Height 5'5"
Year Sophomore
Hometown Kalamazoo, Mich
High School Mattawan
Major Industrial Engineering
School: SEAS
Birthdate May 15, 1998


2017: Played in 26 games and made 13 starts in the outfield ... NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... Hit .324 with 11 hits and 10 runs scored … Appeared for the first time as a pinch runner at the EMU Madeira Beach Invitational (Feb. 25) … Scored her first run in against Army West Point and started her first game against Fairfield at the Patriot Classic (March 4) … Got her first hit as part of a 2-for-4, 2-RBI performance, including her first double and the game-winning single in extra innings to lead Columbia over George Mason, 6-5 (March 18) … Went 3-for-4 with two runs in a 12-2 win at Rider (April 19) … Reached base three times and scored a run as part of a 1-for-2 game at Princeton (April 22).

Personal: A second base standout for Mattawan High School in Michigan ... Earned 2016 MaxPreps second team All-American honors and was the 2016 Kalamazoo Gazette area softball Player of the Year ... An all-conference, all-district and all-region player her final two years, picking up first team all-state honors her senior season ... Helped Mattawan to a state title her freshman year, while the team went to the state semifinals her junior and senior seasons ... Also participated in cross country ... The daughter of Sarah and Chris Soltesz ... Will attend the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Highlight: Soltesz Snags Final Out in Extras
Highlight: Soltesz's Go-Ahead RBI in Extras