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Andrew McCarthy

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2010-11, 2011-12
  • Number: 52 (wore 55 in 2010-11)
  • Position: C
  • Height: 7' 1“
  • Weight: 260 lbs.
  • Hometown: Scituate, MA
  • High School: Scituate H.S.
  • Prep School: Loomis Chaffee (CT)
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthdate: May 26, 1991

At UMass

Left the team in the 2012 off-season.1)2) Playing time in the 2012-13 season was expected to be scarce.

2011-12 Redshirt Freshman year

Roster photo 2011-12

Game-by-game stats

2010-11 Freshman year

Roster photo 2010-11

  • Did not play in a game during the season as a freshman, took a redshirt season.
  • Joins the Minutemen as a walk-on for the 2010-11 season.

Article: 7-foot UMass freshman Andrew McCarthy reaches for basketball stars (7/31/2010)


  • Just the third 7-footer in program history, joining 1990s backup center Jeff Meyer (7-2) and Luke Bonner, a 7-1 forward who graduated in 2009.
  • Adds depth in the front court
  • Great teammate and hard worker


Current stats available from UMass or StatSheet

Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
2010-11Redshirt - Did not play in any games

Expanded stats from StatSheet

Career Highs

Points6 - vs Central CT State (12/30/2011)
Field Goals2 - vs Central CT State (12/30/2011)
Field Goals Att.5 - vs Towson (11/30/2011)
3-Point FGnone
3-Point FG Att.none
Free Throws2 - vs Central CT State (12/30/2011)
Free Throw Att.2 - twice, last at Dayton (2/25/2012)
Rebounds2 - three times, last at Dayton (2/25/2012)
Blocks1 - vs Central CT State (12/30/2011)
Steals1 - vs Utah (11/25/2011)
Minutes6 - twice, last vs Central CT State (12/30/2011)


Courtesy: UMass Athletics

  • Animal I Would Be: Tiger
  • Why UMass: Financial Aid
  • I am Most Proud of the Grade I Got in this Class: Astronomy
  • Hope to do Before Graduation: Sky Diving
  • Best Pregame Meal: Spaghetti
  • Player I Pattern Game After: Kevin Garnett
  • Three Words I'd Use to Describe Myself as a Basketball Player: Athletic, Lanky
  • Can't Go on a Road Trip Without: The bus
  • Favorite Basketball Memory: Pickup with my father and older brother
  • Most Challenging so far About College Experience: Conditioning
  • Teammates Describe me as: Big
  • First Thought When I Moved Away to College: Freedom
  • TV Show I Want to be on: SNL
  • First Taught You How to Shoot a Basketball: Dad
  • Favorite Food at the DC: Burrito
  • What Would I do First if President: Install a basketball hoop in the oval office
  • Where I Would Spend $1,000 First: Oakley
  • What Does the Basketball Mean to You: Big part of my life


2013-14: Playing basketball at Lakehead University3)

2012-13: Playing basketball at Massasoit Community College4)


Prep School / High School

  • Played a year of prep basketball at Loomis Chaffee in Windsor, CT
  • Averaged 10 points and 15 rebounds per game as a senior at Scituate High School in 2009


  • Andrew Robert McCarthy
  • Born on May 26, 1991 in Newton, MA
  • Son of Sean and Kelleigh McCarthy
  • Brother of Sean and Mary
  • Brother Sean plays basketball at NJIT
  • Major: Letters & Science
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