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Kelly Cup Finalists – The Next Year


Here is a look at how the Kelly Cup finalists did the following season and how the Kelly Cup winner began the season that it won the championship.

Key
DNQ – Did Not Qualify
DQF – Division Quarterfinals
DSF – Division Semifinals
DF – Division Finals
CWC – Conference Wild Card
CQF – Conference Quarterfinals
CF – Conference Finals
KCF – Kelly Cup Finals

2015 Finalists – Allen defeated South Carolina, 4 games to 3

2014 Finalists – Alaska defeated Cincinnati, 4 games to 2
The Next Year – Alaska, 35-30-7 (5th Pacific, DNQ); Cincinnati, 31-30-11 (5th North, DNQ)

2013 Finalists – Reading defeated Stockton, 4 games to 1
The Next Year – Reading, 46-22-4 (1st Atlantic, CQF); Stockton, 33-31-8 (3rd Pacific, CSF)

2012 Finalists – Florida defeated Las Vegas, 4 games to 1
The Next Year – Florida, 39-22-11 (2nd South, CSF); Las Vegas, 37-30-5 (3rd Pacific, CQF)

2011 Finalists – Alaska defeated Kalamazoo, 4 games to 1
The Next Year – Alaska, 43-18-11 (1st Mountain, CF); Kalamazoo, 38-26-8 (1st North, CF)

2010 Finalists – Cincinnati defeated Idaho, 4 games to 1
The Next Year – Cincinnati, 33-29-10, (3rd North, CQF); Idaho, 33-27-13 (2nd Mountain, CSF)

2009 Finalists – South Carolina defeated Alaska, 4 games to 3
The Next Year- South Carolina 41-16-6, (2nd South, CQF), Alaska 36-28-8 (2nd West, CQF)

2008 Finalists – Cincinnati Defeated Las Vegas, 4 games to 2
The Next Year- Cincinnati 41-26-5 (1st North, CF), Las Vegas 34-31-8 (2nd Pacific, CF)

2007 Finalists – Idaho defeated Dayton 4 games to 1
The Next Year- Idaho 40-22-10 (2nd West, CQF), Dayton 21-31-12 (5th North, DSF)

2006 Finalists – Alaska defeated Gwinnet 4 games to 1
The Next Year- Alaska 49-16-7 (1st West, CF), Gwinnett 41-24-7 (3rd South, DSF)

2005 Finalists – Trenton defeated Florida, 4 games to 2
The Next Year- Trenton 31-36-5 (5th North, DNQ), Florida 48-20-4 (2nd South, DF)

2004 Finalists – Idaho defeated Florida, 4 games to 1
The Next Year- Idaho 42-23-7 (3rd West, DSF), Florida 42-20-10 (2nd South, KCF)

2003 Finalists – Atlantic City defeated Columbia, 4 games to 1
The Next Year- Atlantic City 47-19-6 (2nd Northern, DSF), Columbia 44-20-8 (1st Southern, DSF)

2002 Finalists – Greenville defeated Dayton, 4 games to 0
The Next Year- Greenville 28-36-8 (5th Southeast, DSF, Dayton 24-38-10 (7th Northwest, DNQ)

2001 Finalists – South Carolina defeated Trenton, 4 games to 1
The Next Year- South Carolina 39-26-7 (4th Southeast, CWC), Trenton 46-16-10 (1st Northeast, DF)

2000 Finalists – Peoria defeated Louisiana, 4 games to 2
The Next Year- Peoria 45-17-10 (1st Northwest, CF), Louisiana 42-24-6 (1st Southwest, CF)

1999 Finalists – Mississippi defeated Richmond, 4 games to 3
The Next Year- Mississippi 35-27-8 (4th Southwest, CQF), Richmond 44-21-5 (2nd Northwest, CQF)

1998 Finalists – Hampton Roads defeated Pensacola, 4 games to 2
The Next Year- Hampton Roads 38-24-8 (2nd Northeast, CQF), Pensacola 25-41-4 (8th Southwest, DNQ)

1997 Finalists – South Carolina defeated Louisiana, 4 games to 1
The Next Year- South Carolina 41-23-6 (1st Southeast, CQF), Louisiana 43-17-10 (1st Southwest, CF)

Kelly Cup Champions In October
1996-97 South Carolina, 4-0-1
1997-98 Hampton Roads, 4-2-1
1998-99 Mississippi, 2-3-1
1999-00 Peoria, 4-0-1
2000-01 South Carolina, 3-3-2
2001-02 Greenville, 5-4-1
2002-03 Atlantic City, 5-2-1
2003-04 Idaho, 4-4-0
2004-05 Trenton, 3-1-0
2005-06 Alaska, 4-1-1
2006-07 Idaho, 4-1-0
2007-08 Cincinnati, 2-2-0
2008-09 South Carolina, 2-2-0
2009-10 Cincinnati, 4-2-0
2010-11 Alaska, 5-1-0
2011-12 Florida, 2-4-1
2012-13 Reading, 1-5-1
2013-14 Alaska, 4-1-0
2014-15 Allen, 2-1-0