Mike Kennedy (baseball)

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Mike Kennedy
Sport(s) College baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Elon
Record 604–434–3
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997–present Elon
Head coaching record
Overall 604–434–3
Accomplishments and honors
Championships

1 SoCon Tournament (2008)

4 SoCon Regular Season (2006, 2008, 2009, 2011)

Mike Kennedy is the head college baseball coach of the Elon Phoenix. He has held the position since the start of the 1997 season. His record, entering the 2012 NCAA Division I baseball season, is 510–352–3. Under Kennedy, the Phoenix have won four Southern Conference regular season championships, one Southern Conference Baseball Tournament championship, and made five NCAA Regional appearances.[1]

Kennedy was a two-time honorable mention All-American at Elon, then competing at the NCAA Division II level, playing catcher from 1998–1990. He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the ninth round of the 1990 draft.[2]

Head coaching records[edit]

The following is a table of Kennedy's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[3][4][5][6]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Elon Phoenix (South Atlantic Conference (DII)) (1997–1997)
1997 Elon 34–16 16–5 NCAA Regional
Elon Phoenix (Independent (DI)) (1998–1998)
1998 Elon 26–22
1999 Elon 20–35–1
Elon Phoenix (Big South Conference) (2000–2003)
2000 Elon 33–25 11–10 t-4th Big South Tournament[a]
2001 Elon 30–27 12–9 4th Big South Tournament[a]
2002 Elon 34–23 13–8 2nd NCAA Regional
2003 Elon 34–23–2 12–7 t-2nd Big South Tournament[a]
Elon Phoenix (Southern Conference) (2004–2014)
2004 Elon 31–28 17–13 4th SoCon Tournament
2005 Elon 32–25 18–12 t-3rd SoCon Tournament
2006 Elon 45–18 21–6 1st NCAA Regional
2007 Elon 32–29 15–12 3rd SoCon Tournament[b]
2008 Elon 44–18 19–8 1st NCAA Regional
2009 Elon 41–18 23–4 1st NCAA Regional
2010 Elon 38–24 19–11 t-3rd NCAA Regional
2011 Elon 36–21 23–7 1st SoCon Tournament
2012 Elon 33–26 20–10 3rd SoCon Tournament
2013 Elon 34–30 18–11 t-2nd NCAA Regional
2014 Elon 27–26 12–15 7th SoCon Tournament
Elon: 604–434–3 269–148
Elon Phoenix (Colonial Athletic Association) (2015–Present)
2015 Elon 25-28 13-11 4th CAA Tournament
2016 Elon 25-29 13-10 3rd CAA Tournament
Elon: 50-57 26-21
Total: 653–490–3

      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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c In this season, all members of the Big South Conference qualified for the conference tournament.
  2. ^ In this season, all members of the Southern Conference qualified for the conference tournament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Elon Baseball Quick Facts" (PDF). ElonPhoenix.com. Retrieved 2011-12-18. 
  2. ^ "2012 Baseball Coaching Staff". ElonPhonix.com. Retrieved 2011-12-18. 
  3. ^ "2013 Elon Baseball Year-by-Year Records" (PDF). Elon Sports Information. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 11, 2013. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ "2013 Big South Conference Baseball Record Book". BigSouthSports.com. Big South Conference. Archived from the original on June 5, 2010. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2013 Southern Conference Baseball Media Guide". Issuu.com. Southern Conference. Archived from the original on May 11, 2013. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ "2013 Southern Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy and Cynthia Mills. Archived from the original on June 7, 2013. Retrieved June 7, 2013.