As a senior in 2013-14: Competed in 11 events for a 71.73 stroke average that included a 70.91 fall average and 72.21 spring average...named the 2014 BIG EAST Golfer of the Year after winning the BIG EAST Championship with a five-stroke margin (71-71-69--211)...earned his first collegiate title with a tie for first at the Cobra-Puma Invitational after a 67-70-67--204 (-12)...opened the 2014 spring season ranked 22nd in the Team USA Palmer Cup Rankings...started the spring with a first-place finish at the Snowman Getaway after carding a 64-68-69--201 (-15)...named a 2014 PING All-Northeast Region member...named the Corvias ECAC Golfer of the Month in April...named the BIG EAST Golfer of the Week on March 13...swept both the BIG EAST Fall Golf Male Athlete Awards on Oct. 9 and Nov. 15...named a 2014 BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sports Excellence Award winner....2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.
As a junior in 2012-13: Competed in all 11 events with a team-best final stroke average of 73.42...best finish was a tie for fourth at the Wolfpack Spring Open where he carded a 68-74--142 in the field of 78...recorded four other top 10 finishes...finished sixth at the BIG EAST Championships with a 73-71-71--215 to earn his second consecutive All-BIG EAST selection...named PING Northeast All-Region, Red Storm MVP, and a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-American Scholar...member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
As a sophomore in 2011-12:Played in all 11 events as a sophomore ... second on the team with a 73.63 average ... had three top-10 finishes on the year, second-most on the team ... top finish came at the Wildcat Invitational where he placed second ... posted 10 rounds at or below par ... was the team's top finisher at the BIG EAST Championship (T7) ... posted career lows of 68(-4) in the second round of the Kiawah Intercollegiate (Oct. 31-Nov. 1) and the first round of the Caribbean Intercollegiate (March 5-7) ... strong starter who posted a 73.45 average in the first round of tournaments ... had one of the greatest summers in NY/NJ history in 2012, winning the NYC Amateur the New Jersey Amateur and the Metropolitan Amateur ... also placed second at the 2012 Metropolitan Open ... won the 2012 U.S. Open qualifier at Wheatley Hills and advanced to sectionals for the first time ... caddied for his father Mark in the first two rounds of the 2012 U.S. Open.
As a freshman in 2010-11:Played in 10 events for the Red Storm, recording two top-10 finishes ... tied for ninth in second collegiate event at the Hartford Hawk Invitational (Sept. 27-28) with a 74-74--148 (+4) ... tied for tenth at the Mission Inn Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-24) with a 73-76--149 (+9) ... was tied for the lead after the first two rounds of the Folino Invitational (March 21-22) before travel conflicts forced team to withdraw ... named to 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic team.
At Mater Dei:Four-year golf team captain at Mater Dei High School ... considered one of New Jersey's top junior golfers over the past three years ... was ranked as the No. 1 New Jersey junior golfer in the Polo Junior Golf and Golfweek rankings from August of 2008 through the spring of 2010 ... won the 2008 AJGA Medicus Preseason Junior at Rochester ... qualified for match play in the 2009 U.S. Junior.
Personal:Born in West Long Branch, N.J. ... son of Mark and Linda Anne McCormick ... has a younger brother, Mark ... father Mark is golf professional at Suburban Golf Club ... expects to major in sports management.
St. John's Career Low: 64 (Snowman Getaway, Rd. 1, 2/24/14)
McCormick Up Close:
Favorite golf course:Quaker Ridge Golf Club (Scarsdale, N.Y.)
Age Started Playing Golf:2.
Favorite golf club:Putter
Favorite golfer: Matt Kuchar