Kansas to play three games at Spring Mobile Ballpark against the Utes
Jayhawks end Big 12 play at 12-12, with one non-conference series left in regular season
McKay hits for the cycle in Kansas loss
Kansas (31-18) extends its season-best winning streak to six games.
Dreiling delivers KU's second-consecutive walk-off win
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.