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#14 Tiffany McCarty
Position: Forward
Height: 5'4"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Laurel, Md.
High School: St. John's College HS
CAREER ACCOLADES:
* Selected with the second overall pick by the Washington Spirit in 2013 NWSL Draft.
* MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist (2009, 2011).
* MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List (2010, 2011, 2012).
* NSCAA First Team All-American (2009), Second Team All-American (2011) Third Team All-American (2012).
* Soccer America First Team MVP (2009, 2011).
* TopDrawerSoccer.com First Team, Team of Season (2009).
* All-ACC First Team (2009, 2011); Second Team (2012).
* ACC All-Tournament Team (2009, 2011 and 2012).
* ACC Offensive Player of the Year (2009).
* ACC Freshman of the Year (2008).
* Top Drawer Soccer Preseason Top 100 Women - ranked #9 overall (2010).
* NSCAA Southeast All-Region First Team (2009, 2011); Second Team (2008 and 2012).
* NSCAA Freshman All-American First Team (2008); Soccer America Freshman All-American First Team (2008); TopDrawerSoccer.com All-Rookie First Team (2008); Soccer Buzz Freshman All-American First Team (2008).
* Soccer Buzz National Freshman of the Year Finalist (2008).
* Soccer Buzz Southeast All-Region Freshman of the Year (2008).
* Soccer Buzz Southeast Region All-Freshman Team (2008).
* All-ACC Freshman Team (2008).
* ACC All-Academic Team (2009).
* ACC Academic Honor Roll (2008-09, 2009-10).
* ESPN's All-Decade Girls' Soccer Team (2009).
* Weekly honors: ACC Player of the Week (9/29/09, 10/20/09, 9/13/11); NSCAA National Player of the Week (9/30/09); Soccer American National Team of the Week (8/25/08, 9/29/09, 9/13/11); TDS Team of the Week (8/31/08, 9/28/09, 10/19/09, 9/12/11, 9/26/11), (11/19/12); Soccer Buzz Team of the Week (8/25/08, 10/13/08); SoccerFLA.com Player of the Week (8/31/08).
* FSU career leader in 14 offensive categories: shots (283), goals (63), points (150), game-winning goals (14), multi-goal games (13); points (55), goals (22), multi-goal games (4), shots (108) and assists (11) in ACC games only; points (26) and goals (11) in NCAA Tournament games; points (13) and goals (6) in ACC Tournament games.
* Ranks among school career leaders in appearances (98 - 2nd), game starts (95 - t-3rd), assists (24 - t-4th) and game-winning assists (8 - t-6th).

