Joanne McCarthy

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Joanne McCarthy
Chicago Condors
Personal information
Born (1974-10-26) October 26, 1974 (age 44)[2][1]
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height5 ft 7[1] in (1.70 m)
Listed weight130[1] lb (59 kg)
Career information
CollegeUniversity of Illinois-Chicago[1]
ABL draft1998 / 41 (1st pick, 5th round)
Selected by the Chicago Condors
Playing career1998–1998

Joanne McCarthy (born October 26, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player.

Personal life[edit]

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[edit]

McCarthy set the University of Illinois-Chicago career scoring and assists records in 1997.[3] These records still both stood as of 2007.[4]

Professional athletics[edit]

She was drafted with the first pick of the fifth round of the 1998 American Basketball League draft by the Chicago Condors.[5] She played for the Condors during the 1998 season,[6] playing six games.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Joanne McCarthy". Retrieved June 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Joanne McCarthy". CNN/SI. December 25, 1998. Retrieved May 21, 2007.
  3. ^ Neubauer, Kelly (1997). "Women's Basketball Career Records". University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997, Sports Information Office. Retrieved May 21, 2007.
  4. ^ "UIC Women's Basketball Career Records". University of Illinois-Chicago. 2007.
  5. ^ "History of the American Basketball League". Retrieved May 21, 2007.
  6. ^ "Chicago Condors Team Stats Through Sunday, December 20". Sports Illustrated/CNN. December 21, 1998. Retrieved May 21, 2007.