William Solomon
William  Solomon
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rialto, Calif.

High School:
Los Osos

Event:
Jumps


05/04/2018

81 Student-Athletes Graduate from Georgia Tech

Yellow Jackets receive degrees during commencement ceremonies on Friday, Saturday

04/13/2018

Ruiz, Bartlett Lift Georgia Tech to Strong First Day at Auburn

Georgia Tech outdoor track and field posts eight PRs and 13 top-10 finished on day one

04/13/2018

Ruiz, Bartlett Lift Georgia Tech to Strong First Day at Auburn

Georgia Tech outdoor track and field posts eight PRs and 13 top-10 finished on day one

08/10/2017

2017 Summer Internships Recap

87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer

05/26/2017

70+ GT Student-Athletes Participate in Summer Internships

Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations

05/14/2018

2018 ACC Outdoor Championships

2018 Track and Field Outdoor Championships (Miami, Fla.) (ACC)

2017 Track:
Indoor: Recorded a career-best leap in the long jump (7.60m) at the ACC Indoor Championships … also turned in a long jump mark of 7.55 meters in the Music City Challenge … competed in one triple jump event where he posted a leap of 14.01 meters at the Commodore Invitational. Outdoor: Turned in a personal-best mark of 15.46 meters in the triple jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships … also leapt to a mark of 14.82 meters in the NCAA East Preliminaries … recorded a leap of 7.55 meters in the long jump at the Tom Jones Memorial … also turned in a mark of 7.42 meters in the long jump at the Tennessee Relays … recorded a time of 22.49 in the 200m dash at the Florida State Relays while also running the 5000 meters in 14:24.79 at the ACC Outdoor Championships.

2016 Track:
Indoor: Finished third in the long jump at the Commodore Invitational with a personal-best leap of 7.35m (24-1.5) … Finished 13th in the long jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a leap of 6.96m (22-10) … Finished 15th in the long jump at the ACC Indoor Championships with a leap of 6.68m (21-11) … Finished 16th in the triple jump at the ACC Indoor Championships with a mark of 13.66m (44-9.75). Outdoor: Finished seventh in the triple jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a personal-best leap of 15.27m (50-1.25) … Finished 13th in the long jump at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 7.13m (23-4.75) … Had five combined top-10 finishes in jumping events during the outdoor season … Finished 33rd in the triple jump at the NCAA East Preliminary with a leap of 15.11m (49-7).

2015 Track:
Indoor: Finished eighth in the long jump with a leap of 6.77 meters (22-2.5) at the Auburn Invite … Placed sixth with a personal-best leap of 6.89 meters (22-7.25) at the Samford University Invitational. Outdoor: Placed 10th with a season-best long jump of 6.93m (22-9) at the Georgia Tech Invite.

High School:
Lettered four seasons in track under Head Coach Jackie Robinson at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... Team was league champions four years in a row ... Named team MVP two consecutive years ... Member of honor roll and National Society of High School Scholars.

Personal:
Full name is William Anthony Solomon ... Son of John and Joanne Solomon ... Born June 24, 1996 in Fontana, Calif. ... Brother to Rachel, Jonathan and Michael ... Dad John ran track and field at the University of Houston from 1976-1977 ... Chose Georgia Tech because of the education, the coaching staff and the competitive team ... Majoring in chemistry.