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  Ryan Solomon
Ryan  Solomon

Player Profile
Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Milton, Pa.

High School:
Milton

Weight:
197

Birthdate:
03/09/1994

02/22/2015

Pitt Wrestling Ends Regular Season With Loss To WVU

Mikey Racciato and Tyler Wilps each recorded major decisions in the match.

02/14/2015

No. 14 Pitt Loses ACC Finale To No. 25 NC State

Max Thomusseit and Mikey Racciato complete ACC season with 5-0 records.

02/08/2015

Pitt Pins Clarion, 51-0

Panthers record seven falls en route to fifth largest shutout in school history.

02/06/2015

No. 13 Pitt Wrestling Falls At No. 9 Virginia Tech

Panthers get bonus point wins from Max Thomusseit and Mikey Racciato.

02/05/2015

No. 13 Panthers Travel To No. 9 Virginia Tech, Host Clarion

Pitt is 11-0 all-time against Virginia Tech and is on a 12 match win streak against Clarion.

2014-15: Finished fifth at the Keystone Classic, going 4-2 in his first action of the season ... Started his run with a fall of VMI's Jake Tomlinson in 36 seconds ... Also picked up an 8-3 decision over Harvard's Angus Cowell and a 3-2 decision over South Dakota St.'s Nathan Robert ... In the fifth-place match, recorded a 13-1 major decision against Eastern Michigan's Anthony Abro ... Went 2-2 at the Cleveland State Open, picking up a 4-2 deicison against Gannon's Nigel Toussaint in the opening round and a fall of James Empfield (Mercyhurst) in a season-best 20 seconds ... Competed at the Southern Scuffle finishing 3-2 ... Registered his third career fall at 1:38 over Ira Dent (Chatanooga), scored a 12-4 major decision versus Wyomin's Brandon Tribble and a 6-4 decision against Marshall Haas of the Citadel ... Went 2-0 at the Pitt Duals, clinching two wins for the Panthers with his 4-2 sudden victory over UNC's Frank Abbondanze and a tie-breaking 2-1 decision over Duke's Brandan Walsh, both at 285 pounds ... Claimed a 4-3 decision over Virginia's Patrick Gillen at 285 pounds ... Wrestling up again at 285 pounds, scored a 1-0 decision versus Clarion's Joshua Davis.

2013-14:
10-5 record during his redshirt season competing in open tournaments...won five bonus-point matches: four majors and one fall...finished third at the Mat Town Open and fourth at the Clarion Open.

High School: Wrestled four years at Milton Area High School, going 141-14 overall ... A four-time state place winner and two-time state champion ... Was the Greco Fargo National Champion during the summer leading up to his senior season and placed third in freestyle ... Went 33-10 as a freshman and placed sixth at states ... Followed that up with a runner-up finish at states while going 35-3 as a sophomore ... Was the state champion with a 36-1 record as a junior ... 2012 Beast of the East Champion ... Made it back-to-back state titles following a perfect 37-0 record as a senior.

Personal: Born March, 1994 ... son of Greg and Kelly Solomon ... Has one sister ...Also plaed football and baseball at Milton.

Statistics
Weight Overall Duals Conf. Falls Tech Falls
Major Decisions
Points
2013-14* 197 10-5 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 4-1 0
2014-15 197/285 13-9 4-3 3-2 3-2 0-0 2-1 12
Career 13-9 4-3 3-2 3-2 0-0 2-1 12

* Indicates Redshirt season (does not count towards career statistics)