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Joe Salem
17   Joe Salem

Hometown:
Akron, Ohio

High School:
St. Vincent-St. Mary

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 182

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
4L


TULSA - A four-year letterwinner . . . started 55 of 68 career games . . . notched five goals and eight assists for 18 points.

SENIOR (2009) - Started 16 of 21 games played . . . scored a goal against Seattle and picked up an assist against Denver, UCF and Saint Louis . . . attempted 23 shots, 10 of which were on goal . . . was named to the C-USA Preseason Team . . . selected to the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List . . . named as TU's "Man of the Match" Kentucky and Memphis.

JUNIOR (2008) - Started 20 of 21 games played . . . scored a goal against UAB . . . picked up an assist against UAB in both games during the season . . . attempted 38 shots, the 10th most in Conference USA . . . picked up All-C-USA first team honors . . . was named to the C-USA All-Tournament team . . . was selected to the College Soccer News Team of the Week on Oct. 6 . . . named as the Tulsa Student-Athlete of the Week on Nov. 17 . . . picked up NSCAA/adidas NCAA All-Midwest first team accolades . . . was named as TU's "Man of the Match" against UAB, Kentucky in both games and Creighton.

SOPHOMORE (2007) - Started 12 of 13 games played . . . posted a goal against FIU and South Carolina, and earned an assist against Centenary . . . attempted 19 shots, nine of which were on goal.

RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN (2006) - Started seven of 10 games played . . . attempted 14 shots, including seven on goal . . . notched his first collegiate goal against UCF in the first round of the Conference USA Championship . . . his goal against the Golden Knights was a game-winner . . . recorded two assists against Oral Roberts.

FRESHMAN (2005) - Did not play . . . received a red-shirt season.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a three-year letterwinner at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School . . . did not play high school soccer his senior year . . . concluded his prep career with 16 goals and 23 assists for 55 points . . . as a junior, he produced seven goals and eight assists for 22 points and was named to both the all-conference and all-Tri County first teams . . . served as team captain and was named team MVP . . . named a "Player to Watch" by the Akron Beacon Journal . . . led his team to a district title and a regional semifinal finish . . . during his sophomore campaign, he recorded five goals and 10 assists for 20 points and was named to the all-Tri-County team . . . played five seasons for the Cleveland United Club Team and led that team to a U.S. Regional Club runner-up finish and to a Northern Ohio Cup title.

PERSONAL - Majoring in international business law . . . born January 30, 1987 . . . one of four children of Joseph and Tina Salem . . . was named a C-USA All-Academic Honoree and was named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll as a junior.