NAME: Brett McKinney
SCHOOL: Badin High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'2"-225 lbs.
PARENTS: Chuck & Melanie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My father, who pitched in the Reds organization until an arm injury ended his career."
FUTURE GOAL: "Win a World Series"
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This multi-talented senior is a baseball and football star. In baseball he has been named as an Under Armour pre-season All-American. Last season, pitcher Brett went 9-2 (1.87 ERA), striking out 76 batters in 60 innings for the Ohio state runners-up. He earned many honors, including GCL Central Player of the Year, Cincinnati Div. II-V Player of the Year and 1st team all-city. Also a great football player, Brett (an offensive and defensive lineman) was GCL Defensive Lineman of the Year, 1st team all-city, 1st team all-SWO district and honorable mention all-state. An honor roll student who is active in community service, Brett has not yet selected a college, but will be playing at the next level. His favorite athlete is Ben Sheets, favorite entertainers are Jack Black and Kenny Chesney, favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan and his most-like-to-meet includes Ryan Howard, Ben Sheets and Ken Griffey, Jr.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Brett has tremendous work habits and a desire to help everyone around him succeed. Brett is one of the best leaders I have ever had or seen." -- Rick Kunkel, Baseball Coach
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