2012 (Junior): Went 5-6 with a 4.18 ERA over 18 appearances including 12 starts ... struck out 48 over 71.0 innings pitched ... allowed two earned runs on five hits in complete game victory against Western Michigan (3/3) ... struck out five and allowed two earned runs in 8.0 innings pitched to earn win against Marist (3/9) ... picked up the win against Austin Peay, going 7.1 innings, scattering five hits and striking out seven without allowing an earned run (3/18) ... tossed 6.0 innings, allowing one run on five hits while striking out two vs. Purdue (4/25) ... pitched 2.1 scoreless innings of relief, striking out a batter at Penn State (4/29) ... allowed two earned runs over 6.0 innings while striking out four at Oklahoma State (5/8).
2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in 17 games, making 10 starts ... went 3-3 with a 4.48 ERA ... third on the team with 64.1 innings pitched and second on the team with 49 strikeouts ... made first start of the season, giving up one earned over 3.2 innings at Fresno State (3/22) ... tossed 5.0 innings, giving up one earned on two hits while striking out five vs. Xavier (3/29) ... struck out five over 5.2 innings at Indiana (4/9) ... tossed 5.0 inning, giving up three earned while striking out five vs. Michigan (4/30) ... struck out an Ohio State team season-high nine over 6.0 innings vs. Iowa (5/14) ... gave up one earned over 6.0 innings while striking out five to pick up the win at Minnesota (5/19) ... allowed one earned over 6.0 innings against Illinois in Big Ten tournament (5/26).
2010 (Freshman): Brett played in 16 games, including five Big Ten Conference games, and made 11 starts ... he posted a 3-4 record with a 6.67 earned run average ... logged 59.1 innings with 46 strikeouts, 32 walks and 78 hits allowed ... worked 5.0 innings and didn't allow a run in his first collegiate start - vs. Florida A&M - to pick up first win ... set a career best with eight strikeouts in the game and only walked two ... pitched a career-high 7.1 innings against Eastern Michigan, but did not get a decision ... worked 4.0 innings without allowing a run to earn the win vs. Xavier and did not allow a run in 5.0 innings vs. Marshall to earn a victory in that game ... made Big Ten starts vs. Michigan, Illinois and Iowa.
Badin H.S.: Named the 2009 D-III Player of the Year in the state of Ohio ... Cincinnati Greater Catholic League MVP in 2008 and 2009 ... a three-year starter at Badin ... played on state runner-up team in 2008 and 2009 ... combined to go 18-2 with 145 strikeouts in 124 innings pitched his final two high school seasons ... a three-year letterwinner on the Badin football team.
Personal: Brett is the son of Chuck and Melanie McKinney ... father played pro ball in the Cincinnati Reds organization ... has an older brother, Chad, and a younger brother, Andrew.