• SHORE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS
    HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1998-2006
     
    Heidi Jo Waterman
    Shore Regional Class of 1991
     
    Heidi is the epitome of the versatile athlete that competes at Shore Regional.  She earned 11 varsity letters in her high school career - - 4 in basketball, 4 in softball, and 3 in field hockey.

    Heidi stands as the second leading all-time scorer in basketball, men or women, with 1601 career points.  She was named Captain or Co-Captain for 3 years and Team MVP for 3 years. A model of consistency, she averaged over 20 points per game for 3 years and finished in the top 10 in Shore Conference in average and 3 point field goals.  She was named to the Lady Buc All Tourney team for 3 years and received the Tourney’s Sportsmanship Award as a sophomore, and as a junior and senior received recognition as All-Division, All-County; All-Shore; Al-State, Group II; and, All-State - All-Groups.  As a junior, Heidi scored 35 points, including 6 of 6,3 pointers, in a Central Jersey Group II Final 63-62 loss. She played in 63 consecutive games scoring in double figures, and completed her career with approximately 450 assists, 285 steals and 250 rebounds.  As a senior she was one of four from Shore Conference selected to play in N.J.S.I. C.A. All-Star game at Rutgers University.

    Heidi also received a varsity letter in basketball the University of Virginia when called to play in her junior year.  That team went on to the NCAA Tournament, and four members of that team now play professionally.

    Heidi was a 4-year starting shortstop on Shore teams that won Divisional Titles; a Shore Conference Tournament; Central Jersey Group Titles; a New Jersey Group Title; and a #1 State of New Jersey ranking in 1988 with a 30-2 record.  She was team Captain and team MVP. She was awarded All-Division, All-County and All-Shore honors as a freshman and sophomore. She earned All-Shore 1st team as a junior and senior as well as All-State Group II 1st team. She was also honored with All-State, All-Groups, as a junior, and All-State, All Groups 1st team as a senior.  In addition, she was named Associated Press, 1st Team All NJ State shortstop as a senior. Heidi set and currently holds 6 school records: Career records - Most Hits, 143; Most Runs Scored, 164; Most Stolen Bases, 135; Most Walks, 96; Season REcords - Most Runs Scored, 56; Most Stolen Bases, 45.

    Heidi also ventured onto the field hockey grass and turf where she also excelled.  She was a 3 year starter. She was a Garden State games participant and was selected for Inter-State Games.  She was a team MVP and medal winner at the games. She also played in the Junior Olympics and won a gold medal.  Heidi was named a Penn-Monto All-American “Player to Watch” as a junior and as a High School All-American as a senior.  She was third in the state in scoring as a senior and finished her career with 51 goals and 44 assists.  She tied a school record with 4 assists in a game. Her uniform jersey #21 has been retired.  Heidi was named to 1st teams All-Division; All-County; All-Shore; All-State Group II; and, All-State, All-Groups.  She was also team captain and MVP twice.

    Heidi was a 4-year starting shortstop on Shore teams that won Divisional Titles; a Shore Conference Tournament; Central Jersey Group Titles; a New Jersey Group Title; and a #1 State of New Jersey ranking in 1988 with a 30-2 record.  She was team Captain and team MVP. She was awarded All-Division, All-County and All-Shore honors as a freshman and sophomore. She earned All-Shore 1st team as a junior and senior as well as All-State Group II 1st team. She was also honored with All-State, All-Groups, as a junior, and All-State, All Groups 1st team as a senior.  In addition, she was named Associated Press, 1st Team All NJ State shortstop as a senior. Heidi set and currently holds 6 school records: Career records - Most Hits, 143; Most Runs Scored, 164; Most Stolen Bases, 135; Most Walks, 96; Season Records - Most Runs Scored, 56; Most Stolen Bases, 45.

    Heidi also ventured onto the field hockey grass and turf where she also excelled.  She was a 3 year starter. She was a Garden State games participant and was selected for Inter-State Games.  She was a team MVP and medal winner at the games. She also played in the Junior Olympics and won a gold medal.  Heidi was named a Penn-Monto All-American “Player to Watch” as a junior and as a High School All-American as a senior.  She was third in the state in scoring as a senior and finished her career with 51 goals and 44 assists.  She tied a school record with 4 assists in a game. Her uniform jersey #21 has been retired. Heidi was named to 1st teams All-Division; All-County; All-Shore; All-State Group II; and, All-State, All-Groups.  She was also team captain and MVP twice.

    Heidi was a proud recipient of the Diane Chapman Outstanding Female Athlete Award, was named twice to the Asbury Park Press “Athlete of Week” and was named Newark Star-Ledger “Athlete of the Week.”  She also received the Shore Regional High School Scholar/Athlete Award as a senior.

    A highly recruited athlete, Heidi earned a full scholarship to Division I University of Virginia to play field hockey.  While at UVA, Heidi started every game of her 4 years and was named Co-Captain in her senior year. Heidi set two records at UVA for most assists in a season 16, and most assist in a career - - 38.  Awards also continued in college as Heidi was named All-Atlantic Coast Conference - 1st team in her junior and senior years. She also received Southern Region All-American honors in her senior year, as well as , earning a trip to the NCAA Tournament.

    Upon graduation, Heidi coached in the summer caps at UVA and did some coaching with Shore’s field hockey and basketball programs.  Heidi is currently a manager in the Business/Marketing field and is engaged to be married this summer to Robert Timiniski.