Ed Blankmeyer

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Ed Blankmeyer
Ed Blankmeyer 2013.jpg
Blankmeyer in 2013
Current position
TitleManager
TeamBrooklyn Cyclones
Record0–0
Biographical details
Born (1954-12-15) December 15, 1954 (age 66)
Alma materSeton Hall University
Playing career
1973–1976Seton Hall
1976Pulaski Phillies
Position(s)Second baseman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1980–1995Seton Hall (Asst.)
1996–2019St. John's
2020–presentBrooklyn Cyclones
Head coaching record
Overall829–499–4 (college)
Tournaments13–18
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Big East Regular Season Championships (2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2018)
Big East Tournament Championships (1997, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2018)
11× NCAA Regional Appearances
(1997, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018)
1 NCAA Super Regional Appearance (2012)
Awards
ABCA Northeast Region Coach of the Year (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008)
Big East Coach of the Year (1996, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018)

Ed Blankmeyer (born December 15, 1954)[1] is an American professional baseball coach and former second baseman. He is the manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones of the New York–Penn League.

Career[edit]

Blankmeyer played college baseball at Seton Hall University from 1973 to 1976. He served as an assistant coach at Seton Hall before serving as the head baseball coach at St. John's University from 1996 to 2019. Under Blankmeyer, St. John's won six Big East Conference Regular Season Championships and five Big East Tournament Championships. They appeared in ten NCAA Regionals and one NCAA Super Regional.[citation needed] Blankmeyer won eight Big East Coach of the Year Awards and four ABCA Northeast Region Coach of the Year Awards.[2]

On January 6, 2020, Blankmeyer stepped down from St. John's and became the manager of the Brooklyn Cyclones.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Below is a table of Blankmeyer's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[2][4][5][6]

Statistics overview
Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
St. John's Red Storm (Big East Conference) (1996–2019)
1996 St. John's 26–18 14–10 3rd (American) Big East Tournament
1997 St. John's 35–17 16–7 2nd (American) NCAA Regional
1998 St. John's 28–17–1 14–7 3rd Big East Tournament
1999 St. John's 32–22–2 13–10–1 5th Big East Tournament
2000 St. John's 29–22 8–15 8th
2001 St. John's 31–22 13–13 5th
2002 St. John's 29–23 14–12 6th
2003 St. John's 29–27 12–14 7th
2004 St. John's 37–23 17–9 2nd NCAA Regional
2005 St. John's 41–18 19–4 1st NCAA Regional
2006 St. John's 40–19 16–10 4th Big East Tournament
2007 St. John's 41–19 20–7 1st NCAA Regional
2008 St. John's 42–16 20–7 1st NCAA Regional
2009 St. John's 30–22 16–11 4th Big East Tournament
2010 St. John's 43–20 16–11 4th NCAA Regional
2011 St. John's 36–22 18–8 2nd NCAA Regional
2012 St. John's 40–21 18–9 T–1st NCAA Super Regional
2013 St. John's 23–35 10–14 T–6th Big East Tournament
2014 St. John's 35–20 13–5 2nd Big East Tournament
2015 St. John's 41–16 14–3 1st NCAA Regional
2016 St. John's 28–26–1 9–9 4th Big East Tournament
2017 St. John's 42–13 13–5 2nd NCAA Regional
2018 St. John's 40–16 15–3 1st NCAA Regional
2019 St. John's 31–23 9–9 T–3rd Big East Tournament
Total: 829–499–4

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edward Blankmeyer". Baseball-Reference.com. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "2012 St. John's Red Storm Baseball Record Book" (PDF). St. John's Sports Information. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 9, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  3. ^ Zach Braziller (January 6, 2020). "Ed Blankmeyer hired by Mets to manage Brooklyn Cyclones". www.nypost.com. NYP Holdings, INC. Retrieved January 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "2012 Big East Baseball Media Guide". BigEast.org. Archived from the original on June 9, 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2012.
  5. ^ "#13 Arizona at St. John's" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on June 10, 2012. Retrieved June 10, 2012.
  6. ^ "2013 Big East Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy Mills. Archived from the original on May 28, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2013.

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