Erin Finn
Erin  Finn

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Bloomfield, Mich.

High School:
West Bloomfield

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
SO/JR


06/24/2016

Ofili, Finn Named Academic All-Americans

Women's Runners Ofili, Finn Named Academic All-Americans

05/26/2016

Ofili, Finn Earn Academic All-District Nods

Ofili, Finn on Academic All-District Women's Track List

05/05/2016

Finn Makes Michigan Proud with Olympic Goals

Women's Distance Runner Finn Makes Michigan Proud

03/01/2016

Henry, Finn Awarded Big Ten Indoor Honors

Henry, Finn Recognized for Big Ten Women's Track & Field Titles

02/17/2016

As Records Fall, Finn Stands Tall

As Records Fall, Finn Stands Tall

Last Updated: May 26, 2016

At Michigan
• Qualified for the 2016 U.S.A.T.F. Olympic Trials coming under the 5,000-meter (15:25) and 10,000-meter (32:25) standards with her 5K time of 15:23.16 and 10K time of 31:51.84.
• School record holder in the indoor 3,000-meter run (9:01.25), indoor 5,000-meter run (15:23.16), outdoor 5,000-meter run (15:26.08) and outdoor 10,000-meter run (32:41.65)
• Became the first Wolverine in history to earn All-American status in both the outdoor 5,000m and 10,000m runs
• Also the first Wolverine in U-M history to secure First Team (top-eight) All-America honors in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meter events during the same indoor championship season
• Five-time USTFCCCA All-American -- 2014 Indoor (Second Team 5,000m), 2014 Outdoor (First Team, 10,000m), 2015 Outdoor (First Team, 5,000m), 2016 Indoor (First Team, 3,000m and 5,000m)
• Two-time NCAA Runner-up (2016: 3,000 and 5,000 meters)
• Competing member of the 2016 Big Ten Championship Team
• Six-time Big Ten champion: 3,000m (in; 2016) 5,000m (in; 2014, '16/out; 2014) and 10,000m (out; 2014-15) distances
• Big Ten Indoor Track Athlete of the Year (2016), Big Ten Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Athlete of the Championships (2014)
• Big Ten Indoor Track Freshman of the Year (2014)
• Four-time All-Big Ten first team (2014 indoor and outdoor; 2015 outdoor; 2016 indoor)
• Michigan Female Rookie of the Year (2014)
• MGoBlue.com Awards Female Freshman of the Year (2014)
• Big Ten Track Athlete of the Week (Jan. 13, 2016)
• Two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic (2014, '15)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015)
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2015, '16)
• Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014, 2015)

Junior (2016)
• Set school records in the 3,000-meter (9:01.25) and 5,000-meter runs (15:23.16).
• Met the U.S.A.T.F. Olympic Trials standards at 5,000 (15:25) and 10,000-meters (32:25) by running a U-M record 15:23.16 during her All-America performance at the Indoor NCAA Championships and 31:51.84 while competing unattached at Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational (May 1).

Outdoor
• Plans to redshirt the outdoor season in preparation for the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Indoor
• During a historic weekend at the NCAA Championships (March 11-12), earned All-America honors in both the 3K (9:04.40) and 5K (15:23.16) races with a pair of runner-up finishes, breaking her own 5,000-meter record in the latter event
• Won twin titles at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 26-27), claiming the 3,000-meter title in 9:08.09 and re-breaking her own program and facility record to time 15:37.31 and win the 5,000-meter race
• Set her second school record in six days at the SPIRE NCAA D1 Invitational (Feb. 12), breaking her own school and SPIRE record with a time of 15:38.98 to win the 5K race
• Set a new program-best and personal record in the 3K race (9:01.25) at Notre Dame's Meyo Invitational (Feb. 6), earning a runner-up finish
• Won the mile race in 4:40.38, a personal best, helping U-M to win the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 23)
• Won the 3000m race in 9:13.41 at the Hillsdale Winter Opener (Jan. 9)

Sophomore (2015)
• Became the first Wolverine in history to earn All-American status in both the outdoor 5,000m and 10,000m runs
• Successfully defended her 10,000m run title at the Big Ten Championships (May 17)

Outdoor
• At the NCAA Championships, claimed fifth place in the 5,000m run in 15:43.97
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 28-30), Ran 15:58:64 in the 5,000m race
• Defended her 10,000m title at the Big Ten Championships (May 15-17) with a time of 33:54.85, more than a 20-second victory; also finished third in the 5,000m run running 16:14.27
• Ran 15:32.88, then the season's fastest time by any Wolverine, to finish 19th in a professional-riddled field at the Payton Jordan Invitational (May 2)
• Was the runner-up (15:41.80) in the 5,000m race at UVA Challenge (April 17-18) in her season debut in the event
• Made her season debut at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4) as the runner-up in the 3,000m race, running 9:24.55

