2 Samantha Salamon
2 - Samantha Salamon
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Northfield, Ohio
High School: Walsh Jesuit
Position: MF

COACH FALOR'S COMMENTS

"Sam is a fierce competitor who does a great job of defending passing lanes and organizing our midfield offensively. She's consistently good at putting the right texture and pace on passes. She's the kind of teammate that demands success from herself and those around her every time she's on the field. "

2010 - JUNIOR SEASON

Played in 19 contests and made six starts...picked up the first assist of her college career in the Vikings' 3-1 win over Marshall (8/22)...recorded three shots including one on goal.

2009 - SOPHOMORE SEASON

Played in all 18 matches, earning the starting nod in eight...recorded her first collegiate goal in the 3-1 victory over Butler (10/16)...tallied shots on goal against Eastern Kentucky (9/4), Detroit (10/2), Butler (10/16), Canisius (10/21) and Youngstown State (10/25).

2008 - FRESHMAN SEASON

Played and competed in 18 matches and started in five...strong athletic midfielder taking five shots this season...earned first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL

Team MVP as a senior at Walsh Jesuit High, playing for coach Dino McIntyre...played on teams that compiled an 82-4-3 record during her four seasons, winning state titles as both a freshman (2004) and junior (2006) and a national title in 2006...four-year letterwinner...served as team captain as a senior...tabbed as the MVP as a junior when she broke into the starting lineup on defense, helping team to a perfect 23-0-0 mark and the national title...played club soccer for Cleveland United.

PERSONAL

Born Dec. 9, 1989 in Garfield Heights, Ohio...daughter of Judy Salamon...has two older sisters...was a member of the honor roll during all four years in high school... active in the Justice League and SADD in high school...social work major.