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Paul Snyder
Player Profile:
Paul Snyder 446680
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 285
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Greensburg, PA
High School: Mt. Pleasent Area

NCAA qualifier in 2011...CAA champion in 2011...Enters the 2012-13 season ranked second at 285 pounds in the CAA preseason poll...Fifth year on the Pride roster

2011-12: Wrestled in 32 matches and recorded a 19-13 record as a junior...Was 9-6 in dual matches including a 4-2 mark in CAA contests...Second on the team with three wins by pin...Placed fourth at the CAA Championships with a 2-2 record...Finished third at the season-opening Binghamton Open, dropping the first match and then winning the next five matches...Posted a 2-2 mark at the Southern Scuffle and was 1-2 at the Cliff Keen-Las Vegas Invitational...Recorded a season-best six-match winning streak in November.

2010-11: NCAA qualifier and CAA champion at 285 pounds...Entered the NCAA Championships unranked in both the RPI and Coaches Panel rankings...Tallied a 0-2 record at the national championships...Posted a 25-16 overall record including a 10-8 mark in duals and a 5-0 record in the CAA...Tallied three wins by pin and one major decision...Led the team with 19 wins by decision...Defeated Drexel's Jack Callender, 11-5 in the CAA title match...Posted a season-best seven-match winning streak in January and a six-match streak in February and March...Was 14-6 after January 15...Placed second at the New York State Collegiate Championships...Finished third at the Mat Town Open in November...Posted a 4-2 record at the Southern Scuffle...Ranked second in the CAA preseason poll at 285 pounds.

 2009-10: Named to the All-CAA Rookie team...Wrestled in 27 matches posting an 11-16 record...Tallied a 7-10 mark in dual matches and a 5-2 slate in CAA matches...Recorded a season-best five-match winning streak including four at the CAA Duals...Placed fourth at the North Carolina State Open with a 3-2 record.
2008-09: Red-shirted with an injury...Wrestled in three open tournaments...Recorded a 6-4 record on the year...Recorded four pins... Placed third and posted a 5-1 record at the Millersville/Hitchcock Open...Placed second at the Long Island Open with a 1-1 record...Went 0-2 at the Wilkes Open.

High School: Wrestled at Mount Pleasant (PA) Area High School...Was a member of Viking teams that placed third in the Pennsylvania State Championships in 2005 and fourth in 2004...Two-time PIAA Championships place winner...Finished third in the Keystone State as a junior and seventh as a sophomore in 2006...Was the number one seed entering the 2008 PIAA 2A Sectionals before a practice injury ended his season...Ended his final high school season with a 29-1 record with 21 pins...Two-time Westmoreland County champion.

Personal: Born January 22, 1990...Has one sister...Enjoys working out and playing golf in his free time...Worked with Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) in high school...Aspires to a career in teaching and coaching...History major.

Year    Overall    CAA    Duals    Falls    T-Falls

2008-09 (RS)    6-4    0-0    0-0    5-0    0-0
2009-10    11-16    5-2    7-10    2-0    0-0
2010-11    25-16    5-0    10-8    3-1    0-0
2011-12    19-13    4-2    9-6    3-2    0-0
Career    61-49    14-4    26-24    13-3    0-0     






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