2012: Appeared in four games and recorded three at bats...collected her first-career put out as a defensive replacement at Arizona State (Feb. 19)...made her Missouri Valley Conference debut as a pinch hitter vs. Drake (Apr. 15).
2011: Appeared in two games as a pinch hitter in her freshman campaign.
Minooka HS: A two-sport athlete in high school who competed in softball and volleyball ... played summer softball for the New Lenox Lightning ... led her softball team to a second place finish in the Southwest Prairie Conference ... recorded a .380 batting average and an on-base percentage of .443 her junior season ... led the team in extra base hits and walks over her junior season ... named the Most Valuable Offensive Player for her softball team ... a member of the Herald News All-Area Team
Personal: Born March 4, 1992...Parents: Tim and Beth McCarthy...Major: elementary education...Father, Tim, was a former Redbird football player from 1981-84 and brother, Cal, was a current member of the Illinois State football team from 2007-11...Major: elementary education.