Three-time letterwinner for the Blue Hens • relentless competitor who brings a contagious energy and enthusiasm to the team • speed and quickness make an impact in the defense and transition game • could face-off against former teammate Kasey Callaway, who is a junior attacker at High Point • 2013 UD Team Sportsmanship Award honoree • CAA Academic Honor Roll selection • National College Athlete Honor Society member.
2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Appeared in the starting lineup for all of Delaware’s 18 games • fifth for the Blue Hens with 11 caused turnovers • key component of a Delaware defense that finished fourth nationally with 7.0 scoring defense • team also ranked 16th in the NCAA with 9.59 caused turnovers per game • logged 13 groundballs • tied a career-high with three groundballs at Lafayette (Feb. 17) • collected lone draw control of the season at William & Mary (April 17) • National College Athlete Honor Society selction.
Started all 17 games during her sophomore season • third on the team with 16 draw controls • fourth overall with 12 caused turnovers • added 13 groundballs • registered a career-best four draw controls at George Washington (March 22) • collected a groundball and caused turnover in team’s CAA Tournament appearance vs. James Madison (5/2/14).
Played in 13 games while starting the final six games of the season for the Blue Hens in rookie campaign • finished year with five groundballs, four caused turnovers and three draw controls • recorded first career groundball and caused turnover in team’s 15-11 win over Temple (March 27) • posted a season-best game at James Madison (April 5) with three groundballs and two caused turnovers • UD Team Sportsmanship Award honoree.
Four-year varsity letter winner for the Avon Grove High School lacrosse team • two-time All-League First Team selection • US Lacrosse All-American Honorable Mention • two-time team captain • ESPN Rising Watch List selection • Academic All-American • three-year varsity field hockey letter winner • First Team All-League honoree • named team’s Outstanding Senior and was senior team captain • played for Lisa Schweiger (lacrosse) and Sandy Leiti (field hockey) • National Honors Society student that was also the AGHS Student Council Vice President and Student Forum member • leader for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).
Abigail “Abby” Burke Wheble ("web--bull")• born September 23, 1993 • daughter of Andrew and Donna Wheble • has one older sister, Emily • cites sister as the biggest influence on her as an athlete because she always encouraged, pushed and supported her in addition to being an amazing athlete herself • majoring in elementary education and special education • began playing lacrosse in seventh grade and field hockey in ninth grade • chose Delaware for the team, coaches, location, education program and “championship vision" • works as a tour guide at Herr's Snack Factory.
Groundballs: 3 – 2x, last at Lafayette, 2/17/15
Draw Controls: 4 at George Washington, 3/22/14
Caused Turnovers: 2 – 6x, last vs. Temple, 3/14/15
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