Ben Snyder
Ben Snyder
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Everett, Wash.
High School: Archbishop Murphy

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: WCC Challenge Cup 2/24: Finished 8th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:22.83, finished 2nd in the distance medley with a combined time of 10:52.75 ... Aggie Track & Field Open 3/10: Finished 28th in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:04.19 ... Sacramento State Open 5/4: Finished 21st in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:03.64. Click here to view his cross country results.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Wash. ... ran track, cross country, and played soccer ... coached by Kathy Alkire and Don McLure ... voted most inspirational for both track and cross country as a junior ... cross country team captain and MVP senior year ... most inspirational for track as a senior ... best 800-meter time was 1:59 ... 5,000-meter personal record of 16:53.

PERSONAL DATA: son of Jack Snyder and Jenny Lijington ... has two brothers Gabe and Nick ... was Valedictorian and National Merit Finalist in High School ... a memeber of the German club ... enjoys comedy, increasing net happiness, and Indie music.