19 Josie Solie  
Josie Solie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mahtomedi, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Utility

Bats/Throws:
R/R


05/18/2012

Gopher Softball Season in Review

The Gophers reached the 30-win mark for the second-straight season, which hasn't happened since 2003 and 2004.

05/09/2012

Minnesota Battles Iowa in Season-Ending Series

The Golden Gophers look to close out the 2012 campaign on a high note with a series win over rival Iowa.

05/03/2012

Minnesota Begins Six-Game Homestand with Purdue

The Golden Gophers have two three-game series remaining this season with both being home matchups against Purdue and Iowa.

04/27/2012

Minnesota Closes Out Road Schedule at Penn State

The Golden Gophers are coming off a huge weekend series victory over previously No. 20 Michigan.

04/15/2012

Walker Ignites Gophers to Extra-Inning Triumph

Minnesota pieced together a three-run eighth inning to defeat Northwestern, 6-3.

2012 • SENIOR SEASON:
Transitioned from the soccer pitch to the softball diamond as a pinch running specialist in January • made 40 appearances on the year • scored 12 runs while going 6-for-7 on stolen base attempts • recorded first-career appearance against Weber State (Feb. 12) • notched first-career run and stolen base against CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 12).

SOCCER CAREER (2009-11):
Appeared in 81 games with 59 starts • notched four goals and four assists while solidifying some of the program's best backlines in school history •2012 team captain • named Second Team, All-Big Ten defender.

HIGH SCHOOL
:
A 2008 graduate of Mahtomedi High School where she played for coaches Dave Wald and Mike Redmond • 2007 team captain at Mahtomedi • 2007 NSCAA/adidas All-Region team • member of 2004, 2005, 2006 MSHSL state championship team • 2007 MSHSL state semi-finalists • named to 2006 and 2007 All-State team • 2006 and 2007 all-metro • 2005, 2006 and 2007 all-conference • member of Bangu Tsunami 89/90 club team from 2005-2008 with fellow Gophers Shari Eckstrom and Tamara Strahota • 2006, 2007 and 2008 Minnesota state championship teams and 2008 Region II semifinalists • 2007 Midwest Regional League runners-up • member of Minnesota 1990 State Olympic Development Program (ODP) from 2002-2007 • 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 academic letter winner • 2006 KARE 11 Athlete of the Week • 2006 RISE Magazine Twin Cities All-Area • lettered in basketball in 2003, 2005 and 2006 • also lettered in track 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 • 2005, 2006, 2008 track all-conference honorable mention honoree • 2007 track all-conference selection • 2005-2008 honor roll.