SARAH SNYDER – WOMEN’S WATER POLO PLAYER OF THE WEEK Junior • Utility • Fresno, Calif. • Clovis West HS
Sarah Snyder stuffed the stat sheets in the season’s tournament opener, earning the UC Santa Barbara junior Big West Women’s Water Polo Player of the Week honors.
• Snyder led the Gauchos with 14 goals and nine drawn exclusions in a 4-1 opening weekend at the UCSB Winter Invite.
• The leading scorer from last year’s team, Snyder posted two or more goals in all five games.
• Snyder was instrumental in wins over No. 13 Indiana and No. 14 Wagner, teams with higher preseason rankings than the No. 17 Gauchos. She tallied four goals and an assist in each win. Against the Hoosiers in a 15-5 triumph, Snyder also drew four exclusions.
• Snyder scored two goals with two exclusions drawn in a season-opening 14-4 win over No. 24 Cal Baptist. She added two more scores in a 15-5 win versus Fresno State.
• The utility player helped the Gauchos stay close with No. 3 UCLA, contributing two goals an exclusion drawn in a 6-4 loss.