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Matia

Finley

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Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lawrence, Kan.
High School: Lawrence
Experience: 1st Year

Bio

Collegiate Performances

2018 Outdoor: Did not compete for the Roos.

2018 Indoor: Competed in six meets for UMKC... Won the weight throw at the Bob Timmons Challenge with a distance of 14.62m... Placed second in the shot put at the Jayhawk Classic... Finished third in both the shot put and weight throw at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational... Recorded a personal best distance of 15.85m in the weight throw at the WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships to finish third overall.

2017 Outdoor: Competed in eight meets for UMKC … Finished sixth in the shot put at the KT Woodman Classic with a personal-best toss of 12.79 meters … Smashed the discus school record at the Husker Spring Invitational with a mark of 50.82 meters … Recorded a personal-best mark of 48.69 meters in the hammer throw at the WAC Outdoor Championships to finish sixth in the event … Finished 32nd overall at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the discus with a heave of 49.57 meters.

2017 Indoor: Competed in eight meets for the Roos … Finished sixth overall in the weight throw at the WAC Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 15.36 meters … Tossed a personal-best 12.56 meters in the shot put at the WAC Indoor Championships to finish eighth.

2016: Outdoor- Placed fourth in the discus at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a throw of 155' 4'' … Placed 14th in the shot put and 15th in the hammer throw at the WAC Outdoor Championships … Threw for a PR in the discus at the Beach Pacific Coast with a throw of 156' 6'' … Threw for a PR in the hammer throw with a toss of 131' 0'' at the Ward Haylett Invitational, placing third … Placed second in the discus at the Tulsa Duels with a throw of 152' 1'.

Indoor- Threw for a PR in the in the weight throw with a distance of 45' 9.25'' at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational … Placed fourth in the shot put at the Bill Easton Classic with a throw of 35' 10'' … Threw for a season best 37' 9.25'' in the shot put at the Bob Timmons Classic … Placed 13th in the shot put and 20th in the weight throw at the WAC Indoor Championships. 

High School: Was a three-time state champion in the discus … Garnered all-state and all-district honors all four years.

Personal: Born Jan. 2, 1997 in Salida, Colo. … Daughter of Jared and Lisa Finley … Sister to teammate Rebecca Finley and Olympian Mason Finley … Father competed in track and field for Wyoming … Majoring in psychology.

Hometown: Salida, Colo.

 

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