Zach Wilder
Zach Wilder

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Versailles, Ky.

High School:
Woodford County

Event:
Distances



2005: Won the indoor mile at the Boilermaker Invite with time of 4:24.79. Season and career best mile time of 4:18.13, earned him fourth place at the Indiana/Ohio State Triangular ... Winner of the outdoor 5K at the at the Indiana Intercollegiates, recording a personal best of 14:59.08 ... Career best outdoor 1500 mark of 3:59.95 gave him fifth place at the Indiana State Pacesetter Invitational.

High School: Graduated from Woodford County High School in 2004 ... was part of two track and field regional championship teams and a cross country regional championship club ... four-year varsity letterwinner in track and field, cross country and swimming ... four-time regional track champion in the 3,200-meter run ... has won three regional championships in the 1,600 ... as a senior, won regional titles in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 ... at the 2004 state championships won the 1,600 title and was runner-up in the 800 ... was second in the 3,200 at the 2003 state meet ... had great success on the cross country circuit, being selected as his class' Runner of the Year as a Sophomore and Junior ... was a cross country state champion as a senior and was named Runner of the Year (all classes) ... placed fifth at the 2003 state cross country championships as a junior ... cross country and distance coach was Danny Haynes ... recipient of the school's Michael C. Wallace award, which is given to the best all-around senior ... was a two-time state qualifier in swimming.

Personal: Given name is Christian Zachary Wilder ... born Jan 28, 1986 ... son of Phillip and Rebecca Wilder ... has one sister Jessie, who is Purdue alumna and a former member of the Boilermaker track and field and cross country teams ... intends to major in engineering.