Jessica McCarthy
    Jessica McCarthy

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    West Hurley, N.Y.

    High School:
    Onteora

    Event:
    Distance/Freestyle

    Captain:
    2007-2008


    At Providence: As a sophomore: Earned the team's Most Improved Award...Placed second (4:49.86) in the 400-meter freestyle vs. Vermont on 1/28...Placed second (1:17.25) in the 100-meter backstroke on 1/12 vs. UMass-Dartmouth...Finished second (4:50.83) in the 400 SC meter freestyle, and second (2:03.23) in the 200-meter freestyle relay with teammates Matook, Bonagura, and Abbott on 1/15 vs. Maine...Placed third (11:35.36) in the 100-yard freestyle and first (5:25.27) in the 500-yard freestyle vs. Holy Cross on 11/17...Placed second (4:02.13) in the 400-yard freestyle relay with teammates Nemeth, Glynn, and Reardon, and finished fourth (2:39.08) in the 200-yard butterfly on 11/12 at Montclair State...Finished first (3:59.77) in the 400-yard freestyle relay with teammates Bonagura, Matook, and Brezinsky, and third (11:16.43) in the 1000-yard freestyle on 11/2 at URI...Finished first (11:10.59) in the 1000-yard freestyle vs. Loyola on 10/28...Finished first (9:54.94) in the 800-meter freestyle and second (4:52.62) in the 400-meter freestyle on 10/22 vs. Fairfield. As a Freshman: Started the year with a win (4:54.92) in the 400-meter freestyle vs. Montclair State on 10/24...Finished second (10:13.20) in the 800-meter freestyle at Holy Cross 11/18...Had PC's best finish in the 1000-yard freestyle with a ninth-place showing (11:29.34) at Holy Cross on 12/4...Placed third (5:34.77) in the 500-yard freestyle and posted PC's best time in the 200-yard freestyle (third, 11:15.79) each at Vermont on 1/19...Finished second in both the 100-meter freestyle (1:06.09) and the 800-meter freestyle (10:15.34) at Bridgeport vs. the Univ. of Bridgeport and SHU on 2/5.At Onteora: Swam for head coach Larry VanWagner and Craig Chatlos as a member of Marist Swim Club for seven years...A member of the National Honor Society and SADD (Student Against Destructive Decisions)

    Personal: Daughter of Cathy and Bill McCarthy...Has one brother, Matthew who is a senior swimmer at Bentley College...Born September 8, 1986...Undeclared major.