Lee Solomon

#5 Lee Solomon

HT. 5-10
WT. 207
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Columbus, Ohio (Columbus Academy)

Career Awards

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

 2016: The second baseman 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...Paced the conference with 25 stolen bases, including a Lipscomb single-game record five swipes against Mississippi Valley State (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 walksto help him post a league-leading .471 on-base percentage...Closed the season on a 10-game hitting streak and a reached base streak of 19, both were the 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: Saw action in 11 games...Batted .250 at the plate...First career hit was a double down the left field line at Belmont (3/31)...Scored three runs...Stole first career base at Northern Kentucky (5/14).

High School: Was a 4-year letter winner in baseball at Columbus Academy in Ohio under Jim Collis...Was a First Team All-District selection in 2013...First Team All-League selection as a junior...Named team captain in 2013 & 2014...He 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...Plans to pursue a degree in Communications...Chose Lipscomb over Columbia University, Wright State, Dayton, Bowling Green and Cornell among others....Favorite tv show is Spongebob Squarepants...Favorite book is To Kill A Mocking Bird...Most admires his father and grandfather.