Jessica McCarthy
Jessica McCarthy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Menifee, CA

High School:
Vista Murrieta HS

Height:
5-7

Experience:
3V

07/23/2014

WCC Honors 139 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

Over 1,000 WCC student-athletes garnered honors on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.

05/08/2013

Toreros Close Out Season at OXY

USD recorded four season-bests and eight personal-bests on the day.

04/22/2013

Toreros Fly Like The Wind at San Marcos Invitational

Gillian Gorelik clocked a season best time of 10:30.46 in the 3,000 meters.

03/19/2013

Torero Spring Fever Hits San Diego's Aztec Invitational

Seven Toreros set or tied personal bests on the day.

03/12/2013

Toreros Turn It On at UCSD

Gillian Gorelik led the Toreros with a 4th place finish in the 1500m.

Honors & Awards:
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2013

Junior (2012-13): Named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.02 GPA... Posted her top 5k time of the fall at the Bronco Invite (19:02)... Ran a 23:52 (71st place) at the WCC Championships... Clocked a 23:24 (189th place) at the NCAA Regional Championships... Also competed in the Fullerton Invitational, UC Riverside Invitational and Triton Classic... Raced in the 1500m, 3k and 5k during the spring track season.

Sophomore (2011-12): Ran her best 6k time of the season at the UC Riverside Invitational with a 22:18.4... Finished in 67th place at the WCC Championships with a time of 22:48... Also competed in the Stanford Invite (6k; 23:17) and Bronco Invite (5k; 18:30.2)... Did not compete in the spring track season.

High School/Prep: Attended Vista Murrieta High School where she competed in cross country, track, and soccer... Earned three varsity letters in track and four varsity letters overall... Posted a 3200m time of 11:29.00 as a senior and a Mt. SAC time of 18:49... Named Academic All-League in cross country her senior year... As a sophomore, ran a 5:11.32 1600m time... Named All-Southwestern League in track in 2008 and Academic All-League in track in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

Personal: Born February 3, 1992 in Wildomar, Calif... Parents are Kevin and Lucie McCarthy... Chose USD because it was a Catholic school with an excellent reputation, she fit well with the team, and she loves the beach and surfing... Was also recruited by Loyola Marymount, Portland, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, and Franciscan University of Stuebenville... Besides running, she is involved in USD University Ministry, and likes to surf, wakeboard, and snowboard... Notes that she likes the color orange.

Major: Biology

Minor: Theology