2011-12: Appeared in all 32 games for the Saints, starting in 22 … averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 17.8 minutes of action per game … hit 76.9% of her free-throw attempts, good for second on the team … scored a season high 10 points on four different occasions … grabbed a season high 8 rebounds against Trinity International (1/14/12) … registered a career high 3 steals in the CCAC semifinal game against Cardinal Stritch (2/23/12).
2010-11: Appeared in all 31 games as a true freshman registering 1 start … averaged 1.7 points per game in 10.6 minutes of action … scored a season high 8 points against Trinity International (2/19/11) … grabbed a season high 5 rebounds against Cornerstone University (11/3/10) … shot 40% from the field on 18-of-45 shot attempts.
Prep: A member of the North Vigo High School basketball program where she earned numerous awards … Francesca won the Gold Medal Award, Rebounding Award, and Free Throw Award with the Patriots … she also won the 2010 3-point contest and was selected to the All Wabash Valley team … McCarthy was also named a FS The Magazine All-Star.
Personal: Francesca is the daughter of Joe and Mary McCarthy … majoring in Psychology … born on March 18, 1992.
|1||Lindsey Steffen||JR||G/F||5-8||Nappanee, Ind.|
|2||Kari Barnes||FR||G||5-8||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|10||Megan Eve||JR||G||5-7||Scottsburg, Ind.|
|11||Jillian DeLucia||JR||G||5-6||Fishers, Ind.|
|14||Lauren Malinowski||SR||G||5-2||Dearborn Heights, Mich.|
|22||Kristin Nitka||JR||G||5-7||Chicago, Ill.|
|24||Angela Byrd||SR||G||5-3||Harvey, Ill.|
|30||Maggie Gondeck||SO||F||6-0||Michigan City, Ind.|
|33||Jacques Donaldson||SR||F||5-9||South Bend, Ind.|
|34||Mary Fitzgerald||JR||G/F||5-8||Livonia, Mich.|
|44||Carmen Lowe||FR||F||5-11||Fort Wayne, Ind.|
|54||Francesca McCarthy||JR||F||5-9||Terre Haute, Ind.|