Cirovski on Salmon: "Yannick is the youngest member on the team. He has a physically mature body to go along with a very mature game. He has great instincts, a great feel for the game, and is also a great passer."
Before Maryland: Member of the U-17 Jamaican National Team ... captain of the Region I ODP 1990 team ... MVP of a tournament in Italy in which the team played against Croatia, Sienna, and Grosetto ... Nassau County Player of the Year ... served as Westbury captain for three seasons under coach Chris Valentini ... played for the club Blau Weiss Gottschee under former Colombian international star Wilmer Cabrera and Scott Knight which was Eastern New York state champions in 2005 and 2006 ... led Westbury to the conference championship as a junior and was team captain as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Yannick Salmon ... the son of Michele and Calvin Salmon ... born April 7, 1990 ... has an older brother and sister ... sister, Danielle, played soccer at Drexel from 2003-05 ... chose Maryland because he loves the coaches and the environment ... majoring in finance.