Player: Garrett May

2017-Garrett May
Hometown: Texarkana, TX
University: Baylor University
Area of Study: Business Finance
Expected Graduation: 2019
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2016-17 (SOPHOMORE)


  • Played in various spots throughout Baylor lineup in all 12 tournaments
  • Helped Bears to first No. 1 national ranking in program history, first NCAA Regional title and first NCAA Championship match play berth
  • Earned PING All-Central Region honors
  • Recorded 72.08 stroke average over 37 rounds, which was 14th-best single-season stroke average in program history
  • Played 13 of first 23 rounds at par or better, including nine rounds below 70
  • Counted 82 percent of rounds (30.5 of 37) toward team score, good for second-best on team
  • Had trio of top-three finishes and finished among top 25 individuals seven times
  • Began season with tie for 54th place at 17-over 227 at Fighting Illini Invitational
  • Rebounded with three straight rounds below 70 on way to third-place finish with 12-under 201 at Maui Jim Intercollegiate
  • Shot 66-69-66=201 at Maui Jim, which was best 54-hole score by a Baylor player since 2006 and third-best in program history
  • Tied for 28th place with 9-over 219 at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate
  • Helped Bears to consecutive tournament titles and finished tied for 13th place individually at both the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate and The All-American
  • Shot 1-over 214 at Royal Oaks and 3-under 213 at The All-American
  • Recorded career-best 7-under 65 in second round at The All-American, which tied sixth-best round in program history at the time
  • Earned best finish of career with tie for second place at Querencia Cabo Collegiate, carding 8-under 205 that included first-round 67 and final-round 66
  • Shot below par in all three rounds to finish tied for 10th place at Linger Longer Invitational with 5-under 211
  • Extended streak of rounds at par or better to six straight by shooting 67-72 at Aggie Invitational, good for tie for second place at 5-under 139
  • Tied for 62nd place at The Maxwell with 17-over 227
  • Shot 18-over 298 to tie for 16th place at Big 12 Championship
  • Helped team to program’s first regional title by shooting 6-over 216 to tie for 38th place at NCAA Stanford Regional
  • Shot 9-over 297 at NCAA Championship to tie for 56th place individually and help Bears advance to NCAA Championship match play for first time in program history
  • Faced Oklahoma’s Rylee Reinertson in quarterfinals, falling 1-up
  • Named to Academic All-Big 12 Second Team and Spring Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN)

  • Participated in seven tournament during freshman season, including five times as member of Baylor lineup
  • Recorded 74.11 stroke average across 19 rounds, including five rounds at par or better
  • Made collegiate debut and tied for 10th place at Gopher Invitational
  • Shot 1-under 70 in first collegiate round, finished tournament at 6-over 219, helping Bears to tie for third place
  • Shot 16-over 226 to tie for 62nd place at Fighting Illini Invitational
  • Tied for 42nd place at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate after shooting 10-over 220
  • Competed as individual at Border Olympics and recorded season-best finish with tie for eighth place at 4-under 140
  • Returned to No. 5 spot in Baylor lineup at Linger Longer Invitational, finished tied for 27th place at 3-over 219
  • Remained at No. 5 for Aggie Invitational, carded 25-over 241 to finish in 75th place
  • Played as individual in The Maxwell, shooting first-round 76 on way to tie for 28th place at 3-over 143
  • Named to Fall and Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls.


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