Sam Welsh
Sam Welsh
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lunenburg, Mass.
High School: Concord Academy
Position: Throws
Major: Undeclared
House Affiliation: Adams

Personal Bests
Shot Put - 16.96m
Discus Throw - 59.24m


Earned USTFCCCA First Team All-America Honors with 6th place finish at Nationals… Named USTFCCCA Northeast Field Athlete of the Year… Named to First Team All-Ivy League in the disucs and Second Team in the shot put… Recorded a career high in shotput with a 16.96m throw at the Boston University Multi-Team Meet and placed first that meet…Recorded a discus throw of 59.24m at the NCAA Division I East Region Preliminary Rounds… Recorded a shotput throw of 16.16m at the Harvard vs Penn Match… Reached 56.57m in the discus throw at the 37th Annual Victor Lopez Classic… Placed first at the Harvard-Yale Match in discus and shotput with throws of 51.48m and 15.60m… Finished the Ivy League Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a discus throw of 58.88.

Before Harvard:
Discus (1.6k) - 212'0” - (2 k)-184’4”
Shot put (12lb) 59’1”

“Sam is prepared to be an impact thrower for Harvard. 2018 National Discus Champion NBN.  New England Record Holder in discus  He is excited to adjust to the collegiate 2k and reached a 184’ 4”during his summer meets.” – Coach Wilson