Univ. of Southern California Release, Nov. 10, 2011
Brent was named a 2011 Preseason All-American by Under Armour , Perfect Game USA and Power Showcase. He earned All-Trinity League and Orange Lutheran Pitcher of the Year honors playing for head coach Eric Borba, posting a 1.41 ERA with 42 strikeouts last season. Wheatley's older brother, Bobby, is currently a sophomore pitcher on the USC baseball team. His dad, Bob, played basketball at USC and his mom, Julie, was a Song Girl.
(USC Recruiting Coordinator Dan) Hubbs on Wheatley: "Brent has a strong fastball and an emerging slider. We feel he has just scratched the surface of his potential and has a big up-side".