Finley celebrates return with two victories and two nation-leading marks
2011 OUTDOOR Recorded a top-10 finish in the 800 meters at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invitational (4/29) where she finished seventh with a time of 2:22.65... Set a personal best in the 800 meters at the Arkansas Twilight (5/6) with a time of 2:17.48. 2011 INDOOR Recorded three top five finishes with her best finish coming at the Bill Easton Classic (1/8) where she finished fourth with a time of 1:32.25... Set a personal-best in the 800 meters at the ISU NCAA Qualifier (3/5) where she finished eighth with a time of 2:22.48. 2010 OUTDOOR Ran a personal-best time of 2:19.90 in the 800-meter run at the John McDonald Invitational (Apr. 9)... Finished third overall at the Razorback Spring Invitational (3/27) in the 800 meters with a time of 2:20.34. 2010 INDOOR Recorded a personal-best 400 meter time of 59:71 at the ISU NCAA Qualifier Meet (3/5), finishing 12th overall... Placed fourth at the Kansas vs. Missouri Meet (1/15) with a personal-best 800 meter time of 2:27.14... Competed in the Big 12 Championships (2/26) finishing 19th overall with a 600-yard time of 1:27.83. 2009 OUTDOOR Utilized redshirt season. 2009 INDOOR Turned in a season-best 600-yard time of 1:29.24 at the ISU Classic (2/14)...Took fourth at the adidas Classic (1/31) in the same event, finishing in 1:29.82. 2008 OUTDOOR Placed third in the 400 meters at the ESU Twilight with a time of 1:01.89...Ran a personal-best time in the 400 meters at the Arkansas Twilight (59.44).
2008 INDOOR Ran a season-best time of 59.69 in the 400 meters at the ISU Last Chance... Placed 12th in the 600 yards at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 1:25.67. HIGH SCHOOL At the 2007 state championships she was second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:17.3, second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 57.15 and was on the 1,600-meter relay team that broke the school record with a time of 3:53... Captain for track and cross country her senior year... Member of the 2007 state track and field championship team... Fifth in the nation in the 800-meter run at the USATF nationals with a time of 2:16.08... Represented Oklahoma at the Great Southwest track meet in 2005, 2006 and 2007. PERSONAL Daughter of Michael and Julia Barber...Born in Oklahoma City, Okla... A middle child with five other sisters... Majoring in geology.