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Started all 24 games at the forward position in helping FSU to its second straight College Cup appearance and sixth trip overall...one of just four Seminoles to start every game in 2012.
* Named a third team All-American by the NSCAA making her the only three-time All-American in school history.
* Led the team in points (39), goals (17), shots (63) and shots on goal (35) while tying for the team lead with five game-winning goals...finished as the leading scorer for the second year in a row.
* Ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in three offensive categories including game-winning goals (t-2nd), goals per game (0.71 - 4th) and points per game (1.62 - 5th)...finished the season ranked nationally in total goals (t-10th), total points (t-15th), game-winning goals (t-17th), goals per game (19th) and points per game (t-27th).
* Had a terrific finish to an outstanding career at Florida State tallying 10 goals over her last seven games including seven goals in five NCAA Tournament games...recorded three multi-goal games over that span including two in the NCAA Tournament...finished the postseason with 20 shots directing 13 on goal for a .650 SOG%...was honored on the 2012 Women's College Cup All-Tournament Team.
* Finished the NCAA Tournament as the national leader in points and goals with 15 and seven, respectively...became the second Seminole to lead the NCAA Tournament in scoring as Sanna Talonen performed the feat during her freshman campaign in 2007 tallying 17 points (8G, 1A) in leading FSU to the national championship game.
* Led the team with four multi-goal games and six multi-point performances...scored two goals against the College of Charleston, Boston College in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals, Mississippi Valley State and Texas Tech - the final two coming in the NCAA Tournament...five of her six multi-point games came during postseason play.
* Became the all-time school record holder for points and goals in ACC Tournament play as well as points and goals in the NCAA Tournament in 2012.
* First point of the season came on the first goal of the year as she found Dagny Brynjarsdottir in the 14th minute of the season opener at Minnesota.
* Scored twice against the College of Charleston as both goals came in the second half and were one minute and 17 seconds apart.
* Assisted on the game-winner against Cal State Fullerton and followed that by scoring the game-winner in a 1-0 road victory at Arkansas.
* Made an outstanding run to the end line to get behind a UNC defender before sending a pass back towards the middle of the 18-yard box to a wide open Dagny Brynjarsdottir who one-timed a shot into the back of the net for the game-winner in a 1-0 victory at North Carolina.
* Scored a goal in back-to-back games in victories over NC State and Clemson.
* Provided the game-winning heroics back in her home state of Maryland scoring the lone goal in the 86th minute to lead FSU past the Terrapins.
* Began her postseason scoring streak with two goals in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal match against Boston College...added a goal and an assist in the league semifinals against Virginia.
* Scored at least one goal in all five NCAA Tournament games...opened the tournament with two goals against Mississippi Valley State and two more in the second round victory over Texas Tech.
* Notched the golden goal in the 104th minute of double overtime to give FSU a 3-2 victory over the Red Raiders - marked her first career golden goal...finished the match with a season-high six shots with four going on goal.
* Was on the receiving end of a double passing combination by Dagny Brynjarsdottir and Jessica Price to score the lone goal of the match in the 53rd minute as FSU defeated Notre Dame 1-0 in the quarterfinals.
* Scored the equalizer on a header with 41 seconds left in regulation to bring the Seminoles to a 1-1 tie against Penn State in the national semifinals - goal was the second latest game-tying goal in school history.
* Finished the year sixth on the team in minutes played with 1644.

2011 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Started all 26 games in leading FSU to its fifth College Cup appearance in school history.
* First Seminole to be recognized as a Hermann Trophy semifinalist twice in her career at FSU.
* Led the team in points (42), goals (18), shots (80), shots on goal (49) and game-winning goals (4).
* Finished the year ranked second in the ACC in points, points per game (1.62), goals and goals per game (0.69) and tied for sixth in game-winning goals.
* Ranked nationally in goals per game (28th), total goals (t-8th) and total points (t-12th).
* Earned a spot on the All-ACC first team in 2011 becoming just the fifth Seminole to be named a two-time first-team All-ACC honoree joining Amanda DaCosta, India Trotter, Selin Kuralay and Cindy Schofield.
* Surpassed Cindy Schofield in 2011 as FSU's all-time points and goals leader...moved passed Mami Yamaguchi as the all-time shots leader in school history.
* Led the ACC in points (17) and points per game (1.70) and tied for first in goals (7) and goals per game (0.70) against league foes during regular season competition.
* Notched a career-high for goals scored in a season (18), points (42) and game-winning goals (4) surpassing her previous record of 17, 41 and three, respectively, set as a sophomore in 2009.
* Registered at least one point in 19 games while scoring at least one goal in 15 games.
* Became the 12th different Seminole to record a hat trick pouring in a career-high three goals in FSU's 6-2 victory at Clemson...tied a career-high for points in a game with six against the Tigers.
* Opened the season scoring a goal in FSU's first two games notching the game-winner against Oregon State and the lone goal at Portland.
* All four game-winning goals came on the road with three of those wins coming against ranked foes - at Oregon State, at Florida, at Clemson and at Virginia Tech.
* Tallied first multi-point game of the season at Florida as she had a hand in all three goals in a 3-2 victory - recorded two goals and an assist en route to earning ACC Player of the Week honors.
* Recorded a goal and an assist in back-to-back home victories against Boston College and Miami.
* Scored the equalizer in both games of the ACC Tournament in Cary, N.C., in leading FSU to its first ACC Championship...scored in the second half against Virginia in the semifinals and then with just over five minutes left in regulation in the finals against Wake Forest.
* Tied for the team lead with six points during the NCAA Tournament...assisted on goals in wins over Samford and Portland...scored a goal against Louisville and Virginia.
* Recorded a season-high seven shots in FSU's first round NCAA Tournament match against Samford.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Received a redshirt due to injury.

