Softball



Megan Fincher
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Megan Fincher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reno, Nev.

High School:
Galena High School

Height:
5-10

Position:
OF

Experience:
4L

Bat/Throw:
R/R

03/08/2012

2011 Softball Fall Ball

2011 Softball Fall Ball

Nevada

2013: Hit a career-high 10 home runs to lead the Pack while starting 50 games in right field ... Appeared in 51 games overall ... Had six doubles to total 16 extra-base hits ... Hit .293, slugged .550 and drove in 31 runs in her final season with the Pack ... Also drew 19 walks to post an OBP of .383 ... Scored 30 runs, making her one of six Nevada players to score at least 30 times ... Was also hit by two pitches.

2012: Played in all 57 of Nevada's games during her junior year with 56 starts, all in right field ... Hit .261 in 161 at bats and posted 21 walks ... Had a .342 on-base percentage for the season ... 21 walks tied her for third best on the team, while 22 RBI was good enough for fourth among Wolf Pack players ... Had 10 doubles, making her one of only two Nevada players to get into double figures for the year.

2011: Started and played in 46 of Nevada's 47 games, all in right field ... Led the Pack with 24 walks, including a team-leading seven in conference play ... Tied for third on the team with five home runs and hammered out 11 total extra-base hits ... Was third on the team among everyday players with a .975 fielding percentage, making only one error against 37 put outs ... Recorded seven multi-hit games during the season ... Batted in the fifth or sixth spot in the lineup throughout the season.

2010: Appeared in 38 games with 32 starts as a freshman outfielder for the Wolf Pack ... Hit .213 with a couple of doubles and two home runs on the year ... First career home run came on the road at Sacramento State ... Recorded a five-game hitting streak early in WAC play, which was tied for the third longest hitting streak on the season for Nevada ... Committed just two errors while playing in the outfield.

High School
A graduate of Galena High School in Reno, Nev. ... Was a four-year letterwinner in softball and batted .350 for coach Micheon Otuafi ... Also lettered one season each in volleyball and basketball for the Grizzlies ... Earned first-team all-league and all-region honors as a first baseman and was also named second-team all-state ... Earned first-team all-league honors as a junior and was a two-time second-team all-league selection (freshman and sophomore seasons) ... Earned an English academic award as a junior ... Named Galena High's Female Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... Played travel ball with the Las Vegas Lil Rebels.

Personal
Daughter of Neal and Ellen Fincher ... Has a younger sister, Sarah ... Mother played basketball at Nevada ... Wants to major in health ecology and become a physical therapist or personal trainer ... In her free time, enjoys sports and participating in the National Charity League ... Chose Nevada to be close to home ... Lists most exciting sports moment as hitting a grand slam her senior year that tied the game against Douglas High School ... Sports hero is Michael Jordan because of his work ethic.

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