Kyle McCarthy
Kyle McCarthy

Player Profile

Basking Ridge, N.J.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190




Connecticut Eliminates Wildcats 1-0 in BIG EAST Quarterfinal

No. 6 Huskies scored game's only goal late in first half


Wildcats Advance in BIG EAST Championship with 3-1 Win Over Seton Hall

Gonzalez, Soroka, and Harr scored for VU


Wildcats Prepare to Face Seton Hall in BIG EAST Championship

Thursday's game to be played at 2:00 p.m.


Wildcats 4-0 Win Over Pittsburgh Secures BIG EAST Championship berth

Villanova got the edge on early goal by Whalen


Wildcats Prepare for Key BIG EAST Battle with Pitt

Senior Day Festivities will honor eight


Men's Soccer vs. Lafayette

Villanova played to a 0-0 draw at Lafayette on October 4, 2011.


Men's Soccer vs. Drexel

Wildcats Aug. 31 victory over Drexel


Anchored the Wildcats defensive back wall ... Started all 20 games for the Wildcats and rarely left the field ... Tallied a goal and an assist on the season ... That goal was a game-winner tallied in a 1-0 triumph over Temple on Sept. 25 at the Villanova Soccer Complex.


Served as a team captain along with Kevin Garcia ... Helped lead a defense that established a new single season school record for shutouts and allowed just 1.03 goals per contest ... Contributed an assist in the season opening 2-0 win over Manhattan on Aug. 26 ... Recorded his sole goal of the campaign in a 3-0 win at Seton Hall on Oct. 1 ... His assist helped lead VU past St. John's on Oct. 19 at the West Campus Soccer Complex.


Started all 19 games for the Wildcats and was a team captain as just a sophomore ... Ended the season with one goal ... The goal came in a 2-1 victory over Syracuse on Oct. 20 ... Generated 20 total shots with five shots on goal for the season.


Played a key role for Villanova as a rookie, first in the defensive midfield and later as a central defender ... Scored his first collegiate goal on Sept. 13 in a 3-1 victory over Fordham in Easton, Pa.


Parents are Julie and Fabian McCarthy ... Fabian McCarthy played soccer at Drew University ... Siblings are Kathleen (21), a nationally ranked equestrian who attends the University of Connecticut, and Kieran (15), a goalkeeper at PDA in New Jersey ... A four-year starter and two-year captain at Ridge High School (N.J.) ... Also played club soccer for the PDA U-18 Academy that captured the 2008 New Jersey State Cup and Region I League ... Chosen first team all-county and all-conference as a senior at Ridge High School ... Named to the all-state section I first team ... Stands 6-3 and weighs 160 pounds.

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