Reed Snyder
Reed Snyder
Year: Junior
Hometown: Austin, Texas
High School: Westlake
Position: Freestyle
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Quincy

Collegiate Records
200 Free: 1:41.02
500 Free: 4:29.00 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
1000 Free: 9:16.22 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
1650 Free: 15:29.53 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12) 

Freshman 2011-12
Placed fourth in the 500 free and 1,000 free with times of 4:43.59 and 9:32.84, respectively, against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... Particiapted in the 800 free relay at the UNC Invitiational Nov. 17 ... Competed in the 400 free and 1,500 free at the U.S. Swimming Winter National Championships ... Placed second in the 1,000 free (9:31.19) at Columbia Dec. 10 ... Won the 1,000 free against Brown Jan. 19 ... Posted personal records in the 500 free, 1,000 free and 1,650 free at the Ivy League Championships ... Competed in the 400 free and 1,500 free at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials ... Earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention accolades ... Finished third in both the 500 free (4:30.85) and 1,650 free (15:48.55) at the ECAC Championships (Mar. 3).

Before Harvard
Swam distance freestyle and lettered all four years at Westlake, serving as team captain as a senior … Earned all-state accolades in the 200 and 500  freestyles as a sophomore and junior and in the 200 and 400 freestyle relays as a junior … Hit cuts for 2012 Olympic Trials in the 400 and 1,500 freestyle … School record holder in the 200 and 500 freestyles and 400 freestyle relay … National Merit Scholarship recipient … USA Swimming Scholastic All-America pick as a sophomore and junior … Recipient of Westlake Achievement Scholarship … Achieved rank of Life Scout with Boy Scouts of America … Enjoys music and books … Grandfather, Dave Snyder, played tennis at Texas and was the head men’s tennis coach at Arizona and Texas… Father, Doug Snyder, was the Texas High School tennis state champion in 1979 and played tennis at Texas.