Katie Snyder
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
University City HS '03

Height:
5-6

Position:
D

Major:
Human Development

2005: Played all 18 games, starting 17... Emerged as offensive threat in junior season... Anchored defensive corps, but prodigious serves resulted in 3 goals and an assist on team-high 37 shots... Finished 2nd on team with 7 points... First collegiate goal was a 20-yarder in 87th minute to break scoreless tie with Nevada (9/10)... Scored fourth goal of Aggies' 4-3 win over Cal State Northridge (10/16), sending arching free kick from 40 yards off Matador keeper and into net... Goal vs. USF (10/7) also came in unusual fashion: launched long serve from 35 yards that a Don defender redirected into her own net... Assisted Kristin Aja in final minute in 1-0 victory vs. Pacific (10/28).

2004: Started 15 of 18 games played... Tied for team lead with 4 assists... Also fired 3 shots... Final assist of season was game-winner, setting up Tristan Ngoon's header in 21st minute at Pacific (10/31).

2003: Appeared in all 19 games, starting 7... Took 7 total shots and tallied 2 assists... Assisted Arlene Tuttle at Cal State L.A. (10/17) and Shannon Mally vs. Utah Valley State (11/7).

UNIVERSITY CITY HS '03: Earned first-team All-San Diego Section D-III honors as a senior... Selected as team's Outstanding Defensive Player in 2001, and team MVP in 2000... Posted 42 total points as a sophomore... Played club ball for the FC Bratz.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Hopes for career in sports nutrition... Sports hero is Lance Armstrong, non-sports hero is her grandfather... Proudest personal accomplishment is persevering through three knee surgeries.