stop

Gordon

Wild

GordonWildZoom

#8

Forward
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 172
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cologne, Germany
High School: USC Upstate

Bio

As a Junior in 2017: MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List...Big Ten Player to Watch...has scored five goals through six games this season...scored one goal each against Hofstra (8/28), UCLA (9/1) and Cal Polu (9/4)...tallied two goals against Rutgers in the Terps' first Big Ten win of the campaign.

As a Sophomore in 2016: MAC Hermann Trophy finalist...Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, Wild ranked in the top three nationally in both goals and points for the Big Ten tournament and regular season champion Terps...First Team All-Big Ten pick, Wild also garnered Big Ten Tournament Most Valuable Offensive Player honors in his first season in College Park after transferring from USC Upstate where he scored 16 goals as a rookie...his 17 goals in 2016 are the most for a Terrapin since two-time MAC Hermann Trophy winner Patrick Mullins....netted two goals in a 5-0 victory over Hartford (8/29)…notched two goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over USF (9/5)…named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (9/6)…nailed a penalty kick in a 2-1 win over Rutgers (9/13)…scored the game-winning goal in overtime in a 3-2 victory over Penn State (9/18)…named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (9/20)…tallied an assist in a 4-0 win over Northwestern (9/30)…scored a goal in a 2-0 victory over Ohio State (10/7).

Before Maryland (at USC Upstate): Named A-Sun Freshman of the Year…A-Sun All-Conference and All-Freshman team…four-time A-Sun Player of the Week for the first time since 1995 and only second time in league history…First Team NSCAA All-Southeast Region team…Hero Sports Division I Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Year…Top Drawer Soccer All-American Freshman Team…scored 16 goals and added two assists…notched three game-winners…College Soccer News Frist Team All-Freshman American…National Player of the Week by College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer…three-time National Team of the Week by College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer…ranked No. 1 in the nation goals, goals per game, shots on goal, total shots and points per game.

Personal: Gordon Wild was born on Oct. 16, 1995 in Leonberg, Germany…son of Johnny Meyer and Irene Wild…has one brother, Rene…lists basketball as a hobby…major is business administration.

View Full Bio
Big Ten Tournament Hype
Big Ten Tournament Hype
VCU Hype Video