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Steve Snyder
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Steve Snyder

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
West Chester East

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 165

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R


04/11/2014

PSU Outlasts Buckeyes for Best Big Ten Start Since 2001 With 5-4 Win

The Nittany Lions' 5-1 record in Big Ten play is the program's best start since the 2001 season

03/18/2014

Penn State Opens Home Schedule with a Win Over NYIT, 7-3

Rob Cooper picked up his first win in Happy Valley of his career on Tuesday evening in the 7-3 victory

03/14/2014

Snyder's Two-Out Single Pushes PSU Past Santa Clara, 6-5

The Nittany Lions had seven batters record at least one hit in Thursday's game

02/13/2014

Lineup Features Depth, Versatility in 2014

Penn State returns a multitude of starters for the 2014 season

05/28/2013

BLOG : Offense Looks Bright Moving Forward - Season Recap (Part One)

Nittany Lions Return Coates, Coban, Farkes and Kendall in 2014

ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2012)

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2013: Only player to start all 50 games of the season as a junior ... Led the team in hits with 52 ... Second on the squad in runs scored with 23 ... Scored two runs and stole a base in the season-opening win over East Tennessee State on Feb. 15 ... Drove in his first run of the season and stole a base at East Tennessee State on Feb. 16 ... Doubled and added two singles and a run scored at East Tennessee State on Feb. 17 ... Recorded three hits at Liberty on Feb. 23 ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a walk in the victory over Stephen F. Austin on March 1 ... Singled to drive in a run versus Texas-San Antonio on March 2 ... Combined to go 6-for-9 at Houston with two RBIs, two steals and a run on March 5 and 6 ... Recorded five hits, five runs, four RBIs and three walks in the series at Houston Baptist on March 8 and 9 ... Went 2-for-4 with a run against Pittsburgh on March 27 ... Tripled, singled and walked to score a run versus Purdue on March 31 ... Doubled to drive in a run against Wright State on April 5 ... Posted a hit and a walk to score two runs in the win over Bucknell on April 10 ... Went 4-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI in the win over Iowa on April 20 ... Singled, scored a run and drove in a run versus Iowa on April 21 ... Doubled and scored a run in game one at Ohio State on April 27 ... Went 3-for-5 at Ohio State in the second game of a doubleheader on April 27 ... Recorded a single and two walks, while scoring a run versus Minnesota on May 5 ... Singled twice to pick up an RBI and score a run at Illinois on May 11 ... Posted a single and walk to score a run at Illinois on May 12 ... Went 2-for-5 in the 9-0 win over Michigan State on May 17.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2012: Started 53-of-54 games played, holding a batting average of .258 and a slugging percentage of .311 ... Led the team with 10 stolen bases ... Opened the season by posting two RBIs and a double against Seton Hall on Feb. 17 ... Kicked off an eight-game hit streak where he produced three runs, two RBIs, two doubles and a triple over the stretch ... Produced six hits and scored two runs in the Samford series from March 3-5 ... Scored two runs and went 2-for-4 in the win over Pitt on March 21 ... Went 3-for-5 against Big Ten foe Indiana on March 24, recording a double and scoring two runs in the walk-off win ... Stole two bases against Coppin State on March 28 and earned an RBI in the victory ... Racked up three hits for two RBIs and two runs at Purdue on April 1 ... Recorded two RBIs, two runs and a triple April 4 against Binghamton ... Came away from the Canisius sweep from April 6-8 with one hit, three RBIs and two runs ... Stole his fourth base of the season against Michigan on April 14, beginning a three-game streak with at least one stolen base, and tallied a season-high three runs ... Had stellar back-to-back Big Ten series, recording five hits with a double and a run against Iowa from April 20-22 and notching three hits, three runs from and a stolen base at Minnesota from May 4-6 ... Went 3-for-4 in the 6-5 win over Michigan State on May 18, ending the contest with one run, two doubles and a stolen base ... Aided the Lions in the Big Ten Tournament with five hits, an RBI, a double and a stolen base.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Redshirt season.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Stellar freshman season, capped off by inclusion on two postseason Big Ten teams - All-Big Ten third team and All-Freshman squad unanimous selection ... Finished season second on the team with a .355 average in 46 games ... Drove in 37 runs, third most on the team ... Second on the team with 12 stolen bases ... Finished with four triples ... Impressed in conference play, hitting .419 with 21 RBI and eight stolen bases ... Recorded multiple hits in 13 of his 21 conference starts ... Memorable collegiate debut against Cincinnati on Feb. 26 included a 2-for-5 performance with a game-tying, two-run triple with two outs in the ninth inning ... Posted two hits with an RBI and two runs on March 5 against McNeese State ... Went 1-for-3 with a walk, double, two RBI and a run against Dallas Baptist on March 6 ... Was 2-for-3 in the series finale at Texas A&M on March 10 ... Had a multi-hit game at Texas State on March 14, finishing 2-for-3 with a walk, RBI and run scored, while driving in the game-tying run ... Hit a three-run double against Columbia on March 20 ... Impressed against Kent State on March 31, going 2-for-4 with a triple, run scored and three RBI ... Finished 2-for-5 with two stolen bases at Illinois on April 2 in first-ever Big Ten game ... Had a multi-hit and multi-RBI game at Illinois on April 3, finishing 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored ... Finished 2-for-4 with a run scored versus Northwestern on April 11 ... Was 2-for-4 with two stolen bases and two runs scored against No. 24 Pitt on April 13 ... Had a seven-game hitting streak from Mar. 31-Apr. 13 with 12 hits in that span ... Reached base three times via two hits and a walk against the Buckeyes on April 24, scoring twice and stealing a base ... Recorded four hits at Ohio State on April 25 ... Named Big Ten Player of the Week on May 3 after hitting .632 in four games ... Had four hits in opener versus Iowa on May 7 ... Recorded three hits with three RBIs in series opener at Minnesota on May 14 ... Went 3-for-5 in season finale against Michigan on May 22.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter on the West Chester East baseball team ... Named team captain for final two seasons ... All-League and All-Area accolades sophomore to senior year ... Voted 2008 West Chester East Offensive MVP ... Capped off career by being named an All-Southeastern PA honoree and Daily Local Area Player of the Year ... Squad finished 18-4 in winning the league and division titles ... Reached the state semifinals as a sophomore and senior ... Finished with stellar batting averages of .410 as a sophomore, .495 as a junior and .550 as a senior ... Also a member of the All Star Baseball Academy, finishing third in the World Wood Bat Championship in Jupiter, Fla.

PERSONAL: Full name is Steven Edward Snyder ... Born on October 23, 1990 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Parents are Scott and Cathy Snyder ... Has two brothers ... Majoring in accounting.

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