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    Solomon Vault
    Solomon Vault

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Gaithersburg, Md.

    High School:
    Gaithersburg

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 190

    Position:
    RB



    08/16/2014

    The Skip Report: Fresh Faces in Kenosha

    A handful of freshmen have impressed observers during fall camp

    2014: One of four true freshmen to see the field in 2014 ... Led Northwestern in kickoff return yardage (288) and return average (26.2), posting an 89-yard KOR touchdown in the season-finale vs. Illinois ... It was NU's first kickoff return TD since then-true freshman Venric Mark ran one back at Wisconsin in the final game of the 2010 regular season ... Vault missed four Big Ten games and nearly all of a fifth with a lower-body injury ... Scored two rushing touchdowns in a 24-7 win over Western Illinois ... Carried five times for 18 yards against NIU ... Made collegiate debut against Cal and ran for 25 yards on five carries ... Named NU's Offensive Big Playmaker vs. Western Illinois ... Vault was a high school running back recruited to NU as a wide receiver, but inserted at tailback during training camp.

    High School: Rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Named to the All-Gazette, All Sentinel, All Moco, and All-Metro Honorable Mention team in his junior year ... As a junior, recorded 188 carries for 1,251 yards and 21 touchdowns, as well as 22 receptions for 302 yards and one TD ... Selected to compete in the Big 33 All-Star game ... Two-sport team captain (football, track and field) ... Member of the honor roll ... Also received the African-American Award for Academic Excellence.

    Personal: Born Solomon Lauren Vault ... Son of Brooks and Cheryl Vault ... Undecided major.