Kristin Wheatley
Kristin Wheatley
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ind.

High School:
Columbus North HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
IM/Breaststroke

Experience:
3L

2008-09 (Junior): Posted top-10 MU-best times in the 100 breaststroke (3rd, 1:05.62), 200 breaststroke (2nd, 2:23.24), 200 individual medley (2nd, 2:07.59) and 400 individual medley (4:32.08)... All times were recorded at the C-USA Championships and went as career-best times.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Scored top-16 finishes in both the 200-yard butterfly and 400 IM at the Conference USA Championships ... Swam a season-best 1:03.25 in the 100-yard backstroke at the Miami Invitational as well as a season-best 2:15.26 in the 200 event ... Recorded a 2:32.97 in the 200-yard breaststroke at Youngstown State.

2006-07 (Freshman): Had a stellar freshman campaign, finishing eighth in the 200-yard butterfly and sixth in the 400 IM at the C-USA Championships...Finaled in the 100-yard and 200-yard IMs at the conference meet ... Ranks seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke, fourth in the 200-yard butterfly and third in the 200 and 400-yard IM in school history ... Finished third in the 200 butterfly against Xavier in her first collegiate meet ... Claimed second in the 200 IM at the WKU Invitational ... Won the 400-yard IM title at the WKU Invitational ... Won the 200-yard fly against Ohio.

Prior to Marshall: Was a four-time letterwinner for head coach Jim Sheridan at Columbus North High School...Was an All-American candidate in the 200-yard IM and was a member of the All-American Interscholastic swimming team in the 200- and 400-yard free relays...Was a teammate of current Thundering Herd swimmer Kyla Jungclaus on the Donner Swim Club...She helped guide the Donner Swim Clut to top 10 finishes in the state of Indiana from 2002-2005...As a sophomore, she finished 11th in the 200-yard IM, while setting the school record in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a fourth-place finish in state as a freshman.

Personal: Born September 22, 1987...Daughter of David and Susan Wheatley...Has one older brother, Kevin (23), who currently is coaching for the Donner Swim Club...Was a member of Key Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Majoring in nursing.