Scott Finley
Scott Finley
Height: 6-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Granite Hills HS
Previous College: Washington
Position: Pole Vault
UC Santa Barbara
Finley broke a 34 year-old record in the pole vault by clearing 17'2.50" and tying for first place at the UCSD Triton Invitational...He is the first Gaucho to clear 17 feet in the pole vault and eclipsing the previous record by five inches set in 1976...Named Big West Athlete of the Week following his performance at the UCSD Triton Invite to place him 12th in the West and 20th overall in the NCAA pole vault performance lists. 2009
NCAA Regional Qualifier
All-Big West Conference
Finley took third place at Conference with a clearance of 16'6.75" (5.05m), good for All-Big West honors...5.05 was the highest bar cleared at the meet, but Finley was placed third based on misses at earlier heights...He currently sits tied for third on the UCSB all-time marks list...Also cleared 16'6.75" at the Cal-Nevada Championships at UCLA, which placed him fifth, and at the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific, which placed him second. University of Washington
Finley was an All-American pole vaulter for the Huskies...His personal best in the vault is 16'10" (5.13m). High School
Competed at Granite Hills...Earned All-CIF, All-State and All-American honors during the 2005 prep season...Cleared a high school best of 16'6" at the 2005 Golden West Games in Sacramento, placing third...Earned All-CIF and All-State honors in 2004...Lettered three years, and served as a team captain as a seniors.
Collegiate Career Bests
Pole Vault - 17-2.50 (UCSD Triton Invitational, 4/24/2010)