2011-12 - Finished his freshman campaign ranked 51st in the country after producing a 19-11 record as the Mids' No. 1 player on the ladder ... became only the third freshman in the 55-year history of the playing of the Naval Academy's Barb Tournament to win the coveted trophy which was established in 1958 by the late Admiral Eugene Fluckey, a Medal of Honor recipient ... he joins three-time Barb winner Spencer Wall (1983-84-85) and the only four-time winner of the trophy, 2008 All-American Tucker George (2004-05-06-07) ... played fellow rookie Jim Kacergis in the championship, marking the first time two freshmen have played in the finals of the Barb Tournament ... McGuinness won, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7 ... earned his first collegiate win in a 3-0 victory over Fordham's Andriy Kulak ... won a big match over Middlebury's Valentin Quan in five games during the regular season, coming back from a 2-0 deficit ... dropped his opening match of the CSA Team Championship, but came back to defeat Brown's Bradbury Thompson in four games and Quan in a three-game sweep ... won his first two matches at the CSA Individual Championship, including a five-game match against Yale's Robert Berner (11-4, 12-10, 7-11, 11-4, 11-5) ... dropped out of the tournament following the Sweet Sixteen following a 3-0 loss to Penn's Dan Greenberg ... named the Harrow Sports College Squash Player of the Week on Jan. 9 after he and the Midshipmen scored victories over No. 20 Bowdoin, No. 23 Colby and No. 19 Bates .
High School - A 2011 graduate of Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, Pa., McGuinness was a four-year letterwinner in squash who also received a letter in golf ... a seven-time U.S. junior squash national champion, with four titles in Junior Doubles Open (Under 19) and three in the Mixed Doubles Open (Under 19), along with two U.S. National High School Championship team titles he claimed as a member of the national champion Episcopal Academy squad ... was undefeated in high school play in 2009-10, and completed the 2010 season nationally ranked No. 4 in the Under-17 age division, and also competed in the higher Under-19 division, where he achieved a No. 10 ranking ... addiitonally, he was selected for the All-Main Line Squash First Team in 2009 and `10 ... was the recipient of the Deroy Sportsmanship Award his senior year ... served as captain of the squash team his senior year.
Personal - Son of Vincent and Andrea McGuinness ... majoring in oceanography ... named to the Commandant's List following the spring semester of his Plebe year .. ranked among the top 32 percent of his class in military order of merit ... brother, Trevor, is a graduate of Penn where he served as captain of the squash team ... McGuinness became the first three-time winner of the U19 Open Mixed Doubles Championship, capturing his third-consecutive title by teaming up with Olivia Feichter in January of 2012 ... also teamed up with B.G. Lemmon to claim the U19 Open Doubles Championship ... McGuinness is the first player in the history of the national program to win the U19 Open Division four times.
CSA Team Championship History Record: 2-1 2-17-12 Ramit Tandon, Columbia L 11-5, 11-4, 11-4 2-18-12 Bradbury Thompson, Brown W 11-7, 11-8, 7-11, 11-8 2-19-12 Valentin Quan, Middlebury W 11-7, 14-12, 11-2
CSA Individual Championship History Record: 2-1 3-2-12 Cooper Veysey, Hamilton (R64) W 11-7, 11-6, 11-5 3-2-12 Robert Berner, Yale (R32) W 11-4, 12-10, 7-11, 4-11, 11-5 3-3-12 Dan Greenberg, Penn (R16) L 12-10, 11-9, 11-6