One First-Place, Three Second-Place Finishes
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
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.