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Ethan Finlay

Ethan Finlay
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Midfielder
  • Columbus Crew
  • 5' 9"
  • 165 lbs.
  • 09-06-1990
  • Marshfield, WI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 (Crew): Finlay made 19 appearances -- including three starts -- in 2013. He made his season debut in a substitute appearance against San Jose (March 16) and made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13). His first start of the season came in a start at right midfield against Houston (September 4) and earned a second start in the next match at Sporting KC (September 7). He returned to the starting lineup - his third start on the season - at right midfield at New England (October 19). He also recorded one goal and two assists in 12 starts in MLS Reserve League action and also made two appearances, including one start at right wing, in the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

2012 (Crew): Drafted 10th overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, Finlay made appeared in 15 matches and made three starts as a rookie for the Black & Gold. The winger's professional debut came in the season opener on March 10 in Colorado, coming on as a substitute in the 12th minute for an injured Dilly Duka. Registering 426 minutes for the Crew First Team, Finlay played a key role in the Black & Gold's 2012 MLS Reserve League Eastern Conference title.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Finlay appeared in 79 matches (all starts) scoring 43 goals as a student-athlete at Creighton University. The winger led the Bluejays to its first  College Cup appearance since 2002 and a 21-2-1 record during his senior season and was a MAC Hermann Trophy finalist in 2011. Finlay received the prestigious Fred Ware Award in 2012 as Nebraska's top collegiate athlete.

YOUTH EXPERIENCE

Finlay was honored honored by the NSCAA as a Youth All-American and tabbed first-team all-state and all-conference as a senior when he was named team MVP after totalling 41 goals and 19 assists for 101 points  for Marshfield High School. Marshfield won the regional championship in each of his final three prep campaigns. Finlay holds school record with 98 career goals and 59 career assists for 255 career points. The winger played club soccer for FC Milwaukee, scoring the game-winning goal in the Region II championships to help his team advance to nationals. Finlay was also a member of Wisconsin ODP and the Chicago Fire's PDL side.

ACQUIRED

Selected 10th overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by the Columbus Crew.

PERSONAL

Ethan is the son of Brent and Julie Finlay. He is one of four children, Tiffany, Jarryd and Kelsey. His father played hockey at the University of North Dakota, winning the Division I National Championship in 1982.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 29 21 11 1898 7 50 22 19 12 2 0
2013 Columbus Crew 19 3 0 391 0 4 2 8 0 2 0
2012 Columbus Crew 15 3 0 426 0 5 3 5 2 0 0
Career Totals 63 27 11 2715 7 59 27 32 14 4 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 2 0 151 0 4 2 3 3 0 1
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 29 21 11 1898 7 50 22 19 12 2 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 19 3 0 391 0 4 2 8 0 2 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 15 3 0 426 0 5 3 5 2 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/26/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Started 65 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
10/19/2014 CLB @ NY W 3-1 Started 90 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 0
10/11/2014 CLB @ PHI W 3-2 Started 90 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 0
10/4/2014 CLB @ NE L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
9/27/2014 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Started 76 1 0 2 2 1 1 1 0
9/20/2014 NE @ CLB W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 3 1 2 3 0 0
9/7/2014 CHV @ CLB W 0-3 Started 76 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
8/30/2014 CLB @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB W 0-3 Started 76 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0
8/16/2014 LA @ CLB W 1-4 Started 90 1 1 4 2 1 1 0 0
8/9/2014 TOR @ CLB L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
8/2/2014 CLB @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 5 1 2 3 0 0
7/26/2014 CLB @ NE W 2-1 Started 90 1 0 3 1 1 3 0 0
7/19/2014 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
7/12/2014 CLB @ NY L 1-4 Started 70 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0
6/4/2014 RSL @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 13 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 CLB @ TOR L 2-3 Started 89 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/24/2014 CHI @ CLB W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Subbed On 10 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Subbed On 13 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC L 0-2 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
4/26/2014 NY @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2014 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB L 2-0 Subbed On 9 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA W 2-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2013 NE @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 CLB @ NE L 2-3 Started 45 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2013 CLB @ DAL W 4-2 Subbed On 34 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 CLB @ MTL W 2-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC L 0-3 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB W 0-2 Started 81 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/31/2013 SEA @ CLB L 1-0 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 CLB @ RSL L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 TOR @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/10/2013 NY @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CLB @ TOR L 1-2 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 NE @ CLB L 2-0 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Subbed On 32 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/4/2013 CLB @ LA L 1-2 Subbed On 24 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/15/2013 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2013 CLB @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/11/2013 COL @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 NY @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 DC @ CLB W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI L 0-1 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CLB @ MTL T 1-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/23/2013 CLB @ DC W 2-1 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 SJ @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/9/2013 CLB @ VAN L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 CLB @ CHV W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/28/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CLB @ DC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 CHV @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 CLB @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 NE @ CLB W 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 TOR @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Subbed On 15 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 CLB @ DC L 0-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC W 2-1 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/21/2012 DC @ CLB W 0-1 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 CLB @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 RSL @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI L 1-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 CLB @ NE T 0-0 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CLB @ SEA W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 DAL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 44 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Started 79 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
4/28/2012 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Subbed On 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Started 65 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0
4/7/2012 NY @ CLB L 4-1 Subbed On 35 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
3/31/2012 CLB @ TOR W 1-0 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/24/2012 MTL @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Subbed On 78 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves