High School: Graduated from Everett High in 2012 ... Led Crimson Tide to Greater Boston League Championship as a junior and senior ... Named Greater Boston League All-Star ... Also earned Boston Herald All-Scholastic accolades ... Named to ESPN Boston First Team ... Hit over .400 in every season at Everett, batting .600 as a junior ... Also tallied five home runs and 28 runs batted in during 2011 campaign Member of the National Honor Society ... Worked as a peer tutor ... Also played football at Everett High, helping lead team to Division 1 State Championship as a junior and senior. Personal: Born Christopher Matthew McCarthy on January 15, 1994 in Everett, Massachusetts ... Son of Chris and Susan McCarthy ... Has one sister; Melissa (32).
2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 14 games for the Hatters, primarily as a pinch-hitter ... Made five appearances at first base ... Walked and scored tying run in the ninth inning of Stetsonâ€™s 4-3 victory over Rutgers (3/17) ... Recorded first collegiate at Belmont (3/23). HIGH SCHOOL: Was a multi-year letter winner in football and baseball at Gulf Coast High School in Naples, Florida ... Was a twotime All-Conference and All-Area pick ... Hit .465 during his senior year, .413 as a junior and .371 as a sophomore ... Best individual performance came against Barron Collier when he went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a home run ... Led his team to a Final 8 finish as a sophomore and a conference title as a senior ... Played AAU ball for coach David Fore with the 18U SWFL team ... Was an A-B Honor Roll student and was recognized for Academic Merit. PERSONAL: Full name is Darby P. McCormick ... Was born on October 27, 1992, in Boston, Massachusetts ... Is the son of Kevin and Courtney McCormick ... Has two siblings, Griffin and Kaylen ... His dad and uncle both played college baseball and the University of Massachusetts ... Is a Sports Management major.
Prior to Stetson: Played one year at Community College of Baltimore County Essex ... Was the Team MVP after hitting .351 with 14 doubles, 32 runs scored, 20 runs batted in and a .429 on base percentage in 41 games ... Also played for the DeLand Suns in their 2012 Florida Collegiate Summer League Championship. High School: Graduated from South Miami Senior High in 2011, playing with the Cobras ... Was in the Top 20% of his class. Personal: Born on March 15, 1993 in Miami, Florida ... Son of Laura and Jonathan Pequignot ... Has one sister; Jessica (17) ... Father played at Stetson from 1981-84, and then professionally from 1984-87 ... Uncle Jeff Pequignot played at Stetson from 1980-83 and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2012 (Sophomore): Made 17 appearances with four starts ... Pitched six strong innings against USF, only giving up one hit with five strikeouts to earn his first win of the season ... Gave a strong effort out of the bullpen against UCF (5/02), throwing three innings with six strikeouts ... Worked 1.2 scoreless innings in the FGCU series ... Finished 38 strikeouts in 34.2 innings of work. 2011 (Freshman): Was named to the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman team ... Appeared in 21 games, the last eight as a starter ... Earned his first collegiate victory in his first appearance, throwing 10 pitches in one-third of an inning against Georgia in the season-opener ... Earned his second win against Savannah State (4/15) with 6.0 innings of work, allowing one earned run in just his second start ... Best outing as a starter came against North Florida (4/29) when he worked 7.0 innings, allowing just one run on two hits with nine strikeouts in a no decision ... Took losses in each of his last three outings ... Had off-season surgery and did not throw during fall practice.
Darby McCormick Career Statistics Year Avg 2012 .100 TOTAL .100
GP GS 14 0 14 0
AB 10 10
R 0 0
H 1 1
2B 0 0
3B 0 0
HR RBI TB 0 0 1 0 0 1
SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A .100 1 0 3 0 .182 0 0 0 0 3 2 .100 1 0 3 0 .182 0 0 0 0 3 2
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E FLD% 0 1.000 0 1.000
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