HOW ACQUIRED: Selected 67th overall in 2017 SuperDraft. Signed on February 10, 2017.
The Ivy League grad did not see time with the first team during 2017. Wheeler-Omiunu will be looking to prove he can provide valuable depth for Atlanta's midfield in 2018.
He was a four-year starter at Harvard, compiling 64 appearances, 61 starts, with four goals and six assists. He earned All-Ivy League First Team honors twice while being named team captain during his junior year. The Massachusetts native started at least 14 games each season, and in his sophomore year, he set a career-high in points (7) when he scored two goals and added three assists. In 2016 Wheeler-Omiunu scored one goal and recorded two assists while starting all 15 games for the Crimson.