|Hometown:||El Cajon, CA|
|High School:||Granite Hills HS|
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2013
Kevin Finley finished eighth in the decathlon at the Big West Championships (May 3-4) ... scored a total of 6,344 points to finish just behind teammate Derrick Harris (6,472) ... finished in the top-three in the 110 meter hurdles (season-best 14.88) during the decathlon while also finishing fourth in the 100 meters ... also qualified for the 110 hurdles at the conference championship meet where he placed seventh in a time of 14.95 ... ran 14.96 in the prelims to grab the final qualifying spot in the final ... also qualified for the 400 hurdle prelims where he finished just out of qualifying for the final in a season-best 55.89. INDOOR SEASON: did not compete during the 2013 indoor season.
Finley finished sixth in the Big West in the decathlon at the conference championships (May 12) ... scored a career-best 6,407 points which included season-bests in the 100 meters, 400 meters, high jump and long jump ... also reached the final of the 110 hurdles where he finished fifth in a season-best 14.64 ... ran a season-best 14.63 in the prelims. INDOOR SEASON: placed 20th at the MPSF Indoor Championships (Feb. 25) after scoring 4,251 points ... posted CSUN's second fastest time in the 60 meters (8.35) at the Great Dane Classic in New York (Jan. 20).
Finished ninth in the heptathlon at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... scored a season-best 4,930 points ... won the 60 meter hurdles in a season-best 8.24 ... was fourth in the 60 meters in a season-best 7.21. OUTDOOR SEASON: did not compete during the outdoor season due to injury.
GRANITE HILLS HIGH SCHOOL
Competed in track & field and football at Granite Hills High School in El Cajon, Calif. ... earned All-CIF, All-State and all-league honors in the 110 hurdles and 330 hurdles as well as All-CIF and all-league honors in the pole vault ... finished second in the state as a junior in the 110 hurdles and was third as a senior ... also played safety for the Eagles football team ... graduated in 2010.
Born February 23, 1992 in Everett, Wash. ... parents are Karen and Paul Finley ... has one sister, Heather who attended UC San Diego and one brother, Scott who attended UC Santa Barbara ... favorite actor is Edward Norton, favorite movie is "Green Street Hooligans" and favorite food is Italian ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "competing" and the toughest is "balancing school, sleep and athletics" ... likes to sleep in his spare time ... lists Steve Prefontaine as the one person in history he would like to meet ... major is undecided.
OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS
110 Meter Hurdles: 14.64 - Big West Championships (5/12/12)
400 Meter Hurdles: 55.89 - Big West Championships (5/11/13)
High Jump: 6-1.50 (1.87) - Big West Championship Multi-Events (5/5/12)
Decathlon: 6,407 pts. - Big West Championship Multi-Events (5/5/12)
INDOOR CAREER BESTS
60 Meter Hurdles: 8.24 - MPSF Indoor Championships (2/26/11)
High Jump: 6-0.50 (1.84) - Boise State Team Challenge (2/11/12)
Long Jump: 21-2 (6.45) - UW Invitational (1/29/11)
Heptathlon: 4,930 pts. - MPSF Indoor Championships (2/26/11)