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#21 Alex Wheatley
Position: Forward
Height: 6'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Upper Holland, Pa.
High School: Council Rock South

Freshman Year (2012-13): One of two newcomers to see minutes off the bench in all 29 games ... averaged 5.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 14.4 minutes per game ... made career debut off the bench and was fourth leading scorer with nine points and also grabbed four boards at St. Joe’s on Nov. 11 ... notched a pair of boards and a block in 15 minutes of work at Marist on Nov. 17 ... scored six points, made five rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block vs. Rider on Nov. 20 ... scored a career-high 13 points, going 6-for-7, and added five rebounds at UC Riverside on Nov. 23 ... tallied a team-high eight rebounds, including six offensive boards, added six points, four steals and three steals at then-No. 19 UCLA on Nov. 25 ... scored a team-best 17 points, going 8-for-12 from the field vs. Rutgers on Nov. 29 ... scored eight points, had three boards, three assists, two blocks and a steal in 18 minutes of work vs. UMBC on Dec. 2 ... tallied seven points, six rebounds, an assist and a block vs. Hofstra on Dec. 5 ... had eight points, three rebounds and made a steal at Delaware on Dec. 9 ... tallied six points, five rebounds and two assists in 12 minutes of work vs. Drexel on Dec. 31 ... scored seven points, made five rebounds, a career-high three blocks and two assists in 14 minutes of work vs. Penn on Jan. 12 ... went 4-for-5 from the field, scoring eight points, grabbing three boards and dishing two assists in 16 minutes at Cornell on Feb. 1 ... tallied nine rebounds, six points, three steals, an assist and a block at Columbia on Feb. 2  ... tallied seven points, four rebounds, two blocks and an assist at Brown on Feb. 10 ... scored four points, made three boards, two assists and two blocks in 12 minutes versus Dartmouth on Feb. 15 ... scored six points and made three rebounds, two blocks, an assist and a steal vs. Cornell on Feb. 23 ... scored seven points off the bench vs. both Yale (Mar. 8) and Brown (Mar. 9) ... went 4-for-4 from the field to score eight points and grabbed four boards at Penn on Mar. 12 ... played 15 minutes and added four points and three rebounds in NCAA First Round vs. Florida State on Mar. 24

Before Princeton

Council Rock South: A 2012 graduate of Council Rock High School South … the No. 22 forward in the nation and a four-star prospect by ESPN HoopGurlz … a four-year letterwinner and starter … a four-time All-Suburban One League selection, including three first team nods …  Suburban One League Player of the Year as a junior … Courier Times Golden Teams Player of the Year, All-Southeastern PA Team and Associated Press First Team All-State Class AAAA as junior and senior … first player in school history to score 1,000 points and make 1,000 rebounds … team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior … CRHSS Rookie of the Year … Golden Teams Player of the Year as a senior … in state tournament, helped guide squad to Elite 8 in 2011-12 and Sweet 16 in 2010-11 … also was a three-time all-league selection in track and field, competing in 400 m, 4 x 400 m, 800 m and 4 x 800 m races and the high jump.

Club Experience: Played for the Philadelphia Belles AAU team for five years … helped team qualify for the AAU Nationals throughout tenure … team finished in top-10 in 2009 and 2010 … Wheatley earned AAU All-America honors in 2010 … was an Adidas Junior Phenom Camp All-Star Team selection. 

Personal: Full name is Alexandra Wheatley, born March 9, 1994 … oldest child of Paula and Jeff Wheatley … father played football at Baker University … has a younger brother, Jack … plans on majoring in ecology and evolutionary biology … enjoys reading, running, cooking and green and ecological initiatives … a National Merit Finalist and Female Pennsylvania State winner of Wendy’s High School Heisman.

 Season  GP-GS  Min  FG  FG%  3FG  3FG%  FT  FT%  O  D  Tot  Avg.  PF  A  TO  Blk  Stl  Pts  Avg
2012-13 29-0 417 77-139 .554 0-1 .000 12-30 .400 47 61 108 3.7 43 26 19 19 22 166 5.7

 

   Career Highs
 Points 
 17 vs. Rutgers (11/29/12)
 FG  8 vs. Rutgers (11/29/12)
 FG Attempted
 12 vs. Rutgers (11/29/12)
 3FG Made
 3 at St. Joseph's (11/11/12)
 3FG Attempted
 3, 2x MR vs. Yale (3/8/13)
 FT Made
 2, 3x MR vs. Columbia (2/22/13)
 FT Attempted
 3 vs. Columbia (2/22/13)
 Rebounds  9 at Columbia (2/2/13)
 Assists  4 vs. Rider (11/20/12)
 Blocks  3 vs. Penn (1/13/13)
 Steals  4 at UCLA (11/25/12)
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