ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
24 - Claire Wheeler
Claire Wheeler
Height: 6-2
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Silver Springs, Md.
High School: Good Counsel
Position: Forward
House Affiliation: Mather

2009-10 (Junior):
Team captain … Played in 23 games, starting five … Averaged 5.3 points per game and 2.7 rebounds per game Made 23-of-24 attempts from the free throw line for a team-best .958 percentage … Connected on 4-of-6 shots from the field for 12 points in win over Boston College, including a career-high three treys ... Scored a career-high 15 points on 5-for-10 shooting in win over Maine ... Led the Crimson with 14 points on a 4-for-5 effort from the field against New Orleans ... Scored 14 points and grabbed five boards in win over Boston University ... Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds in a career-high 32 minutes against Northeastern ... Went 4-for-4 from the foul line and scored 10 points at Marist ... Recorded a career-high tying three steals against Columbia.

2008-09 (Sophomore):
Started seven of 29 games this season ... Averaged 5.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game ... Was third on the team in rebounding ... Pulled down five rebounds and scored two points in win over CCSU ... Posted first collegiate double-double at Holy Cross with 14 points and 12 rebounds, both career highs ... Went 4-for-4 from the free throw line, had six points and grabbed four rebounds against Marist ... Scored 11 points on a 4-for-8 effort from the floor that also included a 1-for-1 effort from three and a 2-for-2 effort from the foul line in a win at Siena ... Went 3-for-4 from the floor for seven points in win against UNH ... Led the Crimson with eight rebounds against Southern California ... Pulled down seven rebounds in win against Northeastern ... Scored eight points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds in loss to Dartmouth ... Scored seven points in first collegiate start against Brown ... Started against Princeton and Penn as well ... Had 11 points and went 6-for-6 from the free throw line against Yale ...  Pulled down a team-high six rebounds against Dartmouth.

2007-08 (Freshman):
Made collegiate debut and scored first collegiate basket against James Madison ... Played five minutes against Fairfield, scored three points and pulled down one rebound ... Grabbed a career-high three rebounds against Pitt ... Nailed 4-of-4 free throws in win over BU ... Pulled down a career and game-high seven rebounds against Vermont ... Scored a career-high five points on 2-of-3 shooting against Princeton ... Scored a career-high six points and her first ever collegiate three pointer in win over Brown.

Before Harvard:
Three-year starter at forward ... Played at the No. 2 singles on the women’s tennis team and earned three varsity letters ... Captain of the basketball team as a senior and the tennis team from sophomore to senior year ... Second team All-Met by the Washington Post ... First team all-county by the Washington Post & Gazette Newspapers ... Nominated for the McDonald’s All-American basketball team ... First team Washington Athletic Conference as a senior ... Gazette and WCAC honorable mention as a junior ... WCAC runner up in tennis and honorable mention recipient as a junior.

Personal
Sings in Key Change, the premiere co-ed forum for Black a capella expression ... National Achievement Finalist ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... Honorable mention Maryland Distinguished Scholar ... Received Class Leadership Award as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Represented Good Counsel at National Leadership & Diversity Conference ...Received the Chorus Director’s Award in 2006 ... St. Mary’s Scholars from 2004-07 ... A volunteer for several organizations, including Shepard’s Table and Gabriel House ... Brother, Stephen, played basketball at Catholic.

Career Highs:
Points: 15 vs. Maine, 11/17/09
Field Goals Made: 6 vs. Boston University, 12/6/09
Field Goal Attempts: 10, twice, most recent, 11/17/09
Field Goal Percentage: 1.000, twice, most recent, 2/6/09
3-pt. Field Goals Made: 3 vs. Boston College, 11/14/09
3-pt. Field Goals Attempted: 5 vs. Boston College, 11/14/09
3-pt. Field Goal Percentage: 1.000, several times, most recent 13/6/09
Free Throws Made 5 at Holy Cross, 11/20/08
Free Throws Attempted: 6 vs. Yale, 3/7/09
Free Throw Percentage: 1.000, several times, most recent, 2/27/10
Rebounds: 12 at Holy Cross, 11/20/08
Assists: 3, twice, most recent, 2/28/09
Steals: 3, twice, most recent1/29/10
Blocked Shots: 3 vs. New Orleans, 11/27/09
Minutes Played: 32 vs. Norteastern, 12/9/09

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