Finley was named to UCLA's All-Academic Team and was an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete ... also named one of UCLA's 20 Most Distinguished Seniors for 2011-12.
Was a member of the UCLA National Championship team in 2010.
Named BruWin of the month for February.
CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Finley played two years of catcher and outfield at Cathedral Catholic High School in Del Mar, Calif. ... was a two-time team captain and earned Most Inspirational and Coaches' awards ... voted DAMA of the Year, awarded to the top student of the year ... was also a team manager for the CIF champion girls' varsity basketball team ... was the Senior Class President ... earned the Pepsi Leadership Award in 2008 ... was featured as a student sportscaster on KUSI's Prep Pigskin Report ... also awarded outstanding sophomore and junior of the year honors.
Born Brooke Marie Finley on June 21, 1990 in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Tricia and David Finley ... father is the Director of Player Personnel for the Boston Red Sox ... is the oldest of three children and has a younger sister, Brittany and a younger brother, Drew ... is a member of the Bruin Athletic Council, Student-Athlete Mentors and the Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society ... chosen as one of three undergraduate students to serve as a Wellness Advisor on the Counseling and Psychological Services' Student Wellness Committee ... wrote and co-produced in the summer of 2011 an Alcohol Awareness Video as part of an Alcohol Awareness Campaign for UCLA's Freshmen Orientation ... represented UCLA at the APPLE Conference with other NCAA athletes and administrators to discuss and promote student-athlete health and wellness ... interned for the San Diego Padres ... also currently serving on the NCAA Certification Compliance Committee ... chose UCLA because of its gorgeous campus and accomplishments in both athletics and academics ... athlete she admires the most is Boston Red Sox infielder Dustin Pedroia for his perseverance and his all or nothing attitude ... favorites include eating ice cream and self-serve frozen yogurt, watching romantic comedies and spending time with friends and family ... would love to meet Vice President Joe Biden ... majoring in political science and would like to start a career in sports law.