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    Stanley Finch
    Stanley Finch

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lubbock, Texas

    High School:
    Cooper

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 205

    Position:
    Outfield/Pitcher

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R



    2006: Academic All-Big Ten ... Started 30 games, played in 49 ... Saw action in both the outfield and at first/third base ... Hit first collegiate home run in NU's 19-18 game one won at Illinois (4/14) ... Recorded season-best 15 put-outs against South Florida (2/11) ... Batted a perfect 3-for-3 in the 'Cats game against SEC Champion Kentucky (3/5) ... Went 2-for-4 in back-to-back games against South Florida (2/12) and Virginia Commonwealth (2/17) ... Recorded multiple hits in seven games.

    2005: Academic All-Big Ten... Started 29 games, one as a pitcher vs. Northern Illinois (5/4) ... Hit for himself as the starting pitcher and went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run scored ... The other 28 starts came in the outfield or as designated hitter ... Batting average never dipped below .300 after third game of season (104 at-bats) ... Totaled a career high four hits vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/26) and drove in three runs ... Knocked in two RBI in come-from-behind 8-7 victory over Cornell (3/20) ... Appeared in two games as a pitcher, the second in a home game vs. UW-Milwaukee (4/26) ... Appeared in 27 Big Ten games, 14 starts.

    2004: Did not compete, recovering from Tommy John surgery.

    2003: Academic All-Big Ten ... Versatile player who has seen time on the mound, in the outfield and as a designated hitter ... Played in eight of team's last 11 regular season Big Ten games after just four prior appearances during the conference season ... Had 10 hits, two doubles and eight RBI in 40 at-bats during those games ... Went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs and a run scored May 6 against Chicago State ... Appeared in 11 games on the hill, giving up 16 hits and striking out 10 in 14.1 innings of work.

    2002: Played in nine games, starting five ... Made nine appearances on the mound with two starts ... Smashed a double and tallied two RBI and a run scored in a 1-for-3 performance at Ohio State (3/30) ... Batted 2-for-4 with a RBI at New Mexico (2/23) ... Struck out a season-high five batters in starts at Ohio State (3/30) and Chicago State (4/16).

    High School: Named first-team Class 3A all-state outfielder by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... Named to the Texas High School Coaches Association All-State baseball team ... District 2-3A MVP, unanimous selection ... Selected to the all-district team junior year ... Lubbock Avalanche Journal 2001 City Player of the Year ... Named to the Lubbock Avalanche Journal All-South Plains Team in 2000 and 2001 ... Named as an outfielder in 2000 ... Member of Lubbock Avalanche Journal's Super Team (includes all classifications, 1A-5A) ... 2001 offensive team MVP, hitting .449 for the year ... Holds career records for RBI (123), stolen bases (43) and strikeouts in a game (15) ... Team went 85-20 in three years of varsity baseball, 29-1 in conference play ... Three time District and Area team champions ... Team was ranked in top 10 in Texas all three years, No. 2 for most of senior season ... Invited to play and compete at Baseball Academy on Texas' Super 18's team for the 2001 summer ... Named to PrepStar Magazine's 2000 all-region team ... Was on Double T Times top 101 Texas recruits as a top 10 quarterback ... Selected to the Lubbock all-city team ... Named as high school's offensive MVP for 2000 season ... Named to the Lubbock Avalanche Journal's "Big Game Honor Role" 13 times in high school career ... National Merit commended student ... Phi Beta Kappa award recipient ... U.I.L. Scholar Award winner ... President's award for educational excellence ... Texas Board of Education "Celebration of Excellence" Honoree ... NHS All-America scholar ... Named "Who's Who Among American High School Students" ... USAA Foreign Language award winner ... District 2-AAA All-District academic football in 1998, '99 and 2000; baseball in 1999 and 2000; track in 2000 and 2001.

    Personal: Born Stanley James Finch ... Son of Howell and Beverly Finch ... Completed economics and legal studies double major ... Currently a graduate student in industrial engineering and management sciences.

    Finch's Hitting Stats

    Year	Avg	GP	GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	TB	SLG%	BB	HBP	SO	GDP	OB%	SF	SH	SB	ATT	PO	A	E	FLD%
    2002	.250	9	5	16	1	4	1	0	0	3	5	.312	1	1	5	0	.333	0	0	0	0	6	0	1	.857
    2003	.250	24	10	40	6	10	2	0	0	8	12	.300	3	2	6	1	.333	0	0	0	0	9	1	0	1.000
    2005	.316	48	29	114	19	36	7	0	0	14	43	.377	3	7	28	1	.371	0	1	1	2	69	1	3	.959
    2006	.231	49	30	117	16	27	2	0	1	9	32	.274	8	3	20	4	.295	1	3	9	12	129	10	8	.946
    TOTAL	.268	130	74	287	42	77	12	0	1	34	92	.321	15	13	59	6	.332	1	4	10	14	213	12	12	.952
    

    Finch's Pitching Stats Year ERA W L App GS CG SHO CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA 2002 11.17 0 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 19.1 27 29 24 14 15 5 0 0 98 .338 1 4 1 1 2003 6.28 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 14.1 16 11 10 13 10 3 0 0 71 .296 1 2 1 1 2005 15.00 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 10 11 5 4 2 2 0 1 24 .500 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 9.70 0 2 22 3 0 0 0 0 36.2 53 51 39 31 27 10 0 1 193 .348 2 6 2 2