Samuel Snyder
Samuel Snyder
Year: SR
Hometown: Hopewell, N.J.
High School: Hopewell Valley
Position: Throws
Major: Kinesiology

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Won and set a new school and conference record in the discus (186' 4") and won the shot put (55' 5.75") at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Won the shot put, (16.99m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship. 
    • Finished fourth overall in the shot put, (17.63m) at the Fastrack National Invite. 
    • Won the shot put, (17.05m) at the Coaches' Tribute Meet. 
    • Placed seond in the shot put, (16.64m) at the Donahue Games. 
    • Won the shot put, (16.23m) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational. 

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the shot put, (16.77m), and in the discus, (51.25m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed fourth in the shot put, (16.61m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the shot put, (15.69m) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the shot put, (16.19m) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Finished fifth in the shot put, (15.91m) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Hopewell High School
  • Member of the basketball and track teams
  • Captained the indoor/outdoor track teams in his senior season
  • Was the state sectional championin discus and shotput in his senior season

Personal

  • Born June 11, 1993
  • Son of Sharon and James Snyder
  • Has one sister, Alex
  • Enjoys surfing and basketball
  • Favorite team is the St. Louis Rams
  • Majoring in Kinesiology with plans to become a strength coach
  • Chose URI over UConn