Matthew McCarthy

Matthew McCarthy

Yr. Fr.
Hometown O'Fallon, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Althoff Catholic

2019-20: Golfed 15 rounds and averaged a 78.73 over five tournaments… Had a season-low 72 (+1) in the third round of the Zach Johnson Invitational on Oct. 1… Had his best 54-hole tournament score of the year at the Crusader Collegiate, where he went 79-76-77 to finish at 232 (+16, 64th/90).

2018-19: Posted a 79.53 average over 17 rounds… Season low round of 72 came in Round 2 of the SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational on Sept. 24.

2017-18: Competed in seven tournaments totaling 21 rounds for Valpo… Compiled a scoring average of 79.38… Turned in a 73 (+2) in the third round of the Bash at the Beach Collegiate Invite on March 6, his top score of the season. He finished that tournament with a 229 (+16), his best 54-hole score of the year…. Participated in Valpo’s first MVC Championship.

2016-17: Posted a 78.07 average over 14 rounds (five events) during his rookie campaign... Turned in a season-best 71 (+1) in the second round of the Earl Yestingsmeier Memorial Invitational on April 15.

Prep: A four-year letter winner for the Crusaders ... two-time First Team All-State honoree ... earned top-20 finishes at state tournament each of his final two years, including a seventh-place finish as a junior ... helped team capture state championship as a freshman and earn sixth-place finish as a team his senior year ... won sectional championship as a junior and conference title as a senior ... four-time First Team All-Conference and three times First Team All-Area ... named Southern Illinois Player of the Year by the Belleville News Democrat and Metro East Golf Coaches Association Player of the Year each of his final two seasons ... finished in second place at regionals and fourth place at sectionals as a senior ... took second place at regionals his junior year as well ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Michael and Pamela McCarthy ... major is accounting.