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Colin Finnegan
Position: Breaststroke/Individual Medley
Height: 5'11"
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Catholic HS
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Born: 05/04/1994
Colin Finnegan Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/09/2015

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 third 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 second 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 ... Earned his first varsity letter.

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… Majoring 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 2014-15 TIMES
100 breaststroke , 57.91, Texas A&M
200 breaststroke, 2:10.93, Texas A&M

 

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