NORTHRIDGE - 2007
Nick Saylor finished 17th in the NCAA West Regional in the hammer with a lifetime-best 187-7 (57.18) ... his mark was the best for a Northridge hammer thrower at the meet ... placed 10th in the hammer with a throw of 169-3 (51.58) at the Big West Championships ... finished 14th in the weight throw at the WAC Indoor Championships with 53-2.75 (16.22) ... threw an indoor season-best 57-7 (17.55) at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash. which ranks ninth in Northridge Indoor history.
ANTELOPE VALLEY JC
Saylor spent two seasons as a thrower at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, Calif. ... was the California Community College champion in the hammer in 2006 ... was also named Foothill Conference Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... competed for coach Alex Siler ... earned his associate of arts degree in 2006 in administration of justice.
QUARTZ HILL HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered in both track and field and football at Quartz Hill High School in Quartz Hill, Calif. ... was named Track and Field Team MVP in both 2003 and 2004 ... won the Golden League championship in the discus and shot put in both 2003 and 2004 ... was named to the HDFCA Scholar Team for the Rebels football team in 2004 ... graduated in 2004 with a 4.11 grade point average.
Born May 3, 1986 in Lancaster, Calif. ... parents are Deanna and Kenneth Saylor ... has one younger brother, Kyle and one younger sister, Kelsey ... favorites include former Olympic thrower Al Oerter, actors Bruce Willis and Keira Knightley and the bands Flogging Molly and Reel Big Fish ... major is Sociology.