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18   Michelle Snyder
Michelle Snyder

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wenatchee, Wash.

High School:
Eastmont

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R


2008 SOFTBALL GOLDEN TORCH HONOREE
2008-09 SEMINOLE SOFTBALL LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEMBER
2008 STUDENT-ATHLETE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER

Junior Season (2008):
Appeared in 49 games with 44 starts at third ... Recorded 22 hits, of which one was a double and one a home run ... Drove in 13 runs and scored eight times ... Had three multi-RBI games and four with two or more hits ... Was hit by a pitch once and drew just seven walks on the season ... Committed 13 errors in 134 chances ... Had two hits in Florida State's final game of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional against Jacksonville State.

Sophomore Season (2007):
Started in 68 of 69 games at third base ... Ranked fourth on the team with 28 runs scored ... Career-high 10 doubles was third on the team ... Second on the team with 141 assists ... Led the team in HBP with five ... Hit a solo home run to tie the game with No. 21 Nebraska at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... Went 2-for-4, including a home run and double, with four RBIs and two runs scored against Syracuse during the FSU Invitational ... Drew a pair of walks that led to two runs during the ACC Tournament ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI single against Tennessee Tech at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... Started both games at third base in the Tuscaloosa Regional.

Freshman Season (2006):
One of three freshmen to earn a starting position ... Only freshman to play in all 74 games - making every start at third base ... Had three game-winning RBI and scored the game-winning run twice ... Collected 11 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... Fifth on the team with 20 RBI and three home runs ... Ranked second on the team with 142 assists ... Named to the Early Bird All-Tournament Team after picking up five hits in her first three collegiate games ... Hit home runs in ACC games against Georgia Tech (4/2) and Virginia (4/9) ... Picked up career-best three hits in second game of doubleheaders at Jacksonville (4/22) and versus Florida International (3/23) ... Collected a hit in her collegiate debut, roping an RBI double against Louisville (2/10) ... Went 2-for-3 - including her first career home run - against Nicholls State (2/11) with four RBIs, making her the first Seminole in 2006 to drive in four runs ... Had a pair of hits in game one versus Connecticut (3/7), including her first collegiate triple ... Started all four games at third base during the Athens Regional ... Drew a walk while starting at third base in both contests during the Tempe Super Regional.

High School:
Capped prep career with Second Team All-State honors at shortstop her senior year ... Four-year All-Big 9 Conference selection, including First Team shortstop honors her junior and senior years ... Named Big 9 Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore after earning Second Team accolades at second base as a rookie ... Served as captain her senior year while twice being named Team MVP for Gary Lewallen's Wildcat squad ... Other team awards included Offensive Player of the Year (junior) and Outstanding Defense Award (sophomore) ... Led the Wildcats in batting her freshmen and junior seasons ... Also played soccer in high school, earning honorable mention All-Big 9 Conference honors as a sophomore ... Excelled in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society and Eastmont Honor Roll.

Travel Team:
Played for Kelly Richards on the Washington Spirit Gold team that advanced to the ASA Gold national tournament.

Personal:
Born April 4, 1987 ... Majoring in sport management ... Daughter of Brian Snyder and Beverly Abraham.

Career Highs
At-bats: 5 vs. Maryland (March 31, 2007)
Hits: 3 (twice)
Runs: 2 (five times)
RBI: 4 vs. Nicholls State (February 11, 2006)
Doubles: 1 (11 times)
Triples: 1 (twice)
Home Runs: 1 (four times)
Stolen Bases: 1 (three times)
Total Bases: 6 vs. Syracuse (March 9, 2007)
Walks: 2 (twice)
Strikeouts: 3 (twice)
Sac Hits: 2 vs. Iowa (March 2, 2008)
Putouts: 4 vs. UNC (March 14, 2006)
Assists: 7 vs. UCF (March 28, 2007)
Errors: 2 (five times)

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