Men's Golf



 Mike May
Mike May

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Big Piney, Wyo.

High School:
Big Piney/Rock Springs HS

Height:
6-0


05/06/2012

Boutelle Records Top-15 Finish At MW Championship

The Cowboys concluded the championship in eighth place.

05/05/2012

Boutelle In Position For Top-15 Finish At MW Championship

Cowboys tied for seventh after two rounds.

05/04/2012

Boutelle's One-Over 72 Leads Pokes In First Round Of MW Golf Championship

Wyoming Golfers In Seventh Of Deep MW Championship Field

05/02/2012

Cowboys Set For 2012 Mountain West Golf Championship

The event will begin Friday, May 4 in Tucson, Ariz.

04/28/2012

Stewart And Parish Lead Cowboys With Top-25 Finishes At Cougar Classic

The Cowboys Finished In Eighth After Firing A Final Round 288 (E).

Fall 2011 (Senior): May had an up and down fall season for the Cowboys playing in all five tournaments. At the Battle in the Tetons, May started the tournament with a one-over 73 and finished the tournament in a tie for 33rd place with a score of 229 (+13). His next three tournaments he struggled to find a rhythm finishing in out of the top 50 in all three events. Although his struggles in the middle of the season he came back in the final tournament of the season and had an excellent tournament. At the Nevada Wolf Pack Classic, May shot two over par rounds to start the tournament, but came back in the final round and shot an even-par 72. His final round finished him in a tie for 24th place with a score of 225 (+9). He shot two rounds of par or better during the season and finished the fall with a 76.13 stroke average.

2010-11 (Redshirt Junior): May had a productive season for the Cowboys in 2010-11 playing in all 12 tournaments and recording one top-25 finish. May's best finish came in the Nevada Wolf Pack Classic where he placed in a tie for 18th with a two round total of 145 (+1). He recorded two rounds of par or better during the season. During the summer, May placed ninth at the 2011 Wyoming State Amateur in Hulett, Wyo. He has competed in 38 events for the Cowboys during his three seasons.

2009-10 (Junior): May used his redshirt year to improve his game and prepare for the 2010-11 season.

2008-09 (Sophomore): May played in all 12 tournaments of his sophomore season. He shot par or better three times and carried a stroke average of 77.14 through the season. One of his best tournament finishes came in the Cowboy Classic, where he shot his best tournament score of 217 (+7). That was good for a tie for 44th place in the 118-man field. May had a very successful summer of 2009. He qualified for the United States Public Links which was played at the University of Oklahoma Golf Course. He placed third in the Wyoming State Amateur in Gillette, Wyo., and also made it to the semifinal match of the Wyoming State Match-Play Tournament in Cody, Wyo.

2007-08 (Freshman): May did something as a freshman that not many golfers can claim, he finished runner-up at a college tournament. Mike shot rounds of 69 (-3) and 68 (-4) at the Purple & Red Invite to finish in second place out of 104 individuals. It was the highest finish by a Wyoming golfer since the 2005-06 season when Jeff Franks won the Air Force Invite. The round of 68 was Mike's best of the season, as well as tied for lowest on the Cowboy team. May played in all 13 tournaments of his freshman season and held a stroke average of 76.16. At the Hawaii tournament he shot 72, 71, 70 and helped the Cowboys record the third-best team round in school history, 278 (-10), and the third-best team event total at UW, 859 (-5).

High School: May lived in Big Piney, but played high school golf for class 4A Rock Springs and was named all-conference for all four years. His junior and senior seasons, Mike was runner-up at the Wyoming State Championship, only one stroke off of the title in 2006 and two strokes back in 2005. Both years, May earned All-State accolades. He represented the state of Wyoming on the Junior America's Cup team in 2004 and 2005. A multi-sport athlete, he also earned high school letters in basketball (three) and football (one). Mike was an honor roll student. May chose Wyoming over Utah, Utah State and Northern Colorado.

Personal: May was born in Roosevelt, Utah, on Dec. 28, 1987. Mike is the son of Wendy and Troy May and has one older sister, Reannon. He is majoring in social science.

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