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# 17 - Virginie Anneveld - 3rd base
BirthdateJuly 6, 1989
BirthplaceEnschede (Netherlands)
ResidenceAmsterdam (Netherlands)
StudyForensic Research
Height1,68 m
Weight63 kg
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
Position3rd base


Dutch National TeamDecember 2008-current
Games Dutch National Team74
Dutch National Junior Team2005-2009
Dutch National Cadets Team2005


ClubTex Town Tigers (Enschede, 1994-2010)
Sparks Haarlem (Haarlem, 2011-current)
(Dutch Major League: 2005-current)
Tournaments participated in | Awards | Career | Family





















...Tournaments Participated In...
with Tex Town Tigers
European Cup
2009 (Legnano, Italy), 2010 (Haarlem, Netherlands)
International Mastenbroek Tournament
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 (Enschede, Netherlands)
International Indoor Cup
2005, 2006, 2007 (Schiedam, Netherlands)

with Sparks Haarlem
2011 - Intern. Mastenbroek Tournament (Enschede, Neth.)
European Cup (Caserta, Italy)
2012 - European Cup (Enschede, Netherlands)
2013 - Intern. Jan de Wit Tournament (Haarlem, Neth.)
European Cup (Prague, Czech Republic)

with WindMills Enschede Little League
2003 - Senior League World Series (Jeffersontown, Kentucky, USA)

with Holland All Stars
2008 - Holland Tour (Groningen/Oldenzaal, Netherlands)

with Dutch Cadets Softball Team
2005 - European Championships Cadets (Tuckhovo, Russia)

with Dutch Junior Softball Team
2005 - Kingdom Games (Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles)
2006 - International Indoor Cup (Schiedam, Netherlands)
Apeldoorn Softball Series (Apeldoorn, Netherlands)
European Championships Juniors (Collecchio, Italy)
2007 - World Championships Juniors (Enschede, Netherlands)
2008 - Apeldoorn Softball Series (Apeldoorn, Netherlands)
European Championships Juniors (Deggendorf, Germany)

with Dutch Junior Softball Team Under 23
2009 - International Indoor Cup (Schiedam, Netherlands)

with Dutch National Softball Team
2009 - Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
Canada Cup (Surrey, Canada)
World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA)
European Championships (Valencia, Spain)
2010 - International Indoor Cup (Team Orange) (Schiedam, Neth.)
Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
Venezuela International Series (Puerto Ordaz/Barinas, Venezuela)
World Championship (Caracas, Venezuela)
2011 - American Tour (Florida/Tennessee, USA)
Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
Torneo 150 Anni Unitá d'Italia (Bollate, Italy)
Games vs. Argentina (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
European Championship (Ronchi dei Legionari/Staranzano, Italy)
2012 - American Tour (Tennessee/Florida, USA)
Holland Tour (Nieuwegein, Netherlands)
World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA)
Seattle Series (Seattle, USA)
World Championship (Whitehorse, Canada)
2013 - Holland Tour (various sites, Netherlands)
European Championship (Prague, Czech Republic)
2014 - USA Tour I (various sites, Florida, USA)

...Awards...
2005 - Riet Vermaat Trophy (Best Dutch Junior Pitcher)
2007 - Best Hitter, International Indoor Cup
Best Defensive Player, International Indoor Cup
2009 - 3B Tournament All Star Team Canada Cup
Egbert van der Sluis Memorial Trophy (Best International Under 23)
2010 - Most Valuable Player, Intern. Indoor Cup
2011 - Most Valuable Player, European Championship
2012 - Best Hitter, Dutch Major League

