Kidwell will not return to ISU softball team

Daily Staff

Heidi Kidwell will not return to the ISU softball team due to a career-ending injury she sustained in fall 2011, according to a news release.

The injury forced the former starting outfielder to redshirt the 2012 season.

“Heidi is a great softball player,” said coach Stacy Gemeinhardt-Cesler. “She is in top 10 in a lot of offensive categories at Iowa State and it is unfortunate that her career has ended this way, but she’ll always be remembered as a strong competitor and key contributor to Cyclone softball.”

In 2010, Kidwell became the fourth player in school history to amass 60 hits in a season. Currently she ranks third all-time in runs scored in a season, with 31.

Kidwell will finish her degree in elementary education at Iowa State.