|Hometown:||Lake Bluff, Ill.|
|High School:||New Trier|
|Previous College:||Binghamton University|
2011: Made 20 appearances with one start ... Posted a 1-2 record and a save with a 5.18 ERA and 35 strikeouts over 41 2/3 innings ... Picked up his first GC win with four innings of relief at Lenoir Rhyne March 23 ... His first GC save came in a three-inning effort Feb. 26 against Philadelphia.
Prior to GC: Played two years at Division I Binghamton University in Vestal, N.Y. under Tim Sinicki … Made 16 appearances with three starts for the Bearcats … Finished with a record of 1-0 with 20 strikeouts and 27 innings pitched.
High School: Lettered in baseball at New Trier High in Winnetka, Ill. under Mike Napoleon.
Personal: Nickname is "Wawa" ... Son of John and Lynn McKinven … Majoring in marketing … Nickname is Walker … Chose Georgia College because it was an opportunity to play at a high level in a warm climate … Favorite athlete is St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter … Enjoys watching “Dexter” on TV.