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Maria Velat


Hometown: Houghton, Michigan

Course of study: Pre-med

Athletic highlights at Michigan: First Season

Athletic highlights pre-Michigan: Junior Nationals 2021/2022 U20 T34 wheelchair track champion, state of Michigan high school wheelchair track champion. Midwest sit-ski champion, 2021/2022 Junior Nationals air rifle champion.

Favorite place in Ann Arbor/on campus: The Arb

Favorite thing about being on the team: Spreading awareness about adaptive sports and training with other adaptive athletes.

Your classification: T34/F34 (track/field)

"I am very passionate about spreading access to adaptive track and field in Michigan schools, and establishing systems in high schools that enable adaptive athletes to compete and score points for their teams."

Maria Velat
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