34 Tim Wheeler
34 Tim Wheeler
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Florence, Ala.
Position: RHP
Previous School: Brooks HS
B/T: R/R
Sport: HS


About Wheeler

Talented newcomer missed most of fall practice with a stress fracture in his left leg ... showed flashes of promise once he recovered ... throws fastball between 84-88 mph with good movement ... considered a bit of an unknown ... has good size for a pitcher ... role in 2006 will depend on health and adjustment to college baseball.

Before ORU

2005 graduate ofBrooks High School in Killen, Ala. ... helped lead BHS to a county runner-upfinish as a senior ... was 8-2 with a 1.22 ERA and 63 strikeouts in 57 innings,while batting .414 as a senior ... played shortstop and committed just threeerrors in 66 chances (.955 fielding percentage) ... tossed a no-hitter duringsenior season ... named all-area and all-county as a senior ... also lettered in football as a quarterback.


Full name is Timothy Phillip Wheeler ... son of Rob and Vicki Wheeler and Don and Brenda Barger... undecided on major ... chose ORU over Arizona, Arizona State, Florida Atlanticand UNLV ... born Jan. 2, 1987.