Snelten is a returning Honker this summer. As a sophomore Golden Gopher this year, Snelten was 4-4 in 16 games, with 13 of them as starts. His ERA was 3.24 and he held opposing batters to a .229 average. The former 30th round draft pick of the San Diego Padres was an honorable mention All-State in his senior season at Lakes Community High School. Last summer with the Honkers, the tall lefty made 9 appearances with 7 starts on the hill, finishing with a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 4.46.