John McCarthy
John McCarthy
Height: 5-6
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Painted Post, NY
High School: Corning-Painted Post
Position: Distance

High School: Attended Corning-Painted Post West High School...ran for coaches Andrew Cartwright and Ray Lawson...two-year captain for the Hawks...set cross country school records in the 4,000- and 5,000-meter runs and track & field records in the 1,600, mile run, 2,000 steeplechase and the 3,000 steeplechase...a two-time New Balance Outdoor All-American in the 2,000 steeple...STAC champion in the 1,600 in 2013...STAT champion in the 3,000 steeple in 2014...indoor and outdoor sectional champion in the 1,600 run as a senior for the Hawks.

Personal: Born Oct. 23, 1995...son of James and Christie...has one brother, Brendan...majoring in biology...hopes to become a doctor of internal medicine...enjoys books and movies and watching hockey, baseball and football...favorite foods include steak and pasta...if he could meet one person from history, he'd like to meet Jackie Robinson...lists the Galapagos Islands as the one place he'd like to visit most...also competes on the UB cross country team.