16 Skyler Welford
16 - Skyler Welford
Height: 5-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Bonaire, Ga.
High School: Veterans
Position: IF

Awards/Honors

  • 2018-19 PBC Presidential Scholar
  • First career hit: 2/3/19 vs. Albany St.

At Georgia College

Major: Biology

High School

  • Lettered in softball and swimming at Veterans High School in Kathleen
  • Head Coach David Coffey
  • Four Year Honors, Distinguished AP Scholar, 2014 Honorable Mention Centerfield, 2015 Golden Glove Award, 2026 Silver Slugger Award, 2017 Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-Region Shortstop for two years 
  • Played club for Atlanta Premier under Coach Tim Edenfield
  • Successfully made it to ASA Gold Cup Nationals in 2016

Personal

  • Daughter of Greg and Ashlee Welford
  • Born Aug. 27
  • Her favorite athlete is Dansby Swanson
  • Chose Georgia College because it allows her to pursue her medical career while playing softball
  • Her biggest sports thrill was turning a double play in extra innings to win the second round of play offs and advance to the Elite 8
  • Her pre-game ritual and superstition is quadrupal knotting her cleats and having her hair braided before every game
  • Lizards and snakes scare her the most
  • Lists her favorite song as "My Wish" by Rascal Flatts, favorite movie as "Pitch Perfect," and favorite TV show as "Grey's Anatomy" and "Vampire Diaries"
  • Lives by the motto "It's not how good you are, it's how good you want to be"
YEAR AVG GP AB R H HR RBI SB-ATT
2019 .200 23 10 9 2 0 3 2-3