#43 Tyler Solomon
2018 – Made six appearances during his freshman season, scoring a pair of runs while drawing as many walks… Entered as a pinch-hitter against UMass-Lowell on Feb. 23, drawing a walk and plating a run… Added another walk and a run on Feb. 27 against Austin Peay… Entered to play first base against UMass-Lowell on Feb. 24 and again versus Austin Peay.
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.”