Standout track and field student-athletes combine to win seven awards, including Male and Female Athlete of the Year
87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Indoor: Competed in the mile during the indoor season …. Raced a career best in the mile at the Music City Challenge with a time of 5:06.21. Outdoor: Primarily competed in the 1500m during the outdoor season … Raced a career best in the 1500m at the Tom Jones Memorial with a time of 4:42.42 … Finished seventh in the 1500m at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial with a time of 4:42.74.
2016 Cross Country:
Raced in five meets including the ACC Championships and NCAA South Regionals … Raced a career best in the 5k at the UGA Invitational with a seventh-place finish and a time of 18:28.5, finishing second among the Yellow Jackets in her collegiate debut … Recorded a career best in the 6k at the ACC Championships with a time of 22:00.7 … Was in the top-five among the Yellow Jackets all season.
Attended Blessed Trinity High School in Roswell, Ga. … Lettered in cross country and track for four seasons … Captained the cross country squad for three seasons … Member of 2013 state championship team … Member of Footlocker Team Georgia in 2014 and 2015 by the Atlanta Track Club … Runner of the Year award from Blessed Trinity in 2014 and 2015.
Full name is Mary Claire Solomon … Born Nov. 4, 1997 … Has a younger sister Nora … Intends to major in industrial engineering … Chose Georgia Tech because of the energy on campus and in the city of Atlanta and for the chance to run for a team with committed student-athletes and fantastic coaches.