Vickie Backus Solomon Athlete Profile

#2 Vickie Backus Solomon

Positions: Setter, Outside Hitter Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 1983-1987 Hometown: Berrian Springs, MI Last School: Berrian Springs High School

Personal

  • Sister is All-American Jackie Backus

At BYU

  • Majored in accounting
  • All-Conference for three years
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis: "Exceptional fundamental skills, a future starter. An excellent athlete with a good capacity to work."
  • Cougar Club Academic Athlete 1984, 1985, 1986
  • All-tournament team for 1984 Louisiana State Thanksgiving Festival
  • Academic All-HCAC 1984,1985, 1986
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1986): "Shows widest variety in offensive attack on the team. Most effective in the BYU multiple offense. Intelligent player. Excellent passer. Solid defensive skills. Has improved her strength. Dedicated worker."
  • All-tournament for BYU Invitational 1986
  • From head coach Elaine Michaelis (1987): "One of the best blockers on team. An all-around improved player, especially as hitter. Excellent passer. Provides solid team play."

Before BYU

  • Valedictorian of Berrian Springs High School with a GPA of 3.95
  • Entered BYU on a Trustees Scholarship
  • MVP of high school as a junior and senior
  • All-Michigan (top 8) for three years