|Liam Welsh 22
Second year team captain...Hardworking midfielder who can drop down to the back position...A true leader...Works best when he makes his own territory...Possesses great vision and should continue to develop this season...Adept at getting his teammates involved...Great technical skills.
2006: Second Team All-MAAC selection...MAAC Male Sportsmanship Award recipient...Started all 18 games appeared in...Finished the season tied for second on the team with two goals...Tallied one assist...Served as team captain.
2005: Started 17 of 18 games...Placed eight shots on goal.
2004: Named MAAC Rookie of the Year...Started 16 of 17 games...Posted two goals for four points...Put nine shots on goal...Selected MAAC Rookie of the Week (10/4).
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of varsity soccer and two years of varsity basketball at Minisink Valley...Was a three-time Section All-Star...Played six years with the Olympic Development Program...Four-time State Cup winner...Appeared in Empire State Games twice...Helped the Yorktown Spirit club team win the State Championship three times.
PERSONAL: Born January 22, 1986...The son of Bill and Laura Welsh...A marketing and management major...Has a twin brother, Bryan, who is an All-State wrestler at SUNY Cortland.
CURTO ON WELSH: "Liam is one of the hardest working players I have ever coach. He has a real passion for the game and will battle until the very end. Liam will be asked to lead the team again for his final season at Siena."
WELSH CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP Goals Assists GWG Points
2006 18 2 1 1 5
2005 18 0 0 0 0
2004 17 2 0 0 4
Totals 53 4 1 1 9