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Tara Snipes
Tara Snipes
Year: Sr./Jr. (R)
Hometown: Covington, Ohio
High School: Covington
Position: Distance

2015-16: Outdoor: Placed 15th in the 800 meters at the Mid-American Conference Championships (May 13) in a season-best time of 2:14.94...finished second (2:15.19) and third (2:15.10), respectively, in the 800 meters at the Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 7) and Hillsdale College Gina Relays (April 29)...was third in the 1,500 meters at the Northeast Ohio Quad (April 16) in 4:46.88...member of 4x800 and 4x1,500 meters relays at the Raleigh Relays (March 26)...an academic All-MAC and distinguished-scholar honoree...Indoor: Member of record-setting distance medley relay squad which posted a program-best time of 11:40.02 at the Mid-American Conference Championships...won the mile at the Zips Invitational (Feb. 19) in a season-best time of 5:11.55...registered season-low time of 2:16.97 in the 800 meters at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 6)...a MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete recipient and first-team Academic All-MAC honoree...Cross Country: Ran in four races for Akron, including crossing the line in 25:35.5 at the MAC Championships...posted best 6K time at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational crossing the line in 24:16.94...a MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete recipient and first-team Academic All-MAC honoree.

2014-15: Indoor: Registered a season-best time in the mile (5:22.52) at the Kent State Dual (Jan 16)...finished in third place at the Zips Invitational (Feb 20) in the 800 meters with a time of 2:20.04...Outdoor: Member of 4x800 (9:23.89) and sprint medley (4:16.29) relay squads at the Raleigh Relays (March 27)...turned in season-best time of 5:11.96 in 1,500 meters at Northeast Ohio Quad (April 2)...finished fifth, fifth and eighth, respectively, in 800 meters at Walsh Invitational (April 18), Campbell/Wright Invitational (May 9) and Ashland Alumni Open (April 25) crossing the line in 2:25.09, 2:21.58 and 2:21.54...Cross Country: Competed in four races for Akron...best finish came at Tommy Evans Invitational crossing the line in 21:09 to place 34th...ran a season-best time of 19:46.50 at Bluegrass Invitational.

2013-14: Indoor: Placed fourth in the blue division of the mile at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 8) with a time of 5:21.49 ... ran 2:19.93 in the 800m at the SPIRE D1 Invitational (Feb. 15) ... placed third in the 800m at the Zips Invitational (Feb. 21), placing third with a time of 2:20.17 ... Outdoor: Did not compete.