Wellbrock was honored at the recent Senior Awards Ceremony for his career contributions in both the classroom and in competition.
Wellbrock currently holds the Cougar all-time saves record with 22. He is also the first Cougar in history to record over 10 saves in back-to-back seasons.
In April, Chase was named to the Stopper of the Year-Midseason Watch List.
He is currently ranked 2nd in conference and is one of the nation’s best with an ERA of 0.58 with 17 appearances. The right-hander holds a record of 3-0 with 10 saves and has struck out 29 in 31 innings this season, while walking just four – two of which have been intentional walks.
He is graduating with honors this week with a degree is Sports Administration and a minor in Heath Development and Consumer Sciences.
Chase is the son of Kenny and Sandy Wellbrock of Brenham.