2004: Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the season opener vs. Appalachian State...3-for-6 with a three-run homer and 4 RBI against High point (3/6)... hit a two-run home run against High Point (3/7) . . . went 2-for-3 with a run scored versus West Virginia (3/13). ..went 2-for-2 with two RBI against St. Francis (4/7)...went 2-for-5 with one RBI against Vermont (4/9)...went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Marist (4/16)...went 1-for-3 with one RBI against Northeastern (4/24)...went 2-for-4 and drove in four runs against Northeastern (4/25)...was 3-for-3 against Fairfield (5/1)...named Stony Brook Athlete of the Week for the week ending 5/2 after hitting .500 (7-for-14) in four games to extend his hitting streak to nine games.
2003: Finished first season as a Seawolf with a .217 batting average in 38 games...had 15 RBI and ranked third on the team with seven stolen bases...went 2-for-5 with a grand slam as part of a five RBI day in a 10-2 win over Kansas State...went 1-for-3 with three RBI in a 19-8 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee...went 2-for-2 with one RBI in a 9-5 win against Wagner...stole two bases against Pace.
Before Stony Brook: Played two years for Coppin State in Baltimore, Md....hit .350 his sophomore year with six homeruns and 36 RBI, earning the team's Most Improved Player award...recorded 100 assists while playing shortstop...hit .260 with 15 RBI as a freshman.
High School: Attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, N.Y....lettered all four years for the Hornets as a center fielder, shortstop and pitcher...hit .491 as a senior, with 21 stolen bases and 36 RBI...hit .357 in 1999 with three home runs and 19 RBI...posted a .381 average in 1998 with a home run and 22 RBI...hit .323 as a freshman, knocking in 18 runs and hitting two home runs...won Athlete of the Year as a senior...named first team All-Brooklyn as a senior, second team as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore...also played basketball four years, earning second team All-Brooklyn in 1998 and 2000 and honorable mention in 1999.
Personal: Son of Sandra and Raymond Solano...brother of Jaleesa and Erika...majoring in multi-disciplinary studies.