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

As a Junior in 2010-11: Saw action in all 37 games…Finished second on the team in points (12 goals, 17 assists…Was a three-time ECAC Hockey/MLX Skates Player of the Week recipient…Recorded two goals in the first game of the season against Niagara in a 3-0 win on 10/1…Assisted on the game-winning goal against Niagara in a 3-1 win on 10/2…Scored a goal against Northeastern on 10/9 in a 4-0 team victory…Tallied an assist in a 4-2 victory over Maine on 10/15…Netted two goals, including the game-tying goal against Boston College in a 3-3 tie on 10/22…Recorded the team’s lone goal in a 5-1 loss against Cornell on 10/29…Collected an assists against Union on 11/5 in a 3-2 win…Picked up two assists in a 4-1 victory over Harvard on 11/12…Picked up an assist on back-to-back games against Dartmouth (11/13) and Colgate (11/15)…Tallied a career-high four points (one goal, three assists) on 11/26 in a 9-1 victory over Sacred Heart…Scored the first goal in a 2-1 win over Yale on 11/27...Grabbed an assist on 12/4 in a 3-1 victory over Yale…Assisted on the game-winning goal in a thrilling 3-2 overtime win over Clarkson on 1/8…Scored two goals, including the game-winning tally in a 3-0 victory over Wayne State on 1/22…Tallied an assist against Clarkson on 1/28…Scored a goal in back-to-back games against St. Lawrence (1/29) and Dartmouth (2/4), in which the team won both games, 4-2 and 4-0, respectively…Matched her season high with three assists in a 5-1 win over Rensselaer on 2/11…Picked up an assist against Union on 2/12 in a 4-0 victory.

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... 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.

Personal: 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.