Position
Breaststroke/individual Medley
Height
5'11
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
Major
Mechanical Engineering
High School
Catholic HS

2016 SEC Community Service Team Member

SENIOR SEASON (2015-16)
Wrapped up his career as an LSU swimmer and named to the 2016 SEC Community Service Team … Finished seventh in the 100 breast in his final home meet against Texas A&M … Added an eighth place finish in the 100 breast against Missouri … Finished 10th in the 100 breast against Virginia Tech and Kentucky … Touched the wall sixth in the 1000 free in the Tigers’ win over SMU … Earned his third varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15)
Wrapped up the regular season and garnered season’s best times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke … Owns the sixth-fastest 100 breast and fifth-fastest 200 breast times on the team … Reached the ‘D’ final of the 100 breast and 200 breast at the Texas A&M Invite and finished seventh and eighth, respectively … Touched the wall third in the 200 breast in LSU’s win over Incarnate Word … Finished sixth in the 100 and 200 breast in the dual meet against Tennessee … Earned his second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14)
A part of the 200-medley relay team that finished sixth in the dual meet against SMU … Finished sixth in the ‘C’ final of the 200 breaststroke… Also finished fifth in the ‘C’ final of the 100 breast at the midseason meet … Swam season best times in the 100 and 200 breaststroke in the Tigers’ dual meet win over Texas A&M … Earned his first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Talented breaststroker who looks to qualify for the SEC Championships for the first time in his sophomore campaign … Competed in every dual meet and in the Phil Hansel Invitational … Posted his career lows in the breast events in a dual with Texas A&M … Swam to third in both the 100 breast and the 200 breast against the Aggies … Notched a 15th place finish in the 100 breast and a 13th place finish in the 200 breast at the midseason meet … Captured the ‘E’ final of the 200 IM with a career low time of 1:58.93 at the Phil Hansel Invite.

PRIOR TO LSU
Local product who looks to bolster the Tiger’s lineup across the board … Won a state championship in the 100 breast his senior season … Led the team to back-to-back state runner up finishes … Set the 200 medley relay team record … Posted third and fourth place finishes in the 200 IM and 100 breast, respectively, at the state championships his junior year … Coached by Doug Logsdan.

PERSONAL
Born May 4, 1994 … Parents are Joe and Lynn Finnegan … Sister Sarah attends LSU… Graduated in May 2016 with a degree in mechanical engineering.

FINNEGAN’S TOP TIMES
100 breaststroke 57.61 2013 Texas A&M
200 breaststroke 2:05.04 2013 Texas A&M
200 individual medley 1:58.93 2013 Phil Hansel Invite

FINNEGAN’S TOP 2015-16 TIMES
100 breaststroke 58.28 Texas A&M
200 breaststroke 2:15.74 Texas A&M

 

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