18 Molly McCarthy
18 Molly McCarthy
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Scituate, MA
High School: Thayer Academy
Position: A/M

2009: Appeared in 12 games, starting 10 … Finished the season with 17 points, while leading the Bears with 15 assists … Also had 16 ground balls, 13 draw controls, and four caused turnovers … Notched a career-high five draw controls against Dartmouth … 2008: Played in 13 games, starting 11 … Finished the year with 13 points and was second on the team with seven assists … Scored the game-winning goal in Brown’s 8-5 win over Dartmouth … Notched two points (1g, 1a) against Columbia and three against Cornell (1g, 2a) … Also had 18 ground balls, 17 draw controls, and 11 caused turnovers … Posted season-highs of four ground balls (against Stony Brook), four draw controls (against Harvard) and four caused turnovers (against Columbia) … 2007: Made an immediate impact on the field, 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 Ward 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 … Concentrating in International Relations.