2011: Awarded MVP for cross country ... received the Gettler Spirit of Track and Field Award (highest honor) ... set school records in the 3000m and 5000m indoors and in the 5000m and 10000m outdoors ... was the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Cross Country Champion ... finished 60th at the NCAA XC Finals ... was the All-Ohio Champion in the 1500m and 5000m ... was the Big East Champion in the 5000m ... earned his first All-American accolades in the 5000m by finishing 10th at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
2010: Set school records in the 3000m indoors and the 5000m outdoors ... was All-Ohio Champion in the 1500m and 5000m ... placed second in the 5000m at the Big East Championships and NCAA East Preliminary Qualifier ... was awarded MVP for cross country.
2009:Ran a time of 8:32.37 in the 3,000, which was good enough for second place at the All-Ohio Indoor Championships.
2008:Top finisher for the Bearcats at the 30th BIG EAST Cross Country Championships with a time of 25:28, which was also the sixth-fastest time among all freshmen at the meet ... ran a 8K PR with a time of 25:33 at the Pre-Nationals.
High School:Finished fourth in the cross country state meet as a senior at New Richmond High School ... was second in the 3,200 meters as a senior at state track meet ... owned PR's of 4:15.0 in the mile, 9:15.16 in the 3,200 meters, and 15:48 in the 5K during high school.
Personal:Born June 9, 1989 ... son of Jeff and Elaine Finan.