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After announcing her verbal commitment to the University of Alabama almost a year ago, Krista Wheeler has changed her commitment to the University of Louisville.
Wheeler’s from the city of Louisville, where she trains with Cardinal Aquatics, and she’ll now join her older sister Kaylee Wheeler this fall. Kaylee will be a senior and a key breaststroker on the roster next season, and she’s racing at NCAAs this week.
I am so excited to be able to announce that I will be continuing the next chapter of my athletic and academic career at the University of Louisville. Thank you to everyone who has helped me through the process❤️🖤Go Cards❤️🖤
TOP TIMES (SCY)
- 100 back – 53.27
- 200 back – 1:57.95
- 50 free – 23.23
- 100 free – 50.54
- 200 free – 1:50.04
- 500 free – 4:57.38
- 100 breast – 1:04.37
- 100 fly – 55.30
- 200 IM – 2:03.93
Wheeler is a senior at Louisville Collegiate School where she is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. At the 2020 Kentucky HS State Championships, Wheeler was the 100 back runner-up (53.67), while she placed fourth in the 50 free (23.46).
At the 2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East, Wheeler finished 18th in the 100 back. She’ll join Louisville’s sprint group, and will overlap with current freshman standout sprinters Tristen Ulett and Gabi Albiero for at least three seasons.
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