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  Andrew McCarthy
Andrew McCarthy

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bainbridge Island, Wash.

High School:
Bainbridge

Position:
FREE

2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed fourth in the 200 free and sixth in the 500 free ... Took fourth in the 500 free and seventh in the 200 free at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... Against St. Bonaventure, was third in the 1000 free and sixth in the 500 free ... Grabbed fourth in the 1000 free and seventh in the 500 free versus Bucknell ... At the Pitt Invite, was sixth in the 1650 free and qualified for the championship finals in the 200 free, placing eighth ... Swam in the 500 free at AT&T Winter Nationals.

2013-2014:
Finished fourth in the 500 Free at the Pittsburgh Invitational...Finished eleventh in the 200 Free, fourth in the 800 free relay and fourth in the 1650 freestyle at the Pittsburgh Invite...Earned fifth place finishes in the 200 and 500 freestyles against Denison...Competed in the ACC Championship where he swam in the C final of the 500 freestyle, and scored in the 1650 freestyle.

2012 - 2013: Placed fourth in both the 1000 free and 200 IM against Virginia...On the road against Cincinnati McCarthy placed third in the 1000 free (9:46.85)...Against Notre Dame he placed fifth in the 1000 free (9:45.42)...At the Pitt Invitational McCarthy placed fifth in the 1650 Free (16:17.39) and swam a career-best in the 200 back (1:58.74)...Placed third in both the men's 500 and 100 yard freestyle against West Virginia, clocking 4:43.54 and 9:40.98 respectively.

High School: Is a three time Washington State Champion in the 500 free, where team won third place his senior year...named 2010-2011 All-America in 500 free...attended summer 2010 Junior Nationals his sophomore and junior years, and attended winter Junior Nationals during his junior year...named Most Valuable player three consecutive years (2009-12) by Bainbridge High School's swim team where he swam under coach Carolyn Ackerley...named 2011-12 Ironman after qualifying for state in all events...swam at Bainbridge Island Swim Club from 2006-12 in Bainbridge Island, Wash....holds two individual records and three relay records at Bainbridge High School...named NISCA Academic All-America 2012 and USA Swimming Scholastic All-America in 2010 and 2011.

Personal: Born Andrew Casey McCarthy on April 3, 1994...son of Bill and Carolee McCarthy...has one brother, Todd...enjoys wakeboarding.

McCarthy's Personal Best Performances
Event Time Date Venue
50 Free
18.60 1/11/2014 vs. WVU
100 Free
48.16 2/26/2014 ACC Championships
200 Free
1:39.25 2/26/2014 ACC Championships
500 Free
4:27.95 2/26/2014 ACC Championships
1000 Free
9:28.67 2/27/2013 BIG EAST Championships
1650 Free 15:46.38 2/27/2013 BIG EAST Championships
200 Back 1:58.74 11/16/2012 Pitt Invitational
100 Breast 1:04.02 12/12/2013 Christmas Meet
200 Breast 2:13.18 12/12/2013 Christmas Meet
100 Fly 54.45 12/12/2013 Christmas Meet
200 Fly 1:58.73 1/25/2013 vs. Villanova
200 IM 1:58.73 12/12/2013 Christmas Meet
400 IM 4:01.96 2/27/2013 BIG EAST Championships