Player Profiles



Tim                                Wheeling
Tim
Wheeling
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Erie, Pa.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 157
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

At West Virginia in 2014-15
  • Saw action at both 157 and 165 pounds for the Mountaineers
  • Posted a record of 8-13
  • Took eighth at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 2), going 4-1
  • Pinned Purdue’s Kirk Johnson in 1:03 at the tournament
  • Defeated Terrell Forbes of The Citadel in a 10-3 decision at the Navy Classic (Nov. 22)
  • Topped North Dakota State’s Steven Keough, 4-3, at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec.6)
  • Won a 4-1 decision over Grand Canyon’s Chayse Jackson (Jan. 3)
  • Defeated Rustin Barrick,7-5, to help WVU top No. 25 Bucknell at the Virginia Duals (Jan. 9)
At West Virginia in 2013-14
  • Amassed a record of 10-13
  • Started dual meets against Oklahoma, Clarion and Edinboro
  • Placed sixth at the Harold Nichols Open
  • Placed third at the Big 12 Championships
At West Virginia in 2012-13
  • Earned a 5-7 record
  • Started dual meets against Lock Haven and Oklahoma
  • Competed at the Mercyhurst Open, Cleveland State Open and Edinboro Open
  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Prep
  • Attended General McLane High
  • Coached by Ryan Cook
  • Placed seventh at the 2012 PIAA wrestling tournament
  • Three-year team captain
  • Was given high school’s most outstanding wrestler award
  • Three-time state qualifier
  • Three-time member of Pennsylvania first team all-academic team
Personal
  • Son of Michael and Theresa Wheeling
  • Has one sister
  • Birthday is Feb. 25
  • Majoring in engineering
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Wheeling’s Career Statistics
Year	W	L	Dual	Conf	Falls	NCAA
2013	5	7	0-2	0-1	1	-
2014    10      13      0-3     1-3     1       -
Totals	15	20	0-5	1-4	2	-

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