Was named to the Second Team Preseason All-American Team by Louisville Slugger and the NCBWA and was a Third Team selection by Ping! Baseball... Was named the Big South's Preseason Pitcher of the Year... Played for the Team USA National Collegiate Team this past summer....
2009: Went 10-1 with a 3.83 earned-run average in 15 starts for the Chanticleers... Was named the Big South Pitcher of the Year, a Second Team Louisville Slugger All-American and a Third Team Ping! Baseball All-American... Also was named to the All-Big South First Team... Had 98 strikeouts in 91.2 innings... Led the Big South in wins, innings pitched, strikeouts and games started and was sixth in ERA... Threw a complete-game no-hitter in the 4-0 win over Hawai'i March 26... Struck out 10 Warriors and went just three batters over the minimum... Gave up just one hit in seven innings of work in the win over VMI May 10... Struck out nine batters apiece in back-to-back wins over VMI and Charleston Southern May 15... Gave up just four hits in six innings while striking out six in the win over Kentucky Feb. 22... Had 10 strikeouts in seven innings in a win over Radford April 10... Opponents hit just .222 against him on the season... Was a three-time Big South Pitcher of the Week... Was the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and the Pro-Line Athletic National Pitcher of the Week after the Hawai'i win... Allowed just one hit in seven innings in a win over Stony Brook March 6...
2008: Was 6-0 with a 5.62 earned-run average in 21 appearances with 11 starts... Earned the win in the Big South Tournament game against Winthrop, striking out four in 5.1 innings in the 8-6 victory... Went 6.2 innings in a win over High Point, allowing six hits and three runs with four strikeouts... Earned the win at Georgia Tech May 3... Struck out five Yellow Jackets in 5.2 innings of work... Allowed just one hit in six innings in an 8-6 win over the College of Charleston April 22... Struck out seven in 4.2 innings in an 8-3 win over Virginia April 15... Earned the win against North Carolina State April 9, pitching 1.2 innings of relief and allowing two hits with three strikeouts... Pitched 5.1 innings at The Citadel March 25, allowing four hits and a run with three strikeouts... Struck out three in two innings in the win over Charleston Southern April 12... Pitched 6.2 innings of relief at Clemson March 18, giving up only one hit and striking out eight against the Tigers... Earned the win against Toledo March 5, striking out eight in six innings of work... Struck out four in four innings Feb. 26 against the College of Charleston..,
HIGH SCHOOL: Was 10-2 with a 1.59 earned-run average and hit .529 with 24 runs-batted-in his senior season at Spotsylvania High School in Spotsylvania, Va... Set a school record with 112 strikeouts on the mound and opponents hit just .123 off of him... Struck out 22 batters in a nine-inning complete game and was the Free Lance Star Player of the Year... Was the Regional Co-Player of the Year and a First Team All-Region performer both as a pitcher and an outfielder... Was an Honorable Mention All-State performer his junior campaign, hitting .521 with 27 RBI and striking out 80 batters in 51.1 innings pitched... Was a First Team All-District selection his sophomore year... Was part of the Kick-Off Mentoring Program for two years...
PERSONAL: Born August 19, 1989... Son of Ronald and Kathy Wheeler... Is majoring in recreation and sport management with a communication minor at Coastal Carolina.