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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Ryan McCarthy, The Citadel
Pinecrest Academy alum Ryan McCarthy swings at a pitch during his sophomore year with The Citadel. Photo courtesy The Citadel Athletic Department

School: The Citadel

Year: Junior

Sport: Baseball

Alma Mater: Pinecrest Academy

Last Season’s Stats: Third on the team in hits (55) as a sophomore, compiling a .274 batting average and logging 28 RBIs. Also hit four home runs and scored 28 runs.

This Season: McCarthy has helped The Citadel to a 9-1 record through the first two weeks of the season, batting .310 (13 for 42) and slugging his first home run of the season Sunday during a 9-0 win against Saint Peter’s. McCarthy also has six doubles, six stolen bases and 10 RBIs this year.