2017: Saw action in two games as a goalie during the season ... played the final five minutes in a season-opening loss at Army West Point, earning a save while facing two shot attempts ... played the entire second half in a 14-1 victory on the road at Hampton, allowing just one goal while earning six saves facing 14 shot attempts ... had seven total saves on the year and registered a .875 save percentage ... generated additional positive press for the VMI lacrosse program in April by donating stem cells to the HEADStrong Foundation.
2016: Did not play.
2015: Did not play.
2014: Saw time in three games, getting his first career action against Army (Feb. 16) ... logged a career-high 42 minutes at Canisius (Apr. 19) ... made 10 saves on the year, including six at Canisius ... stopped 100 percent of the shots he faced against Army (2) ... collected three groundballs, with a season-best two at Canisius ... snagged another pair at Saint Joseph's (Feb. 22) ... caused one turnover against the Hawks as well.
High School: Lettered in two seasons for coach Pat Ryan, starting as a sophomore goalie and making saves on 60 percent of the shots he faced ... also lettered twice under Jay Peaky, earning team MVP honors while stopping shots at a 65-percent clip ... lettered once at Mercersburg under Mark Schindler, making saves nearly 70 percent of the time ... played club with LB3 Lacrosse, Braveheart Lacrosse and the Penn Charter Club ... participated in the Brine Shootout with Penn Charter Club ... named All-League in the Mid-Atlantic Prep League, Metro Independent Lacrosse League and the Independent Parochial School League ... chairman for Keystone Boys State and was in the Anthony Wayne Legion Guard at Valley Forge ... finished second among all cadets in oratorical competition and won the Chaplin's Award for outstanding service at Valley Forge ... also named the Best New Cadet.
Personal: Full name is Michael Ryan Hutwelker ... son of Joel and Lori Hutwelker ... has three siblings, Nolan, Lauren and Amy ... cousin Steven Hutwelker was a four-year student-athlete at St. Mary's College of Maryland in St. Mary's City ... majoring in mechanical engineering.