|City/State:||Red Bluff, Calif.|
|High School:||Red Bluff|
* Updated season / career stats are available via the link above, and to see Wheeler's freshman match-by-match stats, click here.
One of four returnees for Duck at outside hitter in 2011, and the verstile player has the potential to play the complete rotation thanks to her passing abilities. As a freshman saw the most action among newcomers at her position. Joined the program in 2010 as a prep AVCA Under Armour All-American honorable mention.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played 11 matches for the Ducks, including seven in league play. Posted career-high three kills in her four attempts along with a dig against No. 1 Stanford, and also had the same numbers vs. UC Riverside. Also put up two kills and registered first career block against Siena.
2010 Season Highs
Kills: 3 ( 3K- 0E- 4A) 3s vs UC Riverside (8/28/10), 3s at #1 Stanford (10/2/10)
Points: 3.0 ( 3K- 0E- 0.0B), 3s vs UC Riverside (8/28/10), 3s at #1 Stanford (10/2/10)
Blocks: 1 ( 0BA- 1BS), 3s vs Siena (9/12/10
Prep: As a senior, the AVCA Under Armour All-America Honorable Mention and section MVP led the CIF Northern Section with a section record kills tally (777). Helped her Spartans team go 32-10 and finish second in the Eastern Athletic League and Division II finals. She also paced the team in aces (107) and digs (503) and was second in blocks (80), and ended her career as the school career kills record holder. Also was a two-year member of the A2 Women’s Junior National Team, four-time all-league honoree, two-time Pleasant Valley Invitational All-Tournament pick, and Northern Section MVP as a junior when she logged 614 kills, 77 blocks and 466 digs. A four-time Record Searchlight All-Section pick and two-time Section MVP, she led her squad to Division 2 section titles in 2008 and ’09. Club-wise, she played for the Shasta Creations in Redding, and helped her team place 20th in the California finals in 2007. She also lettered two seasons in basketball at forward, two seasons in soccer at goalkeeper, and one season in track and field in the high jump. In the classroom, was chosen as a Top Academic Senior, High Honor Roll and CIF Academic-Athletic Award recipient.
Personal: Human Physiology major. Parents are Warren and Kim Wheeler, and Kim played middle blocker as collegiate volleyball player for Sacramento State and coached Jaklyn's prep team. Has one younger sister Logan.
Year SP MS-MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SA/S DIG D/S BS BA TB B/S Pts Pts/S
2010 13 0-11 11 0.85 5 31 .194 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.15 0 1 1 0.08 11.5 0.85
Total 13 0-11 11 0.85 5 31 .194 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.15 0 1 1 0.08 11.5 0.85
FUN FACTS (and My Favorites)
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Stuffed Animal: A cow named Cowie
Pets Growing Up: Four cats: Leo, Linus, Lucy and Spencer
Favorite Hobbies: Hangin' with friends, lounging by a river and riding the family jet-ski
Greatest Accomplishment: Earning an All-American Honorable Mention
When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be a: CSI investigator
Intended Career Profession: Physical therapist
Favorite Place I've Visited: France
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: The United Kingdom
Favorite Place on Campus: The Jaqua Center
Favorite Place to take Visitors to Eugene: Track Town Pizza
Favorite Entrée/Dish: Anything my Dad cooks
Favorite Ice Cream: Chocolate
Favorite Snack: Dried mangoes
Favorite Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms and olives
Favorite Drink: Raspberry Iced Tea
Favorite Type of Food: Chinese
Best Dish I Can Make: Spaghetti
Favorite Movie: Stick It, White Chicks, Taken, anything Disney
Favorite Actor: Liam Neeson
Favorite Actress: Keira Knightly
Favorite TV Comedy: Modern Family, That 70's Show
Favorite TV Drama: The Good Wife, The Mentalist, Criminal Minds
Favorite TV Reality Show: Deadliest Catch, Survivor
Favorite Cartoon Character: Tweety Bird
Favorite Book: Harry Potter Series, Twilight Saga, and anything by Jodi Picoult
I Chose Oregon Because: Of the coaching staff, the players and the amazing school spirit
Pre-game Rituals or Superstitions: I always start with my right leg when putting on knee-pads, ankle braces and shoes.
Special Item I Have to Travel With: iPod
Coolest McArthur Court Moment: Meeting Karch Kiraly after watching the girls beat Oregon State during my official visit
First Athletic Award When You Were a Little Kid: All-Tournament at a sixth grade volleyball tournament
Biggest Fan: My family and friends
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