Department of Athletics

Welch Named LEC Golfer of the Week

GORHAM, Maine – University of Southern Maine junior golfer John Welch (South Portland, ME) has been named the Little East Conference Golfer of the Week the league offices announced late Monday afternoon. It is the first time this season a Husky golfer has earned weekly conference honors. 
 
Welch was the co-medalist (first place) at the 2021 Castleton University Invitational. He helped lead the Huskies to second place as he recorded a 153 (+13) and improved seven slots from eighth to first on the individual scoreboard. Welch paced the field of golfers in birdies (4), pars (20) and was third in par-4 scoring (4.33, +8). At the USM Cup on Wednesday, Welch tied for first with a 72 (+1) score in duos action. READ MORE