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

2013: Starter in left field as a senior for the Engineers … played in 39 games with 38 starts … led the squad with a .361 batting average … second on the team with 31 RBI … also led the team with 10 stolen bases and in on-base percentage at .457 … second with 33 runs scored … second in the NEWMAC in on-base percentage … finished in the top-10 in the league in runs, hits, RBI and stolen bases … 17 multi-hit games … nine multi-RBI contests … 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI against Clark (3/16) … 3-for-3 with a pair of RBI and a run against Springfield (3/23) … two hits, two RBI and two runs against Bard (3/24) … three hits in five trips in the next game vs. Western Connecticut State (3/25), driving in three and scoring twice … 2-for-3 with a pair of walks against WPI (4/5), scoring twice … 2-for-3 with three RBI vs. Babson (4/27) … two hits, including a double, to drive in three at Wheaton (4/27) in the NEWMAC Tournament  … in the final weekend of the NEWMAC Tournament he went a combined 6-for-8, including 4-for-4 at Wheaton (5/4) to drive in a pair … closed the season on an eight-game hitting streak … to hits in each game at the NCAA Tournament against Western New England (5/15) and Daniel Webster (5/16).

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 … concentration in political science … internship with Wyss Biological Engineering … research at the MIT Sports Innovation lab and Liquid Metal Battery Research Group.

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.