20 Nicole Wheeler
20 Nicole Wheeler
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Saratoga, CA
High School: Archbishop Mitty HS
Position: D
Experience: RS
Club Team: De Anza Force SC

2014 -- Was an All-Big West honorable mention in the back line ... started 16 of her 17 appearances ... in each of her final eight matches played, never came off the field (following an additional trio of earlier-season complete-game efforts) ... tallied the first goal of her career on a 26th-minute header in the 3-0 road win over Long Beach State on Oct. 3 ... contributed to five shutouts during the fall, including the draw vs. LBSU in the conference tournament semifinal at home on Nov. 6, when she also successfully converted her penalty opportunity after two scoreless overtimes.

2013 --

2012 -- Played in 10 matches, including two starts (at Loyola Marymount on Aug. 17 and at Fresno State on Sept. 23; never left the field versus the Bulldogs).

Prep -- As a senior at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, was named to the San Jose Mercury News All-Area First Team and the West Catholic League First Team after helping the defense shut out 18 opponents ... added four goals and one assist for the nation's third-ranked team ... during her junior year, the Monarchs went 18-2-4 and won the Central Coast Section championship ... was a teammate of current Mustang midfielder Miki Foster ... also lettered for four years in field hockey ... was an honor roll student.

Personal -- Born on Jan. 4, 1994 in Los Gatos ... daughter of Richard and Jody ... mother also attended Cal Poly ... has a sister, Allie ... majors in communication studies.