2010-2011: Competed in the 600-, 800-, and 1,000-meter runs, as well as the mile during the indoor season and the 400 and 800 outdoors ... Recorded a personal-best time of 1:55.20 in the outdoor 800 at the Stan Lyons Invitational (April 30).
2009-10: Competed in the 600-, 800- and 1,000-meter runs during the indoor season...Recorded a BIG EAST qualifying mark in the 800 of 1:54.99 at the Meyo Invitational on Feb. 6...Ran once each in the 600 and 1,000 meters and the 4x800- and 4x400-meter relays...At the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, ran the third leg of the 4x800-meter relay along with Blake Johnson, Peter Bolgert and Evan Ross, recording the seventh-fastest time in MU history of 7:41.24...During the outdoor campaign, competed three times in the 800 meters and recorded a top time of 1:56.79 at the USF Bulls Invitational on March 19...Also competed during the outdoor season in the 4x400 relay.
2008-09: Finished 11th in the 600m at the Badger Track Classic with a time of 1:24.77...Ran an indoor season best time of 1:57.35 in the 800m at The Notre Dame Invitational...Placed third overall in the 800m at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational...Did not compete in the outdoor season.
2007-08: Competed in the Illini Open and the Midwestern Collegiate Invite during the cross country season...During the indoor season, finished first in the mile with a time of 4:32.40 at the Badger Track Classic...Won the 800m at the Iowa Hawkeye Invitational in 1:57.56...Set a personal record in the 800m at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 1:54.50 and helped his 4x400m relay squad take third place...Recorded a personal record in the 1,000m at the Meyo Invitational, finishing the race in 2:31.32...At the Indiana Relays, set a personal-best in the mile with a time of 4:21.80...Did not compete during the 2007-08 outdoor season.
High School: McCarthy was a three-time letterwinner in track and field and cross country... Won the Division II state title in the 800m in 2006 and took third in 2007... As a junior and senior, McCarthy was the track team captain as well as team MVP.
Personal:McCarthy was born on November 3, 1988 to Linda and William McCarthy... Has three siblings, Billy, 23, Michelle, 19, and Patrick, 17... Father was a sprinter at UWM... Majors in engineering.