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Russell Wilder
  • Redshirt Freshman
  • Free/Fly/Back
  • Gainesville, Fla./Gainesville HS

Career Best Times
Short Course (Yards)
50 Free - 21.53 (Indian River C.C., 2/4/06)
100 Free - 46.64 (Purdue Invitational, 11/18-20/05)
200 Free - 1:43.43 (Indian River C.C, 2/4/6)
100 Back - 54.48 (Purdue Invitational, 11/18-20/05)

National/International Competition: Turned in an 11th-place performance at the 2004 YMCA Nationals in the 100-meter free in a time of 54.28…At the 2003 YMCA Nationals, recorded a ninth-place finish on the 50 free with a time of 24.56 seconds.

At Florida:

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Placed fourth in 200 free (1:43.43), 50 free (21.53) and 100 free (47.26) against Indian River C.C. (2/04/06)…Helped the 200 MR team (1:33.35) finish fifth against Auburn (1/21/06)…Swam in the 200 FR (1:23.32) and exhibitioned the 100 free (47.14) and 200 free (1:43.67) against Alabama (1/20/06)…Fifth in the 50 free (21.56) and sixth in the 100 free (47.29) against Penn State (1/07/06)…Exhibitioned the 200 FR (1:24.93) and helped the 200 MR (1:34.52) finish fourth…Individually finished seventh in the 100 free (46.79) and eighth in the 50 free (21.47) against Florida State (11/22/05)…Also finished fourth in the 200 MR (1:33.58)…Competed in six events at the Purdue Invitational (11/18-20/05)…Finished 22nd in the 50 free (21.63), 20th in the 200 free (1:43.25), 24th in the 100 back (54.48), 13th in the 100 free (46.64), ninth in the 200 FR (1:23.93) and 10th in the 400 FR (3:05.84)…Won the 100 free (47.10 against Florida Atlantic (11/11/05)…Also finished fifth in the 50 free (21.51), second in the 200 MR (1:33.82) and exhibitioned the 200 FR (1:24.91)…Exhibitioned the 100 free (47.52) and 200 free (1:46.32) against Texas and California (10/21-22/05)…Placed 12th in the 50 free (21.67), seventh in the 200 FR (1:25.95) and ninth in the 400 FR (3:10.68).

2004-05: Redshirted and did not see any action.

High School: Posted a second-place finish in the 2004 Florida State High School Swimming Championships in the 50 free with a time of 21.45 seconds…Earned a third-place finish at the 2003 Florida State High School Swimming Championships in the 100 free with a time of 47.25 seconds…Member of the Gainesville High School record-holding 200 and 400 FR teams.

Club: Member of the North Central Florida YMCA Makos…Coached by Scott Caron.


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