18 Molly McCarthy
18 Molly McCarthy
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scituate, MA
High School: Thayer Academy
Position: M
McCarthy sets up her teammates and the play with precision and spot-on timing. She also has the natural ability to shift the momentum of a game in the midfield or at either end. 2007: Made an immediate impact, earning Second Team Regional All-American honors and a spot on the womenslacrosse.com All-Freshman Team ... Finished as the Bears' leading scorer with 35 points (10g, 25a) ... Led the team with 25 assists, tied for third in the Ivy League and 14 more than the next player on the team ... Her 25 assists rank fourth all-time at Brown for assists in a season and are just six shy of breaking into Brown's all-time top 10 for assists in a career ... Had a career-high five assists in win over St. Mary's ... Notched four assists against both Columbia and Harvard ... Had two assists against Maryland, Temple, and Cornell ... Scored the first three goals of her career in 13-12 overtime win over Sacred Heart ... Had two in the next game over Stony Brook ... Was fourth on the team with 20 ground balls and second with 20 draw controls ... Also had 11 caused turnovers ... Scooped up a career-high three ground balls against both Sacred Heart and St. Mary's ... Had a career-high three draw controls against both Columbia and Penn ... Caused three turnovers against New Hampshire ... Before Brown: A three-sport athlete at Thayer Academy, McCarthy played lacrosse, basketball, and soccer ... A 2006 All-American in lacrosse, she was a four-time All-ISL selection, earning First Team Honors in 2004, 2005, and 2006 ... A captain of both the lacrosse and basketball teams, McCarthy was the lacrosse MVP in both 2005 and 2006 and the basketball Unsung Hero in 2004 and 2005 ... Recipient of the Nancy Dinatale Taylor Award as a sophomore and a senior ... Was a two-time selection to the Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic (2005 & 2006) and All-Galaxy (2005 & 2006) ... Played club lacrosse for Mass Elite ... Honor Roll student in high school ... Personal: The daughter of Robert and Marie McCarthy, Molly has a brother, Robert ... Her cousin Erik Kimble went to Brown ... Undecided on a concentration.