16 Dom Veltri
16 Dom Veltri
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clarksville, Tenn.
Position: OF/P
Last School: Clarksville Northeast
Bats/Throws: L/R

Stats: 2017 2015 2013

2017 (Senior): Collected his first save of the season against Bowling Green (2.26) retiring the Falcons final three batters en route to a come-from-behind victory... Earned the save against No. 17 Georgia Tech (3.5), tossing two complete innings... Collected his third save of the year against EKU (3.10) to secure the 2-0 shutout against the Colonels... Tallied his third save of the year against Morehead State (3.17)... Registered a pair of saves in the series against SIUE (3.31-4.2)... Came in for relief at Austin Peay (4.9) and struck out three batters, while retiring six of the seven batters her faced... Contributed on the mound to Belmont’s 3-0 shutout of Evansville (5.3), earning the save... Earned his first start on the mound against Furman (5.19), logging a career-best day on the mound with 6.0 innings and seven strikeouts... Collected his second start in the OVC Tournament against Murray State (5.26) going a lifetime-best 6.1 innings and trying his previous starting effort with six strikeouts earning the win and helping BU advance.  

2016: Started on the mound against Illinois State (2/21/16) and Miami (Ohio) (2/27/16) ... Made his third start of the season against Youngstown State (3/6/16) ... Recorded hits in back to back games in Youngstown State series (3/5-7/16) ... Hit his first two homeruns, in back-to-back games during Morehead State series (3/24-25/16) ... Picked up his first save of the season against UT Martin (4/3/16) ... Notched his fifth save of the year at SEMO, providing strong relief (5/20/16) ...

2015: Saw time as a pitcher and position for the Bruins ... Appeared in 17 games on the hill, including nine starts ... Finished with two wins ... Started 11 games in the field and finished with 10 RBIs and nine runs scored.

2014: Redshirted. Named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013: Played in 43 games, including 35 starts... Recorded a .246 batting average with three doubles, one triple and three home runs... Registered a career high three hits against Lipscomb (4/23)... His first collegiate home run came against Buffalo (3/12)... He also made 10 appearances on the mound with three starts... Recorded a 3.60 ERA with one save through 15 innings of work... Had a career outing of 4.0 innings and four strikeouts at Western Kentucky (2/27)... Named to the OVC All-Freshman Team.

Prior to Belmont: Named the District 10AAA MVP... First Team All-State... Played in the 2012 Mid-Tennessee AAA All-Star Game.

Personal: Born December 3, 1993 in Clarksville, Tenn. ... Son of John and Suzanne Veltri... Has four siblings, Vince, Luke, Alicia and Lauren ... Exercise science major.

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