2009 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Finished the season as the ACC leader in goals (17) and goals per game (0.68)...ranked second in points with 41 (17G, 7A).
* Ranked nationally in goals per game (23rd) and points per game (26th).
* Started all 25 games in 2009 playing over 1,800 minutes on the pitch.
* Became the second Seminole in school history to be named ACC Offensive Player of the Year joining Mami Yamaguchi who won the award in 2007.
* Became just the second player in the ACC to win POY honors a year after being named Freshman of the Year (North Carolina's Lindsay Tarpley 2002-03).
* Seventeen goals tied for the fourth most in a single-season at Florida State.
* Partnered with Jessica Price as the fifth duo in school history to record double-digit goals in a single-season...combined with Price to score 33 goals in 2009, second highest scoring combination in one season in school history.
* With 11 goals as a freshman and 17 as a sophomore, became the fourth Seminole to record double-digit goals in back-to-back seasons (Cindy Schofield, Selin Kuralay and Sanna Talonen).
* FSU single-season record holder for points in ACC play with 20 (8G, 4A).
* Tied for 5th place all-time at FSU for career goals (28) and tied for seventh place with 69 points.
* Had a career night against Clemson establishing a career-high in points (6) while tying career-highs for goals (2) and assists (2).
* Four multi-goal games on the year scoring two goals in wins over Washington State, UAB, Clemson and Virginia Tech - second all-time at FSU with seven career multi-goal games.
* Very accurate in her shot selection in 2009 as she led the team in SOG% at .716...eight times in 2009 shots she recorded in a game were all on goal...recorded a season-high six shots twice (vs. Jacksonville & Texas A&M).
* Opened ACC play with eight points on three goals and two assist in wins over Maryland, Boston College and Miami...scored the first goal in a 2-1 victory over Maryland, assisted on the game-winner against the Eagles, posted a goal and an assist in a win over the Hurricanes - finished league play with 20 points on 8 goals and 4 assists.
* Scored a goal against Duke in a first round victory in the ACC Tournament.
* Added her third game-winning assist on the year as she found Jessica Price for a goal as FSU defeated Texas A&M in double overtime in the third round of the NCAA Tournament...finished the postseason with three points scoring a goal in a second round victory over California.

2008 HIGHLIGHTS:
* ACC Freshman of the Year - first Seminole in school history to win top freshman honors in the league.
* Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team - one of three Seminole freshmen named to the team tying a school record set twice before in 2001 and 2005.
* Recorded an outstanding freshman campaign leading the team in shots (73) and shots on goal (39), while ranking second in points (28) and goals (11) in 20 starts...tied for second on the team with two game-winning goals.
* Ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in shots (3rd), shots per game (3rd), points (6th), points per game (7th), goals (7th) and goals per game (7th).
* Led all freshmen in the ACC in goals, goals per game, shots, shots per game, points and points per game.
* Set the freshman school record for shots in a season and ranked third in points and goals.
* Tallied a career-high five points on two goals and an assist in just the second game of the season and on her first collegiate road trip in a 4-1 victory over Penn State.
* Matched her career-high in points with two goals and an assist in a win at home against Duke.
* Tallied four multi-point performances on the year including three two-goal games.
* Registered a career-high two assists including her first game-winning assist in a 5-2 come-from-behind victory in the regular season finale at NC State.
* Credited with game-winning goals against Miami and Mississippi Valley State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
* Notched a career-high eight shots in a regular season victory over Virginia Tech.
* Started all four games in the Seminoles' postseason run to the NCAA Quarterfinals.
* Scored the first goal of the postseason for Florida State in a 7-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State...found the back of the net in the seventh minute of action for her first postseason goal...the goal would go down as the eventual game-winner.
* Finished the NCAA Tournament with 13 shots including seven shots on goal...averaged 48.5 minutes on the pitch during postseason play.

