Matthew Mays
Matthew Mays
Height: 5-7
Weight: 140
Year: So.
Hometown: St. Croix, Virgin Islands
High School: Good Hope Country Day
Events: Back, Fly
Major: Business
Event(s): Back/Fly

As a sophomore (2018-19)
Reset 100 and 200 back school records and also part of school-record 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay ... Won a silver medal in the 100 back and a bronze medal in the 200 back at the MAAC Championships ... Posted school record times of 48.91 in the 100 back and 1:46.27 in the 200 back ... Competed for Virgin Islands in the FINA World Championships ... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team.

2017-18 (Freshman)
Earned MAAC Men's Outstanding Rookie of the Meet honors at the Championships ... Owns school records in 100 back (49.36), 200 back (1:47.70) and 200 fly (1:49.13) ... also top 10 in Bryant history in 100 fly and 400 individual medley ... finished Top 2 in all three individual events at MAACs, including winning the 200 fly (1:49.13). 

Before Bryant
Swam for four years with the St. Croix Dolphins in the Virgin Islands … Won the 2017 CCCAN Swimming Championship High Point award for the 18 & Over division … Competed in the 2015 Pan American Games and the 2015 Singapore Junior World Championships … Currently holds 10 Virgin Island Long Course Records and 12 Virgin Island Short Course Records … Also a member of Student Council and the National Honor Society in high school.

Personal
Father, Brent, swam at Clemson from 1983-87 … Mother, Jodie, swam at Clemson from 1983-85 … has one brother, Bryson ... brother currently serves in the United States Navy.