Bill May ’92, Soccer

Bill May attended Moreau from 1989 – 1992. During Bill’s high school years, he was a standout on the soccer fi eld and on the greens playing golf.

In 1992 Bill was voted Team MVP and achieved All League status for soccer. Bill also served as captain of Moreau’s golf team.

Bill recalls some of his soccer opponents and refl ects, “[There was] plenty of action for me as goalkeeper when we played against schools that were much bigger than we were!” As for his legacy at Moreau, Bill says, “ I hope I left the legacy that kids should live their own dreams and be proud of who they are and what they hope to become.”

After high school, Bill continued to play soccer while he attended the University of Washington. While in college, Bill earned many honors including All League and the award for Lowest Goals Against Average in the Nation in 1996. In 1997 Bill was selected to participate on the All Far West Regional Team, Academic All American 2nd Team, and the College All Star Team. Bill majored in industrial engineering and graduated in 1998.

After college, Bill played professional 1st division soccer for one season with the San Francisco Bay Seals and two seasons with the Seattle Sounders.

When asked if a certain person, coach or player had a major impact on him and his playing career, Bill defi nitively answered, “Don Morneau – he encouraged me to believe that I could achieve anything I set out to achieve, on or off any playing fi eld. This continues to help me today.”

Bill is married and lives in Seattle. He and his wife have two children, Abby Sarah (3) and Ruby Jean (8 months). He is a web developer and is a goalkeeper coaching director for a local youth soccer club.

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