#34 - Chelsea Snyder
Position: C
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Greendell, N.J.
Height: 6-6
Previous School: Newton High School

AROUND THE HORNS:
  • Listed as the tallest player on the VCU roster, Snyder started all 31 games in 2010-11 (only one of two players to start every game) after serving as a reserve (appeared in 26 games off the bench) during her first two seasons with the Rams.
  • She averaged 4.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.5 blocks per game as a junior, while finishing second on the team with 17 blocks.
  • As a freshman, Snyder gained valuable experience at the center position behind all-time VCU great, and current WNBA player, Quanitra Hollingsworth (New York Liberty).
  • As a senior in high school, she averaged a double-double with 19 points and 15 rebounds per game, while commanding the paint with an impressive eight blocks per contest.


2010-11 SEASON (JUNIOR)             

  • Started all 31 games (only one of two players to start every game) after serving as a reserve (appeared in 26 games off the bench) during her first two seasons with the Rams.
  • Averaged 4.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.5 blocks per game, while finishing second on the team with 17 blocks
  • Contributed 5.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in VCU’s two Colonial Athletic Association Tournament contests
  • Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds to go along with a pair of blocks at Virginia Tech (11/21/10)
  • Hauled in nine rebounds and added six points in the Rams’ victory over Hofstra in the quarterfinals of the CAA Tournament (3/11/11)
  • Added eight points, including a career-best 4-for-4 at the free throw line, and a career-high three steals at Radford (12/23/10)
  • Scored a career-high 10 points and hauled in six rebounds against Hofstra (2/13/11)
  • Contributed four points and five rebounds in her first career start in VCU’s season-opening victory at High Point (11/12/10)
  • Posted a career-high three blocks against James Madison (2/10/11)


2009-10 SEASON (SOPHOMORE)   

  • Appeared in 15 games as a sophomore
  • Scored eight points and hauled in 11 rebounds
  • Saw a career-high 17 minutes against William & Mary and finished with four points and two rebounds
  • Played 13 minutes at George Mason and pulled in a career-best three boards, while contributing two points and a steal


2008-09 SEASON (FRESHMAN)       

  • Saw action in 10 games off the bench during her first season with the Rams
  • Gained valuable experience at the center position behind all-time VCU great and current WNBA player Quanitra Hollingsworth
  • Scored first career points with a second half layup in a win against North Carolina Central (12/21/08)
  • Made collegiate debut in the first half of the Rams’ tough road loss at sixth-ranked University of North Carolina and corralled three rebounds in four minutes of action (12/21/08)


HIGH SCHOOL     

  • Played basketball for four seasons at Newton High School
  • Led the Braves with 19 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks per contest during her final season
  • Was named All-Conference and twice received Daily Record All-Star recognition
  • Was named team MVP during her final two seasons
  • Played AAU basketball for the New Jersey Mavericks


PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Stephen and Nancy Snyder
  • Majoring in sport management
  • Born March 23, 1990


CAREER STATS AT VCU

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds   
Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg
2008-09 11-0 35/3.2 2-9 .222 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 2-7 9 0.8 5-0 0 4 0 0 4/0.4
2009-10 15-0 62/4.1 4-8 .500 0-0 .000 0-3 .000 3-8 11 0.7 14-0 0 7 1 2 8/0.5
2010-11 31-31 692/22.3 49-102 .480 0-0 .000 26-53 .491 71-79 150 4.8 76-3 8 31 17 13 124/4.0
TOTAL 57-31 789/13.8 55-119 .462 0-0 .000 26-56 .464 76-94 170 3.0 95-3 8 42 18 15 136/2.4


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