WHILE AT CONNECTICUT: Joined the squad as a sophomore in 2011-12, and will serve as a team co-captain this year for the third consecutive season. Has played in 17 events at UConn, averaging 80.02 per round for 48 rounds, with a low round of 70, shot in the 2013 BIG EAST Championships. Best finish was a tie for 10th place at the 2013 New England Division I Championships. Over the summer of 2014, he participated in the Connecticut Open qualifier at Mohegan Sun Golf Club, where he tied for second, allowing him to play in the Connecticut Open. Provides outstanding leadership for Huskies. SPRING 2014: Participated in one tournament, the Mission Hill Spring Spectacular at Howey-In-The-Hills, Fla., finishing in 96th place. FALL 2013: Participated in one tournament, The Connecticut Cup at Ellington Ridge Country Club, shooting 240, including a season-low round of 76, to finish in 74th place.
SPRING 2013: Participated in all seven events on UConn's schedule, averaging 80.6 per round for 20 rounds. Recorded a career-best finish of a tie for 10th place at the New England Division I Championships, helping Huskies win the event. Finished season with a career-low round of 70 in third round of BIG EAST Championship.
FALL 2012: Played in all five events on UConn's schedule, averaging 76.7 per round for 14 rounds, with a low round of 71 at The Connecticut Cup. Best finish was a tie for 17th place at the Philadelphia Big 5 Invitational.
SPRING 2012: Participated in two tournaments, The Farms Invitational and the Wolfpack Spring Open. At the Spring Open, improved his score by 10 strokes from Round 1 to Round 2.
FALL 2011: Participated in The Connecticut Cup, earning a tie for 45th place and shooting a low round of 71.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity letter winner and three-year captain at Suffield High School under Coach Kyle McCullough ...Named All-State as a junior and senior. ... Helped Suffield become runner-up in state tournament as a junior, when he was ranked second in the North Central Connecticut Conference. ... Led the NCCC in lowest stroke differential as a senior and also teamed with Andy Mai to win the Chappa Invitational. ... Scholar-athlete all four years.
PERSONAL: Michael V. Masso. ... Born May 1, 1992. ... Son of Peter and Karen Masso. ... Has a brother, P.J., and sister, Jessica. ... Home courses are Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Conn., and The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Mass.