#8 Sarah Snider
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Oswego, Ill. (University of Alabama)|
2006: Played in the NCAA Tournament for the second time with the Alabama Crimson Tide. ...Played in 94 games in 28 matches. ...Recorded 43 kills, nine blocks and 73 points. ...Second on the team in service aces with 24, an average of .26 per game. ...Fourth in defense with 223 digs, an average of 2.37 per game.
2005: Member of Southeastern Conference All-Freshmen Team. ...Made 346 kills for the Crimson Tide in 2005, the third best total on the team. Second on the team in attack attempts with 1,060 and second in digs with 361. ...Posted 10 double-doubles including 11 kills and 16 digs in an NCAA tournament match against Ohio. ... Against the University of Georgia she made a career-high 19 kills and 20 digs. ...Credited with a career-high 21 digs against Ball State. ...Recorded 11 kills and 20 digs against Kentucky. ...Hit a season-high .412 against Oklahoma.
High School: Earned a number of team honors at Oswego High School. ...Three-time all-region and all-conference team member. ...Also an all-tournament selection. Second-team All-State selection her senior season. ...In 2004 she was the team captain and team MVP. ...Also earned MVP honors that same year in the Suburban Prairie Conference. ...A first team selection to the Beacon News All-Area Volleyball Team. ...A versatile athlete, was lettered in basketball as a sophomore and junior. She was also a two-time all-conference selection and an all-tournament team member.
Personal: In club volleyball she was a member of Club Fusion, the ninth place finisher in the open division at the Junior Nationals. ...She is the daughter of LuAnn and John Snider. ...She has an older sister, Annie Cordray.
I wear my number because: Grace has No. 8
If I lost all of my possessions but one I[apos]d keep: my pillow
Favorite food: Carrabba[apos]s lasagna
Favorite Song: Makes Me Wonder by Maroon 5
Favorite TV Show: Will and Grace
Favorite Movie : Drum Line, The Pursuit o fHhappiness, The incredibles
The best advice I[apos]ve ever been given is: [quote]Your too blessed to be stressed[quote]
What motivates you?: Listening to music
Career goals: social worker
Something you want to do but never have: A romantic camping trip!