Duke Men's Soccer BIO
9 Ryan Finley
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.