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What the Valentine’s BLANK with Davis Wheeler and Michaela Johnson


 by Katherine Clatterbuck

For the Valentine’s Edition of the Brackety-Ack, we are highlighting an athlete couple at Roanoke College! Introducing Davis Wheeler and Michaela Johnson, juniors on the Roanoke swim team. 

What sports/events do you compete in? 

Davis: I compete in the 200 IM, the 400 IM, and the 200 Breaststroke. 

Michaela: I compete in the 200 free, 500 free, and the mile. 

Why did you choose Roanoke? 

Davis: The team was super welcoming combined with great coaches and academics made Roanoke my top choice.

Michaela: I decided to come to Roanoke because I felt like I really bonded with the team after my recruiting trip, I did not have that feeling of community anywhere else that I toured. 

How long have you been together?

Davis: I have been dating Michaela for a little over 2 years. 

Michaela: A little over 2 years 

What was your favorite date night while at Roanoke? 

Davis: Thai Continental Cuisine is a great spot with friendly service.

Michaela: There is a Thai restaurant in downtown Roanoke called Thai Continental Cuisine that we love to go to, either that or ice skating. 

Favorite Valentine’s pick-up line? 

Davis: I don’t really have any cool pick-up lines but anything with a play on words I would find funny.

Michaela: Are you on the Starbucks menu? Because I like you a latte