Cory Solomon


Event:

Tie-Down Roper

Personal Info:

Birthday - 07/27/1990

Height - 6' 1"

Weight - 152 lbs.

Biography:

Cory Solomon's father, Larry, runs the farm at Prairie View A&M University, which is his alma mater, and his mother, Caralita, also works in the agriculture department at the school in Prairie View, Texas. Soloman has two older brothers, Kenneth and Lawrence, who are also PRCA ropers. Cory and his brothers learned how to rope from their dad, who competed in amateur rodeos back in the day and Cory started roping when he was just 4 years old. He enjoys playing basketball, swimming, and traveling with his childhood friends Shane Hanchey and Tuf Cooper. Some of Cory's favorite meals are seafood and steak and his favorite film is The Blind Side

Professional Accomplishments & Highlights:

NFR Qualifications: 3 (2012-14)

2016 world standings place: 21st

2016 earnings: $43,923

Tour Finale qualifications: 3 (2012-14)

RNCFR qualifications: 3 (2010-11, 2013)

2017 Highlights

- Won the all-around and bull riding at the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Lincoln, Neb.)

Career Highlights

- 2016: Won the saddle bronc riding at the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper), at the Georgia National Jr. Livestock Show & Rodeo (Perry, Ga.), the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo (Aberdeen, S.D.) and the North Dakota Winter Show (Valley City, N.D.). Wonthe all-around at the Nebraska's (Burwell) Big Rodeo, the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.) and the Adrian Foote Memorial (Newtown, N.D.).