13 Jimmy Kennedy
13 Jimmy Kennedy
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
Year: 2013
Hometown: York, Maine
High School: York
Position: RHP
Major: Exercise Science Specialist
Bats/Throws: R/R


GNAC All-Academic (2011)

2012: Made nine appearances with four starts as a junior hurler…went 4-0 with a 2.22 ERA while fanning 15 batters in 24.1 innings…allowed just six walks and a .230 opponents’ batting average…earned his first win of the year after yielding two runs off five hits in 4.1 frames against Curry College on March 15th…improved to 2-0 on the season after fanning three in 3.2 innings of relief on March 24th…struck out five in five innings against Maine-Presque Isle to get to 3-0 on the season…allowed one earned run off four hits while fanning three in 4.2 innings to collect the win over Maine-Farmington on April 13th…tossed three innings of one-hit ball versus eventual NCAA Tournament participant Daniel Webster College on April 21st…closed out his season with scoreless relief stints versus Anna Maria College and Gordon College. 

2011: Appeared in seven games with one start…posted a 1-1 record and a 5.79 ERA with eight strikeouts in 14 innings…whiffed two and allowed one run in 1.2 innings of relief against Franklin & Marshall on March 14th…struck out one and allowed an unearned run in two frames versus Fitchburg State on March 17th…picked up his first collegiate victory after tossing two scoreless innings against Maine-Farmington on March 31st…earned his first NCAA start against Colby College on April 8th…allowed four runs off five hits and two walks with a career-high four K’s in a losing effort that day…proceeded to pitch in relief against Emerson, Gordon and Norwich.

2010: Appeared in relief in six games for the Monks as a rookie…tossed eight innings with eight K’s while allowing nine hits and three walks…made his first collegiate appearance against WPI on March 8th…held the Engineers to one hit and no runs with a walk and a strikeout in 2.2 frames…fanned three against in two innings against New Jersey City on March 20th and whiffed the side in an inning of relief against Emerson on April 11th.

High School: Played four years of varsity baseball for Richard Sirois and Gordon Lewis at York High School, making the Western Maine Class B tournament three of those four years...was an All-State Underclass All-Star his junior year and First Team All Western Maine Conference Class B his junior year...won the Fireman's Award his junior year and the Leadership Award his senior year...tossed 50 1/3 innings, going 5-3 with an ERA of 2.3 and 56 strikeouts as a senior...also participated in cross country and basketball.

Personal: James William Kennedy, Jr., born on September 5, 1991 in Portland, Maine...son of James and Katherine Kennedy...Exercise Science Specialist major.