16 Derrick May, Jr.
Derrick  May, Jr.

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Newark, Del.

High School:
Tatnall School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 184

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
11/09/1993

Experience:
JR

Bats/Throws:
R/R


03/24/2013

Strong Pitching Continues But Wildcats Fall to Cornell, 3-1

Harris made fifth straight quality start, allowed one earned run in seven innings

03/17/2013

Emling Has Three Hits in First Career Start as Wildcats Nip Marist, 4-3

Freshman designated hitter drove in winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning

02/11/2013

Baseball Season Preview: Wildcats Keeping Their Options Open

Villanova roster a mix of veterans and younger players, features depth at every position

05/17/2013

Villanova Baseball vs. La Salle

Villanova defeated La Salle, 5-3, on March 26 in a game that was part of the Liberty Bell Classic.

05/13/2013

Villanova Baseball vs. Chicago State

Villanova defeated Chicago State, 8-2, on March 15, 2013.

On May, Jr.: A strong offensive player who swings the bat well and has shown a great deal of promise ... Solid defender at all three outfield positions and has one of the better arms on the team ... Terrific all-around athlete who can contribute to the team in a variety of ways ... Will compete to earn playing time in the outfield during the season ... Came to Villanova after being drafted out of high school by the St. Louis Cardinals.

Career: Has played in 34 games with six starts in two seasons, while battling injuries for part of his career ... Has one hit and two runs scored in 24 at bats with two walks, one hit by pitch and 13 strikeouts ... In the field has 12 putouts and one assist without committing an error.

2014: Appeared in seven games with one start early in the season before missing time with an injury ... Went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts ... Recorded three putouts and one assist in the field ... Started in left field during the opening series of the season at Charleston Southern and had a putout and an outfield assist in the series finale.

2013: Saw action in 27 games and made five starts ... Went 1-for-20 (.050) at the plate with two walks, one hit by pitch and two runs scored ... Struck out 10 times ... Had two sacrifice bunts ... Pinch ran and scored the winning run in the 10th inning of a 4-3 win over Marist ... Had nine putouts in the outfield; BIG EAST: Played in 10 conference games with one start ... Went 1-for-7 (.143) at the plate with three strikeouts ... Made his first conference start against Connecticut ... Singled against Louisville for his first hit of the year ... Had two putouts in the outfield.

Tatnall School: Earned four varsity letters in both baseball as an outfielder and football as a wide receiver and defensive end ... Also received one varsity letter in basketball as a forward ... Earned first team all-conference honors in baseball all four years and was also a two-time all-state selection his junior and senior years ... As a football player earned first team all-conference accolades two times at both wide receiver and defensive end.

Personal: Born 11/9/93 in Newark, Del. ... Oldest of three children of Derrick and Alicia May ... Has two younger siblings, Donovan (19) and Devon (15) ... Father and grandfather, Dave May, each played in the major leagues and brother, Donovan, is a freshman playing for Villanova ... Mother played collegiate volleyball at Delaware State ... Also has an uncle who played college baseball at Delaware ... Hobbies include lifting weights, bowling, swimming, snowboarding, reading and watching scary movies ... Chose to attend Villanova for the opportunity to grow as a student-athlete ... Majoring in Criminology.

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