2025 LS/WR Hunter Solwold: Loyola Blakefield HS (MD)
Loyola Blakefield High School in Towson, Maryland, is buzzing with excitement as 2025 wide receiver and long snapper (WR/LS) sensation, Hunter Solwold, continues to make waves in the world of high school football. Standing tall at 6'2" and weighing in at 230 pounds, Solwold is a force to be reckoned with on the field. But what sets him apart goes beyond his physical prowess; it's his determination, family legacy, and dedicated mentors that have fueled his meteoric rise.
"I started playing football when I was 7 years old," Hunter shares. "What sparked my interest in the sport was when I fully understood what my dad had accomplished in the game playing at the University of Wisconsin and in the NFL for 6 years. My interest really sparked in wanting to live up to his legacy and beyond."
Guided by his father, who has been instrumental in his football journey, Solwold's development has been nothing short of remarkable. "My dad is a huge part of my success in football," Hunter affirms. "He taught me almost everything that I know to succeed and play well." Moreover, his Head Coach, Anthony Zehyoue, has played a pivotal role in shaping Hunter's skills and character both on and off the field.
As the recruiting process unfolded, Hunter's talent attracted the attention of college coaches across the nation. "The recruiting process for me has been outstanding," Hunter exclaims. "I have had several coaches text and call me a lot and it has been amazing. I also just received my first D1 P5 offer from Virginia Tech after my sophomore year." With offers from esteemed institutions like Alabama, Michigan, Clemson, Penn State, Maryland, and Virginia, Solwold's future in the sport is promising.
Beyond football, Hunter finds time to indulge in various interests and hobbies. Playing basketball and lacrosse for his school, as well as AAU basketball and club lacrosse, showcases his versatility and dedication to athleticism. Balancing his personal life with his unwavering commitment to the game, he enjoys spending time with friends, playing golf, and engaging in some PlayStation fun.
Hunter's journey is guided by a cast of role models who have left an indelible mark on his life. "Some role models I have in the sport are my dad and Luke Rhodes (Indianapolis Colts LS)," he reflects. "I aspire to be like Luke Rhodes for his relentless work ethic and dedication to be the best player and person that he can be." Outside of football, Hunter draws inspiration from the late Kobe Bryant, admiring his resilience and determination in the face of challenges.
As Hunter Solwold's star continues to rise, Loyola Blakefield High School and the football community at large eagerly await the next chapter in his remarkable story. With an unwavering drive to honor his family legacy and reach new heights, Solwold is undoubtedly a name to remember in the world of sports.
Stay updated on his journey by following him on Twitter @HSolwold2025.