Nick Snoad
Nick Snoad

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gahanna, Ohio

High School:
Lincoln

Position:
Throws



04/20/2013

Army Shines In Elite Races at Larry Ellis

Historical Marks, Personal Records in Weekend's Top Events

04/06/2013

Army Wins The Running Battle But Loses Star Meet To Navy

Shortfalls In Jumping Events Spell Setback To Rival Midshipmen

04/04/2013

Track Traveling To Navy For Outdoor Star Meet

Black Knights Have Eyes Set On Halting Midshipmen's Streak

04/01/2013

Army Thrower Nick Snoad Named AAA Athlete of the Week

Senior Tri-Captain Becomes First Thrower Since 2004 To Earn Recognition

04/01/2013

Martin, Snoad Collect Patriot League Weekly Track & Field Honors

Seniors Become Fifth Army Duo To Tag Team Men's Awards

Personal Bests
Discus:
39.44m - Larry Ellis Invitational, April 16, 2010
Weight Throw: 18.00m - Army-Navy, Feb. 3, 2013
Hammer: 62.80m - Dick Shea, March 30, 2013

  • Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week - March 2, 2012
  • 2012 NCAA Regional qualifier (hammer throw)


2012 Results

Hammer

WT

Crowell Open (1/7)
Place:
Rank on Team:

16.09m
2 of 24
2

Army 6-Way (1/14)
Place:
Rank on Team:

15.24m
T5 of 22
T1

Harvard Challenge (1/21)
Place:
Rank on Team:

15.95m
4 of 8
2

SNATA II (1/28)
Place:
Rank on Team:

16.21m
7 of 10
2

Army-Navy (2/4)
Place:
Rank on Team:

16.82m
3 of6
1

Lafayette-Rider (2/10)
Place:
Rank on Team:

16.88m
7 of 22
1

Patriots (2/17-19)
Place:
Rank on Team:

17.54m
4 of 17
1

Bulls Invite (3/16)
Place:
Rank on Team:

57.42m
2 of 29
1

Swashbuckle (3/24)
Place:
Rank on Team:

56.47m
3 of 6
1

Dick Shea (3/31)
Place:
Rank on Team:

58.71m
3 of27
1

Army-Navy (4/7)
Place:
Rank on Team:

59.06m
1 of 6
1

Army 5-Way (4/14)
Place:
Rank on Team:

59.23m
1 of 12
1

Larry Ellis (4/20)
Place:
Rank on Team:

60.02m
6 of 22
1

Penn Relays (4/28)
Place:
Rank on Team:

60.66m*
6 of 9
1

Patriots (5/4-5)
Place:
Rank on Team:

59.16m
2 of 14
1

Army Strong (5/7)
Place;
Rank on Team:

58.62m
6 of 8
1

IC4A (5/11-13)
Place:
Rank on Team:

53.47m
13 of 22
1

NCAA Regionals (5/25)
Place:
Rank on Team:

55.98m
37 of 48
1

2013 Results Hammer WT
Crowell Open (1/4-5)
Place:
Rank on Team:
17.20m
3 of 22
1
Army Six-Way (1/12)
Place:
Rank on Team:
16.82m
3 of 25
1
Harvard Challenge (1/19)
Place:
Rank on Team:
15.75m
7 of 16
2
The Armory (1/25)
Place:
Rank on Team:
17.41m
1 of 11
1
Navy (2/3)
Place:
Rank on Team:
18.00m
2 of 6
1
Patriots (2/15)
Place:
Rank on Team:
17.99m
4 of 18
1
IC4A (3/1)
Place:
Rank on Team:
17.09m
15 of 32
1
Shamrock (3/15-16)
Place:
Rank on Team:
60.14m
T3 of 47
1
Tribe (3/22-23)
Place:
Rank on Team:
59.02m
1 of 16
1
Dick Shea (3/29-30)
Place:
Rank on Team:
62.80m
1 of 16
1
at Navy (4/6)
Place:
Rank on Team:
62.55m
1 of 6
1
Army 5-Way (4/13)
Place:
Rank on Team:
57.36m
2 of 13
2
Larry Ellis (4/19-20)
Place:
Rank on Team:
62.24m
4 of 17
1
Penn Relays (4/27)
Place:
Rank on Team:
59.94m
4 of 8
1
Patriots (5/3-4)
Place:
Rank on Team:
61.35m
2 of 19
1



