Ian Sneller
Ian Sneller
Height: 6'1"
Year: So.
Hometown: Oaklyn, N.J.
High School: Baptist Regional
Events: Distance
Major: Psychology


  • USA South All-Academic - with distinction (2019-20)
  • USA South All-Academic (2018-19)

2019-20 (Sophomore): Ran in all seven cross country meets... Had a strong year with two top-15 finishes and multiple personal records... Set a personal-best in the 5k with a time of 17:54.7 and placed 11th at the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 30)... Established a personal record in the 8k with a time of 27:52.6 at the Louisville Classic (Oct. 5)... Placed 35th overall at the USA South Championships (Nov. 2) with an 8k time of 27:57.8... Posted a time of 28:03.6 at the NCAA South/Southeast Region meet (Nov. 16)... Competed in all three track meets on the year... Set four individual personal records... Had a personal record time in the indoor mile event at 4:57.10 at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational (Feb. 14)... Posted a personal record time in the indoor 3,000 meter run at 10:04.18 at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 1)... In the outdoor season, posted a career-best time in the 5,000 meter at 16:44.92 at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 7)... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors, with distinction

2018-19 (Freshman): Ran in four cross country meets... Made debut by finishing 16th with a 5k time of 19:00.1 at the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31)... Finished seventh at the Huntingdon Invitational (Sept. 8) with a time of 30:35.0... Had a season-best 8k time of 30:06.0 at the Maryville Invitational (Sept. 29)... In track and field, competed in all six outdoor meets and both indoor meets... Ran in five different events during the outdoor season, including twice in both the 5,000 meter and 10,000 meter events... Topped out with a 5,000 meter time of 17:15.21 at the USA South Championships... Had a season-best time of 35:49.30 in the 10,000 meter at the Emory Invitational... Earned USA South All-Academic team honors

High School: Attended Baptist Regional School

Personal: Parents are Jim and Helen Sneller... Has two brothers, Nathan and Nicholas... Favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:6-7... Majoring in psychology... Wants to become an occupational therapist or doctor

Sneller's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 17:54.70 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 30, 2019)
8K: 27:52.6 (Louisville Classic, Sept. 5, 2019)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 2:14.79 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2019)
1500m: 4:32.52 (Birmingham Southern Invitational; March 13-14, 2020)
Mile: 4:52.38 (Rhodes Invitational, March 16, 2019)
5000m: 16:44.92 (Victor Icebreaker Duals; March 7, 2020)
10000m: 35:49.30 (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2019)

Indoor Track:
Mile: 4:57.10 (Sewanee Indoor Invitational; Feb. 14, 2020)
3000m: 10:04.18 (Tiger Indoor Invitational; Feb. 1, 2020)
5000m: 17:12.13 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 11, 2019)
4x400: 3:54.04 - Pace, Walker, Mellott (Sewanee Indoor Invitational; Feb. 14, 2020)