Second varsity eight records a second place finish in the preliminary heat
Rowed with the varsity eight throughout her junior year...rowed four seat in the varsity eight's win in the season opener against Loyola Marymount (March 3)...rowed four seat in the varsity eight's dual meet win against San Diego (March 10)...rowed four seat in the varsity eight on day one at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31)...rowed six seat for the varsity eight on day two of the San Diego Crew Classic (April 1)...rowed seven seat with the varsity eight in a victory over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14)...rowed seven seat for the varsity eight in UCLA's annual dual meet against USC (April 28)...rowed seven seat at the Pac-12 Championships, leading UCLA to a program-best 3rd place team finish...helped the varsity eight to a fourth place finish at the Pac-12 Championships...rowed five seat at the NCAA Championships, again helping UCLA to a program-best 8th place team finish at the event..helped the varsity eight to a win in the Petite Final (places 7-12) at the NCAA Championships...honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection.
Rowed in the varsity eight crew throughout her sophomore campaign...rowed three seat in the V8+ in UCLA's season-opening dual-meet win against Loyola Marymount (March 5)...rowed five seat in the V8+ in a dual-meet victory over San Diego State (March 13)...rowed four seat in the V8+ for the remainder of the season...rowed in the V8+ against California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28)...rowed in the V8+ at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3), leading the Bruins to a second-place finish on day two...rowed in the V8+ at the three-day Virginia Invitational (April 15-17)...rowed four seat in the V8+ against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Rowed four seat in the N8+ crew in a dual-meet victory over Loyola Marymount (March 6) to open the season...rowed five seat in the N8+ at the SoCal Challenge (April 10), falling to Clemson before defeating Notre Dame...rowed five seat in the N8+ at Dexter Lake, Ore., finishing second against two novice crews from Oregon State (April 17)...rowed five seat in the N8+ against USC (May 1), helping UCLA defeat its crosstown foes in the novice event by 3.40 seconds...rowed five seat in the N8+ at Pac-10 Championships, allowing UCLA to secure a fifth-place team finish at the conference event (May 16).
Four-year varsity swimming letterwinner under head coach Jason Rosenthal at Agoura High School...earned team MVP honors each of four seasons in addition to being a Marmonte League finalist...was a CIF finalist in 2008-09 (senior season)...set the school's 100-breaststroke record in 2006...also competed for CLASS Aquatics.
Full name: Mariko Lynn Snyder...born November 7, 1991 in Santa Monica, Calif...Mariko is the fourth of Robert and Ann Snyder's four children...has one older sister, Kimiko, and three brothers, Thomas, Robert and William...biochemistry major.