|High School:||Calvert Hall HS|
2010:3 RBI in a game vs. Rutgers...Hit two homers in a game vs. Rutgers...Selected in the 40th round by Baltimore and signed with the Orioles...
2009: Selected in the 42nd round by the Baltimore Orioles...18 starts in 20 games played...Homered vs. St. Joseph's, JMU, Liberty and George Mason...Two doubles in a game vs. Richmond...
2008: Played in ten games with eight starts...
2007: Saw action in 22 games, starting 17 behind the plate... batted .246 going 16-of-65 at the plate... added seven doubles, two home runs and 15 RBIs... walked seven times... picked off two base runners from behind the plate... had five multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games... hit his first collegiate home run with a two-run shot vs. Iona (Mar. 3) in game two of a doubleheader... went 3-for-6 with four RBIs and three runs scored in that same game... had two doubles and three RBIs in back-to-back games vs. Delaware State (Feb. 14) and Pitt (Feb. 18)... also homered against Marist (Mar. 13)...Selected to the Cal Ripken, Sr Collegiate Baseball All-League team.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2006 First team All-Metro and All-County... In 2005 Vellegia hit .486 with 13 homers and 52 RBI. He led the state of Maryland In homers and helped lead Calvert Hall to a number seven ranking in USA TODAY Top 25 High Schools. Named first team All-Metro and All-County. Participated in the AFLACK Perfect Game Showcase held in Towson, MD. Earned first team All-Metro, all-County in 2005 and 2006...
PERSONAL: Full name is Joseph Michael Velleggia...Born on July 23, 1988... Parents are Frank and Teresa Velleggia...Has one brother, Frank (22) and one sister Lacey (15)...Plans to major in business finance...Dream vacation: Las Vegas...Hobbies: Guitar Hero....Favorite Movie: "Goodfellas"...Father played for Alabama in the 1983 World Series Championships against Roger Clemons and Texas.