Karen Snapper
Karen  Snapper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Pole Vault

05/27/2016

Ashley Henderson Qualifies for NCAA Champs in 100

T&F: Henderson qualifies for NCAA champs in 100

05/24/2016

SDSU T&F Ready for NCAA West Prelims this Weekend

SDSU T&F ready for NCAA West Prelims this weekend

05/19/2016

Thirteen Aztecs Qualify for NCAA T&F West Prelims

Thirteen Aztecs qualify for NCAA T&F West Prelims

05/13/2016

Track & Field Moves to Second at MW Championships

Track & Field moves to second at MW Championships

05/10/2016

Aztec T&F Set for 2016 MW Outdoor Championships

Aztec T&F set for 2016 MW Outdoor Championships

As of Nov. 6, 2015

* 2015 All-MW Indoor Team

Collegiate Bests
Pole Vault (Indoor):
13-02.25 (Feb. 14, 2015 at Don Kirby Elite Invitational - Albuquerque, N.M.)
Pole Vault (Outdoor): 13-02.50 (April 25, 2015 at UCSD Triton Invitational - La Jolla, Calif.)
High Jump (Outdoor): 4-09.00 (March 27, 2015 at Aztec Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)

NCAA West Preliminary Rounds (Outdoor)
2014: -- (Competed - Pole Vault)
2013: -- (Competed - Pole Vault)

Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships
2014:
4th (12-06.25 - Pole Vault)
2013: 5th (12-03.50 - Pole Vault)

Mountain West Indoor Track and Field Championships
2015: T-3rd (12-08.75 - Pole Vault)
2013: 8th (11-10.75 - Pole Vault)

2014-15
Outdoor Track and Field: Was a regular pole vault competitor, started the season at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge (March 14), clearing 12-11.50 to tie for third place... finished in the top 10 three additional times during the season at the UCLA Legends Invite (6th, 12-08.00), Mangrum Invite (4th, 12-06.50) and Mt. SAC Relays `C' (5th, 12-09.50)... also participated in the high jump one time at the Aztec Invite (March 27) and tied for 16th at 4-09.00... completed her season at the UCSD Triton Invite and achieved 13-02.50 in the pole vault to take 13th.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed at four different meets as a pole vaulter for the Aztecs, taking second (13-00.25) at the NAU Friday Night Duals and seventh (12-11.50) at the Armory Track Invite... cleared a collegiate-best 13 feet, 2 ¼ inches at the Don Kirby Invite to take eighth and tie for No. 7 among SDSU's all-time indoor list... tied for third at the MW Championships (Feb. 27) at 12-08.75.

2013-14
Outdoor Track and Field:
Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the pole vault for the second straight year ... came in fourth at the MW Championships on May 16 in 12-06.25 ... tied for fourth at the UCSD Collegiate on March 15 in 11-06.50 ... tied for ninth at the Aztec Invitational (March 29) in 11-07.00 in the invitational section ... tied for ninth at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 4 in 11-05.75 ... had her best mark of the season at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 18, tying for first in the open portion in 13-01.50 ... it was the 10th-best mark in school history.

Indoor Track and Field: Competed in two meets during the indoor season, the best coming at the Howie Ryan Invitational on Jan. 31, while taking 13th in 11-02.50.

2012-2013
Outdoor Track and Field:
Competed in nine meets in the pole vault ... qualified for the NCAA West Prelims ... came in fifth at the Mountain West Championships on May 10 in 12-03.50 ... opened her outdoor collegiate career at the San Diego Championships on March 9, taking fourth in 12-00.50 ... was 23rd in the invitational portion at the Aztec Invitational on March 16 in 11-07.00 ... took sixth at the Cal/Nevada Championships on March 29 in 11-11.75 ... was the runner-up finisher at the Cal State San Marcos Mangrum Invitational on April 6 in 11-05.00 ... picked up her only win of the year on April 13 at the Arnie Robinson Invitational (11-06.50) ... came in 14th in the open "C" portion of the Mt. SAC Relays on April 19 in 11-05.75 ... took third in the invitational flight of the Triton Invitational (April 27) in a personal-best mark of 12-10.00.

Indoor Track and Field: Participated in four meets in the pole vault of the indoor season ... took eighth at the MW Championships on Feb. 22 in 11-10.75 ... tied for ninth in her collegiate debut at the Cherry and Silver Invitational on Jan. 19 in 12-05.50 ... finished seventh at the New Mexico Classic on Feb. 2 with a mark of 12-07.50 ... had her best outing at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational (Feb. 8), coming in eighth in 12-10.25 ... that was tied for the sixth-best mark in school history.

High School
Competed for three years at Edison High School in Huntington Beach, Calif. ... won five times in the pole vault in 2012, including a personal-best mark of 12-00.00 on March 22 in a dual meet ... cleared 11-00.00 in 10 of the 13 meets she competed in during her final season ... improved her marks from 10-09.00 in 2010 to 11-03.00 in 2011 to 12-00.00 in 2012 ... also owns a PR of 5-02.00 in the high jump.

Personal
Karen Snapper was born March 12, 1994, in Riverside, Calif. ... daughter of David and Amber Snapper ... undecided on a major.

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