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Riley Welch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Thunder Ridge H.S.

Height:
5-8

Position:
Midfielder

Club Team:
Real Colorado


10/22/2017

Denver Clinches Spot in Summit League Tournament

Pioneers get five goals from five different goal scorers on Senior Day

Career:
Played in 59 matches, starting 47 for the Crimson and Gold, and seeing 3797 minutes of action…Scored four times in her career to go along with five assists…Scored a game-winning goal in both her sophomore and junior campaigns.

2017:
Played and started in all 21 matches for Denver, seeing 1400 minutes of action…Assisted on three goals in her final campaign with the Crimson and Gold, including on the equalizer against UC Riverside (8/25)…Recorded assists in Summit League play at Oral Roberts (10/12) and at Fort Wayne (10/27).

2016:
Played in 17 matches, starting 13 of them and seeing 1406 minutes of action…Scored two goals in league play, netting the game-winner in Denver’s Summit League opener at Western Illinois (Sept. 30) before scoring her second of the season in Denver’s win over Fort Wayne (Oct. 28)…Assisted Mary DeWalt’s opener in the Pioneers’ upset win over [RV] Arizona State (Sept. 4).

2015:
Played in all 17 matches making 13 starts… Scored two goals and tallied an assist… Scored in Denver's 4-3 extra time loss to North Dakota State (Oct. 9) and in Denver's 1-0 win at Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 30).

2014:
Played 4 matches and logged 49 minutes.

Before Denver:
Two-time All-Conference Honorable Mention...Member of National Honor Society, National Art Honors Society and Lunch Table Project.

Personal:
Born on April 6, 1996 in Littleton, Colo...Daughter of Robert and Lisa Welch...Has one brother, Robby (21) and two sisters, Rachel (13) and Reese (10)...Enjoys cross country...Chose DU because it is a prestigious school with an amazing soccer program.

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