|High School:||RHAM High School|
Before Brown: A four-year letterwinner from RHAM High School in Hebron, Conn., ... A two-time team captain, Whalen was a CIAC All-Conference, All-State, and Hartford Courant All-Courant Boys Soccer team selection (2010 & 2011) ... In 2010, he led his team in goals (7) and was a Sport Spotlight Player to Watch in 2010 ... In 2009, he led his squad in goals (6) and was a Hartford Courant 'Player to Watch' ... He earned Most Improved honors and was a Northwest Conference All-Academic selection in 2008 ... Played club soccer for Oakwood SC Academy where he served as a team captain in 2011-12 and was a Mystic Pizza Player of the Week.