Career: Appeared in 60 games while making 41 starts as a mainstay on Villanova's defensive unit... Captured 110 ground balls and caused 45 turnovers in his four year career... Relied upon to defend some of the nation's top offensive threats... Graduates Villanova with a degree in Economics.
2010: Named a 2010 Team Captain... Started all 15 games on Villanova's defensive unit... Captured 39 ground balls and caused 22 turnovers for the season... Third on the team with 39 ground balls... Second on the team with 22 caused turnovers... Had a season-high four ground balls vs. Penn State (Mar. 4). BIG EAST: Started in all six conference matches... Tallied 13 ground balls and caused nine turnovers in BIG EAST action.
2009: Played and started in all 17 games... notched 27 ground balls for the season.
2008: Saw playing time in 14 games starting in nine...Sixth on team with 21 ground balls.
2007: Had a breakout rookie campaign...played in all 14 games as a freshman...collected 23 groundballs, ranking third on the team...had four caused turnovers...became an immediate key contributor on defense...earned spot on the CAA All-Rookie Team...named the Villanova Rookie of the Year.
Archbishop Wood: Lettered four years in lacrosse and football...lacrosse team MVP as a senior...two-time Most Valuable Offensive Player for football...football team won three straight Philadelphia Catholic League titles...received second honors at his school three times...played against former Wildcat teammate Eddie DiDonato in high school.
Personal: Born 8/31/87 in Abington, Pa. ...oldest of three children of Bryan and Karen McCartney...siblings are Sean (17) and Caitlin (14)...majoring in Economics.