CU Softball BIO
19 Sammy Snygg
CREIGHTON CAREER:  2012 (Junior) - Started games at four positions in 2012: pitcher, first base, third base and designated player ... As a pitcher, finished fourth on the team in ERA and third in innings and strikeouts ... Posted best offensive week of her career with a personal record-setting series at Wichita State (April 6-7), hitting .357 with two homers, five RBI and six scores ... Pitched once at WSU, throwing six innings and allowing just two earned runs to post a 2.33 ERA ... Against the Shockers she homered twice in game one of a doubleheader ... In the series finale she went 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, three RBI and swiped her first career stolen base ... She set four personal career single-game records at WSU with three runs, three hits, three RBI and two homers ... Tossed five shutout innings in relief at Drake (April 18) ... Threw first five innings of a combined no-hitter at Arkansas Pine Bluff (Feb. 12) that included a career-high eight strikeouts ... Secured the final three outs to earn first career save versus Evansville (April 21).

2011 (Sophomore) -
Made 27 starts at first base and 12 starts as a pitcher ... Appeared in six games as a relief pitcher ... Ranked second on the team with 170 putouts and led the team with a .995 fielding percentage (among players with at least 30 chances) ... Had exactly 10 putouts in three different games ... Pitched four scoreless innings in her start against Western Illinois (Feb. 13), allowing three hits and striking out three in a 1-0 Bluejay win ... Struck out four and allowed one run in five innings of work against North Dakota (April 12) to pick up her first win of the season ... Tied her career-high with six strikeouts in a complete game against Wichita State (April 16) ... Pitched at least three innings in each game of three-game series with Wichita State (April 16-17) ... Hurled a complete game against Drake (April 20) ... Picked up her first hit of the season at fourth-ranked Arizona (March 9) ... Her first career home run was a walk-off solo home run in the eighth inning against Bradley (April 2) ... Went 1-for-2 with a double and run scored against North Dakota (April 12).

2010 (Freshman) - Made 15 appearances as a pitcher, including seven starts ... Started four games as designated player and one at first base ... Led the team with 13 pinch-hit at bats ... Pitched in five MVC games, including two starts against Missouri State (April 2-3) ... Tossed 4.1 innings in her collegiate debut, a start against Oregon (Feb. 12) at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. ... Picked up first career win, pitching three perfect innings of relief against Oregon State (Feb. 13) ... Hurled a complete game, allowing just two earned runs and striking out four in a loss against South Dakota State (Feb. 27) ... Struck out a season-high six and allowed just three hits and one run in 5.2 innings of relief at MVC champion Southern Illinois (March 27) ... Collected her first career hit and run scored at Wichita State (April 11).

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year ...  Five-time 2A First Team All-State, four-time Elite Team (All-Class) honoree ... Four-time 2A Pitcher of the Year, adding Player of the Year honors as a junior ... Four-time Mid-Iowa Player of the Year as named by the Ames Tribune ... Two-time state champion ... North Polk's Wendy's High School Heisman winner ... Five-time first-team all-conference honoree in softball, also earning all-conference recognition in basketball and volleyball ... Iowa state career record holder with 49 home runs hit and 2,208 strikeouts, ranking fourth nationally in home runs and fifth in wins and strikeouts (four-year totals) ... Hit .413 with 205 runs, 262 hits, 66 doubles, 49 home runs and 203 RBI in 216 career games ... Pitched every inning in her five seasons on varsity, tossing 1,395 innings in 216 complete games to post a 191-25 record and a 0.48 ERA ... Class valedictorian with a 4.08 GPA.

  The daughter of Linda and Russ Snygg ... Exercise science major with minors in Spanish and biology.
Position: Pitcher / Utility
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa
High School: North Polk