Cory Snyder Athlete Profile

#27 Cory Snyder

Position: Shortstop Height: 6-4 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 1982-1984 Hometown: Canyon Country, CA



All-America

  • 1982 Baseball News
  • 1984 First Team

Before BYU

Was a pitcher at Canyon Country High.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO  SB
1982   .419   51  191    52   80  13    1   25    72    170   8   16   6
1983   .416   63  257    71   107 17    4   21    91    195  21   27  13
1984   .450   59  231    81   104 13    5   27    85    208  30   29  11


1982 | Freshman Year

Hit three home runs in his first three college at bats in a game at UNLV ...named Freshman of the Year by Baseball America magazine ... played third base ... was All-WAC and All-District Nine ... All-Riverside Tournament, All-Seguro Social Tournament in Mexico and WAC Player of the Week.

1983 | Sophomore Year

Played for the U.S. team which won the bronze medal at the Pan American Games and played semi-pro ball for the Harwich Mariners in the Cape Cod League where he set records for homers (22) and RBI (52) ... had a 32-game hitting streak ... was fourth in the NCAA in RBI, fifth in batting average, third in total bases and ninth in homers ... played shortstop this season ... was First Team District Nine, All-WAC, All-WAC Northern Division and All-Best-in-the-West Classic ... set the career home run record for the WAC (46).

1984 | Junior Year

Drafted in the first round by the Cleveland Indians ... was a member of the 44-man U.S. Olympic Team where he hit .400 in helping the team to a silver medal ... was All-American and All-Western Athletic Conference ...set the BYU season record with 27 homers ... set BYU career records for hits, homers, RBI, runs, batting average and total bases ...