Patricia Finnerty
Patricia Finnerty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Fairfield, Conn.

High School:
New Fairfield

Event:
Fly

Birthdate:
08/30/1981



Summer 2002: Swam with the Tipp White Sharks Club team ... participated in 2002 Indiana Long Course State Meet ... recorded a sixth-place finish in the 100 fly with a prelims time of 1:04.73 and an 11th-place 200 fly finish in 2:25.24 ... swam the second leg of the fifth-place 400 free relay with Funk, Sample and Lange, finishing in 4:04.92 ... placed fifth with the 400 medley relay team of Tammy Kostner, Bean and Funk in 4:32.38.

2001-02: Academic All-Big Ten ... NCAA qualifier and participant ... Honorable Mention All-American ... individually, finished 50th in the 100 fly and 46th in the 200 fly ... was the fly leg on the 13th-place 200 medley relay that went 1:42:53 in the finals ... also swam fly on the 400 medley relay that finished 17th ... anchored the 17th-place 400 free relay with Dolansky, Lange and Bean ... scored in two individual events and two relays at 2002 Big Ten Championships ... was 12th in the 100 fly with a prelims time of 56.01 for a ?B? cut and 11th in the 200 fly, finishing in 2:02.78, also an NCAA ?B? cut time ... was the fly leg on both the varsity record-setting medley relays at Big Tens ... placed 33rd in the 200 IM ... had team?s top times in both the 100 and 200 fly ... had four first-place finishes and 17 top-four finishes overall ... moved onto the Purdue All-Time Top Five list with her season-best 100 fly time of 56.01.

2000-01: Academic All-Big Ten ... NCAA qualifier ... placed 41st in the 100 fly and 27th in the 200 fly at the NCAA Championships ... also swam on the 200 and 400 medley and the 400 free relay teams at NCAA?s that finished 17th, 16th and 19th ... swam to a 10th-place finish in the 100 fly at Big Ten?s ... finished ninth in the 200 fly at the conference meet ... fly leg of the 400 medley relay that finished third at Big Ten?s with a time of 3:41.44 for a ?B-cut? ... had team-best times in 100 fly (55.84) and 200 fly (2:01.61) ... posted team?s fourth-best 50 free time (24.34).

1999-2000: Placed 12th in the 200 fly in 2:03.41 and 13th in the 100 fly in 56.33 at Big Ten?s ... also swam on both the 200 and 400 medley relays at the conference championships ... swam team?s top times in 100 (56.33) and 200 fly (2:03.41) and ranked fifth in the 50 free (24.77) ... qualified for Senior Nationals in the 100 and 200 fly ... won the 100 fly (58.54), placed third in the 200 (2:07.86) and swam fly on the winning 200 medley relay team at Indiana.

High School: Junior National qualifier and scorer in the 100 free, 100 fly and 200 fly ... All-American in the 100 fly ... 1998 Connecticut state champion in the 100 fly.

Personal: Born Aug. 8, 1981 ... given name is Patricia Maria Finnerty ... parents are James and Maria Finnerty ... has one brother, James, and three sisters, Amelia, who swam at Boston, Teresa, and Emma ... management major.

Finnerty?s Personal Bests

100 Fly	55.84
200 Fly	2:01.61
200 IM	2:06.75