Played the past two seasons and his only two seasons of professional baseball with the Traverse City Beach Bums. In 2011, Kay played in 21 games, putting up a .169 batting average and blasting one homer with five RBIs and four doubles in 65 at bats. In 2012, Kay hit .247 in 23 games with the Beach Bums, posting four homers with 10 RBIs and seven doubles. Had one triple in 81 at bats and struck out 20 times with six walks. Defensively, Kay threw out a combined 14% of base stealers over his two seasons and did not allow a pass ball in 2012.
Kay played his college ball at Virginia Tech, starting in 24 games as a senior and hit three homers with 13 RBIs and five doubles in 88 at bats.