27 Matt Wheeler
27 Matt Wheeler
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Santa Rosa, Calif.
High School: Cardinal Newman
Previous College: Monterey Peninsula College
Position: LHP
Major: Exercise Science

Prior to GC: Played at Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey, Calif., where he played for coaches Daniel Phillips and Vince Herring ... 2014 All-Coast Conference First Team ... 2014 Lobo Award Winner ... 2014 MPC Pitcher of the Year.

In High School: Graduated from Cardinal Newman High in Santa Rosa, Calif., where he played for head coach TJ McMahon ... Chosen All-NBL First Team and earned a spot in the NBL All-Star Game.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science ... Son of Mark and Nancy Wheeler ... Born April 18 ... Lists San Francisco Giants' starter Madison Bumgarner as his favorite athlete ... Chose Georgia College for the great education and to opportunity to be a part of a great baseball program ... His biggest sports thrill was winning the Coast Conference Championship at MPC in 2013 for the first time in 59 years ... Lists spiders as the thing that scares him the most ... Favorite song is "I Won't Back Down" by Tom Petty, movie is Rocky, TV show is The Office ... Lives by the motto in Galatians 6:9.