Welfringer joined the Regals basketball program in the fall of 2018 after earning her Master of Business Administration at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California, in August 2018.
The Ventura County-local graduated from Newbury Park High School in 2014 and earned a full-ride basketball scholarship to PLNU where she served as a two-time captain, three-year starter and four-year scholar athlete for the Sea Lions.
As a sophomore in college, Welfringer was named Team MVP, Third Team All-Pacific West Conference and Pac West All-Tournament Team. She led the team in points (15.7/game) and rebounds (9.0/game), posted 11 double-doubles and ranked top-15 in the conference in seven statistical categories. The forward additionally set a Pac West Tournament record by recording 36 points, 16 rebounds, 6 assists in a conference tournament game.
The following season, she continued to impress and was named to the All Pac-West Conference Preseason Team, 1st Team All-Pac West Conference, 2017 Pac West All-Tournament Team and 2nd Team D2 CCA All-West Region Team. Averaging 15.5 points and 7.2 rebounds per game, she led the team to the NCAA Division II West Region Tournament.
As a senior and second-year team captain, Welfringer was named to the All Pac-West Conference Preseason team for the second consecutive year and averaged 17.2 points per game before suffering a career ending knee injury.