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    Tommy Finn
    Tommy Finn

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Valparaiso, Ind.

    High School:
    Andrean

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    IF

    B/T:
    S/R



    2009: Started all 50 games for the `Cats, anchoring the infield at the shortstop position ... Led the team in at-bats (200), doubles (15) and walks (21) ... Fourth in career at-bats in Northwestern history (719) ... Also finished career tied for fourth all-time in games played (210) for NU ... Recorded 17 multi-hit games, second best on the team . . . Compiled an 8-game hitting streak (3/20-28) ... Turned a team-high 34 double-plays with second baseman Trevor Stevens ... Went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a run scored in a 6-5 win over Northern Illinois (4/8) ... Socked a home run in a 7-6 comeback victory against Massachusetts (2/28) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Started all 47 contests that he appeared in at shortstop ... Committed only one error in 15 non-conference games ... Tied for the team lead with five sacrifice flies ... Singled and scored the winning run in the top of the ninth inning at Cal State Northridge (2/23) ... Went 4-for-5 with three runs scored in a win over No. 21 Oklahoma State (3/1) ... Hit a game-winning, two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning to cap a comeback 6-5 win over Minnesota (4/14) ... Opened the game's scoring with a solo home run in a 13-6 victory at Iowa (4/20) ... Posted three hits and two RBI in a series-opening 8-5 win over Indiana (5/9) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Team's defensive leader ... Turned 31 double plays ... Recorded a team-best 151 assists and 86 putouts in 251 chances ... Appeared in all 54 games, making 40 starts at shortstop and 13 at second base ... Hit .287 overall and .294 in Big Ten play ... Switch-hitter ... Hit .296 (16-for-54) as a right-handed hitter, .282 (33-for-117) as a left-hander ... Went 3-for-3 vs. both Michigan (3/31) and Illinois (4/15) and 4-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored at Penn State (4/20) ... Hit .311 (14-for-45) as a leadoff hitter.

    2006: Voted Northwestern Freshman of the Year ... Stepped immediately into vacated shortstop position as a true freshman ... Started 58 of 59 games played, including all 32 Big Ten contests ... Tallied a career-high two RBI twice, first against Michigan (4/1) then Michigan State (5/14) ... Second on team with 142 assists ... Career-high three hits against Indiana (4/10) and UIC (5/9) ... Turned 35 double plays ... Made only five errors in last 30 games, recording 49 putouts and 73 assists.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner in baseball and football ... Three-year letterwinner in basketball ... Earned Indiana All-State honors in baseball and football ... Was the 2005 runner-up Mr. Baseball and Mr. Football in the state of Indiana ... Three-time all-area baseball and football selection ... Two-time all-area basketball honoree ... As a senior, led both his baseball and football teams to Indiana state titles for the first time in school history ... Hit .495 as a senior and set the Andrean High School career doubles record ... Finished runner-up previous three years ... Threw for 3,400 yards as starting quarterback senior year, which included 35 touchdowns and just seven interceptions ... Also ran for 800 yards and 14 scores with a 60-percent completion rating ... Selected to both baseball and football North/South All-Star games ... Captained both baseball and football teams ... National Honor Society member ... President of Ambassador Club ... High school baseball coach was Dave Pishkur.

    Personal: Born Thomas S. Finn ... Son of Bill and Sandy Finn ... Communication studies major.

    Finn's Career 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%
    2006....  .240  59-58   192   18   46   3   0   0   18   49  .255   4   0  35   6  .254   1   9   5-6     99 142  19  .927
    2007....  .287  54-53   171   30   49   9   0   1   19   61  .357  13  12  24   4  .378   0   6   3-6     86 151  14  .944
    2008....  .250  47-47   156   26   39   2   0   2   22   47  .301  13   6  18   4  .322   5   5   4-7     88 128  12  .947
    TOTAL...  .258 160-158  519   74  134  14   0   3   59  157  .303  30  18  77  14  .318   6  20  12-19   273 421  45  .939