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.