2012 (Freshman): Played in 43 games, making 41 starts … Started 19 games in center field, 20 in right field and two at designated hitter … Hit .203 with two doubles, five homers and 20 RBIs … Batted .241 with all five homers against non-conference foes … Hit .242 with men on base … Recorded nine multi-hit games and five multi-RBI contests … Collected first collegiate hit against Bowling Green (Feb. 18) … Hit first home run leading off game against Mississippi Valley State (Feb. 24) … Finished off Stony Brook (March 9) with a game-winning homer in the top of the 14th inning against Stony Brook (March 9) … Hit first grand slam by a KU freshman in three years against Minnesota (March 10) … Collected two hits and three RBIs against Southern Utah (March 21) … Drove in a pair of runs against Kansas State (April 25).
Regis Jesuit HS: Lettered twice for head coach Steve Cavnar … Assistant coach was former major leaguer Walt Weiss … A 2010 Under Armor All-American … During that season, he batted .446 with 10 homers and 34 RBIs … First recipient of the Kelly Kulina Award at the Under Armor All-America game … Named the No. 1 player in the state of Colorado and No. 76 nationally following his junior year … Selected to play in Area Code games following freshman and sophomore seasons … Batted .515 during his sophomore year with 11 homers and a 1.010 slugging percentage … Helped Red Raiders post an undefeated record during 2009 … Named Under Armor preseason All-America prior to his sophomore and junior seasons … Hit .495 as a high school freshman with nine homers … Member of the Colorado Junior Olympic baseball team … Also lettered three times in football at wide receiver … Named all-conference honorable mention as a junior … Injured during senior football season and missed most of senior baseball season.
Personal: Connor Jay McKay was born in Denver, Colo. … Son of J.J. and Christine McKay … Has a younger sister, Madison … Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 24th round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft … Plans to major in sports management and sociology.