Tyler Solomon 43
Tyler  Solomon
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Haymarket, Va.

High School:
Battlefield

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
C

Birthdate:
12/06/1998

 

11/30/2017

Omaha Challenge - Day 1

Commodores open annual Challenge

10/14/2017

Team Black wins back-and-forth game three

Freshman Jayson Gonzalez homers again in Black and Gold Series

10/13/2017

Team Black wins slugfest to even Black and Gold Series

Teams crush four homers in game two of the annual series

10/12/2017

Team Gold takes 1-0 lead in Black and Gold Series

Zach King bests Jackson Gillis in Game One duel

09/12/2017

Baseball America tabs Vandy with #1 recruiting class

Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class

High School - Lettered four years in baseball at Battlefield High School under coach Jay Burkhart... during senior season was named All-District first-team, All-Region first-team, Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American, Atlantic -- All Region first-team, All-USA Today All-Virginia second-team and All-Conference 8 first-team... helped the Bobcats to a runner-up finish at the Virginia State Baseball Tournament and won a District Championship as a junior... was named All-District first-team, All-Region second-team, and Rawlings-Perfect Game 2016 Underclass second-team as a junior... named Rawlings-Perfect Game 2015 Underclass High Honorable Mention... helped the Bobcats to a District Championship as a freshman... was on the Academic Honor Roll all four years of high school... played high school and/or summer ball with Jake Agnos (East Carolina), Noah Campbell (South Carolina), Mackenzie Gore (1st round, 2017, San Diego), and Sam Carlson (2nd round, 2017, Seattle)

Academics - Solomon's major is Economics.

Personal - Tyler Lance Solomon... Born 12/6/98 in Saudi Arabia... Son of Richard and Trisha Solomon... has three siblings, Ben, Kayla, and Blake... Nickname is Solly... Favorites include: Salvador Perez (player), Washington Nationals (team), LeBron James (pro athlete -- non baseball player), Football (other sport), MLB The Show (video game), Wedding Crashers (movie), Blue Bloods (tv show), Kevin Hart (actor), Steak (meal), Post Malone (music/singer/band), Almonds (late night snack), Florida (vacation spot)... says if he wasn't playing baseball he would be a musician... names Chevy Chase as the actor to play him in a movie... uses outgoing as one word to describe himself... lists Playing in the State Championship game as his most memorable athletic moment... chose Vanderbilt "because it's a place where I can obtain a great education while playing baseball for an elite program. It's also a great place for me to grow as a person.

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