- Mark McKinley
Mark  McKinley

RS Senior

Vancleave, Miss.

High School:

Last College:
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210



2010 (Redshirt)
· Sat out the season

2009 (Junior)
· Appeared in 17 games out of the Blazer bullpen
· His 4.12 ERA was tops among all UAB pitchers who appeared in more than five games
· Limited opponents to a .237 batting average, also the best among UAB pitchers with at least five appearances
· Struck out 23 batters in 19.2 innings of work
· Held opponents without a run in 11 of his 17 appearances, including nine straight from March 11-April 22 as he pushed his ERA as low as 1.42
· Over those nine appearances, he totaled 10.1 consecutive shutout innings
· Earned his first career win at UAB with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief May 6 against Jacksonville State, recording all five outs by strikeout

2007-2008 (Freshman and Sophomore)
at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
· Logged a 7-4 record with a 2.62 ERA and 14 saves in his two-year career
· Led all junior college players in 2008 with 13 saves
· A 2008 Preseason Junior College All-American
· A member of Phi Theta Kappa and the Vice President's Honor List

High School
· Played for head coach Michael Henry at Vancleave High School
· Earned all-district honors
· Managed a 7-0 record with a 0.61 ERA as a junior in 2005, earning Area Pitcher of the Year honors
· Posted a 6-3 record with a 2.35 ERA as a senior in 2006
· Won a Gold Glove as a third baseman in 2004
· Recognized with the Wendy's Heisman Academic Award ... listed in "Who's Who Among High School Honor Students" ... played football and basketball at Vancleave.

William Mark McKinley ... born Oct. 21, 1987 ... parents are Don and Rhonda McKinley ... has two brothers ... majoring in industrial distribution.