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12   Cherra Wheeler
Cherra Wheeler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingsburg, Calif.

High School:
Kingsburg HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Infield

Birthdate:
07/12/1980

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right


2000 Season: All-Northeast Region second team selection ... Selected to A-10 All-Tournament Team ... Batted .325 while starting every game at third base ... Had 53 hits, including seven doubles and four home runs, and 34 RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in a 7-4 win over Syracuse ... Went 2-for-4 with three RBI in a 5-1 victory at Fordham ... Was 5-for-6 with two RBI and four runs scored in doubleheader sweep of St. Bonaventure ...

1999 Season: Started all 53 games at first base ... Led the team in home runs (seven), doubles (nine), sac bunts (14), RBI (33) and slugging percentage (.574) ... Was second on the team in batting (.319), on-base percentage (.441) and extra base hits (19) ... tied for second in hits (45) and runs scored (24) ... Went 1-for-2 with two walks and two RBI in collegiate debut against Alabama ... Went 2-for-4 with two homers and three RBI in double-header at UConn ... Was 2-for-3 in Atlantic 10 semifinal win over St. Joseph?s ...

Before UMass: Earned four letters in softball at Kingsburg High School ... Served as captain of softball team as a senior ... Was a three-time all-league selection for the Vikings ... Also played volleyball, soccer and football ... Was selected Most Valuable Player of softball as a senior and soccer both her junior and senior year ...

Personal: Born on July 12,1980 ... Daughter of Daniel and Judy Wheeler ... Full name is Cherra L. Wheeler ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences in the pre-med program.

Wheeler's Career Statistics

Year GM AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR AVG SB
1999 53 141 24 45 33 9 3 7 .319 0/0
2000 58 163 26 53 34 7 1 4 .325 4/5
Totals 111 304 50 98 67 16 4 11 .322 4/5

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    Saturday, Sept 20
    vs UMass-Lowell 12:30 PM
    Sunday, Sept 28
    vs Boston College 12:00 PM
    Sunday, Oct 5
    at Sacred Heart 1:00 PM
    at Sacred Heart 3:00 PM
    Sunday, Oct 12
    vs Alumni Game 11:00 AM
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