Erin McCarthy
Erin McCarthy
Year: Senior
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: J.K. Mullen

AS A SENIOR (2011-2012): (XC) Competed in the Stanford Invitational 6k in 22:40 … Earned 13th place with a time of 18:22.57 in the 5k Charles Bowles Willamette Invitational … Raced 19:00.5 in the 5k Bronco Invite … Finished the season at the WCC Championships 6k race in 23:01. (TRACK) Started off the season with 2:17.57 in the 800m at the Kim Duyst Invite … Raced 4:36.05 in the 1500m at the Aggie Open … Raced 2:14.81 in the 800m at the Johnny Mathis Invite … Finished 8th in the 1500m at the Stanford Invite with a time of 4:38.63 … Competed in the Woody Wilson Invite 800m in 2:13.66 … Earned a personal best time in the 1500m at Brutus Hamilton Invite in 4:35.27 … Competed in the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invite for personal best time of 2:09.85 … Ran the Sac State Open 800m in 2:12.79 … Finished the season at the West Coast Invite in the 800m in 2:12.76 as well as the 1500m in 4:39.56.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): (XC) Placed 26th in WCC Championships in 22:33 10/30/10....Earned a season record in the 6k with a time of 21:51 @ NCAA West Regionals West 11/13/10. (TRACK) Did not compete.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-2010): (XC) Ran in the San Francisco Invitational with a time of 19:25 finishing in 18th place and 1st for the team … ran a time of 18:13 in the Hornet Jamboree finishing 11th and 2nd for the team … was the lone runner to compete in the Doc Adams Open where she ran a time of 22:13 crossing the finish line in 4th place … During the WCC Championships, McCarthy ran a time of 23:08 finishing as the 4th runner for the team and 34th overall … competed in the West Regional Championships with a time of 23:44 finishing in 140th place and 4th for the team. (TRACK) Ran her first ever 5000m track race in 17:56 despite tough rain and wind conditions @ the Benny Brown Invitational, Cal State Fullerton 3/6/10…Placed 2nd in her heat of the 1500m and set a PR time of 4:43:60 @ Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/3/10…Earned 3rd place and a PR in the 1500m in 4:42:93 @ Woody Wilson, UC Davis 4/17/10…Earned a new PR and school record in the 1500m with a time of 4:37:79@ Brutus Hamilton Invitational, Cal 4/23/10…Broke her second school record this time in the 800m running 2:14:86 @ Sac State, 5/8/10.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-2009): (XC) Placed 20th in the open division of the Bronco Invitational on Oct. 18 with a 5k time of 19:45 ... Placed 25th in the Shoreline Open on Oct. 25 with a time of 19:30. (TRACK) Did not compete.

COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS

Cross Country: 18:13 in the 5k (2009 - Hornet Jamboree); 21:51 in the 6k (2010 - NCAA Regional Championship)
Track:
2:09:85 in the 800m (2012 - Payton Jordan Cardinal); 4:35.27 in the 1500m (2012 - Brutus Hamilton Invite); 10:28:10 in the 3000m (2010 - Aggie Open); 17:56:62 in the 5k (2010 - Benny Brown Invite)

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of JK Mullen High School ... State Track Champions from '05-'07 ... participated in cross country, track and swimming in high school.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Isabella McCarthy ... has an older sister named Elisa who ran at Dartmouth ... enjoys painting her nails and traveling ... majoring in political science ... favorite color is purple.