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19 Heidi Velk
Heidi  Velk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Vista Murrieta

Height:
5-5

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

04/22/2015

Virginia Splits Doubleheader with Liberty

Cavaliers take second game, 4-2, after dropping first game, 3-2

04/15/2015

Virginia Earns Two Walk-Off Wins Over Longwood

Velk hits two home runs in final home game

04/12/2015

Virginia Falls 6-0 to NC State on Senior Day

Cavaliers conclude home ACC schedule

04/11/2015

Virginia Splits Doubleheader with NC State

Cavaliers win first game, 3-2, but fall in second, 8-0

03/07/2015

Softball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Softball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

03/29/2013

Softball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

Softball vs. Boston College (by Matt Riley)

2015 (Senior Season)
• Played in 45 games with 30 starts
• Hit 253 with 21 hits
• Recorded three multi-hit games
• Hit two home runs and a career-high four RBI in her final home game against Longwood on April 15
• Launched a walk-off home run against Longwood
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014 (Junior Season)
• Started 50 games in the outfield
• Led the Cavaliers with 14 stolen bases
• Second on team with 35 hits and 20 runs scored
• Hit first career home run against Georgia Tech on March 12
• Recorded a team-high 10 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games
• Drove in a career-high three RBI against Fordham and George Mason
• Had two four-game hitting streaks
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Sophomore Season)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Started 47 games, 45 in the outfield and most in left field
• Led team with 12 stolen bases (12-for-13)
• Second on team with 25 runs scored
• Recorded eight multi-hit games
• Ended season on a four-game hit streak
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2012 (Freshman Season)
• Started the first 28 games in right field before suffering a hand injury
• Returned to action as a pinch runner late in the season

VISTA MURRIETA HIGH SCHOOL
• Twice selected to the first team all-league
• First team all-valley selection in 2010
• Second team all-valley in 2011
• Second team All-CIF in 2011
• Selected to play in County All-Star game in 2011
• Received 2011 Vista Murrieta Hall of Fame Award
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Won the Class/MVP award in 2010
• Offensive Player of the Year in 2011
• Stole 82 bases during high school career

TRAVEL BALL
• Played for San Diego Power Surge, SoCal Athletics, OC Batbusters, TNL and Desperadoes
• Helped the Batbusters win the Independence Day, Best of the West, ASA Nationals and the Premier/ESPN Rise National Tournaments in 2010
• Offensive Player of the Beach Cities Classic Tournament

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Dale and Lori Velk
• Has a younger brother, Trevor
• Dad, Dale, played baseball at Sonoma State
• Enjoys snowboarding, wake boarding, swimming, singing and going to the beach
• Majoring in leadership and public policy

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