October 26, 1974 |
|Listed height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Listed weight||130 lb (59 kg)|
|College||University of Illinois-Chicago|
|ABL draft||1998 / 41 (1st pick, 5th round)|
|Selected by the Chicago Condors|
McCarthy was born near Chicago, Illinois, to a Catholic family of Irish, German, and Polish heritage. She is the third of four sisters: Lynette, actress/model Jenny, and Amy. They are cousins of actress Melissa McCarthy.
College athletic career
She was drafted with the first pick of the fifth round of the 1998 American Basketball League draft by the Chicago Condors. She played for the Condors during the 1998 season, playing six games.
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- "Chicago Condors Team Stats Through Sunday, December 20". Sports Illustrated/CNN. December 21, 1998. Retrieved May 21, 2007.
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