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Height: 6'4"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glasgow, Scotland
High School: St. Ninian's


 Career Statistics   2015   2016  2017

Career: Saw action in 61 career games with 37 starts … Played a total of 3,981 minutes … Finished his career with six goals and an assist for 13 points … Played nearly every position during his career, from center back, outside back, striker and midfielder … Four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2018: Team Captain … Started 19 games at outside back … Played a total of 1,652 minutes … All-ACC third team pick … Finished the season with two goals for four points … Tallied his first goal in 3-1 win versus FIU (8/24) … Registered a score in setback at Wake Forest (9/29) … Key component of Duke’s seven shutouts … Joined fellow defenders Aedan Stanley and Matthias Frick as the team’s Most Valuable Defensive Players … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2017: Played in nine games with two starting assignments ... Suffered an injury versus Presbyterian (9/5) forcing him to miss 11 games ... Played a total of 351 minutes … Tallied the game-winning goal in the season-opening win over Central Florida (8/25) ... Also netted the overtime game winner versus High Point (9/1) ... Started the two NCAA Tournament games after returning from injury … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Saw time in 14 games with four starting assignments at center midfield … Played a total of 508 minutes … Tallied a goal in the win over UNC Asheville (8/28) … Played a season-high 68 minutes in season opener versus San Diego (8/26) … Saw 54 minutes of action in win at NC State (9/30) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Played in 19 games with 12 starts at central midfield as a rookie … Ranked fifth on the team in minutes played at 1,487 … Totaled a goal and an assist for three points … Netted what proved to be the game winner in 5-1 win over Loyola … Registered his first career assist at Notre Dame … Voted the team’s Rookie of the Year … Went the distance in four games ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Duke: Has played with Celtic FC from 2006-2015 … Declined a three-year professional contract to join the Blue Devils instead … Helped lead Celtic to the All Stars Cup title in Prague in 2010 and Hibernia Cup championship in Dublin, Ireland in 2012 … Celtic defeated Liverpool 1-0 in the final at the Hibernia Cup … Also a key component of winning the 2014 Denis Law Tournament … Most recently captured the Glasgow Cup in 2015, defeating rival Rangers 2-0 in the title game … Won the U-17 league championship in 2015.

Personal: Son of Adrian and Alison McKenna … Born March 25, 1998 … Has three sisters and one brother … Father played professional soccer for Hibernian FC , Airdrie and Stirling Albion from 1988-1995.

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