A two-time all-conference selection at Cary High School for coaches Matt Warden and Patrick Parr … Earned first team all-conference laurels as a senior after registering a .435 batting average with four home runs … Earned honorable mention all-conference accolades after a junior campaign that saw him turn in a .380 batting average and one home run … Played travel ball with the Dirt Bags and coach Dave Brown.
The son of Kaki and Jack McKinney was born on Sept. 29, 1992 … Has a younger sister, Allie … Maintained a 3.2 cumulative grade point average at Cary High School … Enrolled in pre-major studies at UNCP.
MCKINNEY CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 2, twice (last vs. Clarion, 3/10/11)
At-Bats: 5 vs. Bloomfield (2/20/11)
Walks: 1, four times (last vs. Georgia College, 4/10/11)
Runs Scored: 4 vs. Bloomfield (2/20/11)
RBI: 2 vs. Clarion (3/10/11)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Bloomfield (2/20/11)
Doubles: 1, three times (last at Columbus State, 3/26/11)
Triples: 1 vs. Clarion (3/10/11)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Clarion (3/10/11)
Hitting Streak: 6 games (2/6/11 - 2/20/11)