*Top-10 Academy mark

2013 Men's Team Captain

2012: Bested the 16-meter mark in the weight throw at the first meet of the season ... placed second of 24 with a toss of 16.09m at the Crowell Open (Jan. 7) ... extended career-best mark in each of the final four indoor meets of the season, recording Army's best throw in the final three competitions ... earned two points against Navy with a third-place toss of 16.82m ... improved on that mark at the Lafayette-Rider meet on Feb. 10 with a seventh-place throw of 16.88m ... recorded a career-best distance of 17.54m at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 18) ... earned four points for Army for his fourth-place finish ... bested his previous career best in the hammer throw at the first outdoor meet of the season - the USF Bulls Invite on March 15 ... placed second in a stacked field of 29 with a throw of 57.42m ... throw also exceeded IC4A standards ... bested that distance at five of the next six competitions ... won back-to-back events against Navy (April 7) and at the Army 5-Way (April 14) ... surpassed 59 meters in both competitions ... etched his name into the Academy record book at the Penn Relays on April 28 ... recorded a throw of 60.66 meters to rank seventh all-time ... best throw by a Black Knight since 2004 ... qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships ... runner-up at the Patriot League Championships with a throw of 59.16m ... placed 13th of 22 at the IC4A Championships ... concluded his junior season at the NCAA Regionals ... placed 37th of 48 with a distance of 55.98m ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Threw in every meet during a solid sophomore season ... began the year with a seventh-place showing (14.13m) at the Crowell Open (Jan. 8), competing in the weight throw for the first time collegiately ... improved that toss two weeks later at the Harvard Challenge (Jan. 22) with a mark of 14.75m ... eclipsed the 15-meter mark in back-to-back meets, highlighted by what would be his season best against Navy (Feb. 5) ... recorded Army's second-best toss in the event with a distance of 15.73m to earn one point for the Black Knights ... placed ninth at the indoor Patriot League Championships ... competed in the hammer throw during the outdoor season ... broke the 50-meter mark in just his second meet ... was runner-up in a field of 24 at the Dick Shea Open (March 25) with a heave of 52.10m ... placed second at Army's other home meet of the season (West Point Open, April 16) with a toss of 54.66m ... throw exceeded IC4A-qualifying standards ... improved upon that mark at the Larry Ellis Invite with his throw of 54.81m ... Army's top distance, placing seventh overall in a field of 28 ... earned six points for Army at the outdoor Patriot League Championships by placing third (53.91m) with the best throw by a Black Knight ... season-best mark came in final meet of the season, the IC4A Championships ... finished ninth of 22 with a toss of 56.64m ... distance was the best by an Army thrower in 2011.

2010: Competed at three meets during his first year at the Academy ... threw the shot put indoor and discus outdoor ... placed 15th of 21 in the shot in first collegiate competition - the Crowell Open on Jan. 9 ... recorded a distance of 10.33m ... placed 19th of 26 in first outdoor meet, the Larry Ellis Invite (April 17) tossing the discus 39.44m ... concluded the season at the Yale Springtime Invitational ... improved his discus mark by half a meter (33.94m).

High School: Competed at Napolean High School for three years before moving to Gahanna Lincoln High School in Columbus, Ohio ... three-time regional qualifier in track and field ... All-Ohio ... placed seventh in the discus at the Ohio State Championships as a senior ... All-Ohio in football as well ... All-OCC linebacker.

Personal: Nicholas John Snoad ... born Aug. 30, 1990, in Columbus, Ohio ... son of John and Sherri Snoad ... father coaches high school football ... brothers Beau and Brian (twins), both freshmen in college ... Brian plays Division II football at Ohio Dominican ... enjoys fishing, golfing and hanging out with friends in his free time ... credits Army throwing coach Knut Hjeltnes with having the most influence on his track and field career ... majoring in Psychology ... branched Signal Corps.

• Enters 2013 season ranked seventh all-time in the hammer throw with his toss of 60.66m at the Penn Relays (4/28/12)
• 2012 NCAA Regional qualifier (hammer throw)
• 2012, 2013 All-Patriot League second team
• 2012 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• IC4A Qualifier - 2011 and 2012 outdoor (hammer throw); 2013 indoor (weight throw)






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