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2012: Named an All-SEC second team selection ... Started all 63 games ... Made 57 starts at first base and six starts as the designated hitter ... Finished his career tied for second all-time in home runs with 41, tying Matt Smith ... Also finished third in a career all-time at Ole Miss with 173 RBI ... Drafted in the 10th round of the MLB Draft by the New York Yankees ... Hit .332 with a .555 slugging percentage ... His slugging percentage ranked third in the Southeastern Conference on the season ... Tallied a team-leading 63 RBI as he posted 12 home runs and 17 doubles ... His 17 doubles tied Alex Yarbrough for the team lead ... Finished the season ranked in the top 10 in the SEC in five offensive categories (slugging percentage, RBI, home runs, doubles and total bases) ... Committed only one error in the field to post a .998 fielding percentage on the season ... Posted 22 multiple-hit games and a team-leading 18 multiple-RBI games on the year ... Turned in two games with five or more RBI ... Tallied five RBI at No. 22 Louisville (3/14) as he went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two doubles and a home run ... Also tallied five RBI at No. 1 Kentucky (4/7) when he went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two home runs, including a grand slam ... Posted a season-high four hits on two occasions, against Houston (3/10) when he went 4-for-4 and against No. 11 Kentucky (5/23) in the SEC Tournament (4-for-4) ... Hit walk-off home run in the 11th inning to deliver a series clinching win over Tennessee (5/12) and set up the sweep ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all four games of the College Station Regional at Texas A&M ... Drove in a team-leading six RBI for the four-game event ... Hit .313 for the weekend ...
2011: Played in 55 games, starting 51 of them ... Made all 51 starts as the designated hitter ... Hit .301 with a .534 slugging percentage ... His .425 on base percentage was second on the team ... Also added 14 doubles with nine home runs and 39 RBI ... Also scored 25 runs ... His nine home runs and 39 RBI led the team ... Tied with Alex Yarbrough for the team lead with his 14 doubles ... Posted 17 multiple-hit games, including four games with three hits ... Posted eight multiple-RBI games, including one game with three RBI, two games with four RBI and a six-RBI game ... Ended the season on a season-long eight-game hit streak (5/8 - 5/21) ... Posted his season-best six RBI game at Arkansas State (5/4) on a night he went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and a season-high two home runs ... Drew a season-high three walks against Austin Peay (3/1) ... Turned in his best performance of his eight-game hit streak against Mississippi State (5/14) when he went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, three RBI, a double, a home run and a walk ...
2010: Appeared in 42 games, drawing the start in all 42 games played ... Opened the season at 1B, but moved to DH after injury forced him out of the infielder role beginning at No. 20 Kentucky (3/19) ... Missed games on four separate occasions due to injury, totaling 21 games ... Hit .347 with 12 home runs, 40 RBI and 40 runs scored ... Tied for the team lead in home runs with Matt Smith ... Posted 13 multiple-hit games and nine multiple-RBI games ... Tallied a season-high six RBI twice, against No. 5 LSU (4/24) in the first game of a doubleheader and against St. John's in the NCAA Tournament ... The outing against the fifth-ranked Tigers was one of his best as he went 4-for-5 with six RBI, two runs scored and two home runs - one of his home runs was a grand slam ... Also posted a multiple-home run game against Oakland (2/26) when he hit two home runs ... Drew multiple walks on six occasions ... Hit a home run in the eighth inning against No. 5 LSU (4/25) to spark a rally that led to a series sweep of the Tigers ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all three games at designated hitter in the Regional ... Posted his best hitting performance against St. John's (6/6) in an elimination game ... Went 5-for-6 with six RBI, two runs scored and two home runs ... It was his third multiple-home run game of the season ...
2009: Played in 53 games, drawing the start in 32 ... Served as the designated hitter in all 32 starts ... Hit .298 for the season with three doubles and eight home runs ... The eight home runs tied for the team lead with Matt Smith ... Also came up with 31 RBI and 25 runs scored ... Also made four appearances as a defensive replacement at first base ... Hit his first home run as a pinch hitter against No. 16 TCU with a three-run home run in his only at bat ... Hit a grand slam against No. 24 Alabama (3/22) ... Went 3-for-3 with three RBI, two runs scored and a home run against Saint Louis (3/24) ... Hit two home runs and went 2-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored at No. 2 LSU (3/27) in a win ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week (5/4) after a solid performance in the series at Auburn ... Went 6-for-11 with three RBI and three runs scored and a home run ... Went 9-for-16 with five RBI and four runs scored for the week ... NCAA REGIONAL: Started three games of the Regional as the designated hitter, but played in all four games ... Went 4-for-13 with two runs scored and three RBI ... Against Western Kentucky (5/30) went 1-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored as he hit a three-run home run ... NCAA SUPER REGIONAL: Played in all three games against No. 5 Virginia, starting two ... Drew a walk and scored a run against UVA (6/6) in his start on Saturday ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter winner at Westfield High School under head coach Chuck Welch ... Hit .440 with 15 home runs and 40 RBI as a senior ... The 15 home runs set the Virginia Class 3A home run record for a single season ... Garnered First Team All-District honors and District Player of the Year ... Named First Team All-Region and Northern Region Player of the Year ... Also named a First Team Virginia Preps All-State selection and a First Team All-Met selection ... Garnered Louisville Slugger All-America first team honors ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Brian and Linda Snyder ... Born: June 17, 1990 ... Twin brother, Michael, also plays for the Rebels ... Has two older siblings in brother, Brandon, and sister, Sarah ... Father, Brian, played baseball at Clemson and spent 12 years in the professional ranks ... Older brother, Brandon, was the 13th overall pick of the Baltimore Orioles in the 2005 MLB Draft.
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