44 Henry Welsh
44 - Henry Welsh
Height: 6-10
Weight: 250
Year: Jr
Hometown: Redondo Beach, Calif.
High School: Loyola
Position: F
House Affiliation: Eliot

Career Highs
Points: 15, at Saint Mary's 11/24/18
FG: 7, at Saint Mary's 11/24/18
FGA: 11, at Saint Mary's 11/24/18
3FG: 1, four times
3FGA: 3, at Saint Mary's 11/24/18
FT: 3, vs. Stanford 11/11/16
FTA: 5, vs. Stanford 11/11/16
Rebounds: 9 , vs. Holy Cross 11/22/16
Assists: 2, at UMass 11/26/16
Blocks: 2, three times
Steals: 2, four times
Minutes: 33, at UMass 11/26/16

Junior (2018-19):
CoSIDA Academic All-District first team … Ivy League honor roll (Nov. 26) … COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Nov. 28) … Averaged 3.4 points and 2.9 rebounds per game … Totaled seven points and four rebounds at UMass (Nov. 13), and six points and five rebounds at Rhode Island (Nov. 16) … Scored a career-high 15 points on 7-for-11 shooting with five rebounds in a win over Saint Mary’s (Nov. 24) … Had six points and a season-high eight rebounds at Siena (Dec. 1) … Scored eight points against Brown (Feb. 2) … Added four points with four rebounds at Georgetown in the NIT (March 20) … Helped Harvard to its second-straight Ivy League Championship, its seventh in nine seasons, and a berth in the NIT for the second-consecutive season.

Sophomore (2017-18):
Appeared in 28 games with one start, averaging 1.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game … Was perfect from the floor with six points against Saint Joseph’s (Nov. 24) … Tallied six points and six rebounds with a career-high two blocks at Dartmouth (Jan. 20) … Totaled a season-high seven rebounds against Brown (Feb. 16) … Tallied four points and three rebounds in the NIT first round at Marquette (March 14) … Helped Harvard to its sixth Ivy League championship in program history, and its second-ever berth in the NIT.

Freshman (2016-17):
Saw action in 17 games, starting six ... Averaging 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds ... Posted double-figures twice ... Led the team in rebounding twice ... In his first career action vs. Stanford (Nov. 11), recorded 11 points and six rebounds, adding one assist ... Started against Holy Cross (Nov. 22), posting eight points and nine rebounds ... Recorded a personal-best 12 points at UMass (Nov. 26), adding eight rebounds and two assists. 

Henry Welsh with Mark Elliott, the Vice Provost for International Affairs and the Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History. We were very fortunate to have Professor Elliott join our team at the start of the 2016-2017 season for our trip to Shanghai, China. Professor Elliott led several educational tours of museums and ancient sites, and was available throughout the trip to assist and aid our program in maximizing that unique and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Background:
Three-year letterwinner at Loyola High School … Served as captain as a junior and senior … Named first team All-Mission League as a junior and senior, and All-CIF Southern Section as a senior … Received Loyola's Team MVP and Team Leadership awards as a senior, was the recipient of the 2015 Coach's Award, and twice earned the Team Scholar-Athlete Award (2015, 2016) … Also tabbed to the Beverly Hills All-Tournament Team in 2014 and 2015, and to the El Segundo All-Tournament Team in 2015 … McDonalds All-America Nominee … Was the salutatorian of Loyola High School's Class of 2016 … Was a member of the Cum Laude Society as a junior and senior while also receiving the school's Outstanding Junior Award in 2015 and Outstanding Sophomore Award in 2014 … Community service activities included volunteer work at Holy Name of Jesus Elementary School and Stain Thomas the Apostle Elementary School, and serving as an HSPT tutor for eighth grade students … Mother, Kathy, played volleyball at Santa Clara … Brother, Thomas, plays basketball at UCLA and is a member of the Class of 2018.