Men's Soccer



Pitch Points: #7/4 Irish Giving Fans Their Money's Worth

Notre Dame remains atop ACC table with maximum points after Thursday's last-second win over Syracuse.


A New Era For Men's Soccer

Irish move into ACC while looking to replace key departures.


BJ Craig Promoted To Associate Head Coach For The Fighting Irish

Craig entering his sixth season at Notre Dame.


Irish Head Coach Bobby Clark Signs Contract Extension

Clark entering his 13th season as Notre Dame head coach.


Adam Mena And Michael Rose Picked In MLS Supplemental Draft

Fighting Irish duo selected by Vancouver in the first round.


2011-12 Athletics Highlight Video

Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.


NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Notre Dame vs indiana

NCAA Men's Soccer Championship Notre Dame vs indiana.


Men's Soccer vs. Marquette

The men's soccer team was victorious over Marquette, 3-1, at Alumni Stadium on October 24th.


Notre Dame Men's Soccer vs Marquette on 10-24-2012

Notre Dame Men's Soccer vs Marquette at Notre Dame, Ind. (Alumni Stadium) on 10-24-2012 W, 3-1.


Men's Soccer vs Georgetown on 10-06-2012

Men's Soccer vs Georgetown on 10-06-2012


9/09 M. Soccer vs Akron

Men's Soccer beat Akron 3 to 1 in the last game of the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament at Alumni Stadium.

Played his junior and senior seasons at Notre Dame after transferring from Duke ... totaled 126 points on 56 goals and 14 assists in 78 career matches at both Notre Dame and Duke ... had 28 goals and six assists during his two campaigns with the Fighting Irish ... two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-America honoree ... 2012 BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year and 2010 ACC Offensive Player of the Year ... a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... selected by the Columbus Crew in the first round (9th overall pick) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.

AS A SENIOR (2012): Played in all 22 matches and ranked second nationally in goals (21) and points (46) ... the goal and point totals were career-best marks ... the 21 goals rank fifth in Notre Dame history for a single season ... ranked third nationally in goals per game (0.95) and fourth in points per game (2.09) ... named to the NSCAA All-America First Team ... MAC Hermann Trophy finalist ... two-time NSCAA National Player of the Week (9/5, 10/10) ... received numerous national weekly honors throughout the season from outlets including Soccer America,, Soccer News Net and College Soccer News ... All-Great Lakes Region First Team honoree ... led the BIG EAST with 12 goals in league play and was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year ... a unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST First Team ... was the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on three occasions (9/3, 10/8, 10/29) ... had six game-winning goals, including two golden goals ... six multiple-goal games, including one hat trick ... was 4-for-4 on penalty-kick attempts ... netted the game winner in the 76th minute in a 1-0 season-opening win over Duke ... gave the Irish leads of 2-1 (61') and 3-1 (82') in a 3-2 win over San Diego State at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... assisted on the game winner in a 2-1 victory over Clemson that clinched the IU Classic title for the Fighting Irish ... selected to the IU Classic All-Tournament Team ... deposited the team's third goal via a penalty kick (79') in a 3-1 triumph over #4 Akron that gave Notre Dame the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title ... tallied the golden goal in the 104th minute of a 1-0 win at Michigan that upped Notre Dame's season-opening win streak to seven ... produced the equalizer on a penalty kick in the 63rd minute of a 2-1 setback at Louisville ... scored the team's third (33') and fifth (68') goals in a 7-1 besting of Pittsburgh ... made it back-to-back two-goal efforts by scoring twice in the 66th minute of a 3-0 win over #3 Georgetown ... put the Irish up 5-1 in the 74th minute of a 6-1 victory at Seton Hall ... also had two assists against the Pirates ... scored three goals in a span of 9:13 in the second half of a 3-0 triumph over Providence ... followed that performance with a two-goal effort in a 3-1 victory over Marquette ... the first tally against the Golden Eagles was a converted penalty kick in the 60th minute that put the Fighting Irish up 2-1 and he then scored again just over a minute later ... recorded the equalizer in the 88th minute of a 1-1 draw at Marquette ... upped his goal streak to five games with Notre Dame's fourth score (84') in a 4-2 win at Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... also assisted on the team's third goal versus the Orange ... leveled the title match of the BIG EAST Championship versus Georgetown 1-1 in the 51st minute ... later scored the golden goal with just over a minute left in double-overtime in the 3-2 win that gave the Irish the league title ... was named the BIG EAST Championship Most Outstanding Offensive Performer and earned a spot on the all-tournament team ... tallied the second goal (44') in a 3-0 victory over Michigan State in the second round of the NCAA Championship ... earned his second monogram with the Irish.

AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in 17 matches and led the Irish in goals (7) and points (16) in addition to two assists ... All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-Great Lakes Region Third Team selections ... scored Notre Dame's second and fourth goals in a 4-1 win over Dayton at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... the first goal was a penalty kick, which was Notre Dame's only attempt of the season ... gave the Irish a 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute in an eventual 2-1 overtime setback to St. Louis in the second game of the IU Classic ... put Notre Dame on the board in the 38th minute in a 1-1 draw with Northwestern ... tallied a goal and an assist in a 3-0 victory at Georgetown ... assisted on Notre Dame's second goal against the Hoyas and scored the final tally (75') ... collected an assist on the third Irish goal in a 3-1 win at Pittsburgh ... deposited two goals in a 4-0 triumph of Seton Hall ... put the Irish up 2-0 in the 50th minute and 4-0 in the 74th minute against the Pirates ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010 at Duke): Played in 18 games and started 17 ... 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 ... also had three tallies against George Washington and at Virginia Tech ... 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.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009 at Duke): 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 and 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 to earn ACC Player of the Week and Team of the Week recognition ... posted a season-high two goals in win over UNC Greensboro ... provided two assists in victory over Virginia Tech to earn a spot on the Team of the Week ... All-ACC Academic Team.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: 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 ... 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 ... son of Terry and Debbie Finley ... has one sister, Erin ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a sociology degree ... finished with a 3.035 cumulative GPA.

Finley's Career Statistics

2009* 21-21 71 11 5 27 4
2010* 18-17 100 17 3 37 6
2011 17-0 65 7 2 16 1
2012 22-0 96 21 4 46 6
Totals 78-38 332 56 14 126 17

* at Duke

Ryan Finley
Ryan  Finley


Lumberton, NJ

High School:
Rancocas Valley

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180


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