26 Kate Wheeler
26 Kate Wheeler
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
High School: Toronto Jr. Aeros
Position: FORWARD

As a Sophomore in 2009-10:
Saw Action in all 37 games…Finished fourth on the team in points (four goals, 10 assists)…Recorded an assist on the first game of the season against Sacred Heart in a 4-1 victory on 10/3…Assisted on the game winning goal in a 1-0 score against Northeastern on 10/17…Recorded an assist against Union on 10/30 in a 3-0 victory…Assisted on both goals in a 2-1 victory over Yale on 11/7…Registered an assist on 11/15 against Harvard…Netted a season-high two goals against Sacred Heart on 11/28 in an 11-1 victory…Recorded an assist against Princeton in a 2-2 tie on 12/31…Picked up the game winning assist in a 1-0 win over Harvard on 1/8…Earned an assist against Wayne State on 1/22 in a 2-1 victory…Tallied the winning goal against Union on 1/30 in a 3-1 win…Registered a goal and an assist against Brown in a 1-1 victory on 2/20.

As a freshman in 2008-09:
Saw action in all 34 games as a forward...Combined for four points in her rookie season (1 goal, 3 assists)...Registered her career-high in points (2) in the 3-2 comeback win over Colgate on Nov. 7 when she scored the first goal of the game, and assisted on the second...Later in the month, Wheeler assisted Kallie Flor's goal in the first period in the 3-2 loss to Wayne State on Nov. 29...Tallied her final assist of the season on a goal by fellow freshman Chelsea Illchuk in the 6-2 loss at St. Lawrence on Feb. 13.

Before Quinnipiac:
A three-sport athlete at Oakville Trafalgar High School in ice hockey, rugby and volleyball... Named Female Athlete of the Year during her senior season... Recipient of the 2004 Coach's Award in hockey... Won a gold medal as a member of the Provincial Championship team of Ontario in 2002... Member of the team that claimed the championship at the 2008 Aeros Tournament...Also played for Team Ontario in 2005 and 2007...Captained that team in 2007.

A native of Oakville, Ontario...Daughter of Lori and Peter Wheeler...Has one older brother, Stephen...Honor roll student at Oakville Trafalgar...Majoring in biomedical marketing.