Trio among 20 Student-Athletes Honored by the Conference
2012-13 (JUNIOR): Capped out a solid junior campaign with a personal-best off the 3-meter board at the Patriot League Championships... named onto the ACA All-Patriot League Team... for sixth-place she scored 231.90...posted a first-place finish in off the 1-meter board at Lehigh (Jan.11) with a score of 223.26...came in second off the 1-meter board and sixth off the 3-meter board in the quad-meet versus Boston, Rowan and Vermont (Oct. 5)...posted two fifth-place finishes in the tri-meet versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 26)...came in seventh off the 3-meter board against Delaware (Jan. 18)...was fourth off the 1-meter board versus Bucknell (Jan. 12)...posted a sixth-place finish off the 1-meter board against Navy (Dec.6)...placed third off the 1-meter and fourth off the 3-meter against UConn (Oct. 26).
2011-12 (SOPHOMORE): Continued to excel off both boards as a sophomore ... finished the year by placing seventh off the 1-meter board at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 16), racking up a season-high score of 224.05 points ... recorded a personal-best tally of 230.10 off the 3-meter board en route to a runner-up finish against Bucknell (Jan. 14) ... took gold off the 1-meter board and placed second off the 3-meter versus Lehigh (Jan. 13) ... was runner-up in the 3-meter event and third in the 1-meter opposite Navy (Dec. 8) ... finished second off the 1-meter and third off the 3-meter in early-season dual meet versus Massachusetts (Oct. 22) ... turned in a runner-up showing off the 1-meter board at Marist (Oct. 14) ... added a fourth-place finish off the 3-meter against the Red Foxes ... was third off both boards versus Drexel (Jan. 20) ... duplicated that feat in the tri-meet versus Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 28) ... collected another third-place ribbon off the 3-meter board in the quad-meet featuring American, George Mason and Old Dominion (Jan. 21) ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the second straight year after posting a 4.066 grade point average during the spring semester.
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Named to the All-Patriot League second team after recording personal-best scores off both boards in placing third in the 1-meter (226.40) and taking fifth in the 3-meter (216.80) at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 17) ... placed runner-up off the 3-meter (200.25) and finished fourth off the 1-meter (166.64) versus Lehigh (Jan. 14) ... took the silver off the 3-meter (172.87) and placed fifth off the 1-meter (150.45) at Connecticut (Nov. 6) ... forged a third-place finish off the 3-meter (193.13) and took home fifth-place honors off the 1-meter (187.35) versus Bucknell (Jan. 15) ... was fourth off both the 1-meter (184.94) and 3-meter (174.00) against Drexel (Jan. 21) ... authored a pair of top-five finishes at Massachusetts (Oct. 23), placing fourth off the 1-meter (157.20) and taking fifth off the 3-meter (167.02) ... turned in a fifth-place effort off the 3-meter (182.80) versus Navy (Dec. 9) ... earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after posting a 3.93 grade point average during the spring semester.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Four-year member of the swimming and diving team at Rockford High School ... earned two varsity letters ... earned two additional letters while a member of the Rockford High crew team.
PERSONAL: Rita Isabel Snyder was born Nov. 29, 1992 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... daughter of Dr. Karen Mann ... brother, Kalan, is a member of the Corps of Cadets at West Point and currently holds the rank of Sergeant ... participated in dance for 10 years ... performed in both New York City and Las Vegas ... majoring in Life Science.