Zach Snyder
Zach Snyder
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mechanicsberg, Pa.
High School: Cumberland Valley
Position: Freestyle/Butterfly/IM

Junior - 2018-19
Recorded the team's third-fastest times in the 500 free, 1,000 free and 1,650 free ... Top 500 free (4:22.19) and 1,000 free (9:08.21) performances came at the Ivy League Championships ... Best 1,650 free effort came against Yale and Princeton (15:22.18) ... Turned in the team's fifth-fastest 200 free (1:38.79) at the Hall of Fame Invitational ... Saw action on the team's 400 free and 800 free relays.

Sophomore - 2017-18
All-America honorable mention in 800 freestyle relay ... NCAA Championships appearance ... First-team all-Ivy in 800 freestyle relay ... Posted a fifth-place finish in the 1650 freestyle at Ivy League Championships, touching the wall with a B-cut time of 14:59.59 ... Was a member of the 800 freestyle relay team that broke the Ivy League Championship record with an A-cut time of 6:16.78 ... Clocked an NCAA B-cut time in the 500 freestyle at the Ivy Championships with a time of 4:21.03 in the B-final ... Posted a fourth-place finish in the 1000 freestyle in a dual meet against No. 10 Arizona State, touching the wall with a time of 9:24.75 ... Placed second in the 1000 freestyle against Columbia. 

Freshman - 2016-17
First-team all-Ivy League with the 800 free relay team … Placed fourth in the 500 free and 1,000 free at the Ivy Championship Meet … Finished fifth in the 500 free, sixth in the 1,650 free and seventh in the 200 free versus Yale … Won the 500 free (4:28.24) and came in third in the 200 free against Brown and Penn … Runner-up in the 500 free and third in the 200 free versus Denver and Utah … Third in the 1,650 free at BYU … Seventh in the ‘B’ final of the 400 IM at the Texas Invite … Top finisher in the 500 free (4:26.73) and third in the 200 free facing Columbia … Won the 200 free (1:40.25) and 500 free (4:29.90) against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Before Harvard
Swam with York YMCA Club swim club for three years prior to Harvard … Holds over 10 team records for York YMCA … Named a USA Swimming Academic All-American … Recognized as an all-state selection in 2013 … AP Scholar … National Merit Scholar Honorable Mention.