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM:
* Played for the U-16, U-17 and U-18 U.S. National Teams and was the leading goal scorer for the U-16 team in 2006 and the U-17 team in 2007.
* Invited to participate in the U-20 camp in Chula Vista, Calif., in 2009...member of the 2009 U-20 squad that played in the 10 Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain - played in all three games with two starts.
* Called into U-20 training camp in late May of 2009 in Carson, Calif....led the U.S. U-20 team to a 1-0-1 record during a two-game road trip in Germany in June of 2009...tallied two goals one each against England and Germany.
* Participated in U-20 camp at the University of Colorado in July of 2009...guided the U.S. to a 2-0-0 record in a pair of friendly competitions against the Canadian U-20 team.
* Called into camp with the U-20 squad in Sunrise, Fla., in late December of 2009.
* Member of the U.S. U-20 team that captured gold at the CONCACAF Qualifier thus earning an automatic berth in the FIFA World Cup...played a full 90 minutes in games vs. Jamaica and Mexico...added a goal in USA's opening round victory over Jamaica...also got the start in the semifinal match against Costa Rica.
* Led the U.S. U-20 squad to the Four Nations Cup title in La Manga, Spain in February of 2010...played in all three matches as the U.S. went 2-0-1.
* Participated in U-20 training camp in Gainesville, Fla., from March 14-21, 2010, in Carson, Calif., from April 11-17, 2010 and in German in early June in preparation for the FIFA World Cup.

ODP:
* Member of the Maryland state ODP squad (2002-07) and a member of the Region I Regional Team (2003-07).
* Captain of the ODP Regional championship team in 2005...helped the Maryland squad to the 2006 ODP national championship.

CLUB:
* Striker for the Washington Freedom of the W-League for three seasons in 2007, 2008 and 2009 capturing the league championship in 2007...scored a goal in the championship match against the Atlanta Silverbacks.
* Played for the Pali Blues of the W-League during the summer of 2011.
* Earned W-League Team of the Week Honorable Mention honors in 2009.
* Also played with the Freestate Shooters...served as captain for the Freestate Shooters in 2007...captured the 2004 Maryland state cup championship, the 2007 Region I Premier League championship and the 2007 US Club Soccer national championship with Freestate.

HIGH SCHOOL:
* Finished her high school career at St. John's College as the all-time leading scorer in goals (191) and assists (74)...her 191 goals broke the Washington Metro area (including Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia) scoring record held by Laurie Schwoy (188 goals).
* Led the WCAC Conference in scoring for four straight years while guiding St. Johns to two of the last three WCAC Conference Championships.
* 2008 PARADE All-American...a three-time NSCAA/adidas High School All-American and a two-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American...NSCAA/adidas South Regional All-American (2005-07) and State Player of the Year in the District of Columbia (2005-07)...named Gatorade Player of the Year in the District of Columbia in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
* Was also a stand out track star at St. Johns College High School competing in a combination of sprint, hurdle and jump events.
* Named a top 25 recruit by Soccer Buzz.
* Earned first quarter achievement with honors (2004-05) and third quarter achievement with honors (2006-07)...was awarded achievement with honors in 2007.

PERSONAL:
* Daughter of Vinson and Gloria McCarty.
* Has three brothers - Vincent, Britten and Ian; Ian played soccer at Hofstra.
* Graduated in the fall of 2011 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in child development; completed her master's degree in sport management in the fall of 2012.

 

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