Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2010: Played in 18 games and started 17 at striker … voted the ACC Offensive Player of the Year … earned All-ACC first team honors … named to the NSCAA All-America third team … also garnered All-America recognition from College Soccer News … voted to the Soccer America MVPs first team … earned NSCAA All-South Region first team recognition … led the ACC in goals (17) and points (37) … ranked first among all NCAA Division I players in goals per game (0.94) … was second nationally in points per game, fifth in total goals and sixth in total points … earned ACC Player of the Week honors on Sept. 14 after tallying four goals in two games … named to the College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer Teams of the Week on Nov. 1 after a hat trick against Virginia Tech … voted to the Duke/Nike Classic All-Tournament Team … became first Blue Devil to register three hat tricks in a season … tied the Duke single-season goals record … 37 points rank tied for ninth on Duke’s single-season list … scored three goals in 4-1 win over Sacramento State (9/5) … also had three tallies against George Washington (9/14) and at Virginia Tech (10/30) … scored at least one goal in nine games and had two-plus scores in five games … scored or assisted on 20 of Duke’s 34 goals.
2009: Started all 21 matches for the Blue Devils…tallied a team-best 11 goals and led the squad with 27 points overall …voted to the NSCAA All-South Region second team … selected to the ACC All-Freshman, TopDrawerSoccer.com All-Rookie teams … played the fifth most minutes on the team with 1,699…registered four game-winning goals… scored the game-winning goal in a win over No. 2 Maryland (10/2) to earn ACC Player of the Week and TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week recognition … posted a season-high two goals in win over UNC Greensboro (10/13) … provided two assists in victory over Virginia Tech (10/31) to earn a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week … All-ACC Academic Team.
Prep: Named the Philadelphia Inquirer South Jersey player of the year … Tallied 20 goals and six assists in leading Rancocas Valley High School to the state title as a senior … Spent his sophomore and junior seasons in Bradenton. Fla., for the U.S. Soccer under-17 residency program … Was a member of the U-17 U.S. National Team in 2006 … Selected to the U-18 U.S. National Team … Most recently competed in the Lisbon International Tournament with the under-18 team … Named the Player of the Tournament in Spain that included teams such as Barcelona F.C. and Real Madrid … Captured the Golden Boot in a Regional Team Tournament in Argentina.
Personal: Born Ryan Patrick Finley on March 27, 1991 in New Jersey ... Son of Terry and Debbie Finley ... Has one sister, Erin ... biggest thrill in sports was getting invited to the U-17 residency program ... favorite athletes are Ruud van Nistelrooy and LeBron James.