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 with a time of 2:12.19 ... 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 (57.61) and the 200 breast (2:05.04) against the Aggies ... Notched a 15th place finish in the 100 breast (1:00.34) and a 13th place finish in the 200 breast (2:11.00) 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.
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