Events: Hammer Throw (177-11)
2012 Track & Field News HS All-American (Hammer Throw)
2011 USATF National Junior Olympics Silver Medalist (Hammer Throw)
PRIOR TO LSU
Emerged as one of the top hammer throw prospects at the high school level in the United States during her prep career at Cameron High School … Honored by Track & Field News as a 2012 TFN High School All-American following her sophomore season in 2012 … Threw a personal best of 177 feet, 11 inches in taking sixth place in the hammer throw final at the 2013 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa … Ended her junior season outdoors in 2013 as the No. 5-ranked prep performer nationally regardless of class and the No. 2-ranked member of the Class of 2014 in the hammer throw … Also had back-to-back throws of 176-4 in the fifth round and 176-0 in the sixth round at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships to eclipse her previous PR of 173-5 entering the meet … Posted a winning mark of 173-5 to take home the hammer throw title at the 2013 Wisconsin Junior Olympic Championships sponsored by USA Track & Field … Set the Wisconsin girls’ hammer throw record with her 2013 seasonal best of 177-11 … Was also the nation’s No. 5-ranked hammer thrower regardless of class and the No. 1-ranked performer in the Class of 2014 during the 2012 outdoor season … Set a 2012 seasonal best of 166-4 to finish in third place in the hammer throw final at an open meet held at the University of Wisconsin … Earned an 11th-place finish in the hammer throw with a series-best mark of 162-0 in her debut appearance at the USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships in 2012 … Won the silver medal in the hammer throw in the intermediate girls’ division at the 2011 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships held in Wichita, Kan., with a mark of 142-3 … Threw a seasonal best of 145-11 during her freshman year in 2011 for a fifth-place finish at the USATF World Youth Track & Field Trials held in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Full name is Sidnie K. Wilder … Born on Sept. 15, 1995 … Parents are Deren and Karen Wilder … Has one younger brother, Gunner … Father was an NCAA Division II All-American in the hammer throw … An honor student during her prep career at Cameron High School while maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade-point average … Was a member of the National Honor Society during her high school career … Was also a member of the yearbook staff and newspaper staff at Cameron High School … Also a Forensics state finalist for three-straight years from 2012-14 and a Future Business Leaders of America state finalist in 2014 before moving on to college … Plans to major in psychology at LSU.