2001 - Started the first nine games of the season for the Cats... In his nine games, collected 42 saves while conceding 10 goals for a 1.03 goals-against average... Snagged a career-high nine saves in win over Western Michigan.
2000 - Played 180 minutes for the Cats, getting starts in both games of the Nike Carolina Classic... Faced 21 shots and collected eight saves with a goals-against average of 2.00.
Pre-College - Was named first-team All-Conference in junior and senior seasons... Was named All-Greater Cleveland twice... A four-year letterwinner at Strongsville High School... Served as team captain during his senior campaign... Was a member of Cleveland United, which captured four consecutive state titles and two National Indoor titles.
Personal - Born Nov. 30, 1981 in Cleveland, Ohio... Parents are Nancy and Tom Samelko ... Enjoys listening to music, playing basketball and hanging out with friends.