Indoor
• Did not compete

Freshman (2014)
• Two-time All-American -- first team (outdoor 10,000m), second team (indoor 5,000m)
• Three-time Big Ten champion -- indoor and outdoor 5,000m and outdoor 10,000-meter run
• Big Ten Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Athlete of the Championships
• Big Ten Indoor Track Freshman of the Year
• Two-time All-Big Ten first team
• Michigan Female Rookie of the Year
• MGoBlue.com Awards Female Freshman of the Year (2014)
• USTFCCCA All-Academic
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner

Outdoor
• At the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 11-14), finished sixth in the 10,000-meter run (32:50.14) to earn All-America first team honors
• At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 29-31), won the 10,000-meter run (33:13.46), running the top time between the east and west regions to qualify for the NCAA Championships
• At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 16-18), won the 5,000- (15:48.90) and 10,000-meter run (32:41.65) titles, setting Big Ten meet records in both events
• At the Payton Jordan Invitational (May 4), finished 13th overall and second among collegians in Section 1 of the 5,000-meter run (15:26.08)
• At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18), finished seventh in the Invite Elite Division of the 5,000-meter run (15:52.11)
• At the Raleigh Relays (March 28-29), finished 12th in the invitational 1,500-meter run (4:29.08)

Indoor
• At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 14-15), finished 12th in the 5,000-meter run (16:52.10)
• At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March1), won the 5,000-meter run title, breaking Mindy Rowand's 25-year old school record and setting a new SPIRE Institute record (15:52.11), both of which she would later break, and finished second in the 3,000-meter run (9:12.59) -- named Big Ten Indoor Freshman of the Year for her performance
• At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), won the 5,000-meter run (15:57.32)
• At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), finished ninth in the mile run (4:45.54)
• At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), won the 3,000-meter run (9:15.82, 9:11.10#)

Prep
• Graduated from West Bloomfield High School (2013)
• National Honor Society
• National AP Scholar
• National Merit Semifinalist
• AP Scholar with Distinction
• Graduated Summa Cum Laude
• Spanish Club
• Interact Club Treasurer

Cross Country
• Two-time state champion (2011, '12)
• Finished fourth at MHSAA state meet in 2010 ... Three-time Oakland County champion (2010, '11, '12)
• Runner up at 2013 USATF Junior Cross Country Nationals, earning All-America honors (2013)
• Two-time Foot Locker Cross Country Championship finalist, earning All-America honors, finishing seventh in 2010 and second in 2011

As member of Team USA
• 2013 North America, Central America & Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Junior Champion; Finished 34th at IAAF World Cross Country Championships; Competed in 2012 Bupa Great Edinburgh Run

Track & Field
• MHSAA 3,200-meter state champion (2012)
• MHSAA 3,200-meter state runner up (2011)
• Five-time New Balance Nationals All-American: 2013 New Balance Indoor Nationals 5,000m runner up
• 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals 5,000m runner up
• 2012 New Balance Indoor Nationals 5,000m champion
• 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals -- runner up in 5,000m and sixth-place finisher in two mile
• Finished fourth at USATF Outdoor Junior Nationals in 5,000m (2012)

Personal
• Majoring in Biochemistry
• Born November 19, 1994
• Daughter of Jeffrey and Lori Finn

Personal Notes
• Mother, Lori Finn, played basketball at Alma College (1983-84)

Other Sports Played
• Competed in swimming and diving as a sophomore.

High School Personal Bests

800m -- 2:18.16 (outdoor)
1,600m -- 4:45 (outdoor)
3,200m -- 10:17 (indoor)
3,200m -- 10:07 (outdoor)
5,000m -- 16:18 (indoor)
5,000m -- 16:41.33 (outdoor)
Mile -- 4:46 (outdoor)
Two Mile -- 10:08 (indoor)
5K -- 17:07.90 (cross country)
6K -- 20:48.60 (cross country)

COLLEGIATE BESTS

EventTimeDate
Mile (I) 4:45.54 2-8-14
3,000m (I) 9:01.25 $ 2-6-16
5,000m (I) 15:23.16 $ 3-11-16
1,500m (O) 4:29.04 4-3-14
3,000m (O) 9:24.55 4-4-15
5,000m (O) 15:26.08 $ 5-4-14
10,000m (O) 32:41.65 $ 5-16-14

$ School Record
# Converted Time


 



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