Amy Whelan did it all during her time at Stoneham High School, excelling
in three sports, and was emulated by many who played with her.
The 1992 graduate was a standout on the soccer, softball, and
basketball teams during her time at Stoneham High. She was a four-time
Middlesex League All Star in soccer, basketball and softball, and was
the league’s Most Valuable Player as a catcher on the softball team her
She helped sustain an era of dominant softball teams for SHS at the
time, leading the team to the Division II North title her senior year.
She aided the basketball team in reaching the Division II North
finals in her junior season. She was given the Coaches Award as her
team’s Most Valuable Player for all three sports her senior season.
She was an All Scholastic and was named the Boston Globe Division II
Player of the Year as a senior.
After graduating in 1992, she attended Princeton University, where she
continued to shine as a catcher. Her teams won the Ivy League
Championship three times during her four years, and twice the team made
the trip to the College World Series.
Whelan was All Ivy League three times in four seasons. “At that time,
she was one of the best athletes in the school, male or female,” said
current SHS girls soccer coach, Sharon Chapman. “When I think back now,
if I could put together the ideal team, Amy would be front and center.
She was such a phenomenal athlete, you could put her anywhere.”
After graduating from Princeton, she attended law school at
Northeastern University. She currently is practicing law in San