2007: Honorable mention All-SLC selection ... named SLC Hitter of the Week on March 12 after hitting three home runs in three games ... finished tied for second on the team with 11 home runs ... picked up three hits including a home run and four RBI in win over Nicholls State ... hit the front end of back-to-back home runs with Zach Gardner in sixth inning of regular season finale versus Sam Houston, the win that clinched SFA's first-ever berth in the SLC Tournament ...
posted marks in home runs, hits and RBI that all rank in top 10 in SFA's single-season records ... had a season best eight-game hit streak that lasted from March 24 to April 7 ... went 2-for-3 at Houston with a double and a pair of RBI (2/6) ... hit home runs in four straight games against UTPA and Centenary (3/9-3/13) ... was 2-for-4 with an RBI in SLC Tournament win over McNeese State (5/24) ... had back-to-back three-hit efforts against Texas State (5/6) and UTA (5/11) ... had 18 multi-hit games on the season.
2006: Played in 40 games for the `Jacks, starting in 29... his .491 slugging percentage is the ninth best in a season at SFA... had 32 hits for a .276 batting average... scored 12 runs while knocking in 23... hit eight doubles, one triple and had five home runs with one stolen base... made nine starts behind the plate and 13 at third base... had a career-high three hits twice... went 3-5 with a run scored and an RBI at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/29)... went 3-4 with two RBI against TAMUCC in Nacogdoches (5/6)... finished the season on a four-game hit streak, including a 2-2 showing with a run scored and a career-high five RBI at Sam Houston State (5/19).
High School: A three-year letterwinner for head coach Bobby Williams at Brazoswood... named first-team all-district in 2003 and 2004... also earned first-team all-county honors as a junior and senior... led his prep squad to fourstraight playoff appearances, including a trip to the 2003 regional quarterfinals... earned one letter in football as a linebacker... a member of the National Honor Society and graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Personal: Son of Robert and Carolyn McKinnon... cousin, Kyle Watson, is a current member of the Lumberjack baseball team... cousin, Matt Vern, plays baseball at TCU... majoring in engineering.