Mike Sumko Athlete Profile

#25 Mike Sumko

Mike Sumko
Position: Cornerback Height: 5-10 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 2001-2002 Hometown: Perry, UT Last School: Ricks Junior College

Personal

Parents are Michael and Kathleen Sumko... one of six children... served an LDS Church mission in San Juan, Puerto Rico... an Eagle Scout.

At BYU

In 2001: Played in 12 regular-season games as a junior... recorded eight tackles on the season, including five unassisted takedowns... recorded his first-career interception (at San Diego State), adding a 30-yard return... also credited with a pass deflection against the Aztecs.

Before BYU

Graduated as the valedictorian at Box Elder High School in 1996... a two-time letterwinner at Box Elder... helped lead team to a 12-1 record and state championship as a senior... earned all-region and all-state honors... a member of the Utah High School Association Hall of Fame... also earned letterman honors in basketball (3), track (3) and baseball (1)... advanced to the state high school track & field championships as a junior and senior... finished second in the long jump and 4x100-meter relay... took fourth place in the 200 meters and fifth in the high jump.
An Academic All-American at Ricks College... a two-year letterwinner for the Vikings.

Stats

Sumko's Personal Best 
UT: 1 (Multiple Games)
AT: 2 (Nevada, Sept. 1, 2001)
Int/Yds: 1/30 (San Diego St., Oct. 27, 2001)
Sumko's Career Stats
Year Gms UT AT INT PD BK
2001 12 5 3 1 0 0
2002 2 2 0 0 0 0
Total 14 7 3 1 0 0



2001 | Junior Year

Played in 12 regular-season games as a junior... recorded eight tackles on the season, including five unassisted takedowns... recorded his first-career interception (at San Diego State), adding a 30-yard return... also credited with a pass deflection against the Aztecs.

2002 | Senior Year

Participated in spring drills ... produced a team-leading 4.32 clocking in the 40-yard dash du CVring the off season ... expected to see a great deal of playing time at left corner... saw considerable time in nickel and dime situations in season-opening win over Syracuse ... recorded one solo tackle int eh Cougars? 35-32 victory over Hawaii before suffering an abductor muscle tear ... expected to miss 3-4 weeks.