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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Everett's McCarthy commits to Stetson

By Brendan Hall

Everett High senior catcher Buck McCarthy confirmed with ESPNBoston.com this afternoon that he has verbally committed to Stetson University for the 2012-13 school year.

McCarthy, a member of ESPNBoston's inaugural MIAA All-State team last spring, was also considering scholarship offers from Rhode Island, Bryant, Maryland and Vanderbilt. The Hatters, however, were the only ones to step forward with a full ride, 55 percent of it on athletic merit and the rest of academic merit.

The 5-foot-10, 180-pound McCarthy is also a linebacker for the defending Division 1 Super Bowl champion football squad, and will be a captain this fall.