#5 Nick McCarty
HONORS & AWARDS:Â Monogram (letter) Winner (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) â€¦ BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 18, 2013) … BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2013) â€¦ ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016) â€¦ ACC All-Academic Team (2015) â€¦ Dean’s List (Spring 2016).
CAREER STATS (2013-16): Made 63 appearances with 22 starts in career â€¦ posted a 13-14 record with a 4.62 ERA over 194.2 innings of work â€¦ finished with 106 strikeouts and tallied one complete game and one save and assisted in one shutout.
SENIOR SEASON (2016):Â Appeared in five games out of the bullpen during final year with the Irish â€¦ pitched two perfect innings in final outing of career against No. 16 Clemson (May 21) â€¦ participated in the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) â€¦ named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll … earned a monogram.
JUNIOR SEASON (2015):Â Served as a weekend starter for much of the season, earning 12 starts and 14 appearances overall â€¦ finished with a 6-3 record, turned in a 3.93 ERA, pitched 68.2 innings and struck out 35 batters â€¦ turned in an impressive six quality starts on the year â€¦ had outstanding start to the season in picking up a win at Oklahoma (Feb. 15) … earned a quality start by going 7.2 innings and giving up just one run (0 ER) on four hits, three walks and a hit by pitch … turned in another quality start versus Incarnate Word (Feb. 22) to improve to 2-0 on the year … went seven innings and allowed just one run on for hits … walked none and tied career high with six strikeouts … was cruising against Akron (Feb. 28) until tough seventh inning … ended up going six innings and allowed four runs (3 ER), on seven hits and two walks while striking out five to earn third quality start in a row … earned third win of season in solid outing at Clemson in the series finale (March 15) … allowed only an unearned run in six innings of work … gave up five hits while walking three and hitting two Tiger batters … tallied fifth quality start of season in tough loss to No. 8 Louisville (March 22) … went seven innings and allowed three runs … gave up 10 hits but didn’t walk a batter … struck out four … went 6.1 innings against No. 12 Virginia (March 29), giving up five runs (4 ER), nine hits, three walks, three hit by pitch and two wild pitches while striking out one batter … had dandy of an outing at Pitt (April 4) … threw only 75 pitches in 6.2 innings of work, allowing a run, two hits, two walks and two hit batters while striking out three to earn fourth win of year … returned from a one-week absence due to shoulder issues to earn win against NC State (April 18) after going 5.2 innings and allowing two runs, four hits, two walks and two hit by pitch while striking out six … had five outstanding innings in relief against Sacramento State (April 29) to earn sixth win of the season … allowed just three hits and a walk while striking out five … combined with starter Connor Hale to shut out the Hornets … threw a shutout frame against Northwestern State (May 3) to lower season ERA to 2.98 …Â named to the ACC All-Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll â€¦ earned a monogram.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014):Â Made 15 appearances including nine starts on the mound for the Irish â€¦ piled up 56.1 innings and boasted a 4.47 ERA â€¦ struck out 36 batters while walking 18 â€¦ went at least 6.0 innings in five or nine starts â€¦ had three or more strikeouts in seven of nine starts â€¦ struck out six batters in 7.1 innings in first ACC start at No. 6 NC State (March 8) â€¦ tossed a complete game allowing just one run and striking out six at Chicago State (April 8) â€¦ named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll â€¦ earned a monogram.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013):Â Made a team-high 29 appearances on the mound during first season with the Irish, including one start … compiled a 5-4 record with a 5.20 ERA and one save … scattered 63 hits in 62.1 innings pitched and had a .272 opponent batting average against … held left-handed hitters to a .207 clip (18-for-87) during the season … recorded 33 strikeouts (14 looking) and walked 18 batters … made season debut against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 16), hurling five innings of four-hit baseball with four strikeouts to earn first career win … tossed four shutout innings out of the bullpen to pick up second victory at Tulane (Feb. 24) … made first career start at UC-Santa Barbara … worked three full innings of one hit ball in relief against Seton Hall (March 23), striking out two hitters to earn the win … tied a career-high with four strikeouts in 3.1 innings out of the bullpen at home against Eastern Michigan (May 1) … picked up first career save after recording 1.2 shutout innings in the series finale against USF (May 5) … allowed no runs on three hits in 3.1 innings to earn the win and clinch the BIG EAST Championship game berth for the Irish against Pittsburgh (May 25) â€¦ selected as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL:Â Two-time all-city honoree … helped Cathedral High School (Indianapolis) win sectionals as a freshman and finish second in state as a sophomore and junior … participated in the Indiana All-Stars team … named academic all-state as a senior … voted most improved on team as a junior and team MVP as a senior … earned four letters … member of the National Honor Society … captain of the Brain Game team … played club baseball for the Indiana Bulls … named the 2010 Perfect Game World Underclass Most Valuable Pitcher … full name is Nicholas John McCarty … born in Modesto, California … son of Dale and Joleen McCarty … has a younger brother, Jake … dad, Dale, played baseball at Waldorf Junior College … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with degrees in history and economics.