CU Baseball BIO
Shane Kennedy
Player Profile:
Shane Kennedy 996742
Position: 1B
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Other College: Santa Fe College
Experience: 1 Letter

Career Stats

One of the team's top power hitters ... had good speed and was one of the team's best baserunners ... a career .293 hitter with a .375 on-base percentage in 146 games (139 starts) over three seasons (one at North Florida and two at Clemson) at the collegiate level ... had 21 doubles, eight triples, eight homers, 72 RBIs, 101 runs, 64 walks, seven hit-by-pitches and 32 steals.

2014: Hit .218 with 17 runs, six doubles, one triple, one homer, 13 RBIs, a .276 on-base percentage, nine walks, two hit-by-pitches and four steals in 41 games (37 starts at first base) ... hit .271 in 20 games away from home ... suffered a torn ACL on Oct. 20, 2013 that forced him out of action for the first 18 games until March 18 when he made his season debut off the bench at Georgia Southern ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run against No. 1 Florida State on March 21 ... went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIs, two runs, a walk and two steals at Georgia on March 25 ... went 4-for-4 with a homer, triple, team-season-high nine total bases, two RBIs and two runs in the first game of a doubleheader at Maryland on March 28; his triple in the ninth inning scored the go-ahead run; was 4-for-6 with a triple, homer, two RBIs, two runs and a walk in the series ... hit a double on an 0-2 pitch with two outs in the 11th inning to score the winning run at Pittsburgh on April 18 ... went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs at Notre Dame on May 10 ... preseason second-team All-ACC by CollegeSportsMadness.com.

2013: Second-Team All-ACC selection ... hit .317 with 47 runs, five doubles, four triples, five homers, 35 RBIs, a .408 on-base percentage, 37 walks and 22 steals in 62 games (62 starts, including 32 as the DH, 29 at third base and one in left field) ... fifth in the ACC in steals and tied for sixth in triples ... led the team in batting average, runs, triples, walks, on-base percentage, sacrifice flies (5) and steals ... had a team-tying-high 23 multiple-hit games ... had eight bunt singles ... one of three Tigers to start every game ... had at least one RBI in each of his first seven games as a Tiger ... had an 11-game hitting streak from April to May ... member of the Columbia Regional All-Tournament team after going 4-for-13 (.308) with one homer, two RBIs and two runs in three games ... hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning to score the game's only runs against William & Mary on Feb. 15; it was his first game and hit as a Tiger ... went 3-for-3 with a triple, three RBIs, two runs, one walk and a steal against Wofford on March 6 ... hit a two-run homer and had three RBIs against No. 12 Virginia on March 15 ... went 2-for-3 with a double, run and three walks at No. 1 North Carolina on April 1; was 5-for-11 (.455) with a double and three walks in the series ... went 1-for-3 with one RBI, one run, two walks and two steals against Presbyterian College on April 10; led off the ninth inning with a walk and scored the walkoff run on Tyler Krieger's two-out single ... went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs, one RBI and a steal against Western Carolina on April 24 ... hit a two-run homer against Maryland on May 4 ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a steal in the first game of a doubleheader at Furman on May 8 ... went 1-for-3 with a homer, three runs, one walk and a team-tying-season-high three steals in the second game of a doubleheader at Furman on May 8; was 4-for-7 with one homer, two RBIs, four runs, one walk and four steals in the doubleheader ... went 2-for-2 with a triple, an RBI and two walks against Georgia Southern on May 10; was 5-for-10 with a triple, three RBIs, three runs and two walks in the series ... went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a steal at No. 8 Florida State on May 16 ... went 3-for-5 with two runs, one walk and two steals against No. 3 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament on May 24 ... went 3-for-5 with a homer and two runs against St. Louis in the Columbia Regional on June 1 ... No. 11 college prospect in South Carolina for the 2013 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: Junior college All-American and all-state selection ... freshman All-American at North Florida in 2011 ... hit .324 with two homers, 24 RBIs and six steals in 43 games (40 starts) at North Florida in 2011 ... lettered multiple times in baseball at Olympia High School ... coached by Johnny Wiggs at Santa Fe College ... coached by Smoke Laval at North Florida ... coached by Randy O'Neal at Olympia High School.

Personal: Majoring in communication studies ... born Shane Hilton Kennedy on Jan. 31, 1992 in Orlando, Fla. 
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