Donovan May
Donovan May

Player Profile

Newark, Del.

High School:
Tatnall School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170






Baseball vs. Saint Joseph's

Villanova defeated Saint Joseph's, 8-2, on March 7 in the Villanova Baseball Classic.

On May: Possesses good bat speed and puts the ball in play consistently ... Plus runner ... Has an above average arm in the outfield ... Terrific fit for the Villanova style of play who should demonstrate steady growth within the system.

2014: Played in 44 games with 29 starts ... Recorded 20 hits across 106 at-bats with three doubles, 11 runs and 12 runs batted in ... Drew 12 walks to contribute to a .307 on-base percentage ... Stuck out 19 times ... Stole two bases in three attempts ... Five multi-hit games ... BIG EAST: Played in 14 conference games with 11 starts ... Slashed .083/.150/.111 with three hits including one double in 36 at-bats with one run and three runs batted in ... Drew three walks.

Club Baseball: Played for the Stahl Post 30 American Legion team for four years ... The team made it to the state championship all four years and in 2012 and 2013 won consecutive state titles along the way to appearances at the Mid-Atlantic Regional ... Named an Under Armour Preseason All-American prior to the start of his junior year and was a Rawlings Preseason All-Region selection before his senior year ... Participated in the East Coast Pro Showcase in Syracuse and played for the Blue Jays Scout team.

Tatnall School: Earned four varsity letters in both baseball and football, as well as one in basketball ... As a baseball player was a first team all-conference selection all four years ... As a football player earned first team all-conference honors three straight years (sophomore through senior seasons) as both a wide receiver and defensive back ... Played at guard during his time on the basketball team.

Personal: Born 2/10/95 in Newark, Del. ... Second of three children of Derrick and Alicia May ... Siblings are Derrick, Jr. (20) and Devon (14) ... Father and grandfather, Dave May, each played in the major leagues and brother, Derrick, is a sophomore playing for Villanova ... Mother played collegiate volleyball at Delaware State ... Also has an uncle who played college baseball at Delaware ... Hobbies include playing video games, drawing and playing basketball ... Also likes to dance, see movies and spend time with friends ... Chose to attend Villanova for the chance to grow as a student-athlete while receiving a quality education.


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