: For the team and comradery.