11 - James McKinney
James McKinney
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wakefield, R.I.
High School: South Kingstown
Position: OF
Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Bats/Throws: L/R

2012: Played in 34 games and started 28 as a junior outfielder ... finished the year with a .222 batting averageand drove in 13 runs ... was one of the more patient batters in the league finishing the season tied for seventh in walks with 21 ... did not commit an error on the year and had 43 put outs ... had three RBI's and a home run against Wentworth (3/14) ... also had three RBI's and a home run against Eastern Nazarene (3/21).

2011: Started 38 games in left field for the Engineers ... shared the team lead with two triples ... tied for second in the team in runs scores (23) ... fourth in RBI (21) and walks (13) ... tied for second on the squad with 11 muli-hit games ... committed only one error during the season ... had the longest hitting streak on the team at 16 games ... streak started with a 2-for-4 day with a pair of runs, two RBIs and a triple at Trinity (3/14) ... 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI and two steals against Wheaton (3/20) ... perfect 3-for-3 day at Coast Guard (4/2) with a triple, two walks and four RBI.

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in materials science and engineering ... internship with Wyss Biological Engineering ... research at the MIT Sports Innovation lab.

High School: A 2009 graduate of South Kingstown High School ... two-time first team all-state selection ... three-time first team all-division pick ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Richard McKinney and Elizabeth Hill.