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March 5, 2013

Grappling with reality

Salem's Welch could be a collegiate powerhouse ... but only if steps up in the classroom

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“The coach gave us a card before the year and told us to write down our goals and I said I want to win nationals by my senior year. But I know I have to stay eligible and I’m going to do it.”

If recognizing the problem is half the battle, Welch is well on his way to winning it.

Rising standout After not wrestling his last two years at Salem High, David Welch: Won two New England Prep titles, placed at Prep nationals and went 66-5 in two years at Tilton School Completed 32-4 season at Roger Williams College and won the Pilgrim League Futures Tournament

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