Alia Welsh Athlete Profile

Alia Welsh

Positions: Mid Distance, Freestyle Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2011-2013 Hometown: Franklin, TN Last School: Franklin High School

Before BYU:

  • High School - Prepped at Franklin High
  • Scholastic All-American
  • Earned the Swimmer of the Year award freshman, junior and senior year

Personal:

  • Parents are Mark and Lisa Welsh
  • Biology major


2011-2012 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in seven dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied two first-place finishes on the season
  • Named to All-Conference team
  • Ranked second for the Cougars in the 400 IM (4:22.44), second in the 200 free (1:51.01), third in the 500 free (4:54.17), third in the 100 free (10:.19.10) and third in the 1650 free (17:04.48) 
  • At MPSF, placed fourth in the 500 free, sixth in the 400 IM, seventh in the 1650 free and member of third place team in 800 free relay

2012-2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in 11 meets for the Cougars
  • Named to MPSF All-Academic Team
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for her performance in the 1650 Free (17:06.64)
  • At MPSF meet, placed fifth in the 800 Free Relay (7:23.79), seventh in 1650 Free (17:06.64) and ninth in the 500 Free (4:54.56) and the 400 IM (4:22.39) 
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200 Free (1.55.28) against Oregon State
  • Ranked first for the Cougars in the 500 Free (4:54.56), second in the 20 Free (1:51.39), the 1650 Free (17:06.64) and the 400 IM (4:22.39) and third in the 1000 Free (10:43.96)