William C. Kenyon

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William C. Kenyon
William C. Kenyon.png
Kenyon pictured in The Prism 1943, Maine yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1898-12-05)December 5, 1898
Manchester, New Hampshire
Died May 6, 1951(1951-05-06) (aged 52)
Bangor, Maine
Playing career
Football
1919–1922
1925

Baseball
c. 1920

Georgetown
New York Giants


Georgetown
Position(s) End, fullback, tailback (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1926–1941
1942
1944–1945

Basketball
?–1935
1935–1942
1944–1945

Baseball
1926–1935
1936–1943
1945–1949

Maine (assistant)
Maine
Maine


Maine (freshmen)
Maine
Maine


Maine (freshmen)
Maine
Maine
Head coaching record
Overall 4–11 (football)
33–51 (basketball)
67–111–2 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

William Curtis "Bill" Kenyon (December 5, 1898 – May 6, 1951) was an American football and baseball player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Maine in 1942 and from 1944 to 1945, compiling a record of 4–11. Kenyon also the head coach of the basketball team at Maine from 1935 to 1943 and again in 1944–45, and the head coach of the baseball team at the school from 1936 to 1943 and again from 1945 to 1949. Kenyon played college football at Georgetown University from 1919 to 1922 and in the National Football League with the New York Giants in 1925. He also played baseball at Georgetown and was inducted into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1927.[1] Kenyon died on May 6, 1951 at a hospital in Bangor, Maine.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1942)
1942 Maine 2–4
Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1944–1945)
1944 Maine 2–2
1945 Maine 0–5
Maine: 4–11
Total: 4–11

Baseball[edit]

Below is a table of Kenyon's yearly records as a collegiate head baseball coach.[3]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Maine (1936)
1936 Maine 6-6
Maine (New England Conference) (1937–1943)
1937 Maine 9-5-1 3-3 2nd
1938 Maine 11-7 6-2 1st
1939 Maine 4-13 0-8 5th
1940 Maine 5-11 1-6 5th
1941 Maine 4-12 1-6 5th
1942 Maine 6-8 3-5 T-3rd
1943 Maine 4-8 3-5 4th
Maine (1945–1948)
1945 Maine 2-7
1946 Maine 3-8
1947 Maine 7-6
1948 Maine 2-9-1
Maine (Yankee Conference) (1949)
1949 Maine 4-11 1-4 5th
Total: 67-111-2

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athletic Hall of Fame". Georgetown University Official Athletic Site. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  2. ^ AP (May 7, 1951). "William C. Kenyon". The New York Times. Retrieved July 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Baseball". Archived from the original on June 20, 2014. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 

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