Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless ... Gavin Snyder
Gavin Snyder will compete for time in goal this fall.
Aug. 10, 2011
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- NavySports.com recently sat down with Navy sophomore goalkeeper Gavin Snyder to find out more about the men's soccer player from Severna Park, Md. Snyder was a high school rival of yesterday's Meet The Mid (Guy Skord) and his best sporting event he has ever attended was the Army-Navy football game.
The Navy men's soccer team opens its 2011 season on Friday, Aug. 26 with an 8:00 pm match a VCU and on Sunday, Aug. 28 at Old Dominion. The home opener will be the following Thursday (Sept. 1) against Fairleigh Dickinson beginning at 7:00 pm at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.
Best Player I Have Played Against: Martin Sanchez (Navy)
Team I Would Like to Play Not on Our Schedule and Why: UCLA to go to the west Coast to play them
Dream Job: Running a Soccer Camp franchise
Biggest Fear: Heights
Best Sporting Event I Have Ever Attended: Army vs. Navy football
Best Book I Have Ever Read Is: Freakonomics (Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner)
My Hometown is Famous For: Being better than Guy Skord's high school of Broadneck
Most Famous Alum From My High School: Steve Bisciotti (owner of the Baltimore Ravens)
In 10 Years, I See Myself: I will cross that bridge when I get to it
Best Friend From Another Team: Joe Henke (MIT)
People Would Be Surprised to Know That: I have red hair
Why Did You Choose Navy: My dad and grandfather were both officers in the Navy. I'm just following in their footsteps.
What Has Surprised Me The Most About The Academy Is: The wide variety of people that attend the academy
Right Now My Service Selection Would Be: Marine Corps
After My Service Commitment I Hope To: Get an MBA
I Could Trade Places With One Of My Teammates It Would Be: Nick Dubee
If I Could Be A Coach For A Day I Would: Make everyone step in goal for a little bit in order to get a new perspective.
Best Thing About Playing Navy Soccer: Friday nights with the team
Three People (Dead or Alive) You Would Like To Have Dinner With: Tim Howard, Alex Morgan and Jesus Christ
Prized Possession: None
My Favorite Summer Vacation Was: Paradise Island, Bahamas
Favorite Food: Greek Salad
Favorite Movie: Zoolander
Favorite TV Show: Scrubs
Favorite Pro Athlete: Ray Lewis
Favorite Soccer Player: Tim Howard
Favorite Pro Sports Team: Baltimore Ravens
Favorite Website: Facebook.com
Favorite Class at I Have Taken at Navy: Naval History with Capt. Thompson
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