Paige Wheeler

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • Hometown Arlington, Virginia
  • Height 5-8
  • High School Washington Liberty High School
  • Major Biochemistry

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2022)

2022 (Sophomore Season)

  • Helped the 2V8 finish eighth at the 2022 NCAA Championships and the Buckeyes to an eighth-place finish as a team
  • Placed second in the 2022 2V8 Big Ten Championship race, which helped the Buckeyes win the 2022 Big Ten Conference Team Title
  • Rowed in nine races for the 2v8 boat that finished 5-9 on the year
  • Rowed in all four races at the 2022 NCAA Championships to help the 2V8 to an eighth-place finish nationally
  • Helped the 2V8 to a second-place finish at the 2022 Big Ten Championships
  • Rowed in one racs for the 1V4 boat that finished 6-7 on the year
  • Rowed in two races for the 2V4 boat that finished 4-6


  • Daughter of Anna Wheeler and John Wheeler
  • Has two siblings: Jack and Adeline
  • Transfer from University of Kansas, where she lettered once (2021) and earned outstanding freshman award
  • In high school, lettered three times in rowing
  • 2016, Novice 4 state champions
  • 2019, Varsity 8 state champions, second at Canadian Nationals, eighth at scholastic nationals, Virginia All-Met honorable mention, captain
  • Rowed for Old Dominion Boat Club (2018), Potomac Boat Club (2019) and US Rowing (2019)
  • Enjoys cooking, reading, playing volleyball
  • Greatest thrill was at US Rowing Nationals, senior 4+ category fourth place behind US selection 4+ A, B and C by 0.2 seconds