Thomas McCarthy
Thomas McCarthy
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tolland, Conn.
High School: Tolland

2010-11: Captained the Yale men’s golf team to its most successful season in recent memory, a season that included wins at the Princeton Invitational and Ivy League Championship and second-place finishes at the Macdonald Cup and George Washington Invitational … Lead from the front with second-place finishes at the Princeton Invitational and Ivy League Championship, and top-ten finishes at four other tournaments … Selected for the first team All-Ivy on the basis of his performance … Played for the bulldogs in all ten tournaments of the season, including the NCAA Virginia Tech Regional … Averaged a score of 73.4 over 22 rounds, with a low round of 69 fired at the Princeton Invitational

2009-10: Ivy League Player of the Year… First team All-Ivy…Appeared in all nine tournaments as a junior…Finished third at the Ivy League Championships with rounds of 76, 71 and 69…Finished in the top 10 five times and never finished worse than 16th…Won the Macdonald Cup with scores of 69, 66 and 69…Won the Princeton Invitational with scores of 67, 70 and 73…Finished tied for second at the Caves Valley Invitational…Finished fourth at the George Washington  Invitational…Best round was a 66 shot twice, once at the Macdonald Cup and once at the George Washington Invitational…Fired eight rounds under par throughout the season…Averaged 71.60 strokes per round, the lowest on the team.
2008-09: First team All-Ivy… Appeared in all nine tournaments as a sophomore…Finished tied for third at the Ivy League Championships with rounds of 69, 73 and 71…Finished inside the top 10 four times…Tied for fourth at the ECAC Championships…Tied for fifth at the Macdonald Cup…Tied for eighth at the Princeton Invitational…Best round was a 68 shot at the Macdonald Cup…Averaged 73.85 strokes per round, the lowest on the team.
2007-08: Made an immediate impact on the Bulldogs as a freshman, competing in all eight tournaments…Best finish came at the Macdonald cup, where he finished tied for sixth…Shot rounds of 71 and 74 at that tournament…Four top-10 finishes, finishing in seventh at the Barona Cup, 10th at the New England Division I Championship and ninth at the Ivy League Championship…Lowest round of the year was 71 at the Macdonald Cup…Averaged 75.95 strokes per round, which was the second-lowest on the team. 
Before Yale: Attended Tolland High School…Played varsity golf for four years…Captained team junior and senior years…Three-time all-state selection from 2005-2007, as well as a four-time NCCC All-Conference selection from 2004-2007… HP AJGA Scholastic All-American in 2006…Best year came in 2007 when he was the Connecticut High School Player of the year, Connecticut individual and team high school champion and New England High School Champion…Team was also state champions in 2006.
Personal: Member of Morse College and undecided on a major…Son of Daniel and Darlene McCarthy…Has two brothers, Brendan and Mike.