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On this Date 1981 - HOF Stephanie Wheeler Born in Norlina

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 01/16/22, 5:00AM EST

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On this day in history, Paralympic gold medalist Stephanie Wheeler was born in Norlina

January 16, 1981 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Stephanie Wheeler was born in Norlina.  She went on to become a Paralympic gold medalist and a collegiate national championship basketball coach in wheelchair basketball. After retiring from playing wheelchair basketball, she became a coach, first at the University of Illinois, and then Team USA. She was inducted into the NCSHOF in 2017.

Stephanie Wheeler - NCSHOF