Wake Forest defeated Maryland 10-5 to begin ACC play on March 9, 2012.
Walter on Keniry
"Conor completes the other half of the best double play combination in the league. He is as tough as anyone we have and has elevated his game to elite status. He can do it all."
2012 (Sophomore) Was the Demon Deacons' everyday second baseman, playing in 52 games and making 50 starts ... Hit .273 with 40 runs scored, 13 doubles and 24 RBIs ... Posted a .366 on base percentage ... Also a solid defender with just nine errors all season and a .963 fielding percentage ... Was fourth on the team with 54 hits on the year ... Had an 11-game hitting streak from Apr. 7 - Apr. 21, marking the longest streak on the team during the season ... Hit .341 during that stretch ... Started off the year strong at New Mexico St., going 8-for-18 with four doubles and two RBIs in the four-game series ... Was tied for third on the team with 14 multi-hit games, including three 3-hit games and one 4-hit game ... Three of his 3-hit games came in his first four starts of the season ... Went 11-for-15 in stolen base attempts ... Was fifth on the team with a .366 on base percentage ... Tied for third on the team with 40 runs scored ... In the finale at NMSU, went 4-for-6 with three doubles, three runs scores and a pair of RBIs ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, three runs and three driven in vs. High Point (2/22).
2011 (Freshman) Served as the Deacs' everyday second baseman for the majority of the year, appearing in 45 games and making 37 starts ... Made several excellent defensive plays throughout the season and was solid at second all year, committing just five errors in 173 chances ... Led all Wake Forest freshmen with 137 at bats, seven doubles, 24 walks and 10 stolen bases ... Also tied for the team-lead among freshmen with 27 hits ... His 10 stolen bases on the year are tied for the seventh most by any Wake Forest freshman in school history, and his 24 walks placed him just one away from cracking the freshman Top 10 list ... Ended the year with a .197 batting average and 17 runs scored ... Picked up his first-career hit in a 2-for-2 performance at LSU on February 19 ... Went on to tally seven multi-hit games on the year ... Also went 2-for-2 at Charlotte on March 22, scoring two runs in the process ... Perhaps his best offensive performance came at Duke on May 14 when he went 2-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and a run scored ... Picked up two stolen bases against Clemson (April 23), Elon (April 26) and Boston College (May 8) ... Smacked a walk-off, RBI double to give Wake Forest a 2-1 win over Boston College in 10 innings on May 6.
Three-year letterwinner in high school ... Named to American Legion Dream Dozen team in 2008 and 2009 ... Invited to Rawlings Futures Game ... Earned All-Division, All-Conference and All-State as a junior ... Led team with a .405 batting average, two homers, 11 doubles and one triple during junior season ... Played in 2009 Connecticut Junior All-Star Game ... Named All-State Honorable mention in 2008 and was MVP of the Southern Connecticut Conference Tournament ... Honors student and member of Spanish National Honor Society ... Also excelled in football, as he was named the New Haven Register State Football Player of the Year for the state of Connecticut in 2009.
Born December 2, 1991 ... Son of Claire Sullivan and Cyril Keniry ... Father played football and baseball at Boston College.