Joe McCarthy
Joe McCarthy


Scranton, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215




No. 1 Virginia Bashes Richmond, 13-0

Cavaliers rip four home runs while limiting UR to two hits


No. 1 Virginia Holds Off VCU, 5-4 in 10 Innings

Brandon Downes hits solo home run in 10th inning


No. 1 Virginia Cruises Past William & Mary, 11-2

Cavaliers rack up 14 hits while UVa limits potent W&M offense to just four hits


No. 2 Virginia Defeats James Madison, 9-3

McCarthy records four hits and four RBI, while pitchers twirl four-hitter


Joe McCarthy Named ACC Co-Player of the Week

Virginia outfielder was 5-for-11 in series against Virginia Tech


Baseball vs. East Carolina (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. East Carolina 2/23/14


Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)


Baseball vs. Clemson (AP)

Baseball vs. Clemson (AP)


Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

• ACC Freshman of the Year and Second-Team All-ACC honoree
• Named Freshman All-American by Louisville Slugger and the NCBWA
• Named to Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team
• VaSID State Freshman of Year
• Recorded highest batting average for a Virginia freshman since Bill Narleski hit .366 in 1984 (minimum 2.0 AB/game) • Started 60 of 62 games; reached base safely in 56 games
• His .469 on base percentage ranked second on team and sixth in ACC; had .458 OBP in ACC games (fifth in league)
• Ranked fifth among all freshmen nationally in OBP
• Posted .357 batting average in ACC play (seventh among all players)
• Tied school record with 54 walks (ranked fourth in ACC, sixth nationally in 2013)
• Reached base safely in 36 straight games to start his career (ended April 14 when he went 0-for-3 in rain-shortened game at Georgia Tech)
• Batted team-best .438 (7-for-16) in NCAA tournament
• Went 4-for-9 with five walks in NCAA regional; had three hits in opener vs. Army (5/31)
• Was 3-for-12 in ACC tournament; homered against Florida State
• Was 8-for-14 with three doubles, four RBI in Duke series
• Was 4-for-12 with with three runs, two RBI in Virginia Tech series
• Missed two midweek games (April 23-24) with jammed finger; returned vs. Virginia Tech
• Had two hits, two RBI in eight ABs in Florida State series
• Went 6-for-13 with five runs in Wake series; was 4-for-6 with two homers, four RBI in Monday finale
• Was 5-for-14 with three RBI in Miami series
• Was 4-for-15 in Clemson series
• Scored three runs, including game winner, in walkoff win over Maryland (3/9); went 3-for-10 in series
• Homered, drove in three against Harvard (3/2)
• Had three hits, drove in four runs and reached base five times at ECU (2/16)

• Three-sport standout at Scranton High School
• Was three-time all-region and all-conference honoree in baseball
• Named conference player of the year in 2012
• Earned region's player of the year honors in 2012
• Hit .500 as a senior
• Led baseball team to two district championships
• Coached by Jaime Higgins
• Also played football (running back/quarterback) and basketball (center)
• Finished with 2,275 rushing yards (27 rushing TD), 283 receiving yards (four TD) and 1,606 passing yards (10 passing TD)
• Named to football all-conference and all-region teams in 2011
• Was football team MVP in 2011
• Helped football team to one league and one district championship
• Baseball team captain in 2012 and two-year football team captain
• Led basketball team to two district titles and three league championships
• Member of National Honor Society

• Parents are Joe and Joanne McCarthy
• Father played baseball at South Carolina and was drafted three times
• Has one sister, Morgan, and one brother, Jake