Nov. 29, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior Tara Welch (New Boston, N.H.) has been named to the 2006 ECAC Division I Field Hockey First Team presented by FieldTurf Tarkett.
Welch led her team and the Patriot League with 42 points and 2.05 points per game, 19 goals and 0.95 goals per game and ranks second with 75 shots and 3.75 shots per game. Welch is also ranked second in the league with 59 career goals and third with 136 career points. Nationally, Welch ranked 10th with 0.95 goals per game and 19th with 2.05 points per game.
Welch finished her four years at Holy Cross with 59 career goals and 136 career points and holds the all-time school record in both categories. In addition, she tied second with 42 points in a season.
Welch was named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year, she was selected to the Patriot League First Team and the NFHCA Division I All-Region First Team earlier this month.