|Hometown:||Silver Spring, Md.|
|High School:||Good Counsel|
Physically strong post player & good shooter around the basket. 2005-06: Saw action in 25 games • Posted personal-high averages in points (3.5) & rebounds (2.6) • Made .587 of his FGs (37 of 63) • Third on team in blocks (11) • Scored a season-best 12 points vs. Haverford & had 10 each at UMASS Dartmouth & vs. UMW. Was 5-for-5 from field in each game • Tied his career high in rebounds (8) & set his personal best in assists (3) vs. Haverford • Equaled his top game in rebounds vs. MMT, scored 8 points & collected 2 steals • Had 9 points & 5 boards at SMC • Corralled 6 rebounds vs. GOU • Rejected 2 shots on 3 occasions: vs. Salve Regina, at UMW & at McDaniel • Made all 3 of his shots vs. GAL for 6 points. 2004-05: Played in 28 games & averaged 2.9 points & 2.1 rebounds • Exploded for a career-high 18 points in season opener vs. Moravian to help Steve Howes notch his first coaching victory. Made all 7 of his FGs & 4 of 5 FTs. Added 6 rebounds, an assist & steal in 19 minutes • Scored 8 points on 4 of 4 shooting & had 3 boards vs. Villa Julie • Gathered a career-high 8 rebounds vs. SU & scored 5 points. Also had an assist, block & steal • Tallied 7 points vs. Marywood • Scored 5 points vs. Carnegie Mellon in ECAC Tournament • Had 5 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, a steal & a block at McDaniel. 2003-04: Saw limited activity in 14 contests • Scored 6 points, grabbed 10 rebounds & blocked 3 shots • Secured a season-high 4 boards vs. Methodist in a season-high 8 minutes • Had 2 points, 2 rebounds & a block vs. Scranton • Registered 2 points, 2 caroms, an assist & a block at Villa Julie. High School: Played varsity two seasons & started as a senior • Competed in one of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) All-Star games at CUA • Played tennis as a freshman & sophomore; team won the WCAC his second season • Honor Roll all four years, National Honor Society his last two • Played with CUA teammate Scott Fumai, & Coach Howes was one of their coaches • Team played in France & Germany. Notable: Received a CYO alumni award in spring of 2005. Personal: Son of Gary & Nancy Wheeler. Father played basketball at CUA in the early 1970s & graduated with a degree in political science. Mother holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from CUA.