(Grand Rapids, Mich.) Heidi Warmelink formally committed to attend
Cornerstone University beginning in the fall of 2010.She made this
official by signing her letter of intent on June 11, 2008.Cornerstone
Head Coach Jim Farrell is excited to welcome Heidi onto the team not only
because of her softball abilities, leadership, and priorities, but most
importantly how her desire to deepen her relationship with Jesus Christ is
demonstrated in her life.
The current Wayland-Union Junior
has put together an impressive career in her two years.She broke seven
school records her freshman year including pitching appearances (45), wins
(40), innings pitched (260), strike outs (272), shutouts (20) no-hitters (7),
and assists (356).When she is not pitching, she is playing shortstop.
She is an offensive weapon as well with a batting average above .400 both
years and an on-base percentage above .550 both years.
Warmelink was chosen as a team
captain her sophomore year.Other honors she has received are Team Rookie
of the Year (2007), All Conference (2007, 2008), All District (2007, 2008), All
County (2007, 2008), All Region (2007, 2008), All State (2007), and Team MVP
This past summer, Heidi played
for the Grand Rapids' Blaze 16U team which had great success, including a 3rd
place finish at Compuware and 2nd at NSA "A" States.Heidi
rotated each game between pitching and shortstop for this team.
In talking about the addition of
Warmelink to the team, Farrell said, "We are thrilled to have a player of
Heidi's caliber come into our program and are very excited about her
contribution to us both on and off the field as well as the impact that she
will have on our campus."