27 Sam Finney
Sam Finney

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Strake Jesuit College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 216

Position:
D



02/11/2013

Epp-ic Thoughts: Week 3

Junior Kevin Epp's Third Blog Entry

02/11/2013

Epp-ic Thoughts: Week 3

Third Blog Entry From Lacrosse Junior Kevin Epp

2013: Close defenseman who appeared in five games as a rookie ... recorded one ground ball and one caused turnover in the Black Knights' 14-7 win at rival Navy (Apr. 13) ... did not figure statistically in his four previous games played opposite Manhattan (Feb. 13), VMI (Feb. 16), Michigan (Mar. 2) and Lafayette (Mar. 23) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member.

Prior to West Point: Played under head coach Mike Block at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory high school ... earned All-America honors from US Lacrosse and the Texas State High School Lacrosse League ... served as a team captain ... garnered all-state and all-district honors ... named the South District's Most Valuable Player ... led Strake Jesuit in assists (14), ground balls (148) and takeaways (59) as a senior ... standout all-conference football player as well.

Personal: Samuel Francis Finney was born on Dec. 3, 1993, in McAlester, Okla. ... son of Troy and Julie Finney ... comes from a big family with five siblings - Luke, Sean, Kendra, Clare and Max ... older brother Luke is a SEAL in the U.S. Navy ... Sean attended the U.S. Naval Academy ... enjoys hunting, fishing, climbing and traveling ... began playing lacrosse in third grade ... family spent time living in South American ... major is Art, Philosophy and Literature.

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