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The Nittany Lions fell 3-0 to Temple in a non-conference road match
Wednesday, Sept. 27 | Philadelphia, Pa. | 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 23 | 8 p.m. | Madison, Wisconsin | McClimon Track/Soccer Complex
BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (8/30/16 & 10/18/16)
2015 BIG TEN ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
2016 (Redshirt-Junior): Appeared in 13 matches with 13 starts … Started the first two matches of the season before missing the next five due to injury … Recorded four shutouts in the 2016 campaign, which ranked fifth in the Big Ten … Ranked second in the Big Ten with a .810 save percentage and third with a 0.82 goals against average and a 0.31 shutouts per game average … Also ranked fourth in the conference with 3.60 saves per match … Tallied 47 saves on the season in 1206:01 minutes between the pipes … Recorded a 5-4-2 overall record … Earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors on two occasions.
2015 (Redshirt-Sophomore): Played in and started the final five matches of the season in goal for the Blue and White … Made 22 saves in 476:10 minutes of action … Posted his second career shutout in his first start of 2015 with five saves against Loyola Marymount (Oct. 21) … Tallied a career-high seven saves against Wisconsin (Oct. 24).
2014 (Redshirt-Freshman): Played in two matches, starting in one ... Registered a 1-0-1 record, making six saves and allowing one goal in 146:13 minutes of play ... Collected four saves and allowed one score in a 1-1 draw at James Madison (Sept. 8) ... Made first career start, Sept. 13 at Indiana and earned two saves in a 1-0 shutout win.
2013 (Freshman): Did not see any action in goal for the Nittany Lions.
BEFORE PENN STATE
High School/Club/ODP: Started in goal for high school team in Hillsborough before playing with the IMG U18 Academy in Bradenton, Florida the last two years ... Posted four shutouts while playing in Barcelona, earning goalkeeper of the year honors as a junior ... Trained with both the U17 United States National Team and Malmö FF, a professional club in Sweden ... Team ranked eighth in the nation defensively as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Evan Wade Finney ... Parents are Bob and Elisha Finney ... Has a younger brother, Clint ... Majoring in international politics with a focus in economics.