Aug. 26, 2009
Name: Kayla May
Sport: Field Hockey
Post-college ambition: Personal trainer
Person with greatest influence in athletic career: Dave Wiltey
Biggest thrill in sports: Scoring first collegiate goal at Syracuse in front of my entire family and friends
Athlete you most admire: Muhammad Ali
What impresses you most about your coach(es): Inspiration and her ability to motivate
What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: Knee surgery
Hobbies and outside interests: Pretty much every sport
Pre-competition superstition: M & M's, same (clean) under garments, wear my horseshoe necklace
Favorite movie(s): Mrs. Doubtfire, Ace Ventura, Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Favorite TV show(s): Whale Wars
Favorite musical group/artist: Backstreet Boys
Favorite foods: Everything and anything
Favorite class: Anatomy
Favorite book: The Edge
Favorite funny movie quote: "Mom...The Meatloaf...What is she doing in there."
Favorite professional team: New York Yankees
Favorite sports writer or announcer: Dick Vitale
A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: Touch my tongue to my nose
Person you'd most like to meet: Dwayne Wade
Words that describes you best are: Inspirational, ambitious
Best advice you've gotten about sports: "The will to win, comes from the Heart!."
What people should know about you but probably don't: I'm the oldest of four kids.
If they filmed a movie of your life, who would star in it and what would it be called:
If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Peter Griffin, Rosa Parks, Sandra Bullock
Why you chose U of L: Amazing coaching staff and faculty. The atmosphere is extremely positive, supporting and fun!
Best part of being an athlete:
Having teammates that become family
The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: Was after gaining experience of many years of playing and being able to play for UofL.
If you won the lottery, you would use the money for: Charity, pay off education for me and siblings, new car
The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: Getting tripped by the turf monster
What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Florida - Fort Lauderdale
What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Summer and fall