Sam Snyder
Sam Snyder
Birth Date: 06/11/1993
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hopewell, N.J.
High School: Hopewell Valley
Position: Throws

2011-12 (FRESHMAN): INDOOR: At the Sorlien Invite, earned second in the shot put (15.21m)... At Navy, took third in the shot put (14.69m)... At the Atlantic 10 Indoor's, placed third in the shot put... In the New England Indoor Championships, placed seventh in the shot put with a throw of 15.95m. OUTDOOR: At the AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational, placed third in the discuss throw (46.69m) and fifth in the shot put (14.58m)... At Princeton finished 15th in the discus throw by tossing 46.60m (152-11)... At the UNH Wildcat Invitational, took second in the discus (48.32m) and fourth in the shot put (15.55m).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hopewell Valley High School... Ran outdoor track 2008-11, earning four letters... Played basketball 2009-10, earning two letters... Ran indoor track 2011, earning one letter... Captained track 2011... 2011 indoor state section champion in shot put... 2011 outdoor discuss/shot put state sectional champion.

PERSONAL: Born June 11, 1993... Son of Sharon and James Snyder... Has one older sister, Alex, who attends Loyola Maryland (2010-14)... Enjoys track, surfing and sports... Favorite team is the St. Louis Rams... Majoring in kinesiology with interest in becoming a strength coach.