April 16 - 22, 2013
Buckeyes improve to 25-13, 9-6 in Big Ten play
Teams will play the rubber game of the three-game set at 12:05 p.m. Sunday
Teams will play middle game at 3:05 p.m. tomorrow
Brian King throws 7.0 scoreless innings for the victory
2012 (Junior): Appeared in 46 contests, making 39 starts ... batted. 252 with nine doubles, a triple, three home runs, 23 runs scored and 23 RBI ... 2-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored as DH at the Big Ten/Big East Challenge (2/17-19) ... 4-for-13 with a double, a home run, three runs scored and two RBI at the Snowbird Classic (3/2-4) ... 2-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored and one RBI in two games against Minnesota (4/6-8) ... 4-for-9 with three runs scored, five RBI a triple and a home run against Nebraska (4/13-15) ... 2-for-6 with two runs scored and a double in two starts at Illinois (4/20-22) ... 4-for-11 with one run scored, two RBI and two doubles at Indiana (5/17-19).
2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in 49 games, making 46 starts ... batted .273 with 27 runs scored and 25 RBI ... second on the team with 15 doubles and two triples ... hit two home runs while slugging .430 ... batted. 333 with runners in scoring position and tied for team lead with 14 two-out RBI ... recorded 14 multi-hit and eight multiple RBI games ... named Big Ten Player of the Week (4/4) ... 3-for-5 with a triple against St. John's (2/20) ... 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored vs. WMU (2/26) ... 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI vs. Yale (3/12) ... 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored at Fresno State (3/22) ... 6-for-10 with a pair of doubles and four RBI in series vs. Northwestern (4/1-3) ... two doubles and two runs scored in series at Penn State (4/23-24) ... 3-for-10 with an inside-the-park home run, two RBI and three runs scored in Big Ten tournament (5/25-27).
Millennium/Paradise Valley CC: Three-year starting catcher at Millennium High School ... he then went to Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix, Ariz., for two years, playing in 2009 but missing all but eight games of the 2010 season because of a knee injury ... he played in 32 games in 2009 and hit .241 with five doubles and 10 runs batted in ... this summer Greg started 21 games and played in 26 for the Mohawk Valley Dawgs of the NY Collegiate Baseball League.
Personal: Greg is the son of Pam and Jim Solomon, and has two brothers, Tyke, and David.
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