Gavyn Wild

Gavyn  Wild

RS Senior

Riverside, CA

High School:
Riverside Poly HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215






A Two-For-One Win Over Rival

Men's water polo overcomes rare final 1:30 of game to defeat rival Pepperdine, 10-9, in Wells Fargo PCH Cup Battle.


September Tradition: PCH Water Polo Rivalry

Since 2005, LMU and Pepperdine have kicked off the annual rivalry in men's water polo. It happens again Saturday.


Lions Picked to Re-take Title

Men's water polo edges out UC San Diego as the coaches' pick to win WWPA in 2012.


Defense Does it Again

Men's water polo moves to semifinals thanks to a 13-2 win over Redlands.


Lookin' For Number FIve

Men's water polo begins quest for fifth straight conference crown on Friday as No. 1 seed.


MWP | Seniors Talk Team, Season, Goals

Heading into the grueling stretch, the LMU Sports Network sat down with seniors Gavyn Wild and John Mikuzis to talk about many things, including the excitement around this year's very young team. They are the only two seniors on the squad, which features 20 underclassmen among its 25 players.


MWP | LMU 10, Pepperdine 9

Men's water polo overcomes rare final 1:30 of game to defeat rival Pepperdine, 10-9, in Wells Fargo PCH Cup Battle.


MWP | Seniors Look at Rivalry

Experiencing the LMU-Pepperdine match-up for the fourth consecutive year are the only two seniors on the roster, John Mikuzis and goalie Gavin WIld. The senior-duo sat down with the LMU Sports Network to talk about the rivalry.


MWP | LMU vs. Pepperdine

LMU earns 10-9 win over Pepperdine in Wells Fargo PCH Cup match.


GEN | 2013 Graduation

Student-Athlete reception prior to the 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies


Water Polo VS UCSD

Photos by Matt Balentine October 21, 2011


Waterpolo VS. Pepperdine

Matt Balentine Photos September 10, 2011


Waterpolo vs. Navy

Matt Balentine Photos September 17, 2011

Briefly... Gavyn Wild enters his fifth and final season of collegiate water polo at LMU, serving a redshirt season a year ago...

Honors... 2011... WWPA Player of the Week - Sept. 7...

Highlights At LMU... 2012... served redshirt season... 2011... played in 22 of the 25 games for the Lions... opened season earning WWPA Player of the Week honors after allowing just 16 goals in four games at the Triton Invitational, including a 16-save performance in a 7-6 win over UCSD in their own pool... the 16 saves in that game is a career-best... he finished the season with 115 saves in 56 quarters of action... 2010... played in 10 games and total of 12 quarters in goal for the Lions... allowed just seven goals and made 20 saves in the process... pated a 2.33 goals against average...2009... played seven games behind Lions' All-American goalie... played in seven games, making eight saves with a goals against average of 5.71...

Prior to LMU... graduated from Riverside Poly High School... played all four years for Mark Colwell... a three-time all-league selection... earned All-CIF honors all three years... he was an All-American all three years, earning his highest honor at Second-Team as a senior... was named Scholar-Athlete and to Honor Roll...

Personal... Gavyn Durwyn Wild was born in Redlands, Calif., on March 19, 1991 and is the son of Durwyn Wild and the late Frieda Wild... he has three brothers and two sisters... volunteered with Freewheelers, a community support group for people with serious brain and spinal cord injuries... also volunteered at Speech and Fun Camp, a summer day camp working with children who have autism... he is a History major with a Political Science mini who hopes to go to law school.

Career Stats
Year		G	QP	Svs	GA		GAA
2009		7	7	8	10		5.71
2010		10	12	20	7		2.33
2011		22	56	115	111		7.93
2012		Did not play - redshirt season
Totals		39	76	143	143		7.53


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