By SoE Staff
The month of May continues to be a jackpot for sports fans, so the past week gave us a great variety of top athletes around the world.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 400th and 401st goals for the club on Sunday. In the NBA Playoffs, Steph Curry scored 40 points for Golden State, and Wizards point guard John Wall put up 26 points with eight assists in a thrilling 92-91 Game 6 win over the Celtics to force a Game 7, though Washington would ultimately lose the series.
On the softball diamond, Marshall University senior Jordan Dixon tossed her third career no-hitter -- and just the second no-no in Conference USA tournament history -- on Friday against Western Kentucky.
But those are just the warm-ups. Now for the Top 5 …
5. Kaitlin Lee
The Ole Miss pitcher threw all 28 innings in her team's four SEC tournament games, helping the Rebels to their first conference title in program history and giving up just three runs to earn tourney MVP honors.
4. Mike Trout
The Millville Meteor homered in four straight games starting on May 12, and racked up six RBI in the process, effectively bouncing back from a hamstring injury that caused him to miss five games the previous week.
3. Kelly Olynyk
A surprise hero in the Celtics' Game 7 win over the Wizards, Olynyk scored 26 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists to help Boston reach the Eastern Conference finals.
2. Dallas Keuchel
The big Houston lefty kept his record perfect by shutting down the Yankees Thursday in the Bronx, bringing back memories of his 2015 Wild Card Game dominance. Keuchel entered this week as the first MLB hurler to reach six wins without a loss on the season, and he also boasted the league's third-best ERA at 1.69.
1. Si Woo Kim
The youngest player on the PGA Tour at 21, Kim also became the youngest ever to win The Players Championship, finishing 10-under par and three shots clear of his nearest competitor. When he was done, he flew coach … and had a middle seat …