Head of the Riverfront on Oct. 2
UConn varsity eights led the way with a second place finish.
UConn's varsity eight earned a spot in the third final.
The Huskies will return to action on March 18 with a scrimmage against Miami
The Huskies had one of their strongest showings at the Head of the Riverfront by winning the college 8+, college novice 8+, and college 4+ events.
AT UCONN: Is in her fourth year as a member of the team.
2015-16: Part of Second Varsity Eight boat that took second place in the Boston College and Holy Cross race...Second Varsity Eight finished fifth overall in the Knecht Cup...Named to 2015-16 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
2013-14: Competed as a member of the third varsity and novice fours; finished the season as bow seat of the third varsity four at the American Athletic Conference Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Beverly High School ... earned four varsity letters as a member of the gymnastics team ... won three conference championships in three perfect seasons ... placed second at state championships and fourth at New England Championships in 2012 ... earned two varsity letters as a member of the field hockey team ... won two conference championships ... earned a varsity letter as a member of the spring track team ... was Northeast Conference All-Star for javelin in 2013 ... honor roll student ... John and Abigail Adams Scholarship recipient ... National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Katherine Janet Wheatley ... biomedical engineering major ... born on May 4, 1995.