Christina Solomon
Christina Solomon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Belleville, Mich.

High School:
Belleville

Event:
High Jump


5th/Senior (2010) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award.
Outdoor
Finished 13th at the Big Ten Championships (May 15) in the high jump (1.69m) ... Won the high jump (1.65m) at the EMU Invitational (April 17).

Indoor
Placed 14th in the high jump (1.70 meters, 5-7) at the Big Ten Championships ... Cleared a season-best height of 1.73 meters (5-8) at the Akron Opener (Jan. 8) ... Finished runner-up in high jump with a clearance of 1.72 (5-07.75) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22).

Senior/Junior (2009) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
Outdoor
Finished 13th in the high jump at the NCAA Mideast Regional (5-7, 1.70m) (May 30) ... Tied for sixth in the high jump (5-7, 1.70m) at the Big Ten Championships (May 17) ... Finished second in the high jump at the Len Paddock Invitational (May 9) with a top leap of 5-5 1/4 ... Took fifth in the high jump at the Jesse Owens Classic (May 2), clearing 5-7 ... Won the high jump at the Drake Relays (April 24) with a top mark of 5-11 1/4 ... Won the high jump at the Eastern Michigan Invitational (April 18) with a top height of 6-0 ... Finished fifth in section A of the high jump with a NCAA qualifying mark of 5-8 3/4 at the Texas Relays (April 3)

Indoor
At the Big Ten Championships, placed third in the high jump (1.75m) (March 1) ... At the Tyson Invitational, finished ninth in the high jump (1.72m) (Feb. 14) ... Placed seventh in the high jump (1.70m) at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Recorded a win in the high jump (1.73m) at the Michigan Intercollegiate (Jan. 31) ... Matched a career-best and took second in the high jump (5-8) at the Red Simmons/Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 24) ... Placed second with a jump of 1.70m in the high jump at the Indiana Invitational (Jan. 17) ... Cleared 5-6 en route to a second place finish at the Akron Quad (Jan. 9).

Junior/Sophomore (2008)
Outdoor
At the Big Ten Championships, cleared 5-5 3/4 (May 16-18) ... At the Jesse Owens Classic, came in sixth place with a 5-5 in the high jump (May 2) ... At the Central Collegiates, cleared an NCAA regional mark 5-8 3/4 (April 19) ... At the Sun Angel Classic, cleared 5-7 (April 11) ... At the FSU Relays, came in second in the high jump with an NCAA Regional qualifying mark of 5-8 3/4 (March 27-29)

Indoor
At the Big Ten Championships, jumped 5-5 1/4 (March 1-2) ... Cleared 5-2 at the Silverston Invite (Feb. 23) ... At the Tyson invite, came in second place with a jump of 5-8 (Feb. 15-16) ... Cleared 5-2 1/4 at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 8) ... At the Michigan Intercollegiates, jumped 5-8 for second place (Feb. 2) ... Came in second with a personal best jump of 5-8 at the Simmons/Harvey Invite (Jan. 26) ... Placed third in the high jump with a 5-6 at the Akron Quad (Jan. 18) ... Came in third in the high jump with a clearance of 5-6 at the Kentucky Invite (Jan. 11-12).

Sophomore/Freshman (2007)
Outdoor
Tied for second place in the Eastern Michigan University Invite on April 21 with a high jump o f 5-4 1/4 ... Earned a career best high jump of 5-5 and placed 24th at the Drake Relays on April 25

Indoor
Tied for second in the high jump with a career-best of 5-5 at the Tyson Invitational (Feb. 9-10) ... Finished ninth in the high jump (5-0 1/4) on day-two of the Michigan Intercollegiate (Jan. 27) ... Took seventh place in the high jump with a personal-best of 5-4 1/4 at the Simmons/Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19-20).

Freshman (2006)
Outdoor
Competed unattached tying for first place in the high jump with a personal-best jump of 5-3 at the Spartan Invitational (April 15).

Personal Bests

Event Mark Date
High Jump 1.79m 2-21-09
   

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