Nyack, NY - At the culmination of a historic college career, John Kennedy has been named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and the National College Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-Region teams for his accomplishments during the 2016 season. This is Kennedy's third time being selected to the All-East Region Baseball Team.
As a senior, Kennedy led the Warriors with a .311 batting average, a .390 on base percentage, a .478 slugging percentage and was also first on the team with 41 runs scored (5th in CACC). Kennedy also led all of the CACC for the third time in his collegiate career in stolen bases with 41 (64 in 2012, 40 in 2013).
During his time at Nyack, Kennedy set school records for total hits with 224, runs scored with 155, and stolen bases with 160. Kennedy also set the CACC single season record in the DII era with 64 stolen bases his freshman year, while also totaling over 60 career extra base hits.
Along with being a three time all-region selection, Kennedy was a 4-time All-CACC selection, being named CACC Rookie of the Year in 2012 and First Team All-Conference after the 2013, 2014, and 2016 seasons.
"Just to be selected as All-Region once in a college career is a great accomplishment," states Coach Cornacchione. "What John accomplished during his time at Nyack is extremely impressive, and its great to see him get recognition he deserves for the third time on a regional scale. He's been a major part of the building of our program, a priveledge to coach, and we look forward to the next opportunity that comes for him."