Jese Snyder’s job description is about to undergo a major overhaul. Right now, the Belmont senior is helping the Bruins fight for an Atlantic Sun regular season title. After graduation, he’ll be helping the United States fight its war on terror. From shooting treys to shooting assault rifles in a matter of months.
In a time when most college-aged Americans squirm at the notion of a military draft being reinstated, Snyder went and signed up for the Army. He’ll head to Fort Benning, Ga., June 7 for basic training. After that, it will be officer candidacy school (OCS) to jumpstart a career in military intelligence. … Between now and June, Snyder says he has one accomplishment left before his career at Belmont is complete — a trip to the NCAA tournament. For his part, the 6-3 Knoxville native is having his best season yet. He’s averaging 11.9 points per game while shooting 40 percent from behind the arc. – Read the whole story online at the Nashville City Paper.