Career
2013 --- On June 27, Virginie is one of the 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for this years European Championship in the Czech Republic --- On July 9, in the third game of the European Championship vs. Slovakia, Virginie scores three runs, has three runs batted in and hits 2-for-3 --- On July 10, in the fourth game vs. Sweden, Virginie is 3-for-3 with a double and scores twice --- In the regular season, Virginie hits .449 (48-for-107) eight doubles, three triples and four homeruns, scores 46 runs and has 40 runs batted in. She is the third best hitter of her team Sparks Haarlem, with whom she participates in the European Cup Tournament in Prague (Czech Republic) --- In October, Virginie is one of 23 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2014 season.
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2012 --- In March, Virginie participates with the Dutch National Softball Team in the American Tour to Tennessee and Florida --- On March 2, vs. Murray State University, Virginie is 2-for-3 and scores three runs --- The next day, Virginie is 2-for-4 and scores two runs vs. Middle Tennessee State University --- On March 6, Virginie is 1-for-2 and has two RBI's vs. Central Michigan University --- The following day, Virginie is 2-for-4 with a double and has four RBI's vs. Virginia Tech University --- Three days later, on March 10, Virginie has three RBI's, scores a run and is 3-for-4 vs. the University of South Florida --- On June 8, Virginie is one of 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for participation in the World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA), a series of games in Seattle (USA) and the World Championship in Whitehorse (Canada) --- On June 28, Virginie is 3-for-4, including two doubles, scores twice and has three RBI's against Canada in the opening game of the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City --- The next day, she is 2-for-4, scores twice and has one RBI in the third game of the World Cup of Softball against Puerto Rico --- On July 6, Virginie is 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI in the first exhibition game against Washington Lake Breeze Gold during a training camp in Seattle --- In the second game of the double-header against Lake Breeze, Virginie is 2-for-4 with a double and homerun, scores three runs and has three RBI's --- On July 17, Virginie homers, scores twice and has one RBI in a 13-0 shutout win against South Africa in the fifth game of the World Championship --- On July 19, she hits 3-for-4, including a 3-run homerun, scores twice and has four RBI's in a 7-1 win against Puerto Rico in the seventh game of the Championship --- On July 20, Virginie is 2-for-4 with one RBI in a 4-3 Play-Off win against Chinese Taipei in the eighth game of the Championship --- In the regular season, Virginie hits .470 (55-for-117) to not only lead her team, but also the league to win the Best Hitters Trophy for the first time in her career --- In the season, she scores 44 runs, hits 19 doubles (league-lead with teammate Nathalie Gosewehr) and one homerun and has 25 runs batted in --- With Sparks Haarlem, she reaches the Holland Series again, but then the team is dethroned by Alcmaria Victrix --- In October, Virginie is one of 31 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2013 season.
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2011 --- In March, Virginie participates with the Dutch National Team in the American Tour to Florida and Tennessee --- On March 2, Virginie hits 2-for-4 and scores once vs. the University of Michigan --- On March 6, she is 2-for-3 and scores two runs in the game vs. University of Tennessee --- On March 8, Virginie goes 2-for-2 and scores a run vs. Central Michigan University --- On May 15, Virginie is 2-for-3 with a triple, scores twice and has an RBI in the opening game of the Holland Tour vs. Holland All Stars at De Bilt --- In June, Virginie participates with the Dutch National Team in the Torneo 150 Anni Unitá d'Italia in Bollate (Italy) and therefore is a member of the team when it plays the 100th game in history against Italy on June 2 --- On July 3, in the first game of a double-header (which was part of the Holland Tour) against the National Team of Argentina, Virginie is 2-for-3, both doubles, scores twice and has one RBI --- In the second game vs. Argentina, Virginie was 1-for-3 (a double), scored once and had three RBI's --- On July 13, Virginie is one of the 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for this years European Championship in Italy --- On July 31, Virginie is 4-for-4, including a triple, scores four runs and has six RBI's vs. Ukraine in the the first game of the European Championship in Italy --- On August 1, Virginie has an RBI-double and scores a run vs. Belgium and is 2-for-2 with a run and an RBI vs. Spain on the second day of the Championship --- On August 3, she adds an RBI-double and scores a run vs. Great Britain --- The next day, Virginie is 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI against Russia --- On August 6, Virginie is 2-for-3, including an RBI-triple vs. Italy in the final of the Championship --- For Virginie, the final is her 50th international game with the Dutch National Team --- After completion of the event, she is named the tournament's Most Valuable Player --- Later in August, Virginie participates with Sparks Haarlem in the European Cup-tournament in Caserta (Italy) --- In the regular season, her first with Sparks Haarlem, Virginie hits .393 with 33 basehits, including 14 extra basehits (7 doubles 6 triples, one homerun), scores 34 runs (second-best of her team) and has 22 RBI's --- In the Holland Series, Virginie has four runs batted in, the most in the championship series, sharing first place with teammate Debby Connor --- In October, Virginie is one of 21 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2012 season.
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2010 --- On January 9, Virginie wins the Egbert van der Sluis Memorial Award, which is annually awarded to the Best National Team Player under 23 --- In January, Virginie participates with the National squad (playing for Team Orange) in the International Indoor Cup in Schiedam (Netherlands). Her team wins first place and Virginie is named Most Valuable Player of the event --- On January 18, Virginie is one of 21 players named to the preliminary roster for this years World Championships --- On May 16, Virginie is 2-for-4 in Game Two vs. the Dutch Men Softball Team in the opening double-header of this years Holland Tour --- On May 23, she is 2-for-3 with a triple and has three RBI's in the first game vs. the Foreign All Star Team --- On May 26, Virginie is one of 16 players who is named to the final roster for the World Championship in Venezuela --- On June 27, Virginie is 2-for-2, scores once has three RBI's in a 7-0 win vs. South Africa during the World Championship in Venezuela --- On June 30, Virginie is 2-for-3 and scores once in the play-off game vs. Australia --- In August, Virginie participates in the European Cup Tournament in Haarlem (Netherlands) with Tex Town Tigers, which for the first time in history captures this Cup --- In the regular season, Virginie hits .289, scores 15 runs and has 15 RBI's, playing in 32 games for Tex Town Tigers --- After completion of the season, Virginie leaves Tex Town Tigers after having played there for 17 seasons, including six big league-seasons, as she is moving to Amsterdam for her study. Because of this, Virginie decides to transfer to Sparks Haarlem for the 2011 season --- On October 31, Virginie is one of 24 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2011 season.
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2009 --- On May 3, Virginie makes her debut in the Dutch National Softball Team in the second game of the Holland Tour vs. Euro Stars and hits an RBI-triple in her first at bat --- On May 10, Virginie makes her pitching debut in the National Team, throwing in relief in the opening game vs. Centrals --- On May 17, after hitting a double in the opener, Virginie is 3-for-4 in the second game vs. Gryphons --- Virginie goes 2-for-2, reaches base three times and has two RBI's in the second game vs. the Dutch Juniors --- On May 27, Virginie is one of the 17 players who is named to the final roster for the Dutch National Team to participate in this years international events --- Virginie is 3-for-5, including two doubles and scores three runs on June 3 in the double-header against the Dutch Junior Team --- On June 17, Virginie is 5-for-5, scores three runs and has two RBI's in the double-header vs. Kansas Express USA --- On June 19, Virginie makes her international debut in the game against Great Britain and is 1-for-4 with an RBI --- On June 27, Virginie is 2-for-3 with a triple and has one RBI in the Holland Tour's closing game vs. the Former Nationals --- On July 6, Virginie is 2-for-3 with two RBI's in the first victory vs. Venezuela, during the Canada Cup --- On July 8, Virginie is 2-for-3 with a double and has an RBI in the second victory vs. Venezuela, during the Canada Cup --- On July 10, Virginie is named to the Canada Cup Tournament All Star Team as the third baseman, becoming only the second Dutch player to get this honor, the first being Saskia Kosterink --- On July 16, Virginie is 2-for-3 with two RBI's in the first game vs. Italy, which is the opener of the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City --- On July 20, Virginie is one of four players to hit a homerun in the second game vs. Italy during the World Cup of Softball in Oklahoma City, the others being Nathalie Gosewehr, Chantal Versluis and Saskia Kosterink --- On July 28, Virginie doubles, scores and has two RBI's in the game vs. Russia during the European Championships --- On July 30, Virginie makes two great defensive plays at third base in the seventh and eighth inning of the tie-break victory vs. Italy during the European Championships --- On July 31, Virginie is 2-for-4 with an RBI-double and scores a run in the come-from-behind victory vs. the Czech Republic during the European Championships --- On August 1, Virginie has an RBI-double and scores in the final of the European Championships vs. Great Britain --- On August 1, Virginie is a member of the Dutch Team which brings the European title back to the Netherlands for the first time in 19 years --- Two weeks later, Virginie participates with Tex Town Tigers in the European Cup Tournament in Legnano (Italy), which is her first EC-event --- In the regular season, Virginie hits .370 with 37 basehits (both second best of her team), scores 15 runs and shares the team-lead with 25 runs batted in --- Virginie again reaches the Holland Series with Tex Town Tigers, which wins its second consecutive Dutch championship title.
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2008 --- In Deggendorf (Germany), Virginie celebrates the European title with the Dutch National Junior squad --- In the regular season, Virginie finishes with a career-best .370 batting average. She scores 20 runs and hits 30 basehits, including six doubles --- This is a successful season, as Virginie's team Tex Town Tigers wins the Dutch championship to become the first Dutch champion from the east of the country --- On December 11, Virginie is one of 28 players being named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Team for 2009 and is invited to start practice in January.
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2007 --- Virginie again is a member of the Dutch National Junior Team, which this year qualifies for the first time in history for the play-offs on a World Championship for Juniors, which is held this year in her hometown of Enschede --- For the first time in her big league-career, Virginie hits above .300 and is second-best in the team with 22 runs scored and 37 basehits. She also returns into the circle, throwing six innings.
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2006 --- In her second big league-season, Virginie raises her batting average, collects 15 basehits and scores seven runs.
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2005 --- Virginie makes her debut in a national team as she participates in the European Championships for Cadets in Russia and travels to Curaçao for the Kingdom Games, the bi-annual event for athletes from the Netherlands, Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles --- Virginie also makes her debut in the Dutch Major League this year, playing for Tex Town Tigers. In her first season, she appears in 31 games and registers nine basehits. She is also used in eleven games as a pitcher, striking out eleven --- After completion of the season, she is awarded the Riet Vermaat Trophy for Best Dutch Junior Pitcher under 19.
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2003 --- Virginie gaines her first international experiences when she participates with a team from Enschede in the Senior League World Series, one of the tournaments of the Little League-organization.

Family
VIRGINIE is the daughter of Paul and Gilberte Anneveld and has one brother, Thierry, who plays baseball with Tex Town Tigers.
Virginie's boyfriend is Rhiency Imperator, who also played for Tex Town Tigers, but played for Robur '58 in 2008, then for Almere '90 in 2009. Rhiency returned to Tex Town Tigers in 2010.

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