2014 -- Picked up team MVP honors, starting and playing every minute in the net for the 'Roos... He posted a 1.37 goals against average (5th in a single season), and tallied 90 saves to rank seventh in a season at UMKC... His eight wins were seventh in a season, and three shutouts tied for sixth... For a career, he also ranks among the UMKC leaders as well, ranking fifth in goals against average (1.59), sixth in saves (177), fifth in shutouts (5), and tied for sixth in wins (12)... He led the 'Roos to three shutouts on the year against Central Arkansas, Utah Valley, and in the WAC Tournament quarterfinals against San Jose State... His season high in saves was eight vs. Incarnate Word... He also led the 'Roos to an upset of No. 26 UNLV on the road, the Rebels' only loss in WAC play.
2013 -- Earned the job as the UMKC starting goalkeeper in late September after splitting time early... Finished the season with 87 saves, a total that ranked ninth in a single season at UMKC... He also recorded the squads' only two shutouts, the first coming in a 1-0 upset of SMU in Dallas (Sept. 15), while the second was a 2-0 blanking of Grand Canyon at home (Oct. 20)... He recorded a season-high 11 saves in the quarterfinals of the WAC Tournament against Bakersfield, who he held scoreless for 108 minutes before the Roadrunners won in double OT.
Before UMKC -- A two-year starter at goalkeeper for Tyler Junior College and head coach Steve Clements… He was a two-time first-team All-American for TJC, helping the squad win the National Championship as a sophomore and finish third as a freshman… He was also a two-time pick to the first-team all-conference and all-district squads, while earning NJCAA All-Tournament Team accolades as a sophomore… Played club soccer for Glenavon FC, while attending high school at St. Michael’s Grammar, Lurgan… He also played Gaelic football (Irish sport), helping his team win the Ulster Championship in 2010.
Personal -- Born January 13, 1992 in Belfast, Ireland... Son of Ken and Claire McGaughey... Has two brothers, Paul and Aaron, and one sister, Eva... Majoring in sociology.