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Joe McCarthy
Joe McCarthy

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Scranton, Pa.

High School:
Scranton

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
OF/1B

B/T:
L/L



04/08/2014

No. 2 Virginia Defeats James Madison, 9-3

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

03/31/2014

Joe McCarthy Named ACC Co-Player of the Week

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

03/30/2014

No. 2 Virginia Sweeps Virginia Tech With 7-4 Sunday Win

Cavaliers have won six straight games, now 10-2 in ACC play

03/29/2014

No. 2 Virginia Clinches Series With Virginia Tech, 9-2

McCarthy goes 3-for-4 with four RBI while Jones fires 4 2/3 shutout innings of relief

03/28/2014

No. 2 Virginia Takes Game 1 Against Virginia Tech, 2-1

Irving hits tie-breaking single in seventh inning

02/23/2014

Baseball vs. East Carolina (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. East Carolina 2/23/14

04/20/2013

Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. Florida State (by Matt Riley)

03/28/2013

Baseball vs. Clemson (AP)

Baseball vs. Clemson (AP)

03/23/2013

Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

Baseball vs. NC State (by Matt Riley)

2013
• 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)

PREP
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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

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