Baseball 2015 – Player Profile

Frank Samluk

Frank Samluk – 8

Captain

Year: Senior

Major: Business Management

Height: 6-1

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Position: INF/RHP

High School: St. Elizabeth's

Hometown: Middletown, Del.

Awards: 2015: CACC Player of the Week (4/6); CACC Pitcher of the Week (3/16); 2014: Second Team Daktronics All-American; First Team Daktronics All-East Region; Second Team NCBWA All-East Region; First Team Rawlings Gold Glove All-East Region Team; CACC All-Tournament Team; First Team All-CACC; 2013: Daktronics All-East Region First Team; NCBWA All-East Region Second Team; CACC Tournament MVP; First Team All-CACC; CACC Pitcher of the Week (3/11) 2012: CACC All-Tournament Team, CACC Rookie of the Week (3/19, 5/8); Wilmington Academic All-Star


Biography

2014 Season: Started in 38 games at multiple positions as a junior, making 11 starts and 12 appearances on the mound as well – named Second Team Daktronics All-American utility player – named First Team Daktronics All-East Region – named Second Team NCBWA All-East Region – named to Gold Glove All-East Region team – named CACC All-Tournament and First Team All-CACC – finished fourth on the team with a .348 batting average and fourth on the team with a 2.20 ERA – batting average was ninth in the CACC and ERA was fifth in the CACC – led the team with 60 strikeouts, eighth in the CACC – struck out a season high 11 batters against Felician in seven innings in a 1-0 victory – had 15 multi-hit games, including three three-hit games – team went 10-1 in his 11 starts on the mound.

2013 Season: Started in 50 games at multiple positions as a sophomore – started 26 games at second base, 10 at first base, 10 as a starting pitcher, and four at shortstop – named First Team All-CACC – named Daktronics First Team All-East Region – named Second Team NCBWA All-East Region – batted 4-for-7 with an RBI in the first two games and pitched seven scoreless innings in the CACC Tournament Championship to earn CACC Tournament MVP – tossed a no-hitter with five strikeouts and a walk against Molloy – recorded a season best 12 strikeouts in seven scoreless innings in the NCAA East Region Tournament against New Haven – tallied a season high four hits against Molloy and batted 4-for-6 with a double, three RBI, and three runs scored at Dominican.

2012 Season: Appeared in 38 games as a freshman, making 29 starts at five different positions – made 10 starts at first base, seven at second base, six at shortstop, five at third base, and one on the mound – named to the CACC All-Tournament Team after going 3-for-9 with two runs scored in three games – lone start of the year came on April 18 against Shippensburg, pitching four innings in the no decision – picked up lone win of the year in two innings of work against Kutztown on March 28 – struck out a season high three batters in lone inning of work against Southern New Hampshire on March 8 – collected a season high three hits against Post on March 14, going 3-for-5 with a run scored – picked up three RBI against Philadelphia going 2-for-4 with a double.

High School: Four-year letterwinner as a shortstop and pitcher for head coach Tom Beddow at St. Elizabeth’s – named a first team All-Conference member as a senior – named to the All-State second team in 2011 – also lettered in football as the quarterback in 2010, helping the team to a DIAA State Football DII Championship and a 9-2 record.

Personal: Frank S. Samluk – son of Stephen and Rose Samluk – father, Stephen, played baseball at Wilmington University – business management major at Wilmington – his favorite athletes are Chase Utley and Rory McIlroy – his favorite cartoon character is Cartman – considers his grandfather, Stan Samluk, his role model – if he could do anything besides be a college por professional athlete, he would want to own a surf shop – if he could date a celebrity he would date Melanie Iglesias.


Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-A

2012

.280

38-29

100

14

28

4

0

0

11

12

11

3-4

2013

.315

45-40

149

30

47

4

3

0

23

15

19

10-15

2014

.348

37-37

132

26

46

6

0

0

16

10

13

15-16

Total

.318

120-106

381

70

121

14

3

0

50

37

43

28-35


Year

ERA

W-L

App

GS

CG

Sho

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

4.50

1-0

4

1

0

0/0

0

8.0

7

4

4

1

7

2013

2.25

5-1

13

10

1

0/4

0

64.0

48

23

16

18

49

2014

2.20

5-1

12

11

0

0/2

0

61.1

41

18

15

22

60

Total

2.36

11-2

29

22

1

0/6

0

133.1

96

45

35

41

116