Lee Solomon

#5 Lee Solomon

POS. INF
B/T R/R
YEAR So.
HT. 5-7
WT. 198
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Columbus, Ohio (Columbus Academy)

Career Awards

  • ASUN Scholar Athlete of the Year (2016)
  • ASUN Second Team All-Conference (2016)
  • ASUN Player of the Week (5/22/16)

 2016 (Sophomore): 

  • Was the only Bison to start all 58 games
  • Led the team and finished second in the ASUN with a .370 average and 84 base hits
  • Collected 11 doubles, three triples, four home runs, 50 RBI and 51 runs
  • Led ASUN with 25 stolen bases, set Lipscomb's single-game record with 5 swipes against MVSU (3/26)
  • Also held the previous record with four stolen bags against Alabama A&M (3/6)
  • Led Lipscomb with 24 multiple-hit and 17 multiple-RBI games
  • Drew 36 walks to help him post a league-leading .471 on-base percentage
  • Closed the year on a 10-game hitting streak and a reached-base streak of 19, both highest on the team
  • Led Lipscomb with three games of three hits
  • Posted a .957 fielding percentage on 299 total chances
  • Upped his batting average to .421 in conference play with a league-high 40 base knocks

2015 (Freshman): 

  • Saw action in 11 games where he batted .250 and scored three runs
  • First career hit was a double down the left field line at Belmont (3/31)
  • Stole first career base at Northern Kentucky (5/14).

High School: 

  • 4-year letter winner in baseball at Columbus Academy in Ohio under Jim Collis
  • First Team All-District selection in 2013
  • First Team All-League selection as a junior
  • Named team captain in 2013 & 2014
  • Hit .516 with 2 home runs, 9 doubles and 25 runs scored on his way to earning team MVP as a senior
  • As a freshman he had a .305 batting average and a .463 OBP
  • Was a 3-year letter winner in football
  • First Team All-League in football as a junior where he was also selected team captain

Personal: 

  • Son of Robert and Dinessa Solomon
  • Has one younger sister - Allegra
  • Favorite television show is Spongebob Squarepants
  • Favorite book is To Kill A Mocking Bird
  • Most admires his father and grandfather