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19 Heidi Velk
Heidi  Velk


Murrieta, Calif.

High School:
Vista Murrieta





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

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized


Virginia Splits Doubleheader with Liberty

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


Virginia Earns Two Walk-Off Wins Over Longwood

Velk hits two home runs in final home game


Virginia Falls 6-0 to NC State on Senior Day

Cavaliers conclude home ACC schedule


Virginia Splits Doubleheader with NC State

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


Softball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Softball vs. Georgia Tech (by Matt Riley)


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

• 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

• 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

• 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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