Where are they now?
Jan (Meloy) Welch – volleyball (1997-2000)
Jan (Meloy) Welch played well enough and hard enough to set records and ruin the laundry for Wichita State.
She played in Levitt Arena, before air conditioning, and before jerseys designed to evaporate sweat. The Shockers, she remembers, sometimes put on fresh uniforms at the break because hers was soaking wet.
"They were cloth back then, heavy and cloth," she said. "We'd come in and everybody would have to change their jersey. I remember one time one of the girls took my jersey and said 'Look at this,' over the trash can and wrung it out.