Solomon, Lee named ASUN Academic All-Conference
Monday, May 23, 2016
By Kirk Downs
Solomon, Lee named ASUN Academic All-Conference

MACON, Ga. – Lee Solomon and Adam Lee were honored Monday afternoon for their work on the diamond and in the classroom when the Atlantic Sun announced is 13-member Academic All-Conference team. Both players were among just four who were voted in unanimously.

For the second straight season the Bisons produced the top honor as Solomon was chosen as the ASUN Scholar Athlete of the Year after posting a 3.90 GPA while majoring in Law, Justice and Society.

In 55 games this season the Columbus, Ohio native paced the team and finished third in the league with a .363 batting average. He finished inside top five in the conference in nine different statistical categories.

He led the league with 263 plate appearances and 25 stolen bases, while finishing second in hits (77), walks (36), on-base percentage (.469) and double plays turned (43).

The sophomore second baseman posted a team-high 21 multiple-hit games and finished second with 15 multiple-RBI contests. He added nine doubles, three triples and four home runs.

Lee sports a 3.53 GPA while working on his Masters in Management. He was also an All-Academic team selection in 2015.

The senior first baseman posted a .321 batting clip and a .450 on-base percentage, the fourth best mark in the conference.

Lee led the ASUN with a school-record 62 RBI after breaking Caleb Joseph’s record set back in 2007.

He also finished atop the league with 41 walks and now owns the Lipscomb all-time career walks record with 88. 

The Franklin, Tennessee native also showed his speed on the base paths with 21 stolen bases in 25 attempts, the second most thefts in the league.

Lee racked up 62 hits with 11 doubles and a team-high eight home runs. He also scored 48 runs.

For the second straight season Lee led the ASUN with 520 total fielding chances and 490 putouts while also having a hand in the most double plays in the league with 49. He committed just four errors in those chances, the fewest amount of errors of anyone with more than 495 chances.

The Bisons open the ASUN Championship with a 7 p.m. tilt Wednesday May 25 against No. 3 Jacksonville at Dugan Field. Game one will feature a matchup of No. 1 Kennesaw State and No. 6 Stetson at 11 a.m.