Snaer in 2013
|No. 25 – KK Karpoš Sokoli|
|League||Macedonian First League|
|Born||June 21, 1990|
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||202 lb (92 kg)|
|High school||Rancho Verde
(Moreno Valley, California)
|College||Florida State (2009–2013)|
|NBA draft||2013 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Michael Snaer (born June 21, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Karpoš Sokoli in Macedonia. As a college player, he led Florida State University to their first ACC Tournament championship in 2011–12, earning Most Valuable Player honors.
High school career
Snaer, a 6'5" shooting guard from Moreno Valley, California, attended Rancho Verde High School where as a senior he averaged 28.1 points, 10.8 rebounds, 5.2 assists, 3.6 steals and 2.2 blocks per game. He was named a McDonald's All-American and named Gatorade player of the year for California.
As a freshman, Snaer averaged 8.8 points per game, third on the team and made the conference All-Freshman team. In his sophomore season, Snaer moved into the starting lineup full-time. He again averaged 8.8 points per game and helped lead the Seminoles to the 2011 NCAA Tournament, where the team made their first Sweet 16 since 1993.
In his junior season, Snaer emerged as one of the top players Atlantic Coast Conference. He averaged 14.0 points per game (to lead the team) and led the Seminoles to their first ACC tournament championship. He also unofficially led the country in buzzer beaters as he hit three pointers to clinch victories over Duke and Virginia Tech during the season. Snaer averaged 18 points per game in the 2012 ACC Tournament and was named tournament MVP. For the regular season, Snaer was named second team All-ACC and was chosen as a member of the conference All-Defensive team. In the NCAA tournament, Snaer struggled and was held scoreless for the first time all season against St. Bonaventure in the first round. The Seminoles lost in the second round to Cincinnati.
|2009–10||Florida State Seminoles||32||8.8||2.7||1.3||0.5||0.2||.439||.348||.655||23.6||2.5|
|2010–11||Florida State Seminoles||34||8.8||2.7||2.2||0.9||0.2||.400||.368||.776||28.6||2.7|
|2011–12||Florida State Seminoles||35||14.0||6.1||3.8||1.1||0.4||.436||.404||.846||30.4||2.1|
|2012–13||Florida State Seminoles||33||14.8||4.5||2.5||1.0||0.4||.425||.384||.817||32.7||2.8|
Snaer went undrafted in the 2013 NBA draft. Following summer league stints with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers and rejecting an invite to join the Brooklyn Nets camp, Snaer signed with Enel Brindisi of Italy's top league.   In 2013 he signed with Russian team Ural Yekaterinburg. On December 2, 2014 he left Ural.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
- "Snaer Earns Pre-Season First Team All-American Honors". Florida State athletics. August 29, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
- Michael Snaer Recruiting Profile
- "Michael Snaer full athletic bio" (PDF). Florida State athletics. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
- Harvey, Coley (March 17, 2012). "FSU guard Michael Snaer's competitive spirit begins with mom, family". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
- Rybaltowski, Matt (March 17, 2012). "Snaer blocking out scoreless performance". CBS Sports. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
- "Michael Snaer ESPN profile". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
- "Michael Snaer rejects Nets camp invite, signs in Italy". SB Nation. August 12, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2013.
- "Ingaggiato l'ala-guardia Michael Snaer" (in Italian). New Basket Brindisi. August 12, 2013. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
- Michael Snaer leaves BC Ural