7 Tom Weldon
7 - Tom Weldon
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Springfield, Mass.
High School: Cathedral
Position: Pitcher
Major: Criminal Justice

JUNIOR (2015): Appeared in 13 games, making nine starts on the mound … logged 63.0 innings  on his way to a 7-3 record … led the NECC in strikeouts with 65 … set the program single season mark for wins, strikeouts and innings pitched … matched the program-high for wins in a season … notched a career-best 3.57 ERA with five complete games … went 4-1 in conference with consecutive wins over Lesley (3/31), Mitchell (4/12), Southern Vermont (4/18) and Newbury (4/23) … recorded his first career save in a 6-3 win over Mitchell in the NECC tournament (5/9) … fired seven scoreless innings with seven strikeouts against Lesley (3/31) … struck out a season-high nine batters against Emerson (3/11) … 2015 New England Collegiate Conference All-Tournament Team selection … 2015 New England Collegiate Conference Academic All-Conference selection.

SOPHOMORE (2014): Appeared in eight games, making eight starts at pitcher … registered 50 strikeouts in 55.0 innings of work … tallied a career-high 13 strikeouts in an 8-2 win over Lesley (5/3) … matched a career-high nine innings in a complete game win against Daniel Webster (4/10) … 2014 All-New England Collegiate Conference First Team selection … 2014 New England Collegiate Conference Academic All-Conference selection.

FRESHMAN (2013): Appeared in 11 games, making 10 starts at pitcher … recorded 55.2 innings pitched with 32 strikeouts as a freshman … earned first collegiate win in his first collegiate appearance against Westminster (3/11) … struck out a season-high 10 batters in 7.2 innings against Maine-Farmington (3/28) … pitched a career-high nine innings in a 5-1 win over Monmouth (Ill.) (3/15).

High School Career:
Cathedral- 3 years, Division Champs, All Western-Mass

Why did you choose Elms College?

"The new Criminal Justice program and baseball "

What has been your favorite moment as an athlete so far?

"Making All-NECC First Team."

What is your favorite food?

"Pizza"

Where is your favorite place to travel to and why?

"Maryland to see my family"

What are your future plans?

"To graduate from Elms with a degree in Criminal Justice and continue my education for my Master's degree."