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The Penn State midfielder becomes the eighth Nittany Lion to be drafted by an MLS club
Finney has recorded two shutouts in as many career starts for the Nittany Lions
Penn State senior will play on a team located in Denmark's Faroe Islands called 07 Vestur
Penn State goalie becomes seventh Nittany Lion drafted by an MLS club
Senior goalie is the second Penn State player in the last three years to participate in the event
2014 ALL-BIG TEN SECOND TEAM
2014 BIG TEN PRESEASON PLAYER TO WATCH
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
2014 COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA THIRD TEAM
2014 COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
2014 SOCCER AMERICA PRESEASON ALL AMERICA
2013 BIG TEN GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR
2013 NSCAA ALL-GREAT LAKES FIRST TEAM
2013 ALL-BIG TEN FIRST TEAM
2012 ALL-BIG TEN SECOND TEAM
2012 & 2013 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN
2011 COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS ALL-FRESHMAN THIRD TEAM
BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (9/12/11, 10/7/13, 9/22/14*, 10/6/14)
TOPDRAWERSOCCER.COM TEAM OF THE WEEK (9/19/11)
PHILLY SOCCER NEWS COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (10/30/11)
2014 (Senior): Started in 19 matches, logging1706:13 minutes in goal ... Made 64 saves and recorded 9 shutouts, while allowing just 17 goals ...Went 12-6-0 on the season and was ranked as Top Drawer Soccer's No. 76 player overall ... Tied for second in the Big Ten in shutouts and was fourth in save percentage (.790) ... Recorded three straight shutouts to start the year, with three saves against Oakland (Aug. 29) and another three vs. Temple (Sept. 5) ... Had back-to-back shutouts against St. Francis (Sept. 16) and Ohio State (Sept. 21) with four and three saves respectively ... Made a season high eight saves vs. Penn (Sept. 24) ... Went on another three shutout streak, making four stops at Michigan (Sept. 28), six at Bucknell (Oct. 1) and two vs. Rutgers (Oct. 4) ... Stopped three Wisconsin shots in a win on Oct. 26 ... Recorded six saves in a 2-1 loss at Northwestern (Nov. 2) ... Responsible for another five saves and a shutout at Akron (Nov. 5) ... Made a pair of stops against Michigan State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament (Nov. 9) ... Had one save in a 2-1 win vs. Hartwick during the first round of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 20) ... Equaled his season his eight saves in a 2-1 loss at Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
2013 (Junior): Started in all 21 matches and played every minute between the pipes for the Nittany Lions ... Named Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year, All-Big Ten First Team and NSCAA All-Great Lakes First Team ... Made 76 saves and allowed just 18 goals, posting eight shutouts ... Posted a GAA of 0.81 and a save percentage of .809 ... Made five saves in 1-0 shutout of Radford ... Needed just one save to earn second consecutive shutout with win versus Central Connecticut ... Four saves in draw against No. 5 ranked California ... Part of defense's 275 minute shutout streak over four matches in September ... Four combined saves in back-to-back shutouts against Robert Morris and Duquesne ... Recorded four saves in program's first win over West Virginia since 1990 and four in conference opener win against Wisconsin ... Five saves in 2-0 shutout victory at Indiana, the first in program history ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 7 after performance against Hoosiers ... Saved a career-high nine shots in a 2-1 overtime win at No. 14 Michigan State ... Matched career-high nine saves in a 2-1 double overtime loss at Akron ... Shutout Indiana for a second time in the Big Ten Quarterfinals ... Posted three straight shutouts against Indiana, St. Francis Brooklyn and UC Santa Barbara to advance the Nittany Lions to the Sweet 16 ... Had seven saves in a season-ending 2-0 loss at New Mexico.
2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 10 contests, starting eight ... Posted a 0.77 goals against average in 822 minutes of action ... Earned a 4-2-2 record, allowing just seven goals ... Had three solo shutouts ... Made four saves in 0-0 shutout against West Virginia ... Tallied season-high five saves in 1-0 shutout of Northwestern.
2011 (Freshman): Started all 22 games for the Nittany Lions in his first campaign, tallying a 9-9-4 record ... Posted an .821 save percentage and a 0.60 goals against average, both marks the best in the Big Ten ... Ranked ninth nationally in GAA and 20th in save percentage ... Produced five or more saves in six of seven contests, including a career-high six against Michigan State Oct. 9 ... Earned a conference-best 12 shutouts, shattering the previous school record of 10 whitewashes in a season ... Totaled five saves against No. 2 seed Ohio State in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament to break PSU record with his 11th shutout and help upset the Buckeyes ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 12, Soccer Savings.com/Philly Soccer News College Player of the Week Oct. 30, as well as being named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week Sept. 19 ... Selected Third Team All-Freshman by College Soccer News ...Earned invitation to U.S. U-20 Men's National Team winter training camp ... Named to the Dean's List.
High School/Club/ODP: A four-year starter in goal for St. Pius X Catholic H.S. ... Named first team All-American by ESPN Rise ... Led the Golden Lions to AAA state championships in 2009 and 2011 ... Won 2009, 2010 and 2011 AAA Region 5 titles ... Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year candidate (2010-11) ... Team captain (2010-11) ... Named a 2010 Spring All-Star by ESPN Rise Magazine ... Played club soccer with the Concorde Fire USSD Academy under Gregg Blasingame ... Selected Southeastern Conference Goalkeeper of the Year (2009-10) ... Member of the U-18 National Team, making trips to Argentina/Chile, Portugal and Israel.
Personal: Full name is Andrew Joseph Wolverton ... Born on June 4, 1993 ... Parents are Jay and Ann Wolverton ... Ann played college basketball at Tennessee Tech ... Has two older sisters, Ashley and Christina ... Majoring in management.