Former MVRHS quarterback finds success in Switzerland

Former Vineyard standout Mike McCarthy, shown rushing for a score, has scored seven touchdowns in two games, including three on the ground. — Photo courtesy of the Seahawks

Former Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School quarterback Mike McCarthy is undefeated in his first two professional starts in Europe. Mike, who led the Vineyarders to a Super Bowl in 2008, is the starting quarterback for the Geneva Seahawks, a second-division Swiss football team. He began his season with 43-16 and 48-6 victories. During Mike McCarthy’s impressive start, he has thrown for four touchdowns and run for three.