13 Jessica Welch
13 Jessica Welch
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Esperanza HS
Position: S
UC Santa Barbara

In her sophomore campaign she played in 62 sets spanning 24 matches ... Finished second on the team with 138 assists, which was a career-best ... Averaged 2.23 assists per set ... In seven matches she tallied double-digit assists with a high of 19 on Sept. 26 at Cal State Northridge ... Recorded 13 assists on Sept. 20 vs. Texas State ... Tied her career-high with five service aces ... Totaled 40 digs, setting a season-best of five when she did it on Sept. 19 at Pepperdine and again on Sept. 27 at Cal State Fullerton. 2007
Played in all 32 matches as a freshman...Was second on the team with 118 assists and averaged 1.24 per game...Recorded double-digit assists on six occasions...Posted a season-high 50 assists and 13 digs in a narrow five-game loss to Cal State Fullerton (Oct. 16)...Posted 13 assists in wins over UC Riverside (Oct. 13) and Pacific (Oct. 27)...Tallied five service aces during the season. High School
Played at Esperanza High School under coach Isaac Owens... Helped the Aztecs to the CIF Division I-AA Championship in 2005 for which she earned All-CIF accolades...The Aztecs were also State Regional semi-finalists in 2005...Earned All-Sunset League honors in both 2005 and 2006...Was her team's co-captain during both her junior and senior campaigns...A four-year member of the honor roll and was active in the California Scholarship Federation as well as the National Honor Society...Served as the senior class treasurer. Club
Played club volleyball with Golden West...Helped the team to a 2006 silver medal at Junior Olympics in the 17 American Club Division...Also earned a silver medal at the 2007 Volleyball Festival in Reno, Nev. Personal
Jessica Danielle Welch was born on Nov. 21, 1988 in Yorba Linda, Calif...Parents are Claudia and Dan Welch...Has three older siblings: Chris, Kari, and Megan...Outside of volleyball she enjoys going to the beach and the movies, reading, and skiing....Most memorable athletic achievement was winning CIF....Names her mother, Claudia, as her personal hero. Career Stats
2008    62      24      0       0.00    1       4       -.250   138     2.23    5      0.08

2008    40      0.65    0       0       0       0       0.00    0       0       5.0    0.08