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Sam Finfer
Sam  Finfer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bellevue, Wash.

Last College:
Bellevue College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
OF/INF/C

Birthdate:
04/17/1995


06/05/2017

Finfer Named Semifinalist for the Gregg Olson Award

Award honors college baseball’s breakout player of the year

05/23/2017

Finfer, Martin Earn All-Conference USA Honors

Sam Finfer selected to first team and Wade Martin named to the second team

05/08/2017

Finfer named Co-Conference USA Hitter of the Week

Marshall travels to Ohio on Tuesday

05/07/2017

@HerdBaseball Completes Sweep of WKU in Shutout Win

Will Ray pitched seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts

05/05/2017

Pastrana’s Walk-off Single Leads @HerdBaseball over WKU

Starting pitcher Wade Martin had eight strikeouts

05/20/2017

Marshall Baseball Senior Day

Marshall baseball senior day at Appalachian Power Park on May 20, 2017

02/20/2017

Marshall vs. Kennesaw State

Photos from Marshall baseball at Kennesaw State on Feb. 20, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.

02/17/2017

Marshall vs. Georgia State

Photos from Marshall baseball's game at Georgia State on Feb. 17, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.

05/28/2016

Marshall vs Southern Miss

Photos from Marshall's Conference USA Tournament semifinal game against Southern Miss

03/06/2016

Marshall vs. Lehigh - Doubleheader

Photos from Marshall's doubleheader sweep over Lehigh on Sunday, March 6 at Kennedy Center Field in Huntington, W.Va.

2017 (Senior): Named to the All-Conference USA First Team … selected as a semifinalist for the Gregg Olson Award for Breakout Player of the Year … appeared in and started in 51 games ... used primarily as an outfielder, infielder and catcher … held a .338 batting average and led the team with a .410 on-base percentage … led Conference USA with a .692 slugging percentage … had a team-high 68 hits, 51 RBIs, 18 home runs and 17 doubles … second on the team for runs scored with 48 … his 18 homers rank tied for fifth-best in a single season in Herd history and ranked second in Conference USA … ranks in the top 10 of four different categories in Conference USA games only – home runs (2nd, 10), slugging percentage (3rd, .681), total bases (4th, 81) and doubles (6th, 11) … led the team with 19 multi-hit games, including a game-high four hits at Western Carolina (Feb. 25) and against FIU (April 21) … had a season-high seven RBIs at Western Carolina (Feb. 25) … recorded 11 multi-RBI games, featuring six games of four RBIs or more … scored a season-best four runs against FIU (April 21) … had multi-homer games against Western Carolina (Feb. 25-26) and Ohio (April 19) … held a season-high 12 game hit streak and also reached base safely in 12 straight games … stole eight bases, while only being caught once … walked 22 times … recorded two sacrifice flies … finished with 152 putouts, 49 assists and six errors for a .971 fielding percentage.

2016 (Junior):
Appeared in 49 games, starting 46 … used primarily as a catcher, designated hitter and pinch hitter … had 34 hits in 156 at-bats for a .218 batting average with a .385 on-base percentage … had a season high three hits twice against Florida A&M (Feb. 21) and Florida Atlantic (April 15) … recorded three RBIs against Florida A&M (Feb. 21), Southern Miss (March 18) and Eastern Kentucky (April 19) … had seven home runs, ranking third on the team … registered 17 consecutive games of reaching base safely … recorded eight multi-RBI games … stole four bases … had a .980 fielding percentage with 259 putouts and 37 assists … finished the season with 32 runs, 27 RBIs, four doubles and one triple.

Bellevue College (2015):
Started 36 games with eight doubles and three home runs, as well as 21 RBIs.


Seattle University (2014):
Played in 45 games, starting 33 … batted .248 with 13 runs, nine RBIs and drawing 18 walks.


High School:
Attended Interlake High School in Bellevue, Wash. … was the team MVP all four years … First Team All-League baseball his junior and senior year … led the team to its first state appearance in 25 years ... hit .486 in 2012 with 10 doubles, two home runs, 15 RBI, and 22 Runs … earned the Interlake Golden Spikes Award as the best offensive and defensive player on the team … named first team All-County … drafted in the 29th round of the 2013 MLB Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Personal:
Born on April 17, 1995… parents are Lee and Dana Finfer… has a sister Sarah… lettered in basketball for 3 years in high school… majoring in health science.