John McCarthy
John McCarthy
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Painted Post, NY
High School: Corning-Painted Post
Major: Biological Sciences

2016: Competed in three races... Finished sixth at Canisius Classic with a time of 25:53.50... Clocked in at 21:35.40 for 21st at Colgate Harry Lang Invitational... Finished with a time of 26:36.10 at UB Stampede Invitational

2015: McCarthy finished his sophomore season for the Bulls, competing in three races… He had a season-best 8K at the Lehigh Paul Short Invite, where he completed the race in 26:03… He helped the Bulls to a second place finish at the UB Stampede Invitational, finishing the 8K in 26:51.90… He placed 38th out of 116 runners at the Canisius Alumni Classic, clocking in at 26:43.30.

2014: McCarthy competed in back-to-back 8,000-meter races for the Bulls as a rookie...he clocked a season-best 8,000-meter time of 26:38 on Oct. 18 at the Princeton Invitational...McCarthy added a 26:44 finish in the 8K at Lehigh's Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 4.

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.