South Carolina ranks second among SEC on this list
2011: Indoors, competed in the shot put ... had a top mark of 51-02.25 (15.60m) at the Gamecock Invitational to take second ... threw 50-10 (15.49m) at the SEC Indoor Championships to place 14th overall ... Outdoors, competed in the shot put and discus ... in the shot put, had a top mark of 50-10.25 (15.50m) at the War Eagle Invitational ... placed 10th at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 50-04.50 (15.35m) ... in the discus, had a top mark of 147-08 (45.00m) at the Weems Baskin Invite ... finished 14th overall at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 140-09 (42.92m).
2010: Indoors, competed in the shot put ... had a top mark of 50-05.25 (15.37m) at the Gamecock Indoor Open ... placed ninth at the SEC Indoor Championships ... outdoors, competed in the shot put and discus throw ... in the shot put, had a top throw of 50-08.75 (15.46m) at the Florida Relays ... placed 11th at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... in the discus throw, had a top mark of 153-7 (49.82m) ... placed 12th at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Mike Koenig at Malvern Prep ... lettered in track and field, water polo and swimming for four years ... named all-region and all-conference ... competed at Penn Relays and Nike Indoor Nationals ... had top marks of 54'6 in the shot put and 150' in the discus throw ... earned the Woodrow Scholarship.
PERSONAL: Andrew Finley was born July 20, 1989 ... pursuing a degree in accounting ... parents are Joseph and Anne Marie Finley ... chose USC over Fordham, Pittsburgh and Davidson.