Men's Tennis



    Michael McCarthy  
    Michael McCarthy

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    High School:
    Indian Hill

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 155

    Birthdate:
    08/09/1985


    2006-07 • JUNIOR Recorded a 12-6 singles mark and 6-8 record in doubles play ... won six of eight matches when serving as the No. 4 singles player for IU ... his only loss of the Big Ten Singles Championships came against the eventual champion Matko Maravic of Michigan, winning his other three matches at the event ... went on a mid-season stretch that consisted of singles victories in eight out of nine matches ... picked up both a singles and doubles win against Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State, IPFW, Toledo and Murray State.

    2005-06 • SOPHOMORE One of four players to reach the 20-win plateau ... was a mainstay at No. 5 singles, going 20-17 overall and 4-6 in Big Ten action ... won three matches in the qualifying tournament at the ITA Midwest Regional to reach the main draw ... started the spring on a four-match winning streak, beginning the year with a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 win over Evan West of Butler ... played five matches at No. 4 singles, going 2-3 ... also went 1-0 at No. 3 singles with a 7-6 (7-3), 6-1 win over David Jackson of Vincennes ... notched his 20th win of the season against Scott Rasmussen of Michigan State, 6-1, 6-0 ... competed at No. 3 doubles most of the spring with Neil Kenner, going 10-4, with a 6-2 record in the conference ... won seven straight matches with Kenner as his partner ... also went 3-3 with Mak Kendall at No. 3 doubles ... had a total of six doubles partners for the year, going 1-5 with Dara McLoughlin, 0-1 with Mario Gonzalez, 1-0 with Peter Antons and 1-1 with David Bubenicek ... named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2004-05 • FRESHMAN Led the Hoosiers with nine victories during the fall season and finished the year with a 15-13 singles record ... played primarily at the No. 4 singles position for IU, but did play as high as No. 2 ... won his lone No. 2 singles match, 6-2, 6-3 over Chris Morgan of Murray State ... won first career Big Ten singles match at the No. 5 position, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, over Michael James, helping the Hoosiers sweep Penn State, 7-0 ... won his first career singles match, 7-5, 6-2, over Mike Weaver of Butler at the Purdue Invitational ... went on to win the Silver Flight at the Invitational, 6-4, 6-0, over Chris Clark of Toledo ... won the first eight matches of his Hoosier career ... won five of those eight in advancing through qualifying and into the Round of 16 at the Midwest Regional Championships ... was ranked 26th in the Midwest Singles Rankings by the ITA following the fall season ... teamed with his brother, Ryan, to win the Gold Flight Doubles title at the Purdue Invitational ... finished the year with a doubles record of 15-11 ... teamed mainly with Dara McLoughlin, as the duo went 10-9, all at the No. 3 doubles position ... the duo also was 4-6 in Big Ten action.

    PREP/JUNIORS Ranked No. 1 in Cincinnati ... No. 1 in Ohio Valley, ... Ranked No. 7 in Midwest ... highest national ranking No. 48 in Boys' 18's ... finished sixth in the Midwest Closed Championships in 2003 ... reached the semifinals of the Cincinnati Met Tournament in both singles and doubles in 2004 ... playing No. 1, led the Ohio Valley team to its first Midwest Davis Cup title in 10 years over Chicago (2004) ... 2004 High School All-American ... won 2004 Carter National Invitational in Nashville, Tenn. ... Ohio state finalist sophomore and junior years ... 2004 Ohio state champion ... team captain and MVP for three years ... four-time all-city and all-state ... two-time city player of the year ... Ohio Player of the Year as a senior ... 2004 State of Ohio High School Man of the Year ... undefeated record of 38-0 as a senior ... career record of 136-7.

    PERSONAL Son of Devin and Janis McCarthy ... majoring in Business ... born Aug. 9, 1985.

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