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Nevada running back suspended after Reno arrest

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 20, 2014 at 6:34 pm •  Published: January 20, 2014

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a Nevada Wolf Pack running back has been suspended from the team following his arrest on a misdemeanor battery charge.

The Reno Gazette-Journal is among media reporting Monday ( ) that 19-year-old Chris Solomon was arrested Sunday by Reno police.

Wolf Pack head coach Brian Polian issued a statement saying Solomon had been suspended while team officials gather more information.

KOLO-TV reports ( ) that Solomon was freed from the Washoe County jail on $3,000 bail.

Details of the arrest and a court date weren't immediately available, and it wasn't clear if Solomon was represented by a lawyer.

The 6-foot, 195-pound Solomon is from West Covina High School in California. He played a back-up role as a freshman last season.

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