PBR Iowa High School Team Preview: Solon

Will Vanderbilt
Prep Baseball Report Iowa

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As we prepare for the upcoming 2020 high school season, we will be taking a preseason glimpse at programs from around the state.

Team: Solon
Nickname: Spartans
Class: 3A
League: WaMac East
Head Coach: Keith McSweeney
Years as Head Coach at School (Overall Record): 21 (517-274)
2019 Overall Record: 22-18
2019 League Record: 16-10
2019 League Finish: 4th
2019 Post-Season Finish: Lost in Substate Finals to Marion 2-1 in 8 innings

Returning Starters:
Pitchers With 15+ Innings Returning: 3

Starters Lost:
Pitchers with 15+ Innings Lost: 2


Lucas Walker, P/OF, 2020 (Mount Mercy commit)
Cole Arduser, 3B, 2020
Mathieux Rehnke, P, 2020 (Coe College commit)

We return 4 players with significant varsity playing experience. Unfortunately, senior Cam Miller will not be playing this summer as he will be reporting to North Dakota State for football. Losing Cam creates a significant hole, but also opportunity for our other players to step up. We expect to have a large roster of over 30 players...we'll spend the first two weeks of the shortened practice season figuring out who will emerge as contributors. The good news is there's lots of talent and athleticism in that group. We expect to compete for a trip to the State Tournament again in 2020.” Head Coach Keith McSweeney