Three-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2015-16-17) ... Two-time All-American (100 fly, 200 fly) ... One-time All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay) ... School record-holder in 100 fly.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
CollegeSwimming.com PCSC Swimmer of the Week (1/17) ... PCSC Athlete of the Week (1/10) ... CollegeSwimming.com Division II Preseason All-American (100 fly, 200 fly) ... CollegeSwimming.com Preseason All-PCSC (100 free, 100 fly, 200 fly) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (1/9) ... Competed in all seven meets, including PCSC Championships ... Sprinted to sixth in 50 free (20.81) on first night of A3 Performance Invitational (11/17), after timing 20.21 in prelims ... Also sixth in 100 fly (49.17) at A3 (11/18) ... Won both individual events (50 free, 20.95; 100 fly, 49.75) and participated on both first-place relays (200 MR, 400 FR) in dual-meet win at CSU Bakersfield (1/7).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16
CSCAA All-America (100 fly, 200 fly) ... Two-time TeamUnify/CollegeSwimming.com PCSC Swimmer of the Week (11/10 and 1/12) ... PCSC Athlete of the Week (1/7) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (1/4) ... Swam second leg of third-place 400 free relay (2:59.98) to round out A3 Performance Invitational (11/21) ... Swept sprints in dual meets vs. Incarnate Word and Missouri S&T (1/3), going 20.93 in the 50 and 46.14 in the 100, while also aiding in both first-place relays.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-15
CSCAA All-America honorable mention (200 medley relay) ... Made college debut at A3 Performance Invitational, and ultimately qualified for his first NCAA Championships ... Swam third leg of 16th-place 200 medley relay (1:33.01) at NCAA Championships (3/11) for All-America honorable mention ... 50th in 50 free (20.89) in debut at NCAA Championships (3/11).
Competed for Sierra Marlins Swim Team during the fall and the Granite Bay Gators in the summer.
A 2014 graduate of Granite Bay High School ... Helped guide the Grizzly Bears to Sierra Foothill League crowns each year, and the 2012 section title ... Three-time All-American in the 200 free relay ... Two-time All-American in the 50 free ... All-American during his senior year in the 100 free, 100 fly and 400 free relay ... All-American during his sophomore year in the 200 medley relay ... Also competed in water polo.
Born June 10 in Sunnyvale ... Parents are Joseph and Margaret Wylder ... Has an older brother named Matthew and an older sister named Erin ... Mathematics-computer science major at Roosevelt College ... Hopes to one day swim in the Olympics or work for Google ... Most memorable moment in swimming has been a meet in Seattle ... Some hobbies include computer programming and skateboarding ... Lists pro skateboarder Rodney Mullen as his favorite athlete ... Top movie is Inception ... Enjoys toasted roast beef sandwiches ... Considers his swim coaches to be some of his greatest influences.