Men's Soccer
Cameron Wilder - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 12


  • height 5-7
  • Weight 145
  • class Senior
  • High school North Cobb

* 2011 UK Invitational All-Tournament Team

An attacking player his whole career, shifted to a defensive midfield post in 2011 and excelled … An unheralded player during the year, when we wasn’t on the pitch, UK’s defensive felt the absence … Played in 18 of UK’s 20 games due to injury, making 14 starts, coming off the bench in an injury-limited role for four contests … Totaled one assist on the year, vs. High Point, logging 1140 minutes with eight shots fired … Defensive skills stabilized the midfield throughout the year … Played a season-high 110 minutes for an injury crippled lineup at No. 25 South Carolina in the season finale … Took two shots each vs. Michigan and Wright State.

Played in 15 games with 11 starting assignments as he battled minor injuries … Totaled 637 minutes … Finished the year on a six-game consecutive starting streak, seeing time in the midfield and front line … Fired 15 total shots, with six coming on goal, also taking one corner kick … Assist came as the game-winner vs. IUPUI in the UK Invitational Tournament.

Superb talent emerged as one of the top freshmen in the conference … Played in 16 games with three starts, logging 415 minutes … Totaled one assist, fired five shots, including two on goal … Started the first game of his UK career in the season opener … Got first career assist in the second game of the season against Bowling Green.

Lettered four years at North Cobb High School for coach Zach Mathis and Erik Fridborg … Led team to three straight Region 5 runner-up from 2006-09 including State semifinalist in 2007 … Named MVP of high school team as a freshman and received All County honors as a sophomore … Played club ball for NASA 2002-2006 and Concorde Fire 2006-2009 … Helped team to State Cup Champions in 2006 as well as Atlanta Cup Champions two consecutive years and Disney Showcase Champions … Also was a Member of the Region 3 ODP Team (traveled to Argentina, Mexico, and Spain) 2003-2008 … Member of State ODP team and team Captain 2002-08 … Member of the U18 Men’s National Team pool 2008-09.

Full name is Cameron Craig Wilder … Youngest child of Mandison and Wanda Wilder … Has a brother Jordan (23) … Born Jan. 17, 1991 in Baltimore, Md.

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