Rob Finnerty
Rob Finnerty

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Burnsville, Minn.

High School:
Burnsville

Height:
5-10

Finnerty's Track and Field Bio

Notables
• 2012 First-team All-Big Ten in cross country
• Placed fourth at the 2007 Foot Locker Midwest Regional
• Finished ninth at the 2007 Foot Locker National Championship

Cross-Country
2013:
In 31:37.9 (10K), placed 135th overall and fifth for UW at the NCAA Championship (11/23) ... at the Great Lakes Regional (11/15), finished 36th overall and seventh for Wisconsin with a time of 31:25 (10K) ... placed 36th overall and sixth for UW in 25:17.7 (8K) at the Big Ten Championship (11/3) ... at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/19), in his season debut, finished 116th overall and sixth for UW with a time of 24:26 (8K)

2012:
Finished 49th overall and fourth for UW, in a personal best 30:16, at the 2012 NCAA Championship (10K) ... with a time of 31:29, finished 16th overall and fifth for UW in his first career 10K at the Great Lakes Regional ... with a personal best time of 24:02, finished seventh overall and fourth for UW at the Big Ten Championship (8K) ... finished 62nd overall and 2nd for UW in the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/12) with a personal best time of 24:05 (8K) ... Finished second overall and first for UW in the Wolfie Invitational (9/15) with a time of 25:35 (8K) ... finished fifth overall and fourth for UW in the Badger Opener (9/7) with a time of 19:01 (6.3K)

2011:
Did not compete

2010:
Did not compete

2009: Competed in two meets ... finished in eighth place at the UW Classic with a time of 19:32.8 ... took 14th place at the Jim Drews Invitational with a time of 25:07.3

2008: Redshirt season

High School
Two-time (2004 and 2007) Minnesota state 2A cross country champion ... won the 2007 state meet with a time of 15:28 ... ran a 4:01.09 mile to win the Midwest Meet of Champions and record the seventh-fastest high school mile of all time ... placed ninth in the 2007 Foot Locker National Championship with a time of 15:21 ... ran a time of 15:12 for fourth place at the Foot Locker Midwest Regional ... ran the mile in 4:05.28 for a first-place finish at the Nike Outdoor nationals and took fourth in the two-mile run ... placed first at the state track and field meet in the 1,600 and 3,200 in both 2005 and 2008 ... Coaches: Jeff Webber and Jon Shelden

Personal
Major is undeclared ... parents are Tony and Linda Finnerty ... has one brother Mike, who runs track and cross country at Minnesota-Duluth

Other Notable Performances - Cross Country
2013 NCAA Cross Country Championship
10-Kilometer: 135th, 31:37.9

2013 NCAA Great Lakes Regional
10-Kilometer: 36th, 31:25

2013 Big Ten Cross Country Championship

8-Kilometer: 36th, 25:17.7


2012 NCAA Cross Country Championship

10-Kilometer: 49th, 30:16

2012 Big Ten Cross Country Championship
8-Kilometer: 7th, 24:02

Personal Bests
Cross Country Outdoor Track
6 Kilometers 19:01 9-07-12 800 Meters 1:52.02 5-05-12
8 Kilometers 24:02 10-28-12 1500 Meters 3:38.60 6-13-12
10 Kilometers 30:16 11-17-12 3000 Meters 8:13.00 3-23-12
5000 Meters 14:15.81 4-06-12

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