Ryan Solle

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Ryan Solle
Personal information
Full name Ryan Solle
Date of birth (1985-09-11) September 11, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Sanford, North Carolina, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2003–2006 Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Raleigh CASL Elite 6 (0)
2006 Carolina Dynamo 9 (0)
2007 New England Revolution 0 (0)
2008 Carolina RailHawks 19 (0)
2009 Wilmington Hammerheads 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2009.

Ryan Solle (born September 11, 1985 in Sanford, North Carolina) is an American soccer player, currently without a club.



Solle grew up in Broadway, North Carolina, played club soccer for the Fayetteville Force with whom he won three consecutive North Carolina state championships (1999, 2000 and 2001), and attended Lee County High School in Sanford, North Carolina, where he was selected as a 2003 Parade Magazine High School All American. He played college soccer Wake Forest University from 2003 to 2006, and finished second on the Wake Forest career assist list with twenty-seven in fifty games.

During his college years Solle also played in the USL Premier Development League for both Raleigh CASL Elite[1] and Carolina Dynamo.


Solle was drafted in the second round (25th overall) of the 2007 MLS SuperDraft by New England Revolution, but never played a first team game with the team and was released on August 31, 2007. In the spring of 2008, he signed with the Carolina RailHawks of the USL First Division, and played his first professional game in a 1-1 tie with the Atlanta Silverbacks.[2]

In 2009 Solle moved to play with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division.


Solle played a single game with the U.S. U-18 team in 2003. In February 2007, he joined the United States under-23 men's national soccer team for a tour of Japan.[3]


Wilmington Hammerheads